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45,000 police were on French streets and that was enough to calm violent protests

Authorities in France say security measures are starting to calm the violent protests that began after the police killing of a 17-year-old last Tuesday.

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Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.
Eleanor Beardsley began reporting from France for NPR in 2004 as a freelance journalist, following all aspects of French society, politics, economics, culture and gastronomy. Since then, she has steadily worked her way to becoming an integral part of the NPR Europe reporting team.

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