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  • Heirs to Holocaust victims sue France's railway in Chicago federal court

    Heirs to Holocaust victims sue France's railway in Chicago federal court
    A federal lawsuit by a suburban Chicago descendant of Holocaust victims alleged the French national railway confiscated property and belongings from tens of thousands of Jews and other "undesirables" sent to Nazi concentration camps from France. The...
  • The Latest: Putin wants refund if French don't deliver ship

    2:56 p.m. (1156 GMT; 7:56 EDT President Vladimir Putin says Russia expects France to return the advance payment if it fails to deliver a warship built for the Russian navy. France has suspended the delivery of the Mistral warship amid Russia-West...
  • Review: 'The Dream Lover' by Elizabeth Berg

    Review: 'The Dream Lover' by Elizabeth Berg
    Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dudevant, née Dupin, is not a household name, yet she has the distinction of being France's first best-selling female novelist. Dudevant wrote under a pseudonym — George Sand — and is known more for wearing men's...
  • Western Europe's right-wing parties: Sensational but ineffectual

    PARIS -- The current transatlantic view of Europe is one of continental political decline, elegant at best but ominous at worst. Much of the European Union seems threatened by hostile if marginal (or not always so marginal) nationalist parties, above...
  • Nokia aims to become telecom equipment leader with Alcatel-Lucent deal

    Nokia aims to become telecom equipment leader with Alcatel-Lucent deal
    Nokia Corp., once a household name as the leading seller of cellphones, agreed to buy a major rival in its effort to remake itself into a global leader in another telecom field. With the onset of smartphones, the Finnish firm had fallen behind fast-...
  • Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal

    Nokia will buy ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent for around 15.6 billion euros ($16.5 billion) through a public exchange of shares in France and the United States, in a bid to become a leading global networks operator. Though Alcatel-Lucent...
  • 'Black box' shows co-pilot sped up German plane on descent

    Information retrieved from the "black box" data recorder of a doomed German jet shows its co-pilot repeatedly accelerated the plane before it slammed into the French Alps, investigators said Friday. France's air accident investigation agency, BEA,...
  • French Parliament approves measure against anorexic models

    In one of the most image-conscious cities on earth, France's Parliament has moved to make it a crime to use anorexic models or encourage anorexia, as authorities try to crack down on the glorification of dangerously thin women. Other countries...
  • German crash co-pilot researched suicide, cockpit doors

    Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz spent time online researching suicide methods and cockpit door security in the week before crashing Flight 9525, prosecutors said Thursday — the first evidence that the fatal descent may have been a premeditated...
  • Germanwings co-pilot accelerated plane before crash, officials say

    PARIS The second black box recovered from the wreckage of Germanwings flight 4U9525 shows that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz accelerated the aircraft as it descended into the Alps, French aviation officials said on Friday. French aviation authority BEA also...
  • Bidding race for 2024 Olympics starting to get crowded

    Even though the race hasn't officially started, the field for the 2024 Olympics is getting more crowded by the day. A proposed Paris candidacy was approved by the city council on Monday, a major step toward finalizing a bid to bring the Summer Games back...