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PARIS | The Latest: Macron visits building torched by protesters

PARIS — The Latest on France’s response to violent protests (all times local): 7 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has visited a regional government headquarters that was torched by protesters and promising firm punishment for perpetrators. Macron hasn’t spoken publicly in days about nationwide protests over fuel tax rises that have prompted violence in multiple … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Macron visits building torched by protesters

The Latest: French policeman offered himself up as a hostage

PARIS/March 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest on a shooting and hostage-taking in southern France (all times local): 4:05 p.m. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has praised the “heroism” of a French police officer who offered himself up as a hostage swap during an attack in southern France and was seriously injured. Collomb said the … Continue reading The Latest: French policeman offered himself up as a hostage