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French President Francois Hollande will not seek re-election

France's President Francois Hollande announced Thursday he will not seek a second term in office. French voters will go to the polls in April and May 2017, but Hollande, who has low popularity ratings, says he will not stand for re-election.

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to step down

Howard Schultz, the visionary leader of Starbucks, will be stepping down next year as CEO of the iconic coffee giant. Schultz's surprise decision to step aside as the leader of Starbucks (SBUX) sent the stock sinking 3% in after-hours trading on Thursday.

German intelligence officer arrested

An employee of the German intelligence agency (BfV) has been arrested after making Islamist statements and sharing agency material, German media report.