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Eleanor Beardsley

Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:

Parisians Sing The Praises Of 'Singin In The Rain'

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Until a few years ago, American musical theater was rarely performed in France. But it's become a huge hit, with Singin' in the Rain as the latest sold-out success.

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French National Front Party Gaining Appeal In Regional Elections

Thursday, March 19, 2015

France holds it's regional elections Sunday, and the far-right National Front party is surging in popularity after persuading voters that it is no longer on the political fringe.

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3 French Athletes Die In Helicopter Crash While Filming Reality TV Show

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

France is mourning the loss of three athletes in a TV reality show — the second deadly incident in as many years. Many are left wondering if such shows go too far in their effort to boost ratings.

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For A French Rabbi And His Muslim Team, There's Work To Be Done

Saturday, March 07, 2015

Rabbi Michel Serfaty and his Muslim assistants work in poor neighborhoods where many residents are immigrants from Islamic countries. January's terror attacks only made him more determined.

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Many French Muslims Find Lives Of Integration, Not Separation

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Despite a minority suspected of holding extremist views, the vast majority of French Muslims say they feel fully integrated into society. France has the largest number of Muslims in Western Europe.

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French Authorities Pursue Drones Spotted Flying Over Paris

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Small drones have been seen flying illegally above high-security landmarks in Paris recently. Officials say they don't pose much risk, but the city is still on edge after the Charlie Hebdo attack.

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French Authorities Pursue Drones Spotted Near Sensitive Sites

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Small drones have been seen flying illegally above high-security landmarks in Paris recently. Officials say they don't pose much risk, but the city is still on edge after the Charlie Hebdo attack.

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France Warns Russia And Its Allies Not To Advance On Ukrainian Port City

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The foreign ministers of the four signatories to the Minsk cease-fire agreement met in Paris to discuss the fighting in Ukraine. Kiev worries that the separatists' next target will be Mariupol.

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After Paris Attacks, Voltaire's 'Tolerance' Is Back In Vogue

Sunday, February 15, 2015

The writer's classic 18th-century work took aim at intolerance in the Catholic Church. Now it's flying off the shelves as the French seek answers following deadly shootings by Islamic extremists.

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Weighty Issues Topped Agenda Of European Union Summit

Friday, February 13, 2015

European leaders met in Brussels on Thursday to address a range of crises facing the continent. Terrorism, the Ukraine conflict and Greek debt topped the agenda.

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Ukraine Dominates Meeting Of E.U. Leaders In Brussels

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Thursday's summit of EU leaders in Brussels was dominated by news of a possible ceasefire in Ukraine, but other crises like Greek debt and the threat of terrorism were also on the agenda.

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European Leaders Forge Cease-Fire In Ukraine

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine were in marathon talks in the capital of Belarus trying to agree to a cease-fire that would end fighting in eastern Ukraine. It goes into effect Sunday.

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The French Debate: Free Speech Versus Hate Speech

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Since the attack on a French satirical magazine, dozens have been arrested for condoning terrorism and inciting hatred. Many are wondering if the crackdown on hate speech is compromising free speech.

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Russian Economic Woes Hit France's Ski Slopes

Friday, January 30, 2015

For the past decade, wealthy Russians have flocked to the fabled slopes in the French Alps. But the drop in the ruble is now keeping them away, and the region's economy is starting to feel the effect.

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For Many French Jews, Anti-Semitism Has A Clear Source

Thursday, January 22, 2015

French Jews say anti-Semitism, an issue for generations, is now coming largely from radical Muslims. Jewish emigration has been rising, but many Jews also say they're determined to stay in France.

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Broad Anti-Terror Crackdown Covers France, Germany, Belgium

Friday, January 16, 2015

Police in France have made more arrests in connection with last week's terror attacks in Paris. Authorities in both Germany and Belgium also have been conducting security operations and detaining suspects.

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Some French Muslims See Conspiracies In Paris Shootings

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In Muslim communities around France, some don't believe the official version of events. In schools, some Muslim students refused to join in a moment of silence for the victims of the attacks.

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'Charlie Hebdo' Keeps The Presses Running, Will Print 3 Milllion Copies

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The remaining staff of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo are still planning to publish this week's issue, printing up three million copies.

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After Terrorist Attacks Stun France, Scores Turn Out For March

Monday, January 12, 2015

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Paris on Sunday in a show of unity and defiance after deadly terrorist attacks in the French capital. The day ended in the city's main synagogue.

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Palpable Relief On Parisian Streets After Hostage Crises End

Friday, January 09, 2015

A Paris neighborhood found itself at the center of a violent stand-off on Friday, with shoppers taken hostage at a local supermarket

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