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Obama wines and dines solo Hollande

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Barack Obama praised France's President Francois Hollande as a leader of "courage" and wined and dined his solo guest at a lavish state dinner. 

US President Barack Obama (L) and French President Francois Hollande toast each other during a State Dinner at the White House February 11, 2014 in Washington, DC

Hollande, caught in a scandal over his messy split with partner Valerie Trierweiler, has seen his approval ratings plummet to rock bottom at home over his failure to restore economic prosperity.

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