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32 min ago | CNET News.com

Giant, fire-breathing animatronic dragon storms the Bastille

La Machine's latest animatronic puppet is a giant, walking, fire-breathing dragon that took to the street of Nantes, France for a spectacular test debut.

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4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Two teen girls plotted to bomb French synagogue: report

Two teenage girls were reportedly caught collaborating over social media in a plot to bomb a French synagogue and die like martyrs.

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8 hrs ago | Reuters

Airbus offers Poland joint ventures, no urgency in share stake

In December, the Polish government said it would consider buying a stake in Airbus Group, then known as EADS.

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12 hrs ago | ABC News

3 Frenchmen Arrested Over Hedgehog Hunting

France's animal protection society says it's filed a lawsuit against three men arrested last month in a northwestern Paris suburb for illegally hunting hedgehogs to eat.

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16 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

Cyrille Aimee Goes Back to the Land in 'Bamboo Shoots' Video

Jazz singer Cyrille AimA©e goes back to the land in a new video for her song "Bamboo Shoots," premiering today on Speakeasy.

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19 hrs ago | Forward

Fascism and France Today

Zeev Sternhell is one of our era's pre-eminent historians of modern France. In a series of path-breaking works, Sternhell has argued that fascism is far from being a foreign import to France, but actually has its intellectual and political roots in French soil.

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23 hrs ago | Business News

PHOTO: Newcastle United defender in Rome ahead of medical at new club

When Newcastle United snapped up French defender Mapou Yanga M'Biwa in January 2013 they did so from under the nose of several of European football's big clubs.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

HarnessLink.com

Africaine easy winner in Prix Guy le Gondidec

Last week showcased solid, competitive racing in France, Italy, Sweden and Hungary.

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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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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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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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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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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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