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Today in History

Dec. 01, 2021 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2021. There are 30 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 1, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln sent his Second Annual Message to Congress, in...

Without saying so, France's Macron launching re-election bid

Nov. 10, 2021 09:24 AM EST

LE PECQ, France (AP) — “I'm standing again as candidate for the French presidency." Those words, or some variation along those lines, were the most glaring omission in a prime-time address to the nation on Tuesday night by French President Emmanuel Macron. ...

Sarkozy convicted by French court in campaign financing case

Sep. 30, 2021 06:36 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy, who was convicted Thursday and sentenced to a year of house arrest for illegal campaign financing of his unsuccessful 2012 reelection bid, will appeal the ruling, his lawyer said. The court said Sarkozy would be allowed...

France apologizes to Algerians who fought for colonizers

Sep. 20, 2021 07:34 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron apologized Monday to Algerians who fought alongside French colonial forces in Algeria’s war for independence, and were then massacred and ostracized as traitors. In a solemn ceremony interrupted by the cries of one...