The Latest: French gov’t resigns, is reappointed

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of France’s parliamentary election (all times local):

8:20 p.m.

France’s government has resigned in a symbolic move after President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party won a majority in parliamentary elections.

The president’s office said in a statement that he accepted the resignation and immediately renamed Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and tasked him with forming a new government by Wednesday evening.

The government spokesman said earlier...

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