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President Trump Delays Paris Climate Agreement Decision

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 11:30am 5/10/2017 at 11:30am

It is being reported that President Donald Trump is delaying a decision on withdrawing from the landmark Paris climate accord until after the conclusion of a key international meeting.

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Angela Merkel: The Big Winner of the French Election

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 8, 2017 at 10:00am 5/8/2017 at 10:00am
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Nowhere has the victory of the establishment candidate Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election been cheered more fervently than in Berlin and Brussels. Last night, President-elect Macron received a ‘warm call’ from German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French news agency AFP reported.

“Congratulations, Emmanuel Macron. Your victory is a victory for a...

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French Presidential Election: Macron Wins With 65% of Vote [Update]

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/7/2017 at 4:00pm
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France’s hotly contested presidential election showdown between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen sees historically low voter turnout.  Macron, the clear lead in exit polls, has won the...

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French Presidential Candidate Macron Hit by Hackers, Docs Leaked

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8:30pm 5/5/2017 at 8:30pm
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French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s party En Marche claims hackers have hit the campaign just two days before the country hits the polls. Reuters reported:

Some nine gigabytes of data were posted by a user called EMLEAKS to Pastebin, a document-sharing site that allows anonymous posting. It...

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Did Obama Do Le Pen a Favor by Endorsing Macron in French Election?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 5, 2017 at 7:00am 5/5/2017 at 7:00am
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Obama endorsed Emmanuel Macron for President of France yesterday in the tightly contested election which will take place this weekend. Obama’s record on involving himself in the affairs of other countries might have Marine Le Pen’s team smiling.

USA Today reported:

French candidate Emmanuel Macron endorsed by Barack Obama

Former president Barack Obama, who...

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Marine Le Pen debate: “France will be led by a woman, either me or Angela Merkel!”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 10:05am 5/4/2017 at 10:05am
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“France will be led by a woman, either me or Angela Merkel,” Marine Le Pen said last night as she clashed with the pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron in the final debate ahead of Sunday’s presidential run-off. Le Pen’s statement points to the long shadow of the German Chancellor that looms large...

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France Election: EU, Merkel Government Openly Back Macron Ahead of May Runoff

France Election: Merkel Government Openly Backs Macron Ahead of May Runoff
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 24, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/24/2017 at 2:30pm
France Election: Merkel Government Openly Backs Macron Ahead of May Runoff

The European Union and German establishment are rallying behind French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron after he emerged as the front runner in the first round of the French presidential vote. Pro-EU Macron and nationalist candidate Marine Le Pen have both advanced to the presidential runoff set for May 7, secured 23.7 and...

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“Centrist” Macron faces populist, anti-open borders Le Pen on May 7 Runoff

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 5:05pm 4/23/2017 at 5:05pm
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Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and Front National’s Marine Le Pen have qualified for the second round in the French presidential election securing 23.7 and 21.7 percent of votes respectively, French news agency AFP reports. Conservative François Fillon conceded defeat after getting 19.5 percent of the votes. Fillon endorsed Macron and called his...

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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Shooting on Champs-Élysées

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 8:30pm 4/20/2017 at 8:30pm
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A gunman opened fire on the famous Champs-Élysées in Paris and killed one police officer before being killed himself. The attack left two other people seriously injured.

ISIS immediately claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack. The Wall Street Journal reported:

The assault began around 9 p.m., an Interior Ministry spokesman said, when a...

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France: Communist Candidate Wants 100% Tax On the Rich

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/19/2017 at 4:30pm
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Labelled a “surging dark horse” candidate in France’s presidential election, communist Jean-Luc Mélenchon has a new proposal that he hopes will maintain his momentum:  a 100% tax on the rich.  Mélenchon is

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French Election: Le Pen Vows to Quit the EU, End Mass-Migration

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 11:30am 4/18/2017 at 11:30am
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As France heads to the first round of presidential elections on Sunday, Front National’s candidate Marine Le Pen vows to put an end to the Open Borders Policy for illegal migrants. “Mass immigration is not an opportunity for France, it’s a tragedy for France,” Le Pen told her supporters. “The French sometimes have...

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Another life sentence for Carlos the Jackal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 31, 2017 at 9:00pm 3/31/2017 at 9:00pm
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On March 12, 2017, we reported Carlos “The Jackal” goes on trial in France:

“Carlos the Jackal” is a name I haven’t heard in a really long time.

I assumed he was dead.

In fact, he’s been serving a life sentence in France, and now is going on trial again.

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French Airport: Terrorist Shot Dead After Trying To Take Soldier’s Weapon (UPDATES)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/18/2017 at 12:00pm
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A man on the French terror watch list shot and wounded a police officer in northern Paris before traveling to Orly airport where he tackled a female soldier and tried to take her rifle.  She was among the French soldiers on anti-terror patrols of the airport.  She did not release her...

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Carlos “The Jackal” goes on trial in France

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 12:30pm 3/12/2017 at 12:30pm
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“Carlos the Jackal” is a name I haven’t heard in a really long time.

I assumed he was dead.

In fact, he’s been serving a life sentence in France, and now is going on trial again.

Sky News reports, Carlos the Jackal faces trial for 1974 Paris shop bombing:

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International Central Banks Building Up Foreign Currency Reserves

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 11:30am 3/8/2017 at 11:30am
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The news has lately shown steady and growing markets, pushing optimism to new heights. But is it worth it? Central banks around the world have gone into self preservation mode. While the subject is not sexy, everyone should have information on the financial market. It’s another reminder how fragile the global...

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Poachers Kill Rhino at French Zoo, Saw Off Horn

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/7/2017 at 4:30pm
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Poachers broke into the Thoiry Zoo in France and killed a white rhinoceros for its horn:

Keepers found the dead animal, named Vince, in the African enclosure of the zoo...

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French President…Barack Obama?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/1/2017 at 12:00pm

Some in France would love if former President Barack Obama ran for president. Again. But this time in France. Obama is ineligible since he’s a US citizens, but that’s not stopping these people.

42,000 French citizens have signed a petition to persuade him to run for president.

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