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  • French school bans Muslim girl's long skirt as against law

    A 15-year-old French Muslim girl has been banned from her classroom for wearing a long black skirt, seen as going against France's law guaranteeing secularism. She missed two days this month in a dispute over her skirt, French education officials said...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Morse Museum expands collection with new gift

     Morse Museum expands collection with new gift
    When some folks think about downsizing their lives, they haul their possessions onto the driveway and put up "garage sale" signs. Not Harry C. Sigman. In the past few years, the Los Angeles lawyer has given away almost all of his treasures, donating...
  • European diplomacy to rescue Ukraine peace plan ends in discord

    European diplomacy to rescue Ukraine peace plan ends in discord
    European diplomats gathered in Paris on Tuesday in an attempt to rescue the battered peace plan for Ukraine but failed to agree on any censure of the warring factions that have continued to fight in spite of the truce proclaimed nearly two weeks ago....
  • '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...
  • Jewels worth millions stolen in French highway attack

    Jewels worth millions stolen in French highway attack
    About 15 armed assailants attacked two vans carrying millions of dollars' worth of jewels on a French highway Wednesday, forced out the drivers and sped away, according to police. Authorities were combing the Burgundy region southeast of Paris for...
  • Homeless man killed by LAPD stole French man's identity, officials say

    Homeless man killed by LAPD stole French man's identity, officials say
    The homeless man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers Sunday on skid row was a convicted bank robber who assumed the identity of a French man to enter the United States more than 15 years ago, according to records and interviews....
  • Man, boy in Islamic State video are French citizens

    Man, boy in Islamic State video are French citizens
    A man and a boy featured in a chilling Islamic State propaganda video showing the killing of a Palestinian have been identified as French citizens, and investigators are looking into whether the man is related to an extremist who attacked a Jewish...
  • 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...