Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency
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France picks a president

Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency

Emmanuel Macron, a former investment banker, is the youngest president-elect in French history at 39.

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A crowd waits for President-elect Emmanuel Macron at the Louvre Museum in Paris on Sunday.

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Supporters of Emmanuel Macron celebrate in front of the Pyramid at the Louvre Museum.

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A man waves French national flags as he shakes hands with a driver on the Champs-Elysees in Paris following the announcement of Emmanuel Macron’s win on Sunday.

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Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen delivers her concession speech Sunday after being defeated in the French presidential election.

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Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron casts his ballot at a polling station in Le Touquet, northern France, on Sunday. Macron won the French presidency in a second-round election. 

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An armed French soldier stands guard outside a polling station during the second round of the French presidential elections in Paris on Sunday. 

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Voters at a polling station in Quimper, western France.

 

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Benedictine Sisters of the Sainte-Cecile Abbey take ballots before voting at a polling station in Solesmes, northwestern France, on Sunday. 

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Brigitte Trogneux, center, wife of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, shakes hands with supporters after voting in Le Touquet, northern France.

 

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Emmanuel Macron, candidate for the ‘En Marche!’ political movement, steps out of a voting booth in Le Touquet, France.

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Soldiers patrol in the courtyard of the Louvre Museum in Paris on election day. 

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French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, left, greets a voter at a polling station in Henin-Beaumont.

 

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French presidential election

Emmanuel Macron waves as he and his wife, Brigitte Trogneux, leave the polling station in Le Touquet, northern France.

 

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Police arrest a woman Sunday after the feminist activist group Femen unveiled a banner on a church in Henin-Beaumont, northwestern France, to protest National Front candidate Marine Le Pen. 

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Voters line up at a polling station in Quimper, western France.

 

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French President Francois Hollande leaves the polling station after voting in Tulle.

 

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Jean-Luc Melenchon, who was a hard-left candidate in the first round of the presidential election, casts his ballot in Paris on Sunday in the second round. 

 

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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, and his wife, Carla Bruni, center, prepare to cast  ballots at a polling station in Paris.

 

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Candidate Marine Le Pen speaks to journalists after casting her ballot in Henin-Beaumont, France.

 

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Voters line up at a polling station in Marseille, southern France.

 

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