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Women's World Cup trophy
Christophe Ena/AP, file
February 27, 2019 - 1:36 pm
(AP) — The Women's World Cup countdown has begun in earnest. Wednesday marked 100 days until the kickoff of the game's biggest tournament, opening on June 7 in Paris. The 24-team event will be played at nine stadiums in France over the course of a month, with the final set for July 7 in Lyon. The...
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In this file picture taken with a long time exposure on March 12, 2017, Jannis Bednarzik performs during the German Breakdance Championships in Magdeburg, Germany.
Jens Meyer/AP, file
February 21, 2019 - 1:16 pm
PARIS (AP) — From the streets of New York to the Olympic podium: Breakdancing's conquest of the globe seemingly knows no bounds. Getting hip to breakdancing's appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a...
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A demonstrator carries a French flag as yellow vest demonstrators are hit by tear gas during clashes in Lyon, central France, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.
AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani
January 27, 2019 - 9:46 am
PARIS (AP) — French police are investigating how a prominent yellow vest protester suffered a dramatic eye injury in Paris, as well as other protest-related injuries. Violence by protesters and the sometimes-aggressive police response have prompted a national debate since the anti-government...
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Chris Brown
Luca Bruno/AP, file
January 24, 2019 - 4:59 pm
PARIS (AP) — The lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against American singer Chris Brown and two other men said Thursday that his client was under "great psychological pressure" at a luxury hotel when "non-consensual sex" allegedly took place inside locked rooms. Brown was...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2015 file photo, rapper Chris Brown performs at the 2015 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
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January 22, 2019 - 5:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on rape allegations against U.S. singer Chris Brown (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The Paris prosecutor's office says that U.S. singer Chris Brown has been released from custody over rape allegations against him. Brown and two other people were released on Tuesday evening in...
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In this Sept.21, 2018 file photo, singer Chris Brown performs during Philipp Plein's women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy.
Luca Bruno/AP Photo, File
January 22, 2019 - 6:40 am
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials said Tuesday. Brown was detained Monday on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions and remained in custody...
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Firefighters work at the scene of a gas leak explosion in Paris, France, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019.
AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu
January 13, 2019 - 9:37 am
PARIS (AP) — Paris Fire Department said rescuers have found a woman's body under the rubble of a bakery in Paris that was blown apart by a powerful explosion, bringing the overall death toll to four. The blast Saturday morning in the Rue de Trevise in the 9th arrondissement of north-central Paris...
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Paris Bakery Blast
AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu
January 12, 2019 - 9:37 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities said two firefighters were killed and 47 people injured in a powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday that blasted out windows and overturned cars. Firefighters pulled injured victims from windows and evacuated residents...
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In this Nov. 24, 2018, file photo, demonstrators march on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, France, as they protest the rising of the fuel prices.
Kamil Zihnioglu/AP, file
December 14, 2018 - 7:17 am
PARIS (AP) — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris' police chief said Friday that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy the same numbers and strength...
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French police officers patrol in the streets front of flowers to pay respects of the victims following an attack killing three persons and wounding at least 13, in Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.
Christophe Ena/AP
December 13, 2018 - 7:34 am
PARIS (AP) — French security forces were trying to catch the suspected Strasbourg gunman dead or alive, an official said Thursday, two days after an attack near the city's Christmas market. Local authorities, meanwhile, increased the death toll to three. The attack wounded 13 others, including five...
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