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Outgoing French President Nicolas Sarkozy addresses supporters at the headquarters of his Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party after the preliminary results of the second round of the presidential elections were announced in Paris on Sunday, May 6, 2012. The first results showed a 52 percent lead for Socialist Party candidate Francois Hollande. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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Outgoing French President Nicolas Sarkozy addresses supporters at the headquarters of his Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party after the preliminary results of the second round of the presidential elections were announced in Paris on Sunday, May 6, 2012. The first results showed a 52 percent lead for Socialist Party candidate Francois Hollande. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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