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1 hr ago | Jalopnik

The Ten Weirdest French Cars Ever Made

They were selling oddballs like the fantastic Citron C6 up until just two years ago, so no wonder they have plenty of weird cars in their past as well to choose from.


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6 hrs ago | KRAV-FM Tulsa

Kim Novak speaks out against Oscar night 'bullies'

In this May 25, 2013 file photo, actress Kim Novak poses for photographers during the Homage to Kim Novak at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France.


Related Topix: Kim Novak, World News, Oscars, Celebrities, Matthew McConaughey, Rogue River, OR, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Bartonella quintana in Body Lice from Scalp Hair of Homeless Persons, France

To the Editor: Bartonella quintana is a body louse-borne human pathogen that can cause trench fever, bacillary angiomatosis, endocarditis, chronic bacteremia, and chronic lymphadenopathy .


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13 hrs ago | Medical Daily

2,000 SARS Vials Are Missing From A French Research Lab, But They Pose No Danger To The Public

A highly respected research Institute in France admitted to misplacing more than 2,000 vials containing fragmented samples of the SARS virus.


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17 hrs ago | Derry Today

Miss France enjoying an Easter break in Derry

The student officially recognised as the most beautiful woman in France is relaxing in Derry this week and spending time off with family in the Waterside.


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21 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Busiest day on roads predicted as Easter getaway begins

TODAY is expected to be the busiest day on Britain's roads so far this year as tens of thousands of people set off for their Easter break, a traffic information company has warned.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

France: Join the grand tour

Ever dreamed of seeing France on two wheels? Lynette Eyb provides an overview to help you start planning your cycling adventure.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Wine, Drink, Travel

KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for April 16, 2014

Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Prison, New York, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, Kent County, England


Russia woos French business elite as sanctions loom

Russia sought to woo the French business elite on Wednesday as the threat of tougher sanctions over the Ukraine crisis loom with a Franco-Russian association warning of job cuts in France as a result of restrictions.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Travel, Russia Travel, Vladimir Putin

The Economist

French politics: Vallsmania

WHEN President FranA ois Hollande chose Manuel Valls as his new prime minister, he took a big gamble.


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At 125, tower still stirs fancies, fears of Paris

Pop the bubbly. It's time to toast the 125th birthday of the Eiffel Tower, that iron, lattice-work marvel that scholar Roger Shattuck called 'the first monument of modernism.'


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Central Michigan Life

a Be who you are and be prouda : CMU alumnus plans same-sex wedding in 2015

Taylor Martin, left, and Tracy Thomson, right, stand at Versailles in Paris, France moments before Martin proposed to Thomson in the fall of 2013.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Central Michigan University, Petoskey, MI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hamilton Leithauser, Spottiswoode & His Enemies and More to Perform at Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/27

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced an exciting lineup of performances now through April 27. Check out the full schedule and details below! Hamilton Leithauser will perform tonight at 7:30 and 9:30 PM and Wednesday, April 16 at 7:30 and 9:30 PM.


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Watauga Democrat

Viva la Grandfather

Volunteers from the Southern Appalachian Historical Association, clad in 1700s-style attire, help to welcome guests to Grandfather Mountain on Sunday to celebrate the noted French botanist Andre Michaux and welcome a sixth-generation descendant.


Related Topix: Grandfather, NC, Davis, NC, World News, Catawba, NC

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

In a first, France tackles sex assault in military

In this July 14, 2013 file photo, a female soldier leads a group of soldiers during the Bastille Day parade in Paris.


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The Independent

French scientists admit to losing 2,300 samples of the potentially deadly SARS virus

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Related Topix: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health, World News

The Globe and Mail

How France lost its iconic, once romantic Gauloises cigarette brand

A woman smokes a cigarette on the pavement terrace of Les Deux Magots cafe-restaurant at Saint Germain des Pres square in Paris, Jan. 2, 2008 A woman smokes a cigarette on the pavement terrace of Les Deux Magots cafe-restaurant at Saint Germain des Pres square in Paris, Jan. 2, 2008 Gauloises plant to close They were, decades ago, something of a ... (more)


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French Ligue 2 side Lens leading chase to sign Daniel Opare

French Ligue 2 side Lens were in Belgium on Sunday to watch Daniel Opare play in the Pro League championship play-off against Genk.


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NBC Hails 'Fantastic' New Liberal Policy From French: 'Vive La France!'

The journalists at NBC's Today on Friday rhapsodized over a liberal economic policy coming out of France.


Related Topix: Today, Entertainment, Television, Matt Lauer, World News,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

MEASAT-3b Shipped To Launch Base

KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 -- Airbus Defence and Space, a division of Airbus Group, has completed the final integration and testing of MEASAT-3b.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Science / Technology, Space,