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French President Francois Hollande, left, arrives at the government seminar held at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday Aug. 19, 2013.(AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere/Pool)

French government predicts rosy future (in 2025)

PARIS (AP) — Full employment, plenty of cheap housing, a new Industrial Revolution and Police 3.0. Those are the French government’s predictions for the year 2025. Leaders in the Socialist administration, who are under criticism […]

08/19/2013

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British police checking new information on Diana death

LONDON (AP) – British police say they are examining newly received information relating to the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed, and that officers are assessing the information’s “relevance and credibility.” Scotland Yard declined […]

08/17/2013

2013 Tour de France cycling race winner Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling in Paris, France, Sunday July 21 2013. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Froome rides to victory in 100th Tour de France

PARIS (AP) — Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday and immediately vowed that his victory wouldn’t be stripped for doping as Lance Armstrong’s were. “This is one yellow jersey that will […]

07/21/2013

Prince Jackson, son of Michael Jackson, in 2012. (AP Photo)

Jackson’s teenage son describes upbringing, death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s oldest son described the frantic efforts to revive his father to a jury, a scene of tears and agony that ended a dozen idyllic years being raised by one […]

06/27/2013

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Jackson’s son says father feared concert promoter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s eldest son testified Wednesday that his father was excited about going back on tour before his death but wasn’t happy about the terms of the ill-fated shows. Prince Jackson […]

06/26/2013

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Chef describes Jackson children’s lives to jury

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A chef who worked for Michael Jackson has described the home lives of the children during the final months of the singer’s life, including what she said was his daughter’s last […]

06/18/2013

Paris Jackson, daughter of late Michael Jackson. (AP Photo)

Dispatch call describes Paris Jackson’s injuries

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paramedics were dispatched to Paris Jackson’s home on a report that the 15-year-old had taken 20 Motrin pills and cut herself with a kitchen knife, audio of an emergency dispatch released […]

06/11/2013

Paris Jackson, daughter of late Michael Jackson. (AP Photo)

Paris Jackson now in all-too-familiar spotlight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Until he died in 2009, Michael Jackson was fiercely protective of his children (save for that one balcony-dangling incident). He covered their faces when they went out with him so they […]

06/06/2013

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French president’s wine auctioned to raise funds

PARIS (AP) — In headier times, some of these wines were served at dinner for French presidents and their guests — kings, queens, other heads of state. In today’s times of austerity, the Elysee Palace […]

05/30/2013

Police officers stand near cordoned off spot where a French soldier was stabbed in the throat, La Defense district, outside Paris. (AP Photo)

DNA, video led to arrest in French soldier attack

PARIS (AP) — Traces of DNA on an orange juice bottle and a surveillance video of a man praying in a mall led to the arrest Wednesday of a young suspect accused of stabbing a […]

05/29/2013

Police officers stand near cordoned off spot where a French soldier was stabbed in the throat, La Defense district, outside Paris. (AP Photo)

French soldier stabbed in throat outside Paris

PARIS (AP) — A French soldier was stabbed in the throat in a busy commercial district outside Paris on Saturday, and France’s president said authorities are investigating any possible links with the recent slaying of […]

05/25/2013

Paris Saint Germain soccer player David Beckham (AP Photo)

David Beckham bids au revoir to soccer

PARIS (AP) — David Beckham might bid adieu to soccer Sunday from the bench. The 38-year-old Beckham, who said last week he will retire from the sport after the season, will be with French champion […]

05/23/2013

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