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  • France, like the U.S., entered the World Cup missing a star

    Some teams sail into the World Cup through smooth qualifying waters. Others find the going choppy. Then there is France, which survived treacherous high seas to squeeze into the tournament. Its presence in the elite eight, with a match against Germany,...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • What's in a scent? Perfume makers adapt to EU rules

    PARIS (Reuters) - Seaweed may not be the first ingredient that springs to mind for perfume. But algae are among obscure ingredients to which perfume makers are turning to preserve the scent of their fragrances in the face of new EU anti-allergy...
  • French police dismantle illegal Bitcoin exchange

    TOULOUSE France (Reuters) - French police have dismantled an illegal Bitcoin exchange and seized 388 virtual currency units worth some 200,000 euros ($272,800) in the first such operation in Europe, a public prosecutor said on Monday. Two people in the...
  • U.S., China Drive Cannes' Market Attendance To All-Time Record

    MADRID - Hikes in attendance from the U.S and China swelled the ranks of the 2014 Cannes Market to 11,806 participants, an all-time record. In all, U.S. execs represented 18% of total attendance, up 4% on 2013, and the single biggest Market contingent....
  • Brailsford wants to help Frenchman win the Tour

    PARIS (Reuters) - After helping Bradley Wiggins become the first Briton to win the Tour de France, Team Sky manager Dave Brailsford wants to help send a Frenchman to glory on his home grand Tour. "In the back of my mind, there is a little idea. We won...
  • Tour de France classification after stage 3

    July 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Classification from Tour de France after Stage 3 on Monday 1. Vincenzo Nibali (Italy / Astana) 13:31:13" 2. Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Cannondale) +2" 3. Michael Albasini (Switzerland / Orica) 4. Greg Van Avermaet...
  • Lebanon charges 28 with planning suicide attacks: agency

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Twenty-eight people have been charged with planning to carry out suicide bomb attacks and belonging to the militant group Islamic State, Lebanon's state news agency said on Monday. The move follows three bombings in Lebanon late last...
  • Help celebrate Bastille Day with concert and food

    Vive la France! Sample some French food and music. The Lakeside Chamber Players will present a Bastille celebration concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St., Mount Dora. Bastille Day (France's Independence Day) marks the July...
  • Sweet deals on summer and fall cruises

    It's not too late to get a deal on a cruise vacation for summer or fall. Cruise lines use yield management — increasing or (in this case) decreasing a price in response to demand, among other factors — to fill their cabins, so some of the best...
  • 'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished

    'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished
    To this day, it remains one of the great mysteries of American music: Exactly how and why did bandleader Glenn Miller vanish during World War II? Just 40 years old and near the height of his fame as leader of the Army Air Force band, Major Glenn...