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49 min ago | QTMagazine

I Hate Cheese, But I Went To France Anyway

Whenever I tell people I generally don't like cheese, I receive one of three reactions: pure, utter horror and dismay, pity, or odd admiration.

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Related Topix: Travel, France Travel, Europe Travel, World News,

3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

French President Hollande's Top Aide Resigns

The French president's top adviser resigned Friday following allegations of a past conflict of interest, striking a new blow to the already unpopular Francois Hollande.

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4 hrs ago | New Scientist

EU hatches legal plan to fight invasive species

Whether it's the aggressive Asian hornets that have colonised France or the ravenous slugs slithering across Sweden, invasive species are a growing problem in Europe.

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9 hrs ago | CNN

Cheating apps, websites flourish in France

Last spring, while French president Francois Hollande was in the throes of his secret love affair, a Pew Research Center poll found that a mere 47% of his fellow citizens consider adultery to be morally unacceptable.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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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Related Topix: World News, Autos

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.

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

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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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo,

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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Related Topix: World News

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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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.

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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.

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

Reuters

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.

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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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Journalgazette.net

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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Related Topix: World News, Paris, IL

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.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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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Related Topix: World News, New York

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.

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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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Related Topix: Europe, World News

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

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