French presidential election candidate for the far-right Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen waits before an interview on the set of the France 2 TV channel on April 24, 2017 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / Patrick KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

Marine Le Pen Rebukes Suggested Psychiatric Tests in Islamic State Tweet Case

French populist leader Marine Le Pen has rejected orders by a French court that she undergo a psychiatric evaluation in connection with her prosecution for tweeting out Islamic State executions. The Rassemblement National (RN) leader revealed on Twitter that he had been ordered

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Critics Blast New French Laws Censoring ‘Fake News’

The French National Assembly passed two bills this week concerning the censorship of “fake news” that have been sharply criticized as an attack on freedom of the press and the imposition of an “official truth.”

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Bannon in France: ‘History Is On Our Side’

PARIS (AP) — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon re-energised France’s Front National on Saturday by speaking at a party congress and telling Marine Le Pen’s nationalist supporters: “History is on our side.”

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Marine Le Pen Charged over Parliamentary Funding Scandal

The leader of the French anti-mass migration Front National Marine Le Pen has been charged over an expenses scandal relating to the alleged misuse of European Union funds and pay for parliamentary assistants.

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Le Pen Now Aims to Lead French Opposition

NANTERRE, France (AP) — Marine Le Pen’s National Front party is betting on June legislative elections to become the leading opposition force to French President Emmanuel Macron, who defeated her in a landslide victory. But the party is dropping for

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PICS: Le Pen Goes to Sea as She Clashes With Macron Over Fishing Policy

PARIS (AP) — After “the battle of Whirlpool,” when Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron both went hunting for France’s blue-collar vote at a threatened home appliance factory, the presidential candidates clashed over fish in a return to more traditional