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Here are the top stories for Sunday, April 23: French presidential candidates Le Pen and Macron expected to advance in election; Islamic State militants have attacked an Iraqi police base; Pirates return off Somalia; Britain’s royals cheer on runners. Stay up to date with daily round ups: Subscribe for more Breaking News: The Associated Press …

Raw: Le Pen and Macron Advance to French Runoff

Partial official results from France’s first-round presidential election show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading. The two will advance to the May 7 runoff, after rivals conceded defeat. (April 23) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated Press is the essential global news network, …

Raw: UK Royals Cheer on London Marathon Runners

Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry cheered on thousands of London marathon runners from the sidelines of the race on Sunday. (April 23) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of …

Advocates Urge Administration to Heed Science

Scientists, students and research advocates rallied on a soggy Earth Day in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, conveying a message about scientific freedom without political interference. (April 22) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner …

Trump Awards Purple Heart at Military Hospital

President Donald Trump has awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan. (April 22) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: Find the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump’s latest press conferences, announcements, speeches and highlights here: The Associated Press is the essential global …

Lagarde and Mnuchin Discuss US Economy

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday told IMF chief Christine Lagarde that the US economy was “well-positioned for growth”. (April 22) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all …

Is the IMF Shifting on Trade to Appease Trump?

At the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington, the IMF’s steering body largely adopted trade language from last month’s G-20 meeting and played down differences with President Donald Trump over free trade. (April 22) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: Find the 45th President of the United …