19 May 2017, 08:11 | Darin Griffith
France's Macron to meet European Council chief Tusk on Wednesday: presidency
Macron, who ran on a pro-EU platform, decisively beat far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the second-round vote earlier this month. She added that the two countries would draw up a road map for boosting cooperation between the European Union member states.
Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic
The statues would be put in storage while the city looks for a suitable place to display them, the mayor has said. The PGT Beauregard monument is the third of four confederate-era monuments removed from the city in recent weeks.
United Kingdom unemployment hits lowest level in 42 years
At the same time, inflation is heading toward 3 percent this year, squeezing consumer spending. Analysts had expected inflation to increase to 2.6 per cent.
Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.02 percent
The refinance share of mortgage activity accounted for 41.1 percent of all applications, its lowest level since September 2008. Freddie Mac said the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.02% for the week ending May 18, down from 4.05%.