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  • Suspected Hostage-Taking As French Track Shooting Suspects

    Suspected Hostage-Taking As French Track Shooting Suspects
    PARIS (AP) — A pair of heavily armed brothers suspected in the deadly storming of a satirical newspaper were cornered inside a printing house near Charles de Gaulle airport on Friday and appear to have taken a hostage, officials said. Hundreds...
  • The world's enemy within

    The world's enemy within
    The slaughter by Islamic fanatics on Wednesday of nearly a dozen French journalists, several of whom I have known for decades, is a bitter, heavy price for that nation to pay for being what it is: a haven of free expression and intellectual combat; a...
  • Flying 'superpremium' on Etihad, Emirates, Air France, more

    Flying 'superpremium' on Etihad, Emirates, Air France, more
    If your in-flight wish list includes designer cutlery and food with Michelin-starred provenance, take note. As airlines eye the success of the private-jet industry and re-invest their profits of the last few years, many have decided to woo celebrities,...
  • France to ban Uber's ride-hailing service in 2015

    Uber's low-cost ride-hailing service will be banned in France next year, the government said Monday as hundreds of taxi drivers blocked roads around Paris to protest what they say are its unfair business practices. A new law tightening regulations for...
  • Rachel Marsden: Kerry makes yet another dangerous rush to judgment

    Here we go again with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry leveraging a tragedy to make another "strong case" based on limited evidence. We have already seen this in the case of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and chemical weapons. Now it's Russian...
  • Opponents of Scottish independence ahead 4 points in polls

    Opponents of Scottish independence ahead 4 points in polls
    Britain's international partners are aghast, mostly in silence, at the possibility one of the leading Western powers could break up and turn in on itself if Scotland votes for independence from London. Many fear such a split would foreshadow a British...
  • In Old Montreal, it all seems to happen on St. Paul Street

    In Old Montreal, it all seems to happen on St. Paul Street
    St. Paul, the oldest street in one of North America's oldest cities, runs through the heart of Old Montreal. It's barely a mile long, but its first cobblestones predated American democracy, and its restaurants, shops and galleries are tucked into some...
  • Toronto 2014: 'Bird People' taking a big risk

    Toronto 2014: 'Bird People' taking a big risk
    Flying from, and in, all directions an estimated 400,000 people flock to the Toronto International Film Festival to be wowed by the next big thing. So what chance does an eccentric little number such as "Bird People" have against a wall of awards-season...
  • Report: Miami-to-Paris flight diverted because of unruly passenger

    Report: Miami-to-Paris flight diverted because of unruly passenger
    An American Airlines flight heading from Miami to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris was diverted to Boston's Logan Airport Wednesday evening because of an unruly passenger, New England Cable Network is reporting. Flight 62 landed safely in Boston at...
  • Philippine de Rothschild dies at 80; grande dame of Bordeaux wine

    Philippine de Rothschild, an energetic and self-certain grande dame of Bordeaux wine who halted an acting career to run vineyards owned by the family dynasty, has died, her company said. She was 80. She died Friday night in Paris "from the effects of...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' receives a muted opening-night reception

     A strange mood hovered over the Cannes Film Festival's opening-night ceremony Wednesday night, as the Grace Kelly biopic "Grace of Monaco" — or one of its versions, anyway — premiered to a muted response at an otherwise hoopla-filled event....