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  • Belgium Jul 28, 2019

    A Star Is Born at the Tour: 22-Year-Old Champion Egan Bernal

    The skies over Paris were yellow, ignited by a glorious golden sunset. The partying fans’ shirts were yellow, Colombians making themselves at home on the Champs-Elysees. But the yellow that counted most was the iconic jersey that fit so snugly on the slim shoulders of Egan Bernal. His crowning Sunday as the Tour de France’s youngest post-World War II champion,...

  • Fort Worth Feb 23, 2019

    Fort Worth Man Turns 100 Day Before Participating in Cowtown 5K

    A Fort Worth man who celebrated his 100th birthday on Friday plans to race in the Cowtown Marathon 5K on Saturday.

  • protests Feb 2, 2019

    French Yellow Vest Protesters Condemn Injuries, Blame Police

    France’s yellow vest protesters were back on the streets Saturday to keep up the pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron’s government and to decry the number of people being injured by police during anti-government demonstrations. Multiple protests were taking place in Paris and other cities to denounce Macron’s economic policies, which they view as favoring the rich, for the 12th...

  • California Aug 13, 2018

    Robin Wright Marries Clement Giraudet

    The Golden Globe-winning actress married beau Clement Giraudet on Saturday, according to Vogue Paris. Per the magazine, the “House of Cards” actress and Saint Laurent VIP relations manager tied the knot in a low-key ceremony at an unknown location.

  • coach Jul 3, 2018

    British Divers Bring Experience to Thai Cave Drama

    When authorities in Thailand were assembling a group of rescuers to search for a soccer team lost in a flooded cave, one of their first calls went to a retired firefighter and an IT consultant in England. Rick Stanton and John Volanthen were the first to reach the 12 boys and their coach inside the Luang Nang Non Cave in...

  • PRESIDENT Dec 15, 2017

    France Rolls Back Death Toll to 4 Kids in School Bus-Train Crash

    Two more students died Friday from their injuries after a regional train sliced open a school bus in southern France, bringing the overall death toll to six. Authorities in the Pyrenees-Orientales region announced the new deaths a day after the horrific crash at a crossing close to the Spanish border. French media said the dead were two 11-year-old girls. Four...

  • Asher Klein Mar 16, 2017

    French School Shooting: 4 Shot, 10 Hurt, Student Arrested

    A 16-year-old student who had troubled relations with his peers opened fire at a high school in southern France on Thursday, wounding at least two other students and the principal who tried to intervene, officials said....
    Police moved into the Alexis de Tocqueville school in the town of Grasse — the country’s picturesque perfume capital — and quickly arrested the still-armed...

  • Arlington Nov 23, 2016

    Arlington Museum of Art Showcases Picasso's Brilliance, Diversity

    The current exhibition of Picasso’s ceramics at the Arlington Museum of Art offers a surprising insight into the prolific artist’s passion for creating in multiple disciplines.

  • Oklahoma Sep 20, 2016

    Lightning Bolts in Oklahoma, France Deemed World's Longest

    Researchers identified lightning bolts in Oklahoma and France as the longest on record and warn that their discovery could alter traditional thinking of when it’s safe to go outside after a storm passes. A 2007 storm in Oklahoma produced a lightning bolt nearly 200 miles (321.85 kilometers) long, while a 2012 storm in southern France produced a single flash that...

  • France Aug 31, 2016

    French Coca-Cola Workers Find Smuggled Cocaine in Shipment

    Workers at a Coca-Cola factory in southern France opened a shipment of orange juice but found a huge shipment of cocaine instead. The Coca-Cola factory in the town of Signes, near the Mediterranean coast, produces concentrates for various drinks. A spokesman for Coca-Cola France says employees immediately notified police and judicial authorities have opened an investigation.

  • Driver Jul 20, 2016

    Jitters in Europe Amid Fear of New Attacks After Nice Bloodshed

    An axe attack on a German train. Four people stabbed in the French Alps. A shooting in Britain. Scattered violence across Europe is sparking fears that copycats may be striking out after the truck rampage that killed dozens on a Nice beachfront, prompting panicked police deployment and leading to a likely extension of France’s 8-month-old state of emergency. The incidents...

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