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Unconventional Macron flies high in French presidential race - Houston Chronicle;

Unconventional Macron flies high in French presidential race - Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleUnconventional Macron flies high in French presidential raceHouston ChronicleFILE - In this April 18, 2017 file photo, French centrist presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron smiles during his visit at the KRYS group's headquarters in Bazainville, near Paris. French centrist ... more. Photo: Thomas Samson, AP. Image 2 of 3.and more »

Fillon struggled to keep his chances in presidential race - seattlepi.com;

Fillon struggled to keep his chances in presidential race - seattlepi.com

seattlepi.comFillon struggled to keep his chances in presidential raceseattlepi.comPARIS (AP) — Conservative candidate Francois Fillon has fallen from front-runner to struggling survivor in France's presidential race as corruption allegations have damaged his image. Fillon's campaign has been flailing since the investigation began ...and more »

French frontrunner Macron calls on France to unite and reject 'fear' - Reuters UK;

French frontrunner Macron calls on France to unite and reject 'fear' - Reuters UK

Reuters UKFrench frontrunner Macron calls on France to unite and reject 'fear'Reuters UKFILE PHOTO: Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche!, or Onwards!, and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, attends the France 2 television special prime time political show, ''15min to Convince'' in Saint-Cloud, near ...and more »

Euro dips below $1.07 on French election run-in - StreetInsider.com;

Euro dips below $1.07 on French election run-in - StreetInsider.com

StreetInsider.comEuro dips below $1.07 on French election run-inStreetInsider.comGet access to the best calls on Wall Street with StreetInsider.com's Ratings Insider Elite. Get your Free Trial here. By Patrick Graham. LONDON (Reuters) - The euro fell back on Friday, trading almost a cent off this week's highs as investors prepared ...and more »

Le Pen urges government to immediately reinstate French borders after Paris attack: report - MarketWatch

Le Pen urges government to immediately reinstate French borders after Paris attack: reportMarketWatchFrench far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen on Friday urged the Socialist government to immediately restore state borders and expel foreigners monitored by surveillance after a suspected terror attack in Paris a day earlier, Reuters reported.and more »

'The real misery is in the countryside': support for Le Pen surges in rural France - The Guardian;

'The real misery is in the countryside': support for Le Pen surges in rural France - The Guardian

The Guardian'The real misery is in the countryside': support for Le Pen surges in rural FranceThe GuardianSitting at his kitchen table in a remote farmhouse in the Morvan hills of Burgundy, with a calculator, bills and debts piled up in front of him, Jean-Marc, a 50-year-old Charolais cattle farmer, had decided to vote for the far-right Front National ...and more »

EU has no 'Plan B' if French voters deliver upset - RTE.ie;

EU has no 'Plan B' if French voters deliver upset - RTE.ie

RTE.ieEU has no 'Plan B' if French voters deliver upsetRTE.ieThe European Union has no special plan if the two anti-EU candidates, Marine Le Len and Jean-Luc Melenchon, reach the final round of France's presidential election on Sunday, diplomats said. Even without a shock outcome, Brussels worries that neither ...and more »

European shares fall as French stocks come under pre-election pressure - Daily Mail

European shares fall as French stocks come under pre-election pressureDaily MailLONDON, April 21 (Reuters) - French blue-chip stocks underperformed other European benchmark indexes on Friday as investors retreated from risky bets ahead of the too-close-to-call first round of France's presidential election. The CAC 40 fell 1 ...and more »

4 Reasons Why France's Presidential Election Is So Important - Huffington Post;

4 Reasons Why France's Presidential Election Is So Important - Huffington Post

Huffington Post4 Reasons Why France's Presidential Election Is So ImportantHuffington PostFrance's presidential election race has been a volatile spectacle, as unexpected candidates have surged into the limelight while scandals involving some have made the outcome uncertain. On Sunday, the country will finally hold its first of two rounds ...and more »

FACTBOX: Investors weigh risks of Le Pen victory in imminent French elections - Yahoo Finance;

FACTBOX: Investors weigh risks of Le Pen victory in imminent French elections - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo FinanceFACTBOX: Investors weigh risks of Le Pen victory in imminent French electionsYahoo FinanceFILE PHOTO: A combination picture shows five candidates for the French 2017 presidential election, from L-R, Francois Fillon, the Republicans political party candidate, Benoit Hamon, French Socialist party candidate, Marine Le Pen, French National ...and more »

