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2 min ago | Eclectica

The trail of the Perched Cat

Dole is a small town in the Jura region of France. We visited it on a day trip from Besancon.

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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Forgotten summer whites: Picpoul and Jacquere

While attending a wine tasting at my local ABC Fine Wines and Spirits, I became reacquainted with two lesser-known French white grapes from two lesser-known wine regions, the Languedoc and Savoie.

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7 hrs ago | CBS News

More than 100 celebrities hacked, nude photos leaked

Actress Jennifer Lawrence poses for photographers as she arrives at the Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 party at the 67th International Film Festival in Cannes, France, Saturday, May 17, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Ambulance administration of anti-clot drug may benefit heart attack patients

Ambulance administration of the antiplatelet medication ticagrelor to patients with a type of heart attack known as ST segment elevation myocardial infarction is not better than hospital administration, in terms of improving blood flow in blocked arteries before a revascularisation procedure, according to a new study presented at ESC Congress 2014 ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | ABC15.com

Two arrested after taking son from hospital

The parents who pulled their cancer-stricken son from a British hospital and spurred an international search for the boy have been arrested, police said.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bloomberg

France Asks for More ECB Action to Weaken Overvalued Euro

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls called for more action from the European Central Bank to lower the value of the euro, amid concerns the 18-nation region might be headed toward deflation.

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Jerusalem Post

Connecting the dots

The summer of 2014 is probably the most appropriate moment to remember a 19th century maverick genius: Jan Gotlib Bloch, otherwise known as Jan Bogomil Bloch, Johan von Bloch, Ivan Stanislavovich Bloch or even, among his French readers and admirers, as Ivan de Bloch.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Four dead in Paris suburb building explosion

Two children and two women were killed on Sunday when an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to rubble, emergency services said.

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Independent.ie

French officials arrest girl (16) accused of attempting to travel to Syria 'for jihad'

Smoke rises during what activists said was an air raid by warplanes operated by forces of Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad around al-Tabqa military base at a government-controlled airport that is surrounded by militants, west of Raqqa city, August 21, 2014.

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Switched

France Arrests 16-Year-Old Girl Suspected Of Trying To Join Islamists Rebels In Syria

A 16-year-old girl suspected of trying to reach Syria to join Islamist rebels has been arrested in the southeastern city of Nice, France's interior minister said on Sunday.

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Droitwich Advertiser

Calm Cruise: Enjoy the tranquility of a barge hotel such as the Anjodi on a holiday in France.

THE largest luxury hotel barge cruising company in Europe, European Waterways, has declared the 2015 cruise season 'the year of the family', by offering up to 10 per cent off the price of whole boat charters on 10 of its most popular hotel barges in their fleet.

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Brandon Sun

Newfoundlanders who lined up to serve in WWI still revered as the Blue Puttees

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Diana Snow's grandfather was among hundreds of Newfoundlanders who lined up a century ago to fight in the First World War as part of a fervent bid to help Britain.

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DurhamRegion.com

Newfoundlanders lined up to serve in WWI

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Diana Snow's grandfather was among hundreds of Newfoundlanders who lined up a century ago to fight in the First World War as part of a fervent bid to help Britain.

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The Daily Beast

France's New Whiz-Kid in the CabinetBy Tracy McNicoll

At 36, Emmanuel Macron, France's new Economy Minister, is remarkably young. He got rich on his wits.

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TechEBlog

If LEGO Star Wars Invaded France, This is What You'd Probably See

Photographer and Star Wars fanatic Benoit Lapray partnered with artist Matthieu Latry for a LEGO Star Wars "Toys Invasion" series, in which they took Star Wars LEGO minifigs as well as accessories, and set them up in real life situations at La Confluence in Lyon, France.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Buenos Aires ranks as 29th - smartest city'

Buenos Aires has been ranked 28th in a National Geographic Traveler list of the "World's Smartest Cities," with public wi-fi, bike-sharing programmes and the El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore earning laurels for the city.

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The Star Online

The Hundred-Foot Journey

Based on the novel of the same name by Richard C. Morais, The Hundred-Foot Journey kicks off with the story of an Indian family travelling around Europe to seek their fortune after their family restaurant is burnt to the ground.

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The Star Online

French prime minister, booed, hopes Socialists can bridge divides

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was jeered on Saturday on the way to his Socialist Party's end-of-summer gathering, where attacks on the government's pro-business economic policy highlighted an uncomfortable divide within France's left.

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Yahoo!

French prime minister, booed, hopes Socialists can bridge divides

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was jeered on Saturday on the way to his Socialist Party's end-of-summer gathering, where attacks on the government's pro-business economic policy highlighted an uncomfortable divide within France's left.

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Switched

We're Starting To Understand Exactly Why Brody Jenner Wasn't At Kim Kardashian's Wedding

The story of Brody Jenner skipping Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding has taken yet another turn, and this time it involves Brody's girlfriend.

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