Paris gunman known to security forces, source says

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A man who killed a police officer on the Champs-Elysees Thursday night was known to French security services for radical Islamist activities and had shot and wounded an officer in the past, a source close to the investigation told CNN.

Who are the candidates?

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Profiles of the leading candidates to become France's president in two rounds of voting on 23 April and 7 May.

US official: China puts bombers on 'high alert'

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China temporarily put cruise missile-capable bombers "on high alert" this week as the United States sees evidence the Chinese military was preparing to respond to a potential situation in North Korea, a US defense official told CNN.

Opinion: The stakes for French election just got higher

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Just days before French voters go to the polls, gunshots rang out on Thursday in Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees. It was another jarring reminder to French voters of the high stakes and confusing choices they face in a pivotal election -- one whose outcome has become impossible to predict.