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Eleanor Beardsley

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A Cleaner Tour De France Kicks Off With A Nod To WWI

Saturday, July 05, 2014

The 101st Tour de France starts Saturday in England. To mark the 100th anniversary of WWI, the Tour will roll through former battlefields in the farmlands of northern France.

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Years Of Syrian Violence Have Changed The Face Of The French Jihadi

Monday, June 30, 2014

In the past five years, the conflict in Syria has helped dramatically change the profile of a jihadi fighter: No longer are jihadi groups forced to meet in secret forums; instead, they're openly on Facebook, and the movement is democratizing.

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In Paris, Training Wheels For The Littlest Riders

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Paris streets are often too dangerous for kids to learn to ride, and most parents have no room to store bikes in their apartments. So the city has started renting bikes for the smallest Parisians.

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Brutal Vigilante Attack On Roma Teen Shocks France

Thursday, June 19, 2014

French President Francois Hollande condemned the incident, which left the boy in a coma, as an unspeakable and unjustifiable act. Some say a xenophobic climate may have been a factor.

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Stromae, Global Star In The Making, Set To Touch Down In The U.S.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Belgian pop artist took Europe by storm in 2009 with the song "Alors On Danse." Five years later, he hopes to ride a wave of new hits across the Atlantic.

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As Exasperation Mounts, French Rail Strike Turns Violent

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The French rail strike has enters it second week and train workers have clashed with riot police in Paris. The latest poll shows the striking train drivers are losing public support.

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One Frenchman's Commitment To Keeping D-Day Memories Alive

Sunday, June 08, 2014

Joseph Delecolle, 63, visits Normandy every year on D-Day and cries as he thinks of the many sacrifices. He also visits the rest of the year, telling the story to a younger generation.

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Allies Land Again In Normandy, This Time To Honor D-Day Vets

Friday, June 06, 2014

On the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in France, President Obama joined with other allied leaders in commemorating veterans and those who lost their lives in the pivotal battle there.

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Obama In Normandy For 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

Friday, June 06, 2014

The sky over Normandy is brilliant blue on Friday. President Obama joins Queen Elizabeth, the leader of France and others in marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings during World War II.

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70 Years On, A Normandy Village Honors Aging WWII Veterans

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Many veterans of the D-Day landing are now in their 90s, and this year's anniversary may be one of the last where the liberated and liberators are able to celebrate together.

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Le Pen Victory In France Presents A Paradox For Hollande

Sunday, June 01, 2014

In France, the far right's victory in last week's election was one more crisis for President Francois Hollande. Even before the vote, he was rated the most unpopular French president in 50 years.

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In France, Remembering The American Flyboys Of World War I

Monday, May 26, 2014

A century after World War I started, the French pay tribute on Memorial Day to the "Lafayette Squadron," American pilots who fought with the allies before the U.S. officially entered the war.

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France's Big Train Problem: New Fleet Too Wide For Platforms

Friday, May 23, 2014

A French railway company says it has ordered hundreds of new regional trains that are too wide to use at many French station platforms. It will cost nearly $70 million to fix the mistake.

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Europe Steps Up Attacks Against Google

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

European digital companies have brought charges against Google for monopolistic behavior. And a ruling by a European court could force Google to remove certain web links from its search engine.

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The French Ask: Should We Be Building Warships For Russia?

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

France's $1.6 billion sale is the biggest ever by a NATO country to Russia. But in the wake of Russia's actions in Ukraine, the French are debating whether they should suspend the deal.

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France's Far-Right's High Hopes On May Day Display

Thursday, May 01, 2014

The National Front party traditionally rallies in support of its anti-immigrant, nationalist ideals on May 1, International Workers Day. The far right is growing stronger throughout much of Europe.

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Ending 5-Year Dispute, New York Reaches Deal With Teachers Union

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Teachers in the largest public school system in the country had been working without a contract since 2009. Mayor Bill de Blasio called it a "landmark" labor deal.

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In The City Of Love, There's No Love Lost For Tourists' Love Locks

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Lovebirds write their names on a padlock, attach it to something and toss the key. Sweet, right? Non, say opponents in Paris who want to ban a practice they say is damaging architecture and more.

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UPDATED: After One Botched Execution, Oklahoma Stays A Second

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The state was set to use a new combination of drugs, but the execution of Clayton D. Lockett failed. He died after the execution was aborted. The new drugs have been the subject of controversy.

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Firefights And Fallen Separatists, As Ukraine Offensive Advances

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Early Thursday morning, the Ukrainian military moved into towns held by militants. Firefights and casualties have been reported at a number of different locations.

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