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June 28, 2019 - 10:13 pm
PARIS (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Controversy didn't drive Megan Rapinoe, the big moment did. Rapinoe turned turmoil into triumph Friday night, scoring twice in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champion United States into the semifinals of the Women's World Cup with a 2-1...
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Kenneth Happel's honors
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Ian Bush
June 06, 2019 - 12:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At dawn on June 6, 1944, and throughout D-Day, more than 160,000 Allied troops stormed Nazi-occupied France. Normandy's Omaha Beach saw the heaviest losses suffered by American forces. But their sacrifice marked the beginning of the end of World War II. Kenneth Happel...
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Former Royal Marine Les Budding, right, stands with Philip Collins, 62, who is the son of the late F.E. Collins of 45 Commando, who fought alongside Budding on D-Day, as they pose for a photo aboard the MV Boudicca ship.
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June 04, 2019 - 10:25 am
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press ABOARD THE BOUDICCA IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL (AP) — The veterans hobble along on canes and lean on walking frames now, slower and weaker than they were on D-Day, when they stormed the Normandy beaches with the fate of the free world resting on their shoulders. It's...
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Power Plant in the South of Iran taken in January 2019
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May 31, 2019 - 11:04 am
By Kiyoko Metzler, Associated Press VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, though its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing. In a confidential quarterly...
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Gloria Allred
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May 28, 2019 - 11:41 am
PARIS (AP) — Lawyers have issued very different takes on a formal meeting in Paris that was supposed to take place Tuesday between an alleged rape victim and American singer-songwriter Chris Brown. A lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against Brown, Gloria Allred, claims he "has...
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Fiat logo
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May 27, 2019 - 11:03 am
PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposed on Monday to merge with France's Renault to create the world's third-biggest automaker and combine their investments in the race to make new electric and autonomous vehicles. The merged company would reshape the global industry: it would make some 8.7 million...
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Soldiers of French anti terrorist plan "Vigipirate Mission"
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May 27, 2019 - 9:22 am
PARIS (AP) — French police have arrested three suspects following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week, authorities said on Monday. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner announced the first arrest on Twitter, a development later confirmed by Paris prosecutors, who handle all...
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A rescue worker, top in red, hangs from the Eiffel Tower while a climber is seen below him between two iron columns Monday, May 20, 2019 in Paris.
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May 20, 2019 - 3:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down on Monday after a man began scaling the Paris monument, eventually stopping his climb near the top but apparently refusing to come down. Some five hours after he was spotted, the man was seen standing in the ironworks just under the third...
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April 15, 2019; Paris, France; A fire erupted on the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral this evening.
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Paul Kurtz
April 19, 2019 - 4:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the Notre Dame Cathedral being stabilized, and rebuilding forthcoming, an expert on gothic architecture said some things will never be brought back. Laura Weigert, an art history and medieval studies professor at Rutgers, has visited Notre Dame many times. She...
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French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, right, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, left, and other officials Paris walk by Notre Dame cathedral Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Paris.
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April 18, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Elaine Ganley and Sylvie Corbet PARIS (AP) — Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday, as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters who saved the world-renowned landmark. A judicial...
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