Macron party wins control

French voters give it majority sway in National Assembly


Photographs by AP/CLAUDE PARIS

People wait to cast their ballots during the fi nal round of parliamentary elections at a polling station Sunday in Marseille, southern France.

PARIS -- French voters gave President Emmanuel Macron's upstart party a solid victory in Sunday's parliamentary election, handing the centrist a strong mandate to reshape French politics and overhaul the country's restrictive labor laws.

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