People gather for a funeral service for some of the victims of a collapsed highway bridge, in Genoa's exhibition center Fiera di Genova, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.
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August 19, 2018 - 9:45 am
PARIS (AP) — An audit commissioned by the French government says about 840 French bridges are suffering from serious damage and at risk of collapse in the coming several years. President Emmanuel Macron's government had already promised new infrastructure spending, but is coming under new pressure...
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People stand next to the fire before being evacuated at the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018.
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August 06, 2018 - 11:08 am
By Barry Hatton, Associated Press LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Emergency services in Portugal kept up their fight Monday against a four-day wildfire on the south coast that threatened to engulf a hillside town overnight, as sweltering weather continued in Europe. The Civil Protection Agency said 44...
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France's first baby panda Yuan Meng celebrates his first birthday with a birthday cake composed of bamboo, honey, apples, oranges, strawberries and lemons, at the ZooParc de Beauval in Beauval, central France, Saturday Aug. 4, 2018.
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August 04, 2018 - 3:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — France's first baby panda celebrated his first birthday Saturday with a cake of bamboo, honey, apples, oranges, strawberries and lemons. The panda named Yuan Meng — which means "accomplishment of a dream" — weighs about 30 kilograms (66 pounds). He has recently started eating bamboo...
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July 25, 2018 - 11:43 am
By Bethlehem Feleke (CNN Money) -- Facebook is trying a new way into China, after years of being locked out of the world's second largest economy. The social media giant said on Tuesday that it plans to set up "an innovation hub ... to support Chinese developers, innovators and start-ups." Its...
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Supporter of Croatia national soccer team members wait to welcome the team on their arrival in Zagreb, Croatia.
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July 16, 2018 - 2:43 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes' welcome for the national team on Monday despite its loss to France in the World Cup final. Tens of thousands of people wearing national red-and-white checkered colors and...
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The crowd prepares to welcome the French soccer team for a parade a day after the French team victory in the soccer World Cup, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Paris.
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July 16, 2018 - 10:55 am
By Elaine Ganley, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — With the golden World Cup trophy in hand, France's victorious national team is returning home to a grand "Merci!" from a grateful nation that was sorely in need of a boost. "Eternal Happiness" said Monday's headline in the sports daily L'Equipe,...
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France's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup.
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July 15, 2018 - 1:00 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest. The 19-year-old Mbappe became only the second teenager after Pele to score in a World Cup final, helping France beat Croatia...
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Soccer fans react while they watch the match between Belgium and France during a 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinal viewing party at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
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John McDevitt
July 12, 2018 - 7:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Whether you are cheering for Croatia or for France, all are welcome at Brauhaus Schmitz on South Street, where the entire block will be shut down for an outdoor World Cup viewing party. "We got 20-foot huge LED screen coming," said restaurant owner Doug Hager. "There'...
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England's Kieran Trippier, right, challenges for the ball with Croatia's Ivan Strinic during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium.
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July 11, 2018 - 4:45 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Croatia is going to its first World Cup final. Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute to give the Croats a 2-1 victory over England on Wednesday. Croatia will face France on Sunday in the World Cup final. About 10 minutes before Mandzukic scored, defender Sime Vrsaljko headed a...
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A fan of Belgium cheers prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup semi-final match between France and Belgium in Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 10, 2018.
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Justin Udo
July 10, 2018 - 5:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fans packed into a Belgium bar Tuesday to watch their team play in the semifinals. Even though the outcome wasn't to their liking , dozens of people filled The Belgium Cafe in Fairmount to see their team play against France. "It's lovely that all these people are down...
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