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French minister resigns over probe into daughters' jobs
French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux resigned Tuesday a few hours after prosecutors opened an investigation into a report that he hired his two daughters for a series of temporary parliamentary jobs
Potential French first lady holds American-style campaign
In a break with French tradition, presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has formed an inseparable team with his wife Brigitte _ his former high school theater teacher, 24 years his senior, who is campaigning by his side
Benefactor who bought suits for French candidate named
An official says the benefactor who bought French presidential candidate Francois Fillon two suits worth 13,000 euros ($14,000) last month is an unofficial adviser for African and French presidents
Struggling French candidate Fillon appoints new team members
French conservative candidate Francois Fillon has unveiled new senior positions in his campaign team following the resignation of some members last week amid a corruption allegations scandal
France's presidential election: Everything you need to know
French citizens are preparing to go to the polls next month to vote in the first round of a presidential election that is already proving to be France’s most high-stakes political contest in decades. Like the U.S. presidential election, the French campaign has seen the rise of anti-establishment
5 Gaffes by World Leaders Caught on Tape
Footage of Queen Elizabeth’s unguarded comments at a reception in Buckingham Palace Tuesday came to light after another video emerged of British Prime Minister David Cameron at the same event saying Nigeria and Afghanistan were "fantastically corrupt." "They were very rude to the ambassador,” the
New Osama Bin Laden Letters Show Paranoid Micromanager in Hiding
For years after 9/11, top American officials proclaimed Osama bin Laden a man on the run and incapable of overseeing al Qaeda. But newly declassified files taken from his compound in Pakistan and obtained by ABC News show he was a "hands on" boss until the end, firing off hundreds of memos, letters
President Hollande's Partner Hospitalized, but Can Infidelity Cause Illness?
Valerie Trierweiler, known in France as the "first girlfriend" of the country's President François Hollande, was hospitalized after she learned he was having an affair with a younger actress. Trierweiler, who is 48 and has been with the 59-year-old Socialist leader since 2005, was treated for "gros
Spying on Allies Fits President Obama's Standoffish Profile
Diplomats are not surprised that the security agencies under U.S. President Barack Obama have reportedly been monitoring close allies like German Chancellor Angela Merkel . He has failed to foster close relationships with other heads of state, causing much frustration around the world. U.S.
Read an Excerpt of Mark Leibovich's 'This Town'
Excerpted from THIS TOWN: TWO PARTIES AND A FUNERAL-PLUS, PLENTY OF VALET PARKING!-IN AMERICA’S GILDED CAPITAL by Mark Leibovich by arrangement with Blue Rider Press, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), Inc., Copyright © Mark Leibovich 2013. June 2008 Tim Russert is dead. But the room was...