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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Reliving the 1930s

    World War II was the most destructive war in history. What caused it? The panic from the ongoing and worldwide Depression in the 1930s had empowered extremist movements the world over. Like-minded, violent dictators of otherwise quite different Nazi...
  • Seven weeks after attack, Charlie Hebdo resumes regular publication

    Seven weeks after attack, Charlie Hebdo resumes regular publication
    The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo returned to newsstands on Wednesday with its first regular issue since Islamist extremists gunned down 12 people in an attack on its headquarters. The magazine had published a special "survivors issue" last...
  • 3 Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying drone in Paris

    3 Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying drone in Paris
    Three Al-Jazeera journalists have been arrested for illegally flying a drone in Paris Wednesday, after unidentified drones flew over the Eiffel Tower and key Paris landmarks for a second night running. It's further baffled French authorities who are...
  • Lord Baltimore Hotel has new executive chef

    Lord Baltimore Hotel has new executive chef
    The Lord Baltimore Hotel has a new executive chef. Frank Ziegler, a native of the Alsace region of France, will oversee all of the hotel’s food and beverage operations, including French Kitchen, LB Tavern, LB Bakery, banquets and room service....
  • English soccer fans chanting 'we're racist' block black man from train

    Police in Britain and France are searching Wednesday for a group of English soccer fans who blocked a black man from boarding the Paris Metro and chanted: “We’re racist, we’re racist, and that’s the way we like it.” The...
  • Three arrested in inquiry of mysterious drone sightings in Paris

    Three arrested in inquiry of mysterious drone sightings in Paris
    French authorities on Wednesday arrested a three-man Al Jazeera news crew accused of flying a drone from a Paris park without a license. But they appear to be no closer to solving the months-long mystery of who has been deploying unmanned aircraft over...
  • 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...