Partial official results from France's first-round presidential election show centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the clear lead. With 76 percent of the votes counted, the Interior Ministry says that Macron had 23.3 percent of the vote and Le Pen 22.7 percent. They are followed by conservative candidate Francois Fillon with 19.8 percent and far-left challenger Jean-Luc Melenchon with 18.8 percent.
John Leicester and Lori Hinnant, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 23rd - 3:14pm
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political landscape and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union.
Whatever the result of France's presidential election, the choice will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council.
Ian Deitch, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 23rd - 2:30pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened Israel's annual memorial day for the 6 million Jews systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II by saying the lessons of the Holocaust guide him daily and issuing a warning to Israel's enemies not to test it.