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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.
Michel Euler/AP Photo, Pool
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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A worker checks on a wooden support structure placed on the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
Francois Mori/AP Photo
April 17, 2019 - 11:56 am
By Thomas Adamson and Nicolas Vaux-Montagny, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Notre Dame Cathedral would have burned to the ground in a "chain-reaction collapse" had firefighters not moved as rapidly as they did to battle the blaze racing through the beloved landmark building, a French government...
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Cherri Gregg
April 16, 2019 - 3:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris highlights some of the vulnerabilities of historic sites. Even Philadelphia, one of the most historic cities in America, has had its fair share of close calls. "It was devastating news — I mean, it is one of the...
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Notre Dame cathedral is shown on Sunday, April 14, a day before it burned.
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Tim Jimenez
April 16, 2019 - 7:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the iconic landmark burned on Monday, many people shared their memories of visiting the Notre Dame cathedral. Among them was a KYW Newsradio colleague, who was just there the day before the French gothic cathedral caught fire. Charlotte Reese, a writer at KYW, just...
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Flames and smoke rise from Notre Dame cathedral as it burns in Paris, Monday, April 15, 2019.
AP Photo/Thibault Camus
April 15, 2019 - 1:34 pm
UPDATED: 12:00 a.m. ___ PARIS (AP) — A massive fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets...
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Alberto Pizzoli/Pool Photo via AP
March 31, 2019 - 9:45 pm
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis defended his decision to reject French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin's resignation after he was convicted of covering up for a predator priest, saying Sunday the appeals process must run its course before a final decision is made. Francis also explained why...
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In this May 28, 2016 file photo, a player's shadow is pictured as he returns the ball during the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris.
Alastair Grant/AP Photo, File
March 21, 2019 - 9:34 am
By John Leicester, AP Sports Writer PARIS (AP) — Judicial officials say French police have questioned another batch of tennis players in a growing investigation into a match-fixing syndicate suspected of paying out hundreds of thousands of euros to fix and then gamble on low-level matches. The...
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Paris famed restaurant Fouquet's burns on the Champs Elysees avenue during a yellow vests demonstration.
Christophe Ena/AP Photo
March 17, 2019 - 2:38 pm
PARIS (AP) — Business owners, city employees and construction workers dug in Sunday to clean up one of the world's most glamorous avenues, after riots by ultraviolent yellow vest protesters trashed the Champs-Elysees in Paris to express anger at French President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies...
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Ethiopian relatives of crash victims grieve at the site where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday killing all 157 on board, near Bishoftu, south-east of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia, on Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Mulugeta Ayen/AP Photo/
March 16, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By David Koenig AP Airlines Writer (AP) — Investigators at a lab in France and a field in Ethiopia are looking for clues into the second deadly accident involving Boeing's newest jetliner, while DNA testing has started to identify the remains of victims. As the investigation proceeds, more details...
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