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President Le Pen? Just ’10 Little Points’

(AFP) – Could France’s Marine Le Pen become president? Most analysts see a slim path to victory, but the far-right leader is repositioning and eyeing a turnaround in the polls over the next fortnight. “We can win and I’m going

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10 Arrested in Charlie Hebdo Attack Probe

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutors’ office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015.

Jittery EU Relieved, For Now, After French Vote

BRUSSELS (AFP) – Brussels heaved a sigh of relief Monday after pro-EU Emmanuel Macron led far-right Marine Le Pen in France’s presidential vote, hoping for some respite after the Brexit shock and the rise of eurosceptics across the bloc. Relieved Brussels officials

France: Two Men Charged in Thwarted Pre-Election Attack

PARIS (AP) — French authorities have filed preliminary charges against two people of plotting an attack days before a tense presidential election. The Paris prosecutor’s office said Sunday the two men are being kept in custody pending further investigation. They

French PM Attacks Marine Le Pen In Wake of Paris Shooting

Despite candidates agreeing to suspend their campaigns Friday, French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve attacked anti-mass migration candidate Marine Le Pen over her reaction to the Paris shooting of a police officer Thursday evening. Prime Minister Cazeneuve made his comments Friday during

EXCLUSIVE: American Eyewitness Account of Paris Terrorist Attack

“I was walking down the Champs-Elysee around 9 pm with my wife and three sons, and I stopped to buy a rose for my wife. We were ten feet away from a person dressed in black garb when all of a sudden I heard a sudden burst of shots. It sounded like about 8 bullets,” John Finney, an American from Paintsville, Kentucky, told Breitbart News in an exclusive phone interview.