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Simone Veil, iconic European feminist politician, dies at 89

Simone Veil, a French survivor of Nazi death camps and European Parliament president who spearheaded abortion rights as one of France's most prominent woman politicians, has died. She was 89. The office of her son Jean Veil said that Simone Veil died Friday and that plans for memorial ceremonies...
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