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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

French president admits problems in personal life

French Socialist Party candidate for the presidential election Francois Hollande, right, offers a rose to his companion Valerie Trierweiler, in Tulle, southwestern France, in 2012. The woman considered France's first lady was hospitalized after a report the president is having an affair with an actress, her office said Sunday, as a poll was released showing the French shrugging off any liaison as none of their business.