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Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaks to the media with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara, Turkey.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Jay Z Announces Beyonce's Pregnancy; Reveals Baby Bump! [PHOTOS]

GASP! Finally I can let you all in on the BIG secret I have been hinting to since July on twitter. Beyonce is pregnant with baby number 2! Jay-Z confirmed the news, announcing Beyonce's pregnancy during a performance at the Stade de France on September 12, 2014 in Paris, France.

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St.Petersburg Times

Russia's Foreign Ministry blasted France for its "double standards"...

Femen activists during a protest at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France against the Catholic church's stance on gay-marriage in February 2013. Photo: Jacob Khrist / Femin.org Russia's Foreign Ministry blasted France for its "double standards" following a Parisian court's decision to release nine Femen activists who stormed the Notre Dame cathedral last year to stage a topless protest against the pope.

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Related Topix: World News, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

ABC News

Iraqi Leader: No Need for Arab Powers to Strike IS

Iraq President Fouad Massoum, right, followed by Iraq Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, left, arrive with Iraqi officials at Orly airport south of Paris, France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 ahead of a conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry,... View Full Caption Iraq President Fouad Massoum, right, followed by Iraq Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, left, arrive with Iraqi officials at Orly airport south of Paris, France, Sunday, Sept.

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Daily Mail

Beyonce holds her tummy while visiting museum in France

'The United States stands shoulder to shoulder with our close friend and ally in grief and resolve': President Obama promises to destroy ISIS in wake of beheading of British hostage British hackers as young as 16 calling themselves ISIS face extradition to U.S. 'for threatening to carry out school massacres' 'The ultimate prize...72 pure untouched virgins': Is this the poem used by American jihadist to get more recruits into the fold? 'People will be sickened that this man is British': David Cameron vows to bring Jihadi John and his fellow ISIS killers to justice after beheading of 'hero' British hostage as identity of second hostage is revealed Inside jihadi boot camp: Islamist fighters in Syria release video of training program showing extremists abseiling down rock faces and descending zip wires Django Unchained actress and her white husband hit out at 'racist' cops who handcuffed her ... (more)

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Outlook

Unseen Picasso Letter, With Doodles, on Display in France

A previously unseen letter written by Pablo Picasso, complete with sketches, has gone on display in western France. The letter, to his friend the French poet Max Jacob, comes from a private collection and is displayed at the fine arts museum in the western city of Quimper.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Unseen Picasso letter - with doodles - on display in France

A woman looks at a letter from 1903 by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso addressed to French poet Max Jacob at the Musee des Beaux-Arts in Quimper, western France. The letter, to his friend the French poet Max Jacob, comes from a private collection and is displayed at the fine arts museum in the western city of Quimper.

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NBC2 News

Britain vows to 'confront' the ISIS 'menace' after killing of David Haines

In an ISIS video titled "A second message to America" released September 2, 2014, a masked ISIS figure is shown threatening the life of British captive David Haines. In the same video it shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

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Detroit News

St. Tropez has charm enough to attract 6 million visitors a year

The old fishing port of St. Tropez, France, is one of many tourist destinations to be found there, including museums, chateaus, cafes, markets and boutique shops. St. Tropez, France - The sexy, sunny siren of the Cote d'Azur, St. Tropez, has been luring men to the French Riviera long before Brigitte Bardot made it a jet-set touchstone with the 1956 film 'And God Created Woman.'

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Related Topix: France Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Recreational Vehicle, Chateau, Comedy Movies, And God Created Woman, Drama Movies, Brigitte Bardot, Pop/Rock, World News,

Bognor Today

The Best Dressed winner at Goodwood Revival

FASHIONISTAS from all over the world turned out in force at the Goodwood Revival on Saturday to compete for the prestigious Best Dressed award. Since its beginning, fashion has long been an integral part of the annual historic motor racing event, with most attendees dressing in period attire from the 1940s, '50s and '60s for the As such, each year the daily Best Dressed competition is hotly contested and so far the 2014 event has been no exception.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Green Left Weekly

France: Left Front debates 'uniting the people' vs 'uniting the left'

The Left Party's Jean Luc Melenchon has stood down as Left Front co-president and is planing to launch a Movement for a Sixth Republic. About 200 activists from France's Left Front gathered in Paris on Saturday 6 to discuss the group's future.

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The New Zealand Herald

Our year in France

In May 2011, I moved to France with my husband and three daughters aged 8, 6 and 3. Michael, Isabella, Madeleine, Francesca and I had no real plan, we simply wanted to experience an OE together as a family somewhere in Europe at a time when work and school made it possible. We arrived in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the southeast of France with a long list of things to do.

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Examiner.com

Luna Sanguis by Simon Okill

Luna Sanguis by Simon Okill does not belong in children's hands. However, after you have put the kiddies to bed if you are ready for a very adult vampire mystery, Luna Sanguis is beautifully written.

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OUPblog

Is Arabic really a single language?

All language-learners face the difficulties of regional variations or dialects. Usually, it takes the form of an odd word or turn of phrase or a peculiar pronunciation.

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Warwick Courier

From Warwick Gates to Le Mans racetrack

Warwick Gates man Martin Gibson has helped raise more than 1,100 - plus 700 in euros - after completing the famous Circuit Bugatti racetrack...on a pushbike. Martin was part of a four man team who pedalled an amazing 169 laps of the 4,185-metre circuit in what became the Le Mans 24-hour cycle race.

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Forward

The 110 Jewish Women Who Changed France

Although overachieving Jews can transform their native lands triumphantly, the way their countries change them can often be tragic. This is one conclusion to be drawn from "110 French Jewish Women Who Changed France" by sociologist MichA le Bitton.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Chippenham Scouts honour the victims of war

Scouts from Chippenham have returned from a trip to Europe after following in the Wiltshire Regiment's footsteps from the First World War. As part of the centenary commemorations, the tenth Chippenham Air Scout Group joined young people from Belgium, Germany and France to hike the 40 miles between Mons and Le Cateau.

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Independent.ie

Five million cigarettes worth almost a 2.4m seized by Revenue

The cigarettes were detected last Thursday at Rosslare Europort when officers stopped and scanned a 'curtain sider' truck as it arrived on a ferry from Cherbourg, France.

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Norwalk Citizen News

IKEA Built An Awesome Rock Climbing Wall In France Using Its Own Furniture

In order to celebrate the opening of an IKEA store in Clermont-Ferrand, France, the furniture store partnered with event communication agency ubi bene to erect a 30-foot-high rock and furniture climbing wall in the middle of town. The interactive wall is made from real IKEA furniture and is manned by professional climbers to help those visitors who want to give it a shot.

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Deseret News

Paris wants Iran to help crush Islamic radicals

French President Francois Hollande is seen after his arrival at Baghdad Airport in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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