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  • French soccer team wants to erase embarrassment of 2010 World Cup

    French soccer team wants to erase embarrassment of 2010 World Cup
    Once upon a time the French were as good at soccer as any country in the world. Between 1998 and 2006, France won one World Cup and made the final of another. It won consecutive Confederations Cups and captured a Euro title. At one point it was champion...
  • French officials decry rioters who target synagogue, Jewish shops

    French officials decry rioters who target synagogue, Jewish shops
    French politicians across the political divide on Monday denounced pro-Palestinian rioters who attacked a synagogue and Jewish-owned shops in a Paris suburb. Hours after the Sunday night clashes between riot police and demonstrators angered at Israel'...
  • Germany defeats France, 1-0, to advance to World Cup semifinals

    What’s the cure for the common cold? Germany will go with a victory in the World Cup quarterfinals. Because despite having seven players suffering from flu-like symptoms, it rolled over France, 1-0, on Friday in Brazil. German Coach Joachim Loew...
  • It's too late, Mr. Kerry

    Secretary of State John Kerry thinks Iraq can be saved with a new prime minister to take the place of Nouri al-Maliki. The new one would make friends with the alienated and hostile Sunni citizens that make up some 40 percent of the country's population,...
  • Ex-French President Sarkozy held for questioning in corruption probe

    Ex-French President Sarkozy held for questioning in corruption probe
    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was being held for questioning Tuesday in connection with allegations that he had a network of informers feeding him information about police investigations into the funding of his 2007 election campaign. It is...
  • France's Sarkozy: 'There is a wish to humiliate me that is not normal'

    France's Sarkozy: 'There is a wish to humiliate me that is not normal'
    PARIS — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy lashed out at French magistrates Wednesday for pursuing “grotesque” corruption charges against him, accusing the officials who put him under investigation of being politically biased and seeking...
  • Pressure builds against France's ban on fracking

    Pressure builds against France's ban on fracking
    Deep beneath the City of Light lies what some believe to be an energy bonanza ripe for harvest. If the rosy forecasts are correct, France is sitting on one of the biggest deposits of shale gas in Western Europe, enough to supply the country for...
  • Rachel Marsden: Why women -- and voters -- prefer jerks to fops

    PARIS -- An intriguing social phenomenon prompted a horrific killing spree in Santa Barbara, California, last week, and the same phenomenon might help explain the surprising results of last weekend's European Parliament elections. The suspected Santa...
  • The outcome of the European Parliament elections

    The outcome of the recently concluded European Parliament elections is described in press and political circles in Europe and North America as a shock or crisis, but the actual reaction is better named hysteria, as if "Europe" is all over, and the rise of...
  • Mary-Kate, Ashley Olsen open first flagship for the Row

    Mary-Kate, Ashley Olsen open first flagship for the Row
    Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera, meet the Row. Taking its rightful place on Melrose Place, one of L.A.'s toniest shopping streets, is the new American luxury brand created just eight years ago by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The...
  • Robert Gates and the taint of the insider tell-all

    For all hysteria over former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' new insider memoir of his tenure during the Bush and Obama administrations, the disclosures are more breaches of trust than earth-shattering revelations. Much of "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at...