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People walk past election posters near a polling station in Paris, France Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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People line up to vote in the French presidential election at a polling station in Paris, France Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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A man casts his ballot in Saint Jean de Luz, southwestern France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

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Femen activists lower a banner protesting against Marine Le Pen's FN party in Henin-beaumont, northern France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The banner reads "Marine in Power, Marianne in Despair", referring to the national symbol of the French Republic. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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A worker prepares the booths at a polling station in Saint Cloud, outside Paris, France, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Voting for France's next president starts in overseas territories and French embassies abroad, as a blackout on campaigning descends so that voters can reflect on whether to entrust their country's future to independent Emmanuel Macron or far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)

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French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen delivers a speech during a conference on Africa-France relationships, in Paris, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Le Pen lifted verbatim parts of a speech by a former rival in what her critics called plagiarism and she said was a deliberate "wink" to him to woo his conservative voters in France's presidential runoff Sunday. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

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French far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen addresses supporters during an election campaign rally in Nice, southern France, Thursday April 27, 2017. After "the battle of Whirlpool," when Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron both went hunting for France's blue-collar vote at a threatened home appliance factory, the presidential candidates clashed over fish as Le Pen boarded a fishing trawler, in a return to more traditional campaigning on Thursday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

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Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is greeted by workers outside a whirlpool home appliance factory in Amiens, France, Wednesday April 26, 2017. While her centrist presidential opponent Macron was meeting with union leaders from the Whirlpool plant in northern France, Le Pen popped up outside the factory itself, amid its workers and declared herself the candidate of France's workers.(AP Photo)

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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron greets his supporters as he leaves the restaurant where he met his staff after his election night in Paris, France, Monday, April 24, 2017. Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political system and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)

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Three people pose by a banner they set up and reading "Our hearts with the police, Long live France" at the place where a police officer was killed Thursday on the Champs Elysees boulevard, Friday, April 21, 2017 in Paris. The Champs-Elysees gunman who shot and killed a police officer just days before France's presidential election was detained in February for threatening police but then freed, two officials told The Associated Press on Friday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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Three people set up a banner reading "Our hearts with the police, Long live France" at the place where a police officer was killed Thursday on the Champs Elysees boulevard, Friday, April 21, 2017 in Paris. The Champs-Elysees gunman who shot and killed a police officer just days before France's presidential election was detained in February for threatening police but then freed, two officials told The Associated Press on Friday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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French President Francois Hollande,right, chairs a defense council with Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, left, and Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, second left, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, April 21, 2017. France began picking itself up Friday from another shooting claimed by the Islamic State group, with Hollande calling together the government's security council and his would-be successors in the presidential election campaign treading carefully before voting this weekend. (Philippe Wojazer, Pool photo via AP)

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France's Interior Minister Matthias Fekl, left, Justice minister Jean-Jacques Urvoas, right, and Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve speak to the media after a defense and security council meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017. France began picking itself up from another fatal shooting claimed by the Islamic State group, with President Francois Hollande calling together his security council and with his would-be successors treading carefully before the election this weekend. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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A police officer and rescue workers cordon off a street during searches in Marseille, southern France, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. French police thwarted an imminent "terror attack," arresting two suspected radicals Tuesday in the southern port city of Marseille, the interior minister said just days before the first round of France's presidential election. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

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Police officers and rescue workers cordon off a street during searches in Marseille, southern France, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. French police thwarted an imminent "terror attack," arresting two suspected radicals Tuesday in the southern port city of Marseille, the interior minister said just days before the first round of France's presidential election. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

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A police officer and rescue workers cordon off a street during searches in Marseille, southern France, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. French police thwarted an imminent "terror attack," arresting two suspected radicals Tuesday in the southern port city of Marseille, the interior minister said just days before the first round of France's presidential election. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

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A hooded elite police officers pulls a suitcase after searches in Marseille, southern France, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The French interior minister says police have arrested two suspected radicals who were allegedly preparing an "imminent" terror attack in France as it prepares to vote Sunday in the first round of its presidential election. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

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Independent centrist presidential candidate for the presidential election Emmanuel Macron attends a television debate at French private TV channels BFM TV and CNews, in La Plaine-Saint-Denis, outside Paris, France, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The 11 candidates in France's presidential race are preparing to face off in a crucial debate Tuesday evening, less than three weeks before the first round of the election. (Lionel Bonaventure/Pool Photo via AP)

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Julien Benneteau of France celebrate with teammate after defeating Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot of Britain during their doubles Davis Cup quarterfinal tennis match between France and Britain at the Kindarena Stadium of Rouen, France, Saturday, April 8, 2017. France won the doubles and be qualified for the semifinal. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

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Ram Manikkalingam, right, president of the Verification Commission for disarmament of ETA, the Basque armed separatist group, announces delivery of ETA weapons to French authorities, as Bayonne Mayor Jean-Rene Etchegaray looks on during a press conference in Bayonne, southwestern France, Saturday, April 8, 2017. ETA has formally given French authorities a list of eight locations of its weapons, ammunition and explosives in a crucial move toward disarmament. French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said a police operation was underway Saturday to find and search the arms caches. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)