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14 hrs ago | CNN

Inside Europe's arms trade with Russia

Russian sailors are training aboard a French Mistral ship in the port of Saint-Nazaire in France.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, France, Francois Hollande, Vladimir Putin

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Pride 2014 parents: Morgane Oger

"How you get your gender is, today, basically something that's assigned at birth, and then [if it doesn't match your identity] you have to fight against this for your entire life if you have the wherewithal to do it," Oger told the Georgia Straight over coffee near the rainbow crosswalks in Davie Village.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Transgender

Digital Trends

Forbidden fruit: Renault prepping suped-up Twingo Gordini hatchback

The Renault Twingo hatchback has always been a good car, but it's never been a particularly exciting one.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Autos

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Flybe adds more flights to France

Flybe is making available an extra 2,500 seasonal seats on their routes to Northern France as it moves to offering flights six days a week.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Switzerland,

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

A third of Americans delinquent on debtA third of Americans...

More than a third of the country is in trouble when it comes to paying debts on time; 35% of Americans have debt in collections, according to a study out Tuesday from the Urban Institute, which analyzed the A third of Americans delinquent on debt More than a third of the country is in trouble when it comes to paying debts on time; 35% of Americans ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, France, World News, Paris, MO

Iol.co.za

Startup plugs the digital divide

Two grandmothers mystified by computer tablets have inspired a French-Romanian startup to develop an application and service to help the elderly stay in touch with their relatives through the Internet.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), France, World News,

MassLive.com

US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

In this March 5, 2014 file photo, French-built warship BPC Vladivostock, designed to strengthen Russia's ability to deploy troops, tanks and helicopter gunships, leaves the Saint Nazaire's harbor, western France, for its test run on the open sea off coast of France.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Francois Hollande, Travel, Brussels, Belgium Travel, Belgium Travel, Europe Travel

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Goal.com

Monaco confirm Bakayoko signing

Last season's Ligue 1 runners-up announce that the teenage midfielder, who has already been capped by France at Under-21s level, has signed a five-year contract Monaco have confirmed the signing of Tiemoue Bakayoko from Rennes for an undisclosed fee.

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Related Topix: France, World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Straits Times

Startup offers elderly an Internet key to family links

Two grandmothers mystified by computer tablets have inspired a French-Romanian startup to develop an application and service to help the elderly stay in touch with their relatives through the Internet.

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Related Topix: France, World News,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Henry IV of France Converts to Catholicism

He was the first French monarch of the House of Bourbon . Baptised a Catholic , he converted to Protestantism along with his mother Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre .

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Related Topix: France, World News

Examiner.com

Hotel Thierry Drapeau: a quaint, relaxing French hideaway

With such delicious food, a tranquil, rural landscape crossed by easy walking paths and a dramatic historical background, Hotel Thierry Drapeau ticks many of the boxes for those seeking a quaint, relaxing 'hideaway' vacation.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Life, Food, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Bread, Chocolate

Customer Interaction Solutions

Sorin Group Announces Ce Mark Approval for Crown PRT(TM) Heart Valve

Code: SORN.MI), a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, announced today it has been granted CE mark certification for its innovative stented aortic bioprosthesis CROWN PRT, now commercially available in Europe.

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Related Topix: France, World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Nine O'Clock

Exhibition of French vintage clocks from Romanian museum collections

Francois Saint-Paul, French Ambassador to Romania and Ernest Oberlander-Tarnoveanu, director general of National History Museum of Romania, will attend the event.

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Related Topix: Watches, World News, Romania, France,

Los Angeles Times

European diplomats weigh harsher sanctions on Russia

European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton, right, talks with Italian Foreign Affairs Minister Federica Mogherini, center, and Croatian Foreign Affairs Minister Vesna Pusic, left, prior to the start of the EU Foreign Affairs Council of... European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and ... (more)

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Related Topix: France, Francois Hollande

The Wichita Eagle

Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

In this March 5, 2014 file photo, French-built warship BPC Vladivostock, designed to strengthen Russia's ability to deploy troops, tanks and helicopter gunships, leaves the Saint Nazaire's harbor, western France, for its test run on the open sea off coast of France.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Francois Hollande, Health

Tri-cityherald.com

Court rules France responsible in toxic algae case

This Aug. 20, 2009 file photo shows the ulva algae-covered beach of Saint Michel en Greve, Brittany, France.

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Related Topix: France, World News

OUPblog

Debussy and the Great War

When war was declared in the summer of 1914, Claude Debussy was fifty-one. Widely regarded as the greatest living French composer, he lived in Paris in a fashionable, elegant neighborhood near the Bois de Boulogne.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Fodor's

Seafood Lover's Guide to Brittany, France

If you're an oyster aficionado, you've certainly heard of the Belon, France's most beloved bivalve.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, France, World News, Travel

Examiner.com

Historics: 2014 Goodwood Revival to celebrate Jaguar D-type 60th anniversary

The Goodwood Revival will celebrate the 60th anniversary of arguably Britain's most iconic sports car, the Jaguar D-type, with a special race for examples of the legendary machine at the September 12-14 event.

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Related Topix: World News, France

Business News

Dunlop to present Le Mans artwork in London

Centred around a group of award-winning illustrators who have created 'The Art of Motorsport', it celebrates 90 years of endurance racing at the iconic La Sarthe circuit.

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Related Topix: France, World News

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