Edouard Philippe named new Prime Minister of France

FRANCE – Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron announced that he has chosen 46 year-old Edouard Philippe, a young centre-right mayor on his first full day in office on Monday as the new Prime Minister of France. .@Elysee .@EPhilippe_LH est nommé #PremierMinistre par le Président de la République @EmmanuelMacron pic.twitter.com/IavK2MxC4J — Gouvernement (@gouvernementFR) May 15,…

Emmanuel Macron elected President of France

PARIS – Emmanuel Macron declared victory in the French Presidential election over Marine Le Pen – winning about 65% of votes against 34%. The 39-year-old former investment banker and economy minister becomes the youngest French President in history. The President of the European Council Donald Tusk and other Leaders from across the globe extended congratulatory…

Obama: “What’s been going on since I’ve been gone?”

CHICAGO – In his first public event since leaving office, former President Barack Obama discussed his goal of inspiring the next generation of civic leaders at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago. The 90 minute event, was a homecoming for Obama, who taught constitutional law, voting rights,…