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    On April 20, a gunman opened fire on a police van parked on the famed Champs-Elysees in Paris, killing an officer and injuring two more people.

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    The country now moves to elect a new President amidst a potentially toxic climate of political uncertainty and fear.

    The first round of the French presidential elections is scheduled for this Sunday, while the run-off is set for May 7. Macron currently leads ahead the first round of the French presidential election.

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    Macron Urges French Voters Not to 'Give In to Fear' After Paris Shooting
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