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With 65.5% of the votes, Emmanuel Macron is elected the new president of France. EFE/EPA/THOMAS SAMSON

Yesterday's elections in France gave the victory to Emmanuel Macron, with 65.5% of the votes, transforming him into the youngest president in the history of the European country.

Code-Cracking: Deconstructing James Comey's Dismissal

 05/12/2017 - 03:14
Protesters rally in opposition to President Donald J. Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 10 May 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

 The president of the United States denied on Thursday any collusion between his presidential campaign and Russia in his first interview since firing FBI chief James Comey, who was conducting an investigation into the matter.Trump had pressed Mr. Comey to promise loyalty to him at a private dinner in January, but Mr. Comey promised him only “honesty.”

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Comey Firing Aftermath: Senate Subpoenas Flynn for Records on Russian interference

 05/11/2017 - 05:15
Retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, US national security advisor, arrives to a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, on 22 January 2017 (reissued 31 March 2017). EPA/Andrew Harrer / POOL

The United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Wednesday ordered retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, former national security adviser to the US president, to hand over documents related to Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a statement by the committee.

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Hillary Clinton habla por primera vez de su derrota electoral y asume su parte de culpa

 05/03/2017 - 07:21
Hillary Clinton durante un rally electoral en Iowa, en enero de 2016. Foto: Wikipedia

La ex candidata demócrata también culpó a los ataques informáticos rusos y al director del FBI por difundir la carta en relación a las investigaciones  de su correo electrónico personal  a los pocos días de las elecciones.  

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Face to Face: French Voters Choose Centrist and Far-Right Candidates for Presidency

 04/24/2017 - 02:17
French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Emmanuel Macron (Center) and Marine Le Pen (far right) advanced to the runoff in France’s presidential elections on May 7. After the UK’s vote to leave the European Union and the US vote for the political novice Donald Trump as president, the French presidential race is the latest election to shake up establishment politics by kicking out the figures that stood for the status quo. 

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[OP-ED]: What does it mean to agree with Donald Trump?

 02/06/2017 - 07:59
The Trump White House has decided that the best way to deal with any institution or group that might stand in its way is to relentlessly try to delegitimize it. This has led to a ferocious strategy of attack toward the media, which the president now says is “the opposition party.” EFE

After his spat with Mexico, after the travel ban, this week Donald Trump did something that surprised me. He put in place a policy with which I agreed. He placed a smart check on ever-proliferating federal regulations. His executive action requires any department that wants to add a new regulation to get rid of two existing ones. It might seem gimmicky, but the British government adopted just this “one-in, two-out” rule in 2012 and it’s worked well.

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Fareed Zakaria