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2 hrs ago | CNN
Moroccan multi-media artist Mounir Fatmi uses Arabic caligraphy in novel ways. In the video work Modern Times: A History of the Machine atmi uses these circular compositions literally as wheels, the parts of a noisy locomotive that hurtles forward relentlessly.
Is America better or worse off with strong separation between Church and State?
Whose policies do more to help the poor?
6 hrs ago | Free Republic
Paul Ryan and Patty Murray have announced a 'bland bargain' on the Federal budget.
11 hrs ago | Isle News
The Bureau des Iles Anglo-Normandes replaces the Bureau de Jersey and will support relations with France in areas such as energy, fisheries, civil contingencies, transport links, tourism, education and language links, and business development.
15 hrs ago | Eater
Here's a cafe that's being proactive about customer behavior towards waitstaff: A Nice-Matin reporter tweeted a photo of the menu at La Petite Syrah in Nice, France, where customers who order their coffee politely are charged significantly less than those who don't.
Dr. Alain Cribier, Who Pioneered Heart Valve Replacement with Catheter, Receives Texas Heart Institute's Ray C. Fish Award for scientific achievement, contributions to cardiology Alain Cribier, MD is presented the 2013 Ray C. Fish Award by Dr. James T. Willerson , president and medical director, Texas Heart Institute; and by Dr. Denton A. Cooley, ... (more)
PARIS, France - Two French soldiers have been killed in combat in Central African Republic , President Francois Hollande's office said Tuesday, confirming the first French casualties since Paris deployed 1,600 soldiers to the riot-hit former French colony last week in a UN-backed mission.
Jean-Claude Mas, the founder of PIP, the French firm at the center of a global scandal over faulty breast implants, was convicted in Marseille, France of fraud and sentenced to four years in prison.
The all-American supermodel was tapped as the new face of the French brand Lancaster, which is trying to expand in the U.S. market.
Treating newly diagnosed patients even older ones with a combination of lenalidomide, marketed by Celgene as Revlimid, a vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitor, and low-dose dexamethasone, a steroid, seems likely to become the new treatment standard for multiple melanoma, based on the presentation of a massive, multinational Phase III study1 ... (more)
Reporters focus on documents concerning the Poly Implant Prothese breast implant trial, displayed in the courthouse in Marseille, southern France, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
MARSEILLE, France: The founder of a French breast implant company was sentenced to four years in prison by a Marseille court on Tuesday for hiding the true nature of the sub-standard silicone used in implants sold to 300,000 women around the world.
A group of French expats recently brought a controversial case back home: Local startups would be better off setting up shop in business-friendly London.
Weaker stocks in parts of Europe are not enough to halt world shares, as upbeat Chinese trade data adds to cautious optimism that the world's economy and markets can cope with a gradual withdrawal of U.S. stimulus.
Nearly 100 foreign leaders and tens of thousands of South Africans are expected to gather at a Soweto soccer stadium Tuesday to pay their last respects to former President Nelson Mandela, making the memorial service one of the largest and most prominent such gatherings in generations.
ESTIMATED costs for next year's Tall Ships regatta in Greenwich have soared to a "disgraceful" A 500,000 - nearly three times the council's previous estimate.
Any clients who are caught in the act of procuring sexual favours will be fined a 1500.