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Macron ally leaves Paris mayor race over alleged sex video

French President Emmanuel Macron's preferred candidate for Paris mayor has withdrawn his bid over a leaked sex video. Benjamin Griveaux resigned from a ministerial job last year to take part in the mayoral race.

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