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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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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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South China Morning Post

Tumour-stricken British boy kidnapped by parents 'may be in Spain'

A frantic police search for a five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital by his parents without doctors' consent, as fears for his life intensified with every passing hour.

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Bangor Daily News

'Notre Onias': 70 years later, French villagers honor Maine soldier's singular sacrifice

Raynald Martin of Brewer talks about his older brother, Onias, who was killed during WWII while liberating the village of Bonnetable, France.

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Stars and Stripes

Missouri Air Guard base to offer 6-month weapons tactics course

U.S. Air Force Capt. Nick Kahler, a flight navigator assigned to the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center, Missouri Air National Guard, walks off a C-130 Hercules aircraft in Cherbourg, France, on June 2, 2014.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Fashion Photographer Horst's Full-Color Retrospective

The German-American fashion photographer Horst is often remembered for his 1930s black-and-white photos, which he himself updated in the 1980s with refined black-and-white reprints.

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Canada Online Explorer

Second plane forced to land after fight over reclining seat

For the second time in a week, a plane was forced to land when a fight broke out onboard over a reclining seat.

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The Daily Beast

Two Teenage Girls Arrested Over French Synagogue Suicide Bomb Plot

Two teenage girls have been arrested on suspicion of conspiring to blow up a synagogue in Lyon, French news websites have reported.

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The Lebanon Daily News

French girl investigated over alleged jihad plan

A 14-year-old French girl has been placed under investigation for allegedly planning to carry out jihad, the third in a group of teenage girls caught before they left home.

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Post and Courier

Charleston reaches out to a familiar French town with a certain flair

A special bond between the Lowcountry and Flers de L'Orne, France, took root decades ago, as Charleston aided town residents battered by World War II.

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ITV

French police join search for missing Ashya King

Cherbourg police have joined their English counterparts in the search for five-year-old Ashya King, who was taken from hospital by his parents yesterday.

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Business Journal

Air Liquide sells $32 million in Plug Power shares

Air Liquide , a global supplier of industrial gasses, sold nearly 5.5 million of its Plug Power shares this week.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

The South of France

As the train chugged at above 300 km per hour, green vineyards and silver olive trees of Provence slowly transformed into crystal blue waters of The Cte d'Azur.

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USA Today

First look at Qatar Airways' Airbus A350 XWB

First look at Qatar Airways' Airbus A350 XWB Qatar Airways is the launch customer for the Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body aircraft.

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South Wales Argus

Wwi Argus Archive: Anglo-French lines pull back

The delay in resuming the fighting, although the interval was not of long duration, sufficiently indicates the shaking up that has been given to the invincible army.

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Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

Border force officials battle to stem the tide

THERE was a significant increase in the number of illegal attempts to get in to the UK through the Essex ports in the past year.

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