"There's no sense for a Socialist to work against Emmanuel Macron".
Former French Socialist prime minister Manuel Valls said on Tuesday he wanted to stand for President-elect Emmanuel Macron's political movement in June parliamentary elections, the first high-profile defection since Macron's election win on Sunday. Until recently he was deputy editor-in-chief at Agence France Presse.
This was the 2016 USA presidential election all over again, but fortunately, on Sunday, French voters elected the level-headed Macron.
Webber said: "Adam's extremely clear writing and analysis impressed me immediately: his eye for human detail and careful examination of the stages of the Macron surge add a thrilling dimension to this tale of unexpected political victory". With no representation in the country's National Assembly the young leader's initial challenge is to secure his party's first seats in June's crucial parliamentary elections.
On both sides of the traditional divide, the signs so far are that the large parties which have long dominated are struggling to maintain leverage over Macron via the lower house of parliament without losing too many of their troops through defections to his camp. "He said Europe and the world are "watching us" and waiting for us to deend the spirit of the Enlightenment, threatened in so many places".
Macron's party, En Marche, has promised to put up a candidate for all 577 seats in the Assembly.
Mr Macron's campaign members Christophe Castaner and Benjamin Griveaux said Mr Valls is welcome but would have to go through the regular application process.
Her father and co-founder of FN Jean-Marie Le Pen made it to the second round in 2002, but lost to Jacques Chirac by a big margin of 17.8 to 82.2 percent.
Nearly definitive results showed Macron winning 65.82 percent of the vote in the first ever election he has contested, far ahead of the nationalist Le Pen at 34.18 per cent.
Macron has already spoken by telephone with US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May among other leaders. The Macron presidency promises interesting times.
"He's a symbol of hope", said Jean-Luc Songtia, a 36-year-old driver.
With 66.06 percent of the votes, the 39-year old French politician defeated his ultraright rival Marie Le Pen, who obtained 33.94 percent of the ballots. "I will be a candidate in the presidential majority and I wish to join up to his movement, the Republic on the Move".
Macron won after one of the most unpredictable elections in modern history marked by scandal, repeated surprises and a last-minute hacking attack on his campaign.
The real strength of the USA chairmanship was to emphasize a unified Arctic at a time where tensions were so high. Deputy Assistant Secretary David Balton tried to square the circle this week in a call with reporters.
Ron Wyden, calling for Comey to immediately be summoned to testify to Congress about the status of the Trump-Russia investigation. Changes were subsequently made to the programme and Mr Comey drew wide praise.
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors waltzed past the Utah Jazz in 4 games to remain unbeaten through the first two rounds. We don't know who's going to have a hot night. "That makes up for a lot, so we can throw a couple bodies on their best player".
Fultz is considered by many to be the top overall prospect in the draft while Fox is hovering around the top-five as well. In the eyes of legions of Knicks fans, the point guard whom NY should be targeting is the latest John Calipari prodigy.
Sorry Mom, Mother's Day weekend looks like a soaker with rain developing on Saturday and coming down heavy at times. Fortunately, the dew point temperatures are in the 50s which is making for some incredible feeling weather.
According to a police report , Jayce Lii went posed as the assistant to Jonathan Dickens, the manager to British singer Adele . Dickins alerted Miami-Dade police, who used the opportunity to set up a sting posing as a production manager.
Beta Theta Pi , which has been banned from Penn State, released a statement and called the charges "incredibly disheartening". Charges against 10 others include furnishing alcohol to minor, reckless endangering, hazing or tampering with evidence .
His Filipino counterpart, Lt-Gen Oscar Lactao, said the exercise priority was chosen based on the guidance from Mr Duterte. The Philippines endures about 20 major storms a year that sweep in off the Pacific Ocean, many of them deadly.
The feature was added to the Android app in an update released on May 5, and it's said to be coming to the iOS version soon. While the potential uses for localization (and pranks) is almost limitless, the feature is now can't be shared.
He told Xi the ultimate goal of sanctions was to persuade North Korea to engage in dialogue about abolishing its nuclear program. South Korea has worked with the United States to develop THAAD to help protect it in case of a North Korean missile attack.
Moon's more liberal approach could fuel tensions, as happened under a liberal South Korean government in the 2000s. South Korea's president-elect Moon Jae-in speaks to supporters at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul on May 9.
Actress Emma Watson , an award victor on the night, also turned heads in a black and silver, asymmetrical sequinned number. While accepting her golden popcorn statue, she thanked MTV for taking such a huge step forward.
Here's everything you need to know about Eurovision 2017
The haunting theme nabbed douze points across Europe and beyond, beating Australia and Russian Federation at the final hurdle. Why does the UK NEVER win Eurovision? You can tune in on BBC Radio 2 with Ken Bruce from 8pm too.
Kawhi Leonard: Pop expecting Kawhi to lobby to play
The victor of the seven-game set will move on to face the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. The San Antonio Spurs are looking to effectively end the Houston Rockets' season in Game 6 on Thursday night.
"Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive" this Saturday
And, with most school meal programs suspended during summer months, millions of children must find alternate sources of nutrition. Burleson suggested donations such as canned meat, vegetables and soups, cereal, instant mac-and-cheese and peanut butter.
Murray frustrated by limp display in Coric loss
Djokovic was dominant on serve throughout, facing only one break point in the opening game of the second set. German Alexander Zverev also reached the last eight by beating Czech Tomas Berdych .
Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs
Researchers looked at potential problems that cropped up during routine monitoring that's done once a medicine is on the market. There has been industrywide pressure to reduce review and approval times for drugs and medical devices in order to lower costs.
Trump says he's willing to consider raising gas tax
Forty percent of voters support getting rid of the individual alternative minimum tax, compared to 24 who oppose its elimination. Burman said "there's no way" that Trump's plan won't lower taxes for top earners, despite the rhetoric from his administration.
Puerto Rico files for bankruptcy
But there is no realistic way that Congress could bail out the island given the massive debt and disappearing tax base. Puerto Rico now owes its creditors a whopping $70 billion, far higher than Detroit's $18 billion bankruptcy in 2013.
Hertz tanks 15% after missing big on earnings (HTZ)
The stock of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (NYSE: HTZ ) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, August 26 by Macquarie Research. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold.
S&P 500 Futures Struggle to Maintain Record Territory
Gold fell $11 to $1,216.10 an ounce, silver fell 19 cents to $16.07 an ounce, and copper was close to flat at $2.50 a pound. The dollar rose to 114.07 Japanese yen from 113.07 yen, and the British pound slipped to $1.2928 from $1.2943.