Eleanor Beardsley

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France Reacts To Macron's Win In Presidential Election

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Emmanuel Macron,39, has won the presidential runoff in France. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and Frank Langfitt report on the reaction in Paris and Northern France.

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French Voters Head To The Polls

Sunday, May 07, 2017

French voters choose their next president Sunday and turnout on a holiday weekend is likely to be a crucial factor in the result.

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Macron Campaign Says It Was The Victim Of A 'Massive' Hacking Attack

Saturday, May 06, 2017

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign says it was the target of a "massive" hacking attack after documents from the campaign were released online. Officials are investigating.

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Emmanuel Macron's Unconventional Candidacy Stems From An Unconventional Life

Friday, May 05, 2017

The French presidential candidate has always gone against convention, his biographer notes. He married his high school drama teacher and entered the political fray as a little-known outsider.

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Morning News Brief: Democrats Respond To Health Care Vote, Obama Endorses Macron

Friday, May 05, 2017

Democrats mocked House Republicans after Republicans passed their health care measure, suggesting the GOP could lose in 2018. And Barack Obama has endorsed French candidate Emmanuel Macron.

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French Presidential Candidates Meet In Final Debate

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The two remaining candidates in the French presidential race meet in a final debate on Wednesday night.

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Despite Drop In French Election Polls, Supporters Stand Behind Marine Le Pen

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The far-right candidate in the French presidential election is lagging way behind the front-runner, but supporters of Marine Le Pen say she can still become the next president of France.

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Demonstrators In France Expected To Turn Out Against Far-Right Party

Monday, May 01, 2017

The French presidential runoff between the far-right National Front's candidate and that of the left-of-center is less than a week a way. The National Front holds its annual celebration on Monday.

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News Brief: Government Shutdown Averted, Duterte Invited To White House

Monday, May 01, 2017

There's a deal to keep the government running. Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post discusses Trump inviting Philippine President Duterte to the White House. And, protests are planned in France.

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Opposing French Presidential Campaign Strategies Clash At Whirpool Factory

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The French presidential race has changed into a head-to-head contest between centrist Emmanuel Macron and a far-right candidate.

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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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