Paris

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.
Francois Mori/AP Photo
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.
Francois Mori/AP Photo
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
CNN, KFMB, KCCI
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
Rafael Yaghobzadeh/Pool/AP
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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Francisco Seco/AP Photo
June 28, 2019 - 10:13 pm
PARIS (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Controversy didn't drive Megan Rapinoe, the big moment did. Rapinoe turned turmoil into triumph Friday night, scoring twice in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champion United States into the semifinals of the Women's World Cup with a 2-1...
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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.
Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP
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.
Xinhua/Sipa USA
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
Thibault Camus/AP
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.
Francois Mori/AP Photo
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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