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Former French President Sarkozy Set for Trial Over 2012 Campaign

France's Constitutional Council cleared the way on Friday for former president Nicolas Sarkozy to be tried over alleged illegal financing of his failed re-election campaign in 2012. Sarkozy had appealed to the council invoking the "double-jeopardy" principle because he had already been convicted in 2013 and ordered to pay more than 360,000 euros for breaching campaign-finance rules. But in its decision on Friday, the council ruled that the penalty Sarkozy was ordered to...

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