'It's us or them,' France's Fillon says of fight against

'It's us or them,' France's Fillon says of fight against "Islamist totalitarianism" - The Star Online

The Star Online'It's us or them,' France's Fillon says of fight against "Islamist totalitarianism"The Star OnlinePARIS (Reuters) - Conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Friday said the fight against "Islamist totalitarianism" should be the priority of France's next president. Seizing on Thursday night's killing of a police officer in an attack ...and more »

What election? French yields fall, euro steadies as vote looms - Yahoo Finance;

What election? French yields fall, euro steadies as vote looms - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo FinanceWhat election? French yields fall, euro steadies as vote loomsYahoo FinanceStock index price for France's CAC 40 and company stock price information are displayed on screens as they hang above the Paris stock exchange, operated by Euronext NV, in La Defense business district in Paris, France, December 14, 2016.and more »

Le Pen says France must immediately reinstate border checks - The Star Online;

Le Pen says France must immediately reinstate border checks - The Star Online

The Star OnlineLe Pen says France must immediately reinstate border checksThe Star OnlinePARIS (Reuters) - Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Friday that France should immediately reinstate border checks and expel foreigners who are on the watch lists of intelligence services, adding that these were steps she would take ...and more »

The Latest: Belgium: IS Naming of Belgian Attacker Was Fake - U.S. News & World Report;

The Latest: Belgium: IS Naming of Belgian Attacker Was Fake - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportThe Latest: Belgium: IS Naming of Belgian Attacker Was FakeU.S. News & World ReportBelgium's interior minister says Islamic State gave a false name for the man who attacked police on Paris' Champs-Elysees. | April 21, 2017, at 6:40 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. The Latest: Belgium: IS Naming of Belgian ...and more »

Analyst Who Predicted Trump's Ascendancy Bets on Le Pen Win - Bloomberg

Analyst Who Predicted Trump's Ascendancy Bets on Le Pen WinBloombergMarkets are underpricing the prospect of Marine Le Pen emerging victorious in the French election as a sea of undecided voters throws into sharp relief pronounced apathy for center-leftist Emmanuel Macron -- the front-runner by a whisker -- and the ...and more »

France mobilised for election security after Paris attack - Reuters;

France mobilised for election security after Paris attack - Reuters

ReutersFrance mobilised for election security after Paris attackReutersPARIS France said its security forces were fully mobilised for a presidential election at the weekend after the killing of a policeman by an Islamist militant threw a dark shadow over the last day of an unpredictable campaign. With the first round of ...and more »

French election 2017: What happens after the first vote? - Express.co.uk;

French election 2017: What happens after the first vote? - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukFrench election 2017: What happens after the first vote?Express.co.ukTHE first round of voting in the French election 2017 takes place on Sunday April 23 with Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron, Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Francois Fillon in the running to become France's president, but what happens after the first vote?and more »

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors duck for protection ahead of French election (GLD) - Markets Insider

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors duck for protection ahead of French election (GLD)Markets InsiderNEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - Hedging has become all the rage as investors seek cover ahead of Sunday's national elections in France that could signal whether the country remains in the European Union. Prices for protection against wild swings in ...and more »

French election: What you need to know as Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron lead as country set to go to polls ... - Evening Standard;

French election: What you need to know as Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron lead as country set to go to polls ... - Evening Standard

Evening StandardFrench election: What you need to know as Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron lead as country set to go to polls ...Evening StandardFrance goes to the polls on Sunday in the first round of the presidential election with tensions ratcheted up by Thursday night's terror attack on the Champs-Élysées. Here, we reveal what you need to know about the forthcoming vote as polls point to a ...and more »

Paris shooting: Election campaign halts as investigation gathers pace - KTVZ;

Paris shooting: Election campaign halts as investigation gathers pace - KTVZ

KTVZParis shooting: Election campaign halts as investigation gathers paceKTVZPARIS (CNN) - The French presidential campaign was stopped in its tracks on Friday after a deadly attack on a police bus on the Champs-Elysees in the heart of Paris. The gunman, who killed one police officer and injured others in the attack, was shot ...and more »