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World NowFrench President Francois Hollande's son launches a blistering attack against his father's current companion, journalist Valerie Trierweiler. Thomas Hollande said he and his siblings want nothing to do with Trierweiler after she tweeted against their...
PARIS -- There's a good chance that American voters will screw up the presidential election. "How could you say such a thing when in a democracy the people are, by definition, correct?" you ask. Because there's no such thing as collective intelligence,...
American VoicesBenjamin Netanyahu is so eager to see Mitt Romney elected president that he's making a fool of himself. For the last couple of weeks, the Israeli prime minister has been the featured player in a Republican-sponsored TV ad playing in Florida. It shows...
KIAHThe Avengers "owned" the summer, earning a billion and half bucks worldwide. But a Canadian team of Avengers tried to take over, stirring up some shiz last week at the United Nations General Assembly. Les Justiciers Masques, French for "Masked Avengers,"...
Gallic biz fights plan to syphon coin from CNC: Pols intend to divert $189 million into state coffersVarietyPARIS -- President Francois Hollande's government is facing its first opposition from the local film and TV industry over its plan to divert E150 million ($189 million) from national film and TV board funds to state coffers. Plan is part of proposals...
Mariano Rajoy, Spain’s prime minister, has found a new ally in his quest for lower borrowing rates and liquidity in his recession-racked country: France’s new President Francoise Hollande. A week after his inauguration, Hollande met with...
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Society can turn cruel and bloodthirsty toward those at the top. Julius Caesar, Mary Queen of Scots, Mahatma Gandhi, Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy … the list is so long, we can't be expected to remember every victim. But why do certain deaths...
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American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics. We're devouring these Summer...
American VoicesNow that it's a virtual certainty Mitt Romney will be the Republican presidential nominee, and all the other candidates have likely dozed off with the rest of us during this preliminary series of political skirmishes, it's time to wipe the sleep from...
Arianna HuffingtonThere's a new scarlet letter in town. Actually, it's the same letter -- "A" -- but it stands for a different word that's increasingly regarded as shameful: Austerity. The darling idea of 2010 and 2011 has become the pariah concept of 2012. Once a...
The people of Greece and France had the opportunity to make some momentous decisions in their recent elections. The choice was clear. The citizens of these two nations could either vote for lower wages and reduced benefits from the government or they...
World NowInvestigators searched the home and law offices of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday in a probe into whether he had received illegal campaign contributions from one of France’s wealthiest women, Liliane Bettencourt....
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