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French President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron defeated his neo-fascist challenger Marine Le Pen today by a substantial margin, according to the latest returns, winning a second term and preventing what threatened to be a catastrophe for France, Europe, and global democracy. Sunday saw the lowest turnout for a French presidential election in many years as some voters on the left, many of whom dislike the centrist Macron, stayed home in protest.

Official results indicate that Macron secured 58 percent to 42 percent for LePen -- not nearly as close as some pollsters and analysts had suggested. LePen delivered a concession speech saying she looks forward to legislative elections in May.

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Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Kellyanne Conway's New Book

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Returning to his late-night show after another COVID hiatus, Jimmy Kimmel mocked the release of Kellyanne Conway's new book. Pointing out that she writes almost as well as she tells the truth, Kimmel played a clip of Conway reading from Here’s The Deal: A Memoir --- and concluding with an “amen” for her own words.

“Yeah, ‘amen,‘” he chortled. “I don’t think you’re allowed to end your own book with ‘amen.’”

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Dr. Mehmet Oz

(Reuters) - Senate candidate David McCormick has filed a lawsuit in a Pennsylvania court to compel counties to count undated mail-in ballots in his primary race against TV personality Dr. Mehmet Oz, whom he trails by less than 1,000 votes.

The race between McCormick, a former hedge fund executive, and Oz, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, for the Republican Party nomination is close enough to trigger an automatic recount under Pennsylvania state law.

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