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Macron wins strong parliamentary majority, estimates show

President Emmanuel Macron won a commanding majority in France’s parliamentary election on Sunday, sweeping aside traditional parties and securing a powerful mandate for pro-business reforms. The result, based on official figures and pollster projections, redraws France’s political landscape, humiliating the Socialist and conservative parties that alternated in power for decades until Macron’s election in May. Three pollsters projected… Read More »

Qualcomm Misses Revenue Estimates, Defends Licensing Model

Qualcomm Inc reported a lower-than-expected 3.9 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, and defended its licensing model in the face of multiple legal challenges over its alleged “anticompetitive” tactics. The company’s shares were down 3.8 percent at $54.75 in aftermarket trading. The US Federal Trade Commission and Apple Inc have sued Qualcomm accusing it of resorting to… Read More »

U.S. estimates 50,000 Islamic State fighters killed so far: U.S. official

The U.S. military believes that some 50,000 Islamic State fighters have been killed since the United States started battling the group more than two years ago, a senior U.S. military official said on Thursday, calling it a “conservative estimate.” The official, who spoke to Pentagon reporters on condition of anonymity, said the figure showed how the United States… Read More »