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Macron to become France's new president

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Paris, May 14 (AP)- France's Emmanuel Macron arrived Sunday for his inauguration ceremony at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris, ready to fully embark on his mission to shake up the world of French politics.
His predecessor, Francois Hollande, welcomed him in the courtyard, shaking hands in front of hundreds of journalists. The two were meeting in the president's office before Hollande's departure, taking a last few minutes to discuss the most sensitive issues facing France, including...
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Nepalese vote in 1st local elections in 20 years

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Kathmandu, May 14 (AP) - Nepalese were voting Sunday for representatives in municipal and village councils for the first time in two decades, a sign that the country's fractious democracy may be stabilizing.
Crucial local positions have been occupied by government-appointed bureaucrats because...
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Thousands in Madrid demand end to bullfighting in Spain

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Madrid, May 13 (AP) - Thousands of animal rights activists protested Saturday in Madrid to demand an end to Spain's long tradition of bullfighting.
The march went through the Spanish capital's city center, with several groups united under one clear-cut message: "Bullfighting is violence and you...
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Michelle Obama criticizes Trump school lunch decision

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Washington, May 13 (AP) - Michelle Obama on Friday criticized a Trump administration decision to delay federal rules aimed at making school lunch healthier, saying kids will end up "eating crap" instead.
Mrs. Obama told a health conference in Washington that more nutritionally sound school meals...
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Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

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New York, May 13 (AP) - Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies.
It was believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded.
The malicious...
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