France’s presidential election is widely seen as a test for the populist wave that last year prompted Britain to vote to leave the European Union.
Tony Kim, a university professor, was trying to leave the country from Pyongyang’s international airport with his wife on a flight to China.
More than 50,000 police were deployed to protect 66,000 polling stations for Sunday’s election, which comes just three days after a deadly attack.
“… we have to fight because the stakes are too great,” said climate scientist Michael Mann, who often clashes with politicians over climate change.
Feeling pressure to deliver results, Trump wants to revive a troubled plan to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
France’s 10 percent unemployment and lackluster economy are top concerns as balloting starts in the most nail-biting French election in generations.
The incident comes less than two weeks after video of a man being violently dragged off a United Express flight sparked widespread outrage.