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France passes tough anti-terror laws

France on Tuesday introduced a raft of new anti-terror rules that empowers the government to crack down on people without judicial oversight. MPs in parliament's lower house agreed to take measures enacted under a state of emergency and turn them into ordinary law. France has been in a state of emergency since 2015, following the Paris terror attacks. The bill still needs Senate approval before it becomes law.

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