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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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$1 million in jewels stolen near Cannes film fest

PARIS (AP) — Suspected thieves ripped out a small safe from the wall of a hotel room near the Cannes Film Festival and made off with about $1 million worth of jewelry inside, a French […]

05/17/2013

The Arc de Triomphe in Paris. (AP Photo)

Bomb scare: Paris police evacuate Arc de Triomphe

PARIS (AP) — Paris police say tourists have been evacuated from the Arc de Triomphe while authorities check the famed monument for a possible bomb.

04/29/2013

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Ewes-ful: Paris hires sheep to mow city lawns

PARIS (AP) — Will tourists soon see flocks of baaing sheep at the Eiffel Tower and bleating ewes by Notre Dame cathedral? That could be the case, since Paris City Hall this week installed a small flock of sheep to mow the lawn at the city’s gardens.

04/05/2013

Pilot in cockpit of jet

Air France: Man found in cockpit not an employee

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Air France says a French man arrested after sitting inside the cockpit of a plane scheduled to fly from Philadelphia is not one of its employees.

03/22/2013

Pablo Picasso

Picasso portrait fetches near $45M at auction

LONDON (AP) — A Picasso painting of his muse has fetched 28.6 million pounds ($44.9 million) at a London auction.

02/05/2013

Soccer player David Beckham

AP source: Beckham will join French club PSG

LONDON (AP) — David Beckham will join Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday, opting for a move to France after mulling over lucrative offers from around the world since leaving the Los Angeles Galaxy.

01/31/2013

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