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  • Jewels worth millions stolen in French highway attack

    Jewels worth millions stolen in French highway attack
    About 15 armed assailants attacked two vans carrying millions of dollars' worth of jewels on a French highway Wednesday, forced out the drivers and sped away, according to police. Authorities were combing the Burgundy region southeast of Paris for...
  • Official: Man, boy in IS killing video are French citizens

    A man and a boy featured in a chilling Islamic State propaganda video showing the killing of a Palestinian have been identified as French citizens, and investigators are looking into whether the man is related to an extremist who attacked a Jewish...
  • France to remain on high terror alert at least until summer

    France's government is extending special anti-terrorism measures at least until early summer, with tens of thousands of security forces protecting hundreds of religious, tourist and other sites since the deadly attacks in January. Defense Minister Jean-...
  • 'Whistler in Paris, London And Venice' At Yale Art Gallery

    'Whistler in Paris, London And Venice' At Yale  Art Gallery
    An exhibit at Yale University Art Gallery shines a light on the printmaking career of James. A. McNeill Whistler. Whistler is most commonly known as a painter ("Whistler's Mother") but printmaking first made him famous and rescued him from bankruptcy...
  • Deadly helicopter crash in Argentina increases reality TV filming death toll

    Deadly helicopter crash in Argentina increases reality TV filming death toll
    The deaths of 10  people during the filming of a reality TV show in Argentina on Monday has drawn new attention to recurring safety issues for an entertainment genre that has suffered a number of fatal accidents in recent years. The collision of two...
  • French Olympians among 10 dead in Argentina air crash

    French Olympians among 10 dead in Argentina air crash
    Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a popular European reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people, including two Olympic medal winners and a sailing champion, authorities said. The helicopters apparently...
  • The Cheap Eater: Yassa in Bronzeville

    The Cheap Eater: Yassa in Bronzeville
    Some of the better egg rolls this purebred Asian sampled happened at, of all places, a Senegalese restaurant in Bronzeville called Yassa. What's more beguiling is that when I dipped those thin, lacy packages into the accompanying amber condiment, it...
  • EU denies favoring France with budget target extension

    The European Union's financial watchdog denies favoring France after smaller EU countries complained that Paris was given two extra years to get its finances in order. EU finance ministers agreed Tuesday to give France until 2017 to rein in its deficit,...
  • Copter crash kills 2 French Olympians, elite sailor, 7 others in TV shoot

    Copter crash kills 2 French Olympians, elite sailor, 7 others in TV shoot
    Two French Olympians, an elite French sailor and seven others were killed Monday while shooting a reality TV show in Argentina when two helicopters collided, according to multiple reports. Olympic medalists, swimmer Camille Muffat and boxer Alexis...
  • Mali attacks targeted peace talks, says French minister

    France's foreign minister says the recent terror attacks in Mali were designed to wreck ongoing peace negotiations. Laurent Fabius told journalists Monday during a visit to Morocco that the attacks in Bamako and Kidal over the weekend were targeting...
  • Dempsey: Some Iraqi troops show up for training ill-prepared

    Some Iraqi army units in line for U.S.-led training to fight the Islamic State group are showing up ill-prepared, the top American general said Sunday. Gen. Martin Dempsey, speaking to reporters aboard this French aircraft carrier in the northern Persian...