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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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Director Francois Ozon holds aloft the Silver Bear grand jury prize for the film 'By the Grace of God' onstage at the award ceremony of the 2019 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.
Markus Schreiber/AP Photo
February 18, 2019 - 5:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — A French judge refused Monday to block the release this week in French cinemas of a movie based on a Catholic sex scandal. French director Francois Ozon's film "Grace a Dieu" ("By the Grace of God") won the Berlin Film Festival's jury grand prize on Saturday. The movie, which opens...
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Competitors battle during a national lightsaber tournament in Beaumont-sur-Oise, north of Paris.
Christophe Ena/AP Photo
February 18, 2019 - 9:15 am
By John Leicester, AP Sports Writer BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must. It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies, because its fencing federation has borrowed from a galaxy far, far away and officially recognized lightsaber dueling...
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In this Sunday, June 21, 2015 file photo, the sun rises as thousands of revellers gather at the ancient stone circle Stonehenge to celebrate the Summer Solstice, near Salisbury, England.
Tim Ireland/AP Photo, file
February 12, 2019 - 1:51 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A new study suggests the practice of building huge stone monuments spread throughout ancient Europe from northwestern France. So-called megaliths have long fascinated archaeologists because of the immense skill and effort required to build monuments like Stonehenge in England. Using...
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Kenneth Toft-Hansen of Denmark, center, celebrates on the podium after winning the final of the "Bocuse d'Or" (Golden Bocuse) trophy, in Lyon, central France, ahead Sebastian Gibrand of Sweden, left, who finished second, and Christian Andre Pettersen, rig
AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani
February 03, 2019 - 10:13 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Nordic nations have swept the top four prizes at the world's most prestigious culinary competition in France, beating Gallic gourmet chefs at their own game with Northern European simplicity and local ingredients. Team Denmark took the gold medal at the biennial Bocuse d'Or...
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In this Oct. 26, 2010 file photograph, a worker rides a bicycle in front of the reactor building of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, just outside the southern city of Bushehr.
Mehr News Agency, Majid Asgaripour, File/AP Photo
January 31, 2019 - 10:30 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Three European nations appeared poised Thursday to announce they have created a way for Iran to continue trade with them and avoid re-imposed U.S. sanctions, two Iranian officials said, setting up a potential collision with President Donald Trump's maximalist approach against...
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A demonstrator carries a French flag as yellow vest demonstrators are hit by tear gas during clashes in Lyon, central France, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.
AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani
January 27, 2019 - 9:46 am
PARIS (AP) — French police are investigating how a prominent yellow vest protester suffered a dramatic eye injury in Paris, as well as other protest-related injuries. Violence by protesters and the sometimes-aggressive police response have prompted a national debate since the anti-government...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2015 file photo, rapper Chris Brown performs at the 2015 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File
January 22, 2019 - 5:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on rape allegations against U.S. singer Chris Brown (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The Paris prosecutor's office says that U.S. singer Chris Brown has been released from custody over rape allegations against him. Brown and two other people were released on Tuesday evening in...
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In this Sept.21, 2018 file photo, singer Chris Brown performs during Philipp Plein's women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy.
Luca Bruno/AP Photo, File
January 22, 2019 - 6:40 am
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials said Tuesday. Brown was detained Monday on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions and remained in custody...
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FILE - This Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File
January 21, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — France's data privacy watchdog fined Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday, the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new European data privacy rules that took effect last year. The National Data Protection Commission said it fined the U.S. internet giant for "lack of...
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