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French President Emmanuel Macron
Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP
December 11, 2018 - 7:29 am
PARIS (AP) — The French government says tax relief and other fiscal measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron to try to calm nationwide protests will cost between 8 billion and 10 billion euros ($9 billion and $11 billion). The figure was given by government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux,...
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French President Emmanuel Macron meets with representatives of trade unions, employers' organizations and local elected officials at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, Dec.10 2018.
Yoan Valat, Pool via AP
December 10, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron broke his silence Monday on the exceptional protests shaking France and his presidency, promising broad tax relief for struggling workers and pensioners — and acknowledging his own responsibility in fueling the nation's anger. Speaking with a soft voice and...
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A man walks his dog past a tag reading "Happy Christmas Manu," referring to French President Emmanuel Macron.
AP Photo/Christophe Ena
December 10, 2018 - 7:04 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to speak to the nation Monday at last, after increasingly violent and radicalized protests against his leadership and a long silence that aggravated the anger. Many protesters only want one thing: for him to declare "I quit." That's an...
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Ambulance workers hold flares outside the National Assembly in Paris, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
AP Photo/Michel Euler
December 04, 2018 - 4:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — The French government caved in after the worst riots in decades and delayed an increase in energy taxes Tuesday — but it was seen as "too little, too late" by many protesters whose anger seems increasingly focused on embattled President Emmanuel Macron. Demonstrators were back in the...
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Hooded demonstrators smash a car during a demonstration Saturday, Dec.1, 2018 in Paris.
AP Photo/Thibault Camus
December 02, 2018 - 9:47 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron visited the graffiti-damaged Arc de Triomphe monument and held an emergency meeting on security Sunday, a day after central Paris was hit by France's worst riot in a generation. Macron, who was meeting with his prime minister and interior and...
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AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu
December 01, 2018 - 11:25 am
PARIS (AP) — A French protest against rising taxes and the high cost of living turned into a riot Saturday in Paris as police fired tear gas and water cannon in street battles with activists wearing the fluorescent yellow vests of a new movement. Police said at least 65 people, including 11 police...
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Dreamstime
November 30, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a disconnect when giving a gift of travel. Printouts of tickets and a brochure under a tree are nice, but they don't exactly create the spontaneous bubbling-with-excitement effect like a tangible gift, and the enjoyment won't be realized until the spring or...
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France Protests
AP Photo/Michel Euler
November 24, 2018 - 10:55 am
PARIS (AP) — French police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse demonstrators in Paris on Saturday, as thousands gathered in the capital and staged road blockades across the nation to vent anger against rising fuel taxes and Emmanuel Macron's presidency. Thousands of police were deployed...
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A replica of the International Prototype Kilogram is pictured at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, in Sevres, near Paris.
AP Photo/Christophe Ena
November 16, 2018 - 12:10 pm
By John Leicester, Associated Press VERSAILLES, France (AP) — In a historic vote, nations on Friday unanimously approved a ground-breaking overhaul to the international system of measurements that underpins global trade and other vital human endeavors, uniting together behind new scientific...
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President Donald Trump stands in front of headstones during an American Commemoration Ceremony, Sunday Nov. 11, 2018, at Suresnes American Cemetery near Paris.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
November 12, 2018 - 7:34 am
By Darlene Superville and Jill Colvin, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone. At a weekend commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the president who proudly declares himself a "nationalist" stood apart...
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