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May 27, 2019 - 9:56 am
By SAMUEL PETREQUIN Associated Press PARIS (AP) — French police have arrested four suspects following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week, authorities said Monday. TV footage showed a police operation underway Monday in a small town outside Lyon involving officers wearing...
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FILE - In this Saturday, March 30, 2019 file photo, a man holds a French flag as French with the Eiffel Tower in the background, during protests in Paris. Paris is wishing the Eiffel Tower a happy birthday with an elaborate laser show retracing the monument's 130-year history. First, the monument invited 1,300 children to a giant "snack time" Wednesday, May 15 beneath the tower dubbed the Iron Lady. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, file)
May 15, 2019 - 12:35 pm
PARIS (AP) — Paris is wishing the Eiffel Tower a happy birthday on Wednesday with an elaborate laser show retracing the monument's 130-year history. First, the monument invited 1,300 children to a giant "snack time" beneath the tower known as the Iron Lady. The tower will then broadcast 12-minute...
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May 15, 2019 - 5:34 am
Livestreaming terrorist attacks. Using social media to spread deadly ideas. Manipulating banned videos to keep sharing them online. World leaders and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris to find ways to stop all this.
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May 09, 2019 - 9:19 am
Notre Dame Cathedral's melted roof has left astronomically high lead levels in the plaza outside and adjacent roads.
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May 08, 2019 - 2:07 am
Iran's president said Wednesday that it will stop exporting excess uranium and heavy water from its nuclear program as stipulated by the 2015 atomic accord and set a 60-day deadline for new terms to the deal before it will resume higher uranium enrichment.
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April 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-powered magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a massi
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April 16, 2019 - 11:50 am
By THOMAS ADAMSON PARIS (AP) — Two of France's richest men, long locked in a very public rivalry, are once again pitted against each other — this time over flashy and competing donations to rebuild Notre Dame. Billionaire luxury tycoons — Bernard Arnault, 70, and Francois Pinault, 82 — are among...
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April 16, 2019 - 8:56 am
Firefighters declared success Tuesday in a more than 12-hour battle to extinguish an inferno engulfing Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral that claimed its spire and roof, but spared its bell towers and the purported Crown of Christ.
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April 16, 2019 - 4:17 am
Nations expressed solidarity with France after the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral and offered their support for the recovery.
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April 15, 2019 - 4:36 pm
A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below. France's Interior Ministry...
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