Police stand by close to the Dome in Marseille before the meeting of the French presidential election candidate for the Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen, during a campaign on April 19, 2017, in Marseille, southern France. Assuming no candidate wins a majority (and that looks pretty much impossible), a run-off between the top two candidates will take place on May 7.
(AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani). A hologram of French Left party leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election Jean-Luc Melenchon speaks to supporters who gathered in Grenoble, southeastern France, Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
The 65-year-old anti-establishment contender said about the EU: "We change it or we leave it".
The two-round presidenti.
Jason Chaffetz announces retirement from Congress
Does this mean the Third District will stay red in 2018? "I would take a serious, serious look at running for governor", he told the paper.
Her rival candidates were happy to let "immigrants turn France into a big squat", she argued.
French Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon is holding a rally and concert in Paris four days before a vote likely to devastate his once-powerful party.
Macron, a pro-EU centrist, is leading most opinion polls for the election's first round and is expected to contest a second-round run-off with far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
"This enormous army in the shadows who want us to live in fear.is not a fatality", she told the cheering crowd.
Oil prices regain some ground, but oversupply weighs
Brent crude futures were at $53.31 per barrel at 0108 GMT, up 38 cents, or 0.72 percent, from their last close. Gasoline stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5 million barrels, despite heavier refining activity.
But, she said, her first job as president would be to pull France out of the borderless Schengen agreement and give the nation back its borders, which she called a "sieve" for the entry of terrorists who she said travel Europe like tourists.
But the polls show a four-way race has developed between her, Emmanuel Macron; François Fillon, the scandal-scarred conservative candidate; and Jean-Luc Melenchon, far-left firebrand.
Macron is the only candidate so far to have said he has talked with Obama, a popular figure in France. It's in France, where many speculate that the future of the European Union will be decided.
Theresa May blames opponents for poll U-turn
Yesterday (Tuesday), UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she would ask the House of Commons to approve snap elections . The Labour Party would do everything it could to prevent an increase of the Conservative party majority, he added.