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  • 5 dead, including 2 expats, in shooting at restaurant in Mali capital

    5 dead, including 2 expats, in shooting at restaurant in Mali capital
    A masked gunman sprayed bullets in a restaurant popular with foreigners in Mali's capital early Saturday, killing five people including a French person and a Belgian national, officials and witnesses said. Al Mourabitoun, or The Sentinels, a northern...
  • France honors Chicago-area World War II veteran

     France honors Chicago-area World War II veteran
    Almost 71 years ago, Leonard Goldstein stormed a Normandy beach during the D-Day invasion. On Saturday, the 100-year-old veteran received the Legion of Honor from the French government for his bravery. Goldstein, who was born in Chicago and raised his...
  • Lens, Lille, Metz and Orléans join Paris on France's cultural map

    Lens, Lille, Metz and Orléans join Paris on France's cultural map
    Paris, Paris, Paris. The city has stolen France's cultural spotlight for far too long. The French government, along with local officials and prestigious institutions, is aware of Paris' gluttony and is trying to spread the wealth to nearby cities...
  • Coroner officially releases identity of homeless man killed by LAPD

    Coroner officially releases identity of homeless man killed by LAPD
    Coroner’s officials on Thursday released the identity of a homeless man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers Sunday on skid row. Charly Leundeu Keunang, 43, had been living under a stolen identity belonging to a French man,...
  • Man killed by LAPD officers on skid row was Cameroonian national, feds say

    Man killed by LAPD officers on skid row was Cameroonian national, feds say
    Federal immigration officials said Wednesday that the homeless man shot and killed by Los Angeles police on skid row was a Cameroonian national but provided no other details about the man's true identity. Authorities had initially used fingerprints to...
  • Morse Museum expands collection with new gift

     Morse Museum expands collection with new gift
    When some folks think about downsizing their lives, they haul their possessions onto the driveway and put up "garage sale" signs. Not Harry C. Sigman. In the past few years, the Los Angeles lawyer has given away almost all of his treasures, donating...
  • Real identity of homeless man killed by LAPD an international mystery

    Real identity of homeless man killed by LAPD an international mystery
    Like so many residents of Los Angeles' skid row, the homeless man shot and killed by police on Sunday had a complicated past marred by mental illness and crime. That past seemed even more complicated Tuesday, as authorities tried to figure out who...
  • Details, questions emerge about homeless man shot by LAPD

    Details, questions emerge about homeless man shot by LAPD
    For months before he was fatally shot by police, a man walked the streets of Los Angeles' Skid Row, with few or no one he encountered knowing anything about his past bank robbery conviction, his wanted probation status or that even the false name he lived...
  • Homeless man killed by LAPD stole French man's identity, officials say

    Homeless man killed by LAPD stole French man's identity, officials say
    The homeless man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers Sunday on skid row was a convicted bank robber who assumed the identity of a French man to enter the United States more than 15 years ago, according to records and interviews....
  • Charlie Hebdo writer vows to work on despite death threats

     Charlie Hebdo writer vows to work on despite death threats
    Zineb El Rhazoui was vacationing in her native Morocco on Jan. 7 when two gunmen allied with an Islamist militant group burst into her Paris workplace, the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, and killed 12 people while injuring others. The...
  • Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal

     Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal
    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persisted Monday around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine — fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last week....