Government and politics

New French President Emmanuel Macron, centre, waves to the crowds, as he is transported up the Champs-Elysees Avenue after his inauguration ceremony in Paris, France, Sunday, May 14, 2017. Macron was inaugurated Sunday as France's new president at the Elysee palace in Paris, and immediately launched into his mission to shake up French politics, world economics and the European Union. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
May 14, 2017 - 7:39 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of French President Emmanuel Macron (all times local): 1:30 p.m. France's freshly inaugurated President Emmanuel Macron is paying tribute at the tomb of the unknown soldier beneath the Napoleonic triumphal arch in a highly symbolic ceremony. After Macron...
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Former French President Francois Hollande waves goodbye after after the inauguration ceremony for new French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee palace in Paris, France, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 14, 2017 - 7:16 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of French President Emmanuel Macron (all times local): 1:15 p.m. As he leaves the French presidency, Francois Hollande is describing the "terrible ordeals" that marked his five-year term, from deadly attacks in France to Greece's debt crisis. Hollande...
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New French President Emmanuel Macron is presented with the Grand Collier in the Legion of Honor during his inauguration at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Sunday, May 14, 2017. France has inaugurated new president, Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old independent centrist who was elected on May 7. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, Pool)
May 14, 2017 - 6:18 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of French President Emmanuel Macron (all times local): 12:01 p.m. New French President Emmanuel Macron says he will do everything that is necessary to fight terrorism and authoritarianism and to resolve the world's migration crisis. The 39-year-old...
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Outgoing French President Francois Hollande, left, welcomes incoming French President Emmanuel Macron as he arrives for his inauguration ceremony at the Elysee palace in Paris, France, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 14, 2017 - 5:22 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of French President Emmanuel Macron (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Francois Hollande, France's former president, has left the Elysee presidential palace in Paris, following a one-hour meeting with his successor Emmanuel Macron. He was loudly applauded by...
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Workers prepare the red carpet for the takeover ceremony between outgoing President Francois Hollande and President-elect Emmanuel Macron, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 14, 2017 - 3:58 am
PARIS (AP) — France's new President Emmanuel Macron is formally taking power Sunday during a ceremony at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris. His predecessor, Francois Hollande, is to welcome him in the courtyard in front of hundreds of journalists. The two were meeting in the president's...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media aboard Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Saturday, May 13, 2017. Trump is traveling to Lynchburg, Va., to give the commence address for the Class of 2017 at Liberty University. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 13, 2017 - 7:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new FBI director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip since taking office. "Even that is possible," Trump told reporters when asked whether he could announce his nominee...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is considering nearly a dozen candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey, choosing from a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 13, 2017 - 7:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering more than a dozen candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey, choosing from a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials. White House officials said Friday the president was moving expeditiously...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., questions witnesses during a full committee hearing on the threat posed by Islamic extremists, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is considering nearly a dozen candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey, choosing from a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials.AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
May 13, 2017 - 6:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's search for a new FBI director (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A former homeland security and counterterrorism adviser is scheduled to interview for FBI director. Frances Townsend worked in the administration of President George W. Bush...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media aboard Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Saturday, May 13, 2017. Trump is traveling to Lynchburg, Va., to give the commence address for the Class of 2017 at Liberty University. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 13, 2017 - 5:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new FBI director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip since taking office. "Even that is possible," Trump told reporters when asked whether he could announce his nominee...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., questions witnesses during a full committee hearing on the threat posed by Islamic extremists, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is considering nearly a dozen candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey, choosing from a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials.AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
May 13, 2017 - 5:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's search for a new FBI director (all times local): 5:10 p.m. An association of FBI agents says it supports a former Michigan congressman and ex-FBI agent, Mike Rogers, for FBI director. The FBI Agents Association is urging President Donald...
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