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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany speaks during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 25, 2019.
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June 25, 2019 - 1:51 pm
By Graham Dunbar, AP Sports Writer LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Breakdancing moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can look to book a street venue in Paris. Called breaking in Olympic circles, its medal debut was last October at the Buenos Aires Youth Summer Games...
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Flowers, candles and photos are seen in commemoration of the Princess Diana in Paris, France on Aug. 31, 2017.
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May 30, 2019 - 9:40 am
PARIS (AP) — Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site already holds a golden flame-shaped monument in her honor, adjacent to the Alma Tunnel where the accident occurred. The plaza is...
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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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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.
Michel Euler/AP Photo
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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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, center left, is greeted by French President Emmanuel Macron, center right, as she arrives at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
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May 15, 2019 - 9:46 am
By Sylvie Corbet and Masha MacPherson, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Facebook toughened its livestreaming policies Wednesday as it prepared to huddle with world leaders and other tech CEOs in Paris to find ways to keep social media from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and...
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Mark Abrams
April 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Shrine of the Miraculous Medal in Germantown will offer a special mass on Monday to show solidarity with the people of Paris in the wake of the devastating fire at the Notre Dame cathedral. Father John Freund, a Vincentian priest who has worked on social media for...
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Workers, top, fix a net to cover one of the iconic stained glass windows of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Sunday, April 21, 2019.
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April 21, 2019 - 3:32 pm
PARIS (AP) — The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from around France and the world honored the firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral, praying Sunday at a special Easter Mass for a swift reconstruction of the beloved monument. Some streets around the medieval cathedral also reopened six days...
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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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A worker checks on a wooden support structure placed on the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
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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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