The Louvre was closed again for fear of coronavirus outbreak.
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AP News
March 02, 2020 - 11:27 am
Tourists trying to visit the Louvre Museum are out of luck: The world's most visited museum stayed closed for a second straight day because of workers' worries about the potential spread of the new virus. Read more here.
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The Pennsbury High School Marching Band, from Fairless Hills, Pa.
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Charlotte Reese
February 09, 2020 - 11:09 am
Pennsbury High School's marching band and jazz band are scheduled to go to China in the Spring but the directors are asking for a new destination. Read more here.
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Members of the Notre Dame cathedral choir rehearse at the Saint Sulpice church in Paris.
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AP News
December 24, 2019 - 11:08 am
Notre Dame Cathedral is unable to host Christmas services for the first time since the French Revolution, because the Paris landmark was too deeply damaged by this year's fire. So its exiled clergy, choir and congregation are celebrating the holiday in another Gothic church next to the Louvre...
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Jeff Koons' "Bouquet of Tulips"
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October 08, 2019 - 10:56 am
By Jack Guy, CNN (CNN) -- A new sculpture by American artist Jeff Koons, unveiled last week to honor the victims of the 2015 Paris terror attacks, is dividing opinions in the French capital. Koons gifted the "Bouquet of Tulips" to the city at a ceremony on Friday. The 41 feet tall sculpture has...
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Armed soldiers patrol after an incident at the police headquarters in Paris, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. A French police union official says an attacker armed with a knife has killed one officer inside Paris police headquarters before he was shot and killed.
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AP News
October 03, 2019 - 10:37 am
An administrator armed with a knife attacked officers inside Paris police headquarters Thursday, killing at least four before he was fatally shot, officials said. Police union official Loic Travers told reporters the attack appeared to have started in an office and continued elsewhere in the large...
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A worker sprays an adhesive product on the ground to gather up the lead particles in the school yard of Saint Benoit primary school in Paris, France, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.
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August 08, 2019 - 10:34 am
By Sylvie Corbet and Nicolas Garriga, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Workers in full protective gear began Thursday to decontaminate some Paris schools tested with unsafe levels of lead following the blaze at the Notre Dame Cathedral, as part of efforts to protect children from risks of lead...
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Notre Dame cathedral is silhouetted as environmental groups and unionists attend a news conference to warn against lead particles polluting the air in the area, and ask for a regularly updated chart showing pollution levels in Paris, France.
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August 07, 2019 - 11:07 am
PARIS (AP) — Health officials in Paris said Wednesday that a young boy needs medical monitoring because tests conducted after the Notre Dame Cathedral fire showed that he was at risk of lead poisoning. The child, who was tested last week, doesn't need treatment yet, the Regional Health Authority...
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Staying cool in a heat wave
July 26, 2019 - 10:01 am
By Eliza Mackintosh and Ivana Kottasová, CNN (CNN) — Forget Brexit — when Queen Elizabeth was snapped in a photo op with Britain's new Prime Minister this week amid record temperatures, all anyone could talk about was her Dyson fan pictured in the background. "The Queen must be feeling the heat...
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Notre Dame
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July 24, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — The chief architect of France's historic monuments says he's afraid that the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse. Dozens of sensors dotted around the 12th-century monument have shown no indication that it's...
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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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