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A U.S. Marine Corps soldier visits graves prior to a Memorial Day commemoration at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, France.
AP Photo/Virginia Mayo
May 27, 2018 - 1:51 pm
BELLEAU, France (AP) — High-ranking military officials from the United States, France and Germany took part in Memorial Day ceremonies at an American cemetery in France on Sunday to mark the centennial of the battle of Belleau Wood, a turning point in World War I and a key moment in U.S. Marine...
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Qing Dynasty Vase
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May 23, 2018 - 10:39 am
James Griffiths, CNN (CNN) -- A French family made the discovery everyone who cleans out their attic secretly hopes for: a priceless work of art overlooked for decades. After finding an intricately decorated porcelain vase in an old shoebox, the owners took it to Sotheby's Paris to be appraised,...
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Iranian lawmakers burn two pieces of papers representing the U.S. flag and the nuclear deal as they chant slogans against the U.S. at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, May 9, 2018.
AP Photo
May 09, 2018 - 8:00 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal (all times local): 6:50 p.m. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is telling a U.S. Senate panel the Trump administration will work with allies and partners to prevent Iran from acquiring...
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Cannes jury members Khadja Nin, Lea Seydoux, Cate Blanchett, Ava Duvernay and Kristen Stewart
Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP
May 08, 2018 - 1:49 pm
By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer CANNES, France (AP) — The 71st Cannes Film Festival was opening Tuesday with the premiere of Asghar Farhadi's "Everybody Knows," but the spotlight at the first post-Harvey Weinstein edition of the glamorous French Rivera gathering was focused on the issue of gender...
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A view of the Palais des Festivals at the 71st international film festival, Cannes.
Arthur Mola/Invision/AP
May 07, 2018 - 4:49 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — On the eve of the 71st Cannes Film Festival, the festival's director held an unscheduled press conference Monday to address the many issues roiling this year's gathering, from Cannes' feud with Netflix to the #MeToo movement to the banning of selfies on the red carpet. Thierry...
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French President Emmanuel Macron
(Xinhua/Ye Pingfan) (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
April 23, 2018 - 8:12 am
By Melissa Bell and James Masters, CNN (CNN) -- It was last July that US President Donald Trump laid bare the depth of his feelings for his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. For Trump, it was not the romantic dinner at the prestigious Le Jules Verne restaurant inside the Eiffel Tower, nor the...
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President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime.
Photo: CNN / Pool
April 14, 2018 - 7:05 am
By Zachary Cohen and Kevin Liptak WASHINGTON, DC (CNN) -- The US, UK and France launched strikes against targets at three sites in Syria in the early hours of Saturday morning, following a week of threats of retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians in the Damascus enclave of...
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