In France, former Prime Minister Francois Fillon has declared victory in the country’s first-ever conservative presidential primary. Fillon called for unity to defeat the far right and the leftists in the victory speech. His moderate rival Alain Juppe conceded defeat after early results showed Fillon with a comfortable lead.
Following the Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, shooting on Bourbon Street, NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu talk about needing the public’s help in finding the Bourbon Street shooters. Mayor Landrieu also discusses the chronic problem with gun deaths in the U.S.
Five people are believed to be dead or missing after a boat capsized in the Kaipara Harbour northwest of Auckland on Saturday afternoon. Police say 11 people were on board the charter fishing boat The Francie that overturned near the harbor’s North Head at around 3.30pm.
The polls are open in France to decide the centre-right’s candidate for the presidency, with the winner likely to oppose the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in May.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he has no ties to a foundation set up in his father’s name an organization that received some $200,000 in donations from a wealthy Chinese businessman shortly after he attended a fundraising dinner with the prime minister.