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From disputes to a breakup: wounds still raw after U.S. election Burning passions over Donald Trump's presidency are taking a personal toll on both sides of the political divide. For Gayle McCormick, it is particularly wrenching: she has separated from her husband of 22 years. "It totally undid me that he cou
Yahoo! News | Feb 7, 2017 1:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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France's Fillon still struggling to win over most voters: poll Sixty-five percent of French voters still want the French right-wing to replace Francois Fillon with another candidate, even though Fillon has the backing of most people from within his political camp, an opinion poll said on Tuesday. The Harris Interacti
Yahoo! News | Feb 7, 2017 10:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ex-French President Sarkozy to stand trial over campaign funding: source PARIS (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will stand trial over allegations of illegally financing his failed 2012 re-election bid, a judicial source said on Tuesday. The source added that 13 others would also face trial over the so-called
Yahoo! News | Feb 7, 2017 09:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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France's Macron knocks down talk of extra-marital relationship: spokeswoman Emmanuel Macron, the independent centrist candidate who is favorite to win the French presidential election, has knocked down rumors he has a gay relationship outside his marriage since 2007 to Brigitte Trogneux. In comments made on Monday evening and twe
Yahoo! News | Feb 7, 2017 08:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Place your French election bets - Hollande for a comeback? By Alistair Smout and Matthias Blamont LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - France's presidential elections has become so unpredictable that gamblers are betting on a second term for the sitting president, even though he bowed out of the contest last year and hi
Yahoo! News | Feb 6, 2017 6:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scandal-hit Fillon stays in race for French presidency French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Monday vowed to fight on for the presidency despite a damaging scandal involving taxpayer-funded payments to his wife for work a newspaper alleges she did not do. At a news conference in Paris,
Yahoo! News | Feb 6, 2017 5:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Poll shows Macron-Le Pen French presidency runoff, Macron winning French pollster Opinionway published a survey on Monday that showed independent Emannual Macron resoundingly winning a presidential election runoff against far-right leader Marine Le Pen. The poll showed those two qualifying for the second, runoff round w
Yahoo! News | Feb 6, 2017 1:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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France's Fillon to launch campaign fight back against scandal By Richard Balmforth and Emmanuel Jarry PARIS (Reuters) - French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon will fight back on Monday against the fake job scandal that threatens his campaign, a source close to him said. Fillon "plans to tell
Yahoo! News | Feb 6, 2017 12:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Facebook launches anti fake-news drive in France as election approaches Social media company Facebook launched on Monday an initiative to tackle fake news stories in France, with the media in the spotlight as the country's presidential election approaches. Facebook said on Monday that it would work with several leading F
Yahoo! News | Feb 6, 2017 08:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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France's Fillon under pressure to quit presidential bid as fake work row rages By Richard Balmforth PARIS (Reuters) - France faces a week of political uncertainty with Francois Fillon, the rightwing presidential candidate, under mounting pressure to quit the race because of a fake-jobs-for-the-family scandal and divisions over wheth
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