Paris police warn people to avoid the Champs Elysees area after French media reports two police officers have been shot.
The leader of the far-right National Front party, Marine Le Pen, has campaigned heavily on an anti-immigrant platform and what she has couched as the need to defend France from "Islamist globalization".
A witness identified only as Ines told French TV station BFM that she heard a shooting and saw a body on the ground. At the time of the shooting, all 11 presidential candidates were appearing on television.
France remains under a state of emergency, after a series of deadly terrorist attacks over the past several years. None of the candidates immediately commented.
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United Airlines changes crew booking policy
In an effort to prevent the crew from bumping a seated, paying passenger, the seat dispute will now be settled ahead of boarding. The policy change is meant to make sure incidents like the one earlier this month "never happen again", the spokeswoman said .
West Virginia governor signs medical marijuana bill
Richard Ojeda (D-Logan) and substantially amended in the House before receiving final legislative approval on April 6. Medical cannabis is still illegal under federal law, though it is not a prosecution priority for the U.S.
Palestinians in Israeli prisons begin hunger strike
The last mass hunger strike occurred in 2014, when hundreds of prisoners protested the use of administrative detention. More than 1,000 prisoners in six Israeli prisons have joined the strike, making it one of the largest in recent years.
South Korea's Former President Park Charged in Corruption Probe
Lee, the chief executive of the Samsung Group , is under arrest facing allegations of briging Park and her friend, Choi Soon-sil. Park was removed from office on March 10 as the Constitutional Court ruled unanimously to impeach her over a corruption scandal.