Eleanor Beardsley

Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:

Macron And Le Pen Advance To Runoff In France

Monday, April 24, 2017

France held the first round of presidential voting on Sunday. Centrist Emmanuel Macron and rightist Marine Le Pen are headed to the second round on May 7.

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In French Election, Established Politicians Are Out

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Centrist independent Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen lead the first round of the French presidential election. Both are poised to compete in a May runoff.

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Far-Left Candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon Surges In Polls Ahead Of French Election

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The first round of the French presidential election takes place on Sunday and the race has turned into a very close four-way contest thanks to a late surge by a far-left candidate, Jean-Luc Melenchon.

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Marine Le Pen's 'Brutal' Upbringing Shaped Her Worldview

Friday, April 21, 2017

Marine Le Pen grew up in a "house of political violence," a biographer says. Since taking control of the far-right party her father founded, she has tried to expand its reach, and kicked him out.

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Presidential Candidates Emphasize Security After Paris Attack

Friday, April 21, 2017

Just a few days before the first round in France's presidential election, a gunman in Paris killed a police officer. Candidates are now talking about security issues.

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Shooting On Paris' Champs Elysees Leaves 1 Police Officer Dead, 2 Wounded

Thursday, April 20, 2017

One police officer was killed and two others wounded in a shooting on Paris' Champs Elysees, just days before the French presidential election.

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Paris Champs Elysees Attack Leaves At Least 1 Police Officer Dead

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Three days before France's presidential election, a shooting on Paris' famous boulevard leaves one police officer dead and two seriously wounded, in an incident that left one attacker dead.

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Who's Who In France's Wild Presidential Election

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Entrenched politicians have been swept aside, and fringe candidates and untested newcomers have filled the void. Four front-runners lead the field of 11 in Sunday's first round of voting.

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4 Front-Runners Set To Face Off In First Round Of French Presidential Election

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The twists and turns of the French presidential campaign have left voters with four leading candidates, anyone of whom could win the first round on Sunday.

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Facebook Cracks Down On 30,000 Fake Accounts In France

Monday, April 17, 2017

Facebook is targeting 30,000 fake accounts linked to France that are being used to spread fake news, spam, hoaxes and misinformation. The company said it is trying to "reduce the spread of material generated through inauthentic activity, including spam, misinformation, or other deceptive content that is often shared by creators of fake accounts."

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Le Pen Finds Support In Pro-Europe French City

Sunday, April 16, 2017

If elected, far right leader Marine Le Pen will hold a referendum to leave the EU, but that's hard to imagine in one of the most pro-Europe corners of France near the German border.

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Life In Amiens: This Small French Town Sees 'Turning Point In Civilization'

Sunday, April 09, 2017

The industrial city of Amiens, France, is the hometown of presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron. But closed factories and angry workers there may vote for extreme political parties instead.

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At Versailles Palace, An American Looks For Clues To Family History

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Maureen Hargrave's aunt and uncle were married at Versailles in 1944. "She's piecing together family history, and I'm piecing together the history of a very special moment," says the palace archivist.

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France's National Front Party Draws Young Voters To The Far-Right

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Among 18- to 24-year-olds, Marine Le Pen is by far the No. 1 candidate, with 40 percent of the vote — a startling shift for a country that's traditionally known for its leftist youth movements.

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Calling On Help From Public, Investigators Piece Together London Attacker's Past

Saturday, March 25, 2017

NPR reports on the latest on the attack earlier this week in London that killed five people, including the attacker, and injured at least 50.

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British Police Conduct Searches, Death Toll Rises After London Attack

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The latest on the attack in London this week that killed at least five people, including the attacker, and injured at least 50 people.

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British Police Make More Arrests In Attack Investigation

Friday, March 24, 2017

British authorities have identified the attacker who killed four people on Wednesday as 52-year-old Khalid Masood. Police believe he acted alone.

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Geert Wilders' Poor Showing In Dutch Election Slows Populist Momentum

Thursday, March 16, 2017

It was supposed to be the third victory for populism, after Brexit and Donald Trump, but Geert Wilders' relatively poor showing in the Netherlands general election has created a speed bump in what some hoped would be a populist momentum.

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In A French Town, Voters Try To Make Sense Of An Election Race Like No Other

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The scandals and party infighting in this year's French presidential election have left voters unsure about which candidate to vote for.

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French Voters Struggle To Decide In Unusual Presidential Election

Monday, March 13, 2017

The scandals and party in-fighting in this year's French presidential election have left voters confused and unsure where to turn.

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