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Eleanor Beardsley

Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:

Remembering The Victims Of The 'Charlie Hebdo' Attack

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Robert Siegel and Melissa Block take a moment to remember the 12 victims of Wednesday's shooting in Paris.

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Police Identify Suspects In Paris Attack That Killed 12

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Authorities in Paris are searching for two brothers who are accused in Wednesday's brazen attack on a satirical magazine. The prosecutor's office says a third suspect has turned himself into police.

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French Government Organizes Massive Manhunt To Find Gunmen

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

At least 12 people were killed after gunmen attacked the offices of a satirical magazine in Paris on Wednesday.

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Gunmen Storm Satirical Magazine's Office In Paris

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

At least 12 people were killed in what French President Francois Hollande said was a "terrorist operation" against the publication Charlie Hebdo.

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Why Buy When You Can Borrow? App Connects People And Stuff

Friday, January 02, 2015

Millions of people use apps to share their homes and their cars. Now Peerby, an app developed in the Netherlands, helps people to share things like power drills and bicycle pumps with people nearby.

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Heavy Snowfall Delights Skiers In The Alps, Snarls Traffic

Monday, December 29, 2014

A major snow storm in the Alps over the weekend trapped skiers and vacationers. According to officials, as many as 37,000 vehicles were stuck Saturday night in the Savoie region of the Alps.

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Europe's Far Right And Putin Get Cozy, With Benefits For Both

Friday, December 26, 2014

Despite tensions between Russia and the West, Moscow is forging links with far-right, anti-EU parties in Europe. They're attracted to the traditional social values of Vladimir Putin's Russia.

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The French Go Crazy For 'An American In Paris'

Thursday, December 25, 2014

The first-ever stage production of the 1951 Hollywood film starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, with a Gershwin score, is getting rave reviews during its premiere in the city that inspired it.

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Driving Rampages On Pedestrians In France Rattle Nerves

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Several people have been injured over the last two days by motorists driving their cars into crowds. The government says the acts were not coordinated and the men aren't terrorists.

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French Hostage Released After Being Held For 3 Years By Al-Qaida

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

France has now obtained the release of all known French hostages being held by militants, but critics say there are questions about whether governments should negotiate with hostage-takers.

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A Tale Of Dueling Ebola Songs: One From Britain, One From Africa

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

African musicians have recorded a fund-raising song to help fight Ebola. They say it truly reflects what's happening in their homeland — unlike the Brit pop Ebola song "Do They Know It's Christmas?"

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French Lawmakers Vote To Recognize Palestinian State

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The lower house of Parliament took the non-binding action on Tuesday. France is the fifth European country to make such a move in the last month, following Sweden, Britain, Spain and Ireland.

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Santa's Black-Faced Helpers Are Under Fire In The Netherlands

Monday, December 01, 2014

Since the 19th century, Christmas in the Netherlands has always included Santa's helpers, known as Black Pete. He's a Christmas tradition to some and a racist stereotype to others.

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Eastern Ukraine Fighting Delays Identifying Airline Crash Victims

Friday, November 28, 2014

It's been four months since a civilian airliner was shot down, killing all 298 people on board. While many bodies have been identified, human remains are still being recovered from the crash site.

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French Authorities Work To Identify Militant In ISIS Video

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

One of the Islamist militants identified in the recent beheading video is a 22-year-old Frenchman from Normandy, who locals say had a traditional Catholic upbringing.

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France Shocked That Frenchman Is A Knife-Wielding ISIS Militant

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Officials confirmed that at least 1 Frenchman appears in a video that shows the beheaded bodies of an American and 18 Syrian soldiers. Maxime Hauchard left France in 2013 to join militants in Syria.

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Near The Front Lines In Iraq, An Homage To The White House

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A Kurdish businessman decided he'd like to live in the White House. So he is building a 32,000-square-foot version of the U.S. presidential residence in Irbil, near the raging war against ISIS.

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A French Best-Seller's Radical Argument: Vichy Regime Wasn't All Bad

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

In French Suicide, conservative journalist Eric Zemmour argues that if the country wants to reverse its decline, it must cut through its complex about the collaborationist World War II government.

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Stranded In France, Migrants Believe Britain Is The Answer

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Migrants from Africa and Afghanistan have poured into Calais, hoping to seek asylum in Britain across the channel. But few succeed, leaving an estimated 2,000 in limbo in the French port city.

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Egality N'est Pas La Réalité: French Women Wage Online War On Sexism

Friday, October 17, 2014

When a company told one French feminist it was "sorry" she found its ad sexist, she decided to fight back. She's launched a website where users target sexist companies and people on social media.

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