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  • France: Top suspect in 1982 attack on Paris arrested

    A man considered the "supervisor" of an attack nearly 33 years ago on a deli in the heart of Paris' Jewish quarter has been arrested in Jordan, the Paris prosecutor's office announced on Wednesday. Palestinians throwing grenades burst into the Jo...
  • France to create 11,000 places for asylum seekers, refugees

    France will create 11,000 more places in centers for asylum seekers and housing for refugees as part of a plan to help deal with the flow of thousands of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea, the country's interior minister said Wednesday. Bernard...
  • France: Top suspect arrested in 1982 attack on Paris

    France: Top suspect arrested in 1982 attack on Paris
    The Paris prosecutor's office says the top suspect in a 1982 attack at a deli in the heart of the French capital's Jewish quarter has been arrested in Jordan. Spokeswoman Agnes Thibualt-Lecuivre said Wednesday the suspect was arrested on June 1. She...
  • World changed forever 200 years ago at Battle of Waterloo

    World changed forever 200 years ago at Battle of Waterloo
    To the victor go the spoils: So Waterloo became synonymous with Napoleon's demise, even if the worst of the battle never happened there. Ignoring the bloodied grounds of nearby towns, the victorious Duke of Wellington picked the name of the battle as...
  • Hermione impresses at City Dock

    <i>Hermione</i> impresses at City Dock
    For Nicolas Chambon, Hermoine's journey to America was a "Magnifique Voyage." Chambon is from Rochefort, France, where the replica 18th century frigate was built over 17 years. Hermione, which he sails on, drew a small crowd at City Dock in Annapolis...
  • Q&A: David McCullough spills some secrets of 'The Wright Brothers'

    In David McCullough's telling, it wasn't the Wright brothers, it was the Wright family. Wilbur the genius. Orville, fellow flyer, mechanic, entrepreneur. Sister Katharine was the glue that held the family together. The father, Bishop Milton Wright, was...
  • EU nations fail to bridge divide over refugee plan

    European Union nations failed to bridge differences Tuesday over an emergency plan to share the burden of the thousands of refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea, while on the French-Italian border, police in riot gear forcibly removed dozens of...
  • France's Senate debates terminal sedation, not euthanasia

    Debate over end-of-life care has started at France's Senate, with a bill that would allow doctors to keep terminally ill patients sedated until death comes, but stops short of legalizing euthanasia and assisted suicide. Euthanasia is currently legal in...
  • Far right forms coalition in European Parliament

    France's National Front announced Tuesday it had formed a new far-right bloc in the European Parliament that will qualify for up to nearly $20 million in funding over the next four years. Marine Le Pen, leader of the FN, said the group would be called...
  • French president in Algeria discusses terrorism, economy

    French President Francois Hollande made a seven-hour visit to Algeria on Monday for talks on security issues, calling the fight against terrorism a "common battle." France's economic partnership with Algerian authorities also was being discussed during...
  • Migrants refusing to leave Italy-French border in standoff

    A standoff between nearly 200 migrants and the French border police has entered its fourth day with the group refusing to leave Italy's Mediterranean border with France in hopes of continuing their journeys north. The migrants, most from Sudan, Libya and...