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  • French crews to resume efforts at dawn to reach Germanwings wreckage

    PARIS Search crews planned to resume helicopter flights around dawn Wednesday to remote mountainside in southern France where a Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed after a rapid descent, likely killing all 150 people aboard. The crash, one of the deadliest...
  • Germanwings 9525 crew did not issue distress signal before crash in Alps

    Germanwings 9525 crew did not issue distress signal before crash in Alps
    The flight, an easy hop across Western Europe, shook off the morning drizzle in Barcelona, Spain, and rose through the clouds. Soon, it was cruising at 38,000 feet over southern France, headed over the Alps and an eventual landing in Duesseldorf, Germany....
  • Five things for Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Five things for Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    Here are your stories for Tuesday in Central Florida: 150 likely perish in plane crash in France; Orlando police officer faces criminal charges for excessive force; George Zimmerman blames the president; a retirement home for horses provides for elderly...
  • Vote blunts rise of France's far-right National Front

    France's governing Socialists never expected to do well in Sunday's first-round local elections, and their strategy worked just as planned: Their conservative rivals took first place. Before the elections for 2,000 local councils, the Socialists urged...
  • 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...
  • Israel seeks an ally in France to oppose Iran deal

    Unable to find support from its U.S. allies, Israel is turning to France to help head off what it sees as a bad and dangerous nuclear deal with Iran. In an interview with The Associated Press in Paris, Israeli Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz said...
  • In France, Sarkozy's UMP conservatives lead in local elections

     In France, Sarkozy's UMP conservatives lead in local elections
    France's conservative Union for a Popular Movement dominated local elections Sunday, blunting the rise of Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front. Initial projections gave the UMP 31% of the vote in elections for 2,000 local councils, compared with 24....
  • France swings to the right as Europe retrenches

    France, long the land of the left, is making a right turn. The top two parties in weekend local elections were the conservative UMP and the far right National Front. And even the governing Socialists are adopting traditionally right-wing policies:...
  • John Kerry urges swift resolution in Iran nuclear talks; France hesitant

    John Kerry urges swift resolution in Iran nuclear talks; France hesitant
    Secretary of State John Kerry Saturday urged a quick resolution of the international negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, amid French warnings that too much haste could yield a bad deal. In a rare hint of divisions between Western governments...
  • European allies are declaring their independence from irresponsible U.S.

    PARIS -- Britain, Germany and France are all posting signs of dissent in the West. Last week Barack Obama's White House found two good reasons to angrily criticize the British government, its most faithful and docile ally and client in the post-World...
  • Recently honored 100-year-old World War II veteran passes away

    Recently honored 100-year-old World War II veteran passes away
    Leonard Goldstein, a decorated World War II veteran who earlier this month received the French Legion of Honor for his military service, died Monday morning, his daughter said. He was 100. Mr. Goldstein, who was born in Chicago and raised his family...