07/04/14 06:15 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It just wouldn't be the World Cup without Germany in the semifinals. Harnessing all their big-game experience, the Germans delivered a performance of maturity and efficiency to hold off France 1-0 on Friday and become the first team to reach four straight semifinals in the...
07/04/14 10:15 AM
AVIGNON, France (AP) — One of Europe's premier theater festivals is canceling some shows as French workers protest changes to their offseason unemployment benefits. The director of the Festival d'Avignon, Olivier Py, told journalists in Avignon that two plays scheduled to run on Friday's...
07/04/14 05:02 AM
PARIS (AP) — France is increasing security on flights headed for the United States this summer, amid U.S. concerns that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new kind of bomb. The Obama administration this week called for tighter security measures at foreign airports that have direct flights to the...
07/01/14 06:31 PM
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was in police custody Tuesday, apparently under questioning in an investigation linked to allegations that he took 50 million euros ($67 million) in illegal campaign funds from Libya's Moammar Gadhafi. But will the shocking detention and...
07/01/14 07:45 AM
PARIS (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday upheld France's law banning face-covering Muslim veils from the streets, in a case brought by a woman who claimed her freedom of religion was violated. The ruling by the Strasbourg-based court was the first of its kind since France...
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President Obama held up France as the gold standard the U.S. workplace should emulate during an event at the White House on Monday.
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A growing chorus of Capitol Hill lawmakers are urging France to scrap a lucrative deal to sell two high-tech warships to Russia as the country flexes its muscle in eastern Europe.
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