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A Christian woman was killed for her faith leaving her Muslim husband and three children behind; Pope Francis said he wanted her and all other martyrs to be remembered.
A far-right leader praised by Donald Trump; a scandal-hit conservative; a 39-year-old former investment banker; and a leftwing radical who campaigns by hologram.
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are the favourites to qualify for a May 7 run-off in a vote likely to be the most unpredictable in living memory.
France is the EU's second-biggest economy and also one of the world's biggest military and diplomatic powers.
A police spokeswoman for Mato Grosso state said the toll in the killings in western Brazil had risen from five to nine and that all victims were men.
The incident occurred a day before France holds the first round of its presidential election
Two of the attackers blew themselves up and seven were killed in the assault near Mazar-i-Sharif city.
An American Airlines employee violently took a stroller from the woman, hitting her with it and just missing her child, a fellow passenger said in a Facebook post.
An outage that began late in the morning and continued into the afternoon cut power to about 88,000 customers in the busy heart of San Francisco.
South Koreans are wary of Chinese expansionism, and politicians, historians and citizens have been outraged.