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France’s Macron weakened by crisis over teen killed by police


Associated Press

PARIS (AP) — Even in normal times Emmanuel Macron needed allies’ help governing France. To get some things done he worked with the traditional right, others with the center-left. The challenge was bigger than any a French leader had faced in more than two decades. He had to convince politicians across the country’s national assembly to support even a minor domestic project. Now, governing his already-polarized country has gotten close to impossible for Macron because a suburban police officer stopped a yellow Class A Mercedes in a bus lane and fired one fatal shot into the 17-year-old driver’s chest, setting off six days of tumult across the country.

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