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  1. Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Minot Daily News

    Hundreds of security forces combed eastern France for a 29-year-old man with a long criminal record who shouted Tuesday night's attack at the Christmas market in Strasbourg killed two people, left a third brain-dead and injured 12, and was a stark reminder to a nation wounded by previous assaults that terrorism remains a threat, even as anti-government protests roil the country. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner told lawmakers that the French native, born in Strasbourg, had run-ins with police starting at age 10 and his first conviction at age 13. Chekatt had been convicted 27 times, mostly in France but also in Switzerland and Germany, for crimes including armed robbery.

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  2. Suspect in Strasbourg Christmas market shooting still at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Salisbury Journal

    Hundreds of security forces have combed eastern France for a 29-year-old man suspected of opening fire near Strasbourg's famous Christmas market. Tuesday night's attack at the Christmas market in Strasbourg killed two people, left a third brain-dead and injured 12, and was a stark reminder to a nation wounded by previous assaults that terrorism remains a threat, even as anti-government protests roil the country.

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  3. Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at large - Wed, 12 Dec 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Spokesman-Review

    A man lights a candle as he pays respects to the victims the night following an attack that killed three persons and wounding at least 13, in Strasbourg, eastern France, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. More than 24 hours after a man sprayed gunfire at crowds in France's largest Christmas market as he shouted "God is great!" over 700 security forces combed the eastern city of Strasbourg on Wednesday for the 29-year-old suspect who's been in trouble with the law since age 10. STRASBOURG, France - Hundreds of security forces combed eastern France for a 29-year-old man with a long criminal record who shouted "God is great!" in Arabic and sprayed gunfire during a deadly rampage in Strasbourg's famous Christmas market, officials said.

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  4. France: Suspected gunman named, had long police recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the city of Strasbourg's ... . Police vehicles move at the center of the city of Strasbourg following a shooting, eastern France, Tuesday Dec. 11, 2018.

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  5. The Cloth Womb from 18th-Century FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Neatorama

    ... as held up well. Now more than 250 years later, the model is in the Flaubert Museum and History of Medicine in Rouen, France. But you can see several views of how it works, and read more about du Coudray at Flashbak. -Thanks, WTM!

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  6. In France, President Macron faces new furies with few structures to protect himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | CBC News

    French President Emmanuel Macron chairs a meeting at the Elysee Palace Monday to deal with violent clashes between police and yellow vest protesters in Paris Sunday. After the stunning scenes and pitched battles around the Arc de Triomphe, wreathed in smoke and tear gas, here are some startling statistics: This was Paris last weekend in confrontations that showed the French government and police completely outmanoeuvered by a people's movement with no leaders, by thousands of people wearing "gilets jaunes," the yellow vests that all motorists must carry in their cars in case of accident or breakdown.

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  7. River cruises: No-hassle holidays to suit your personal tastesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Stuff.co.nz

    The world's first river cruise designed for younger travellers has set sail: think parties, yoga, wine tasting, cocktail classes, sleep-ins, an ice bar and silent discos. We sent Brook Sabin and Radha Engling to check it out.

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  8. Chagos islanders want to go homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Le Monde diplomatique

    ... relations and international law; Elsa Edynak is a PhD candidate in the law of the sea, at the University of Rouen, France. ... Syria , struggle for Rojava's recognition; Maghreb 's old, sick leaders won't go; fighting for human rights 70 years on; ...

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  9. Guillaume Lethi re masterpiece goes on view in Clark Art Institute galleriesRead the original story

    Monday Nov 26 | Art Daily

    Guillaume Lethiere , Brutus Condemning His Sons to Death, 1788. Oil on canvas, 23 3/8 x 39 in.

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  10. Contemporary Connoisseurship: Masterpieces of French Faience At The Frick Collection, New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Forbes.com

    The Frick's exhibition of seventy-five examples of faience-a promised gift from the collection of Sidney R. Knafel-tells a story about a particular decorative art form, as well as one about exceptional connoisseurship. French faience is a type of tin-glazed earthenware.

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  11. She was New Orleans' No. 1 nunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | NOLA.com

    The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people who have made New Orleans New Orleans, featuring original artwork commissioned by NOLA.com The legacy : Mother Marie Tranchepain was so eager to get to Louisiana that she signed a contract with the Company of the Indies, which held a business monopoly in the French colonies, that obligated the nuns she was leading to treat the sick in addition to the nuns' stated plans to spread Catholicism and teach.

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  12. 'Am I dreaming?' Letter excerpts from WWI's last dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Albany Times Union

    French President Emmanuel Macron re-lights the eternal flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day, 100 years after the end of the First World War at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. less French President Emmanuel Macron re-lights the eternal flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day, 100 years after the end of the First World War at the Arc de ... more French President Emmanuel Macron re-lights the eternal flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day, 100 years after the end of the First World War at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.

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  13. France, South Africa: Speed Cameras Taken OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | TheNewspaper

    ... stage for a rise in the number of non-destructive methods used to prevent the cameras from issuing tickets. In Rouen, France Bleu counted four cameras that were stopped when opponents tied bright yellow vests over the camera lenses on the Sud 3, ...

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  14. Betty, 95, reads heartbreaking poem sent from First World War trenchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... in the conflict. He died from wounds sustained in battle on March 29, 1918, at the age of 25, and is buried in Rouen, France. His niece, Betty Rochester, now 95, inherited a letter written in rhyme by Cpl Skilbeck to his friends in York - a Mr and ...

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  15. 'Am I dreaming?' Letter excerpts from the final day of the Great WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A hundred years later, their words can still pierce hearts. Fighters writing home from opposing front lines of World War I, a Chinese laborer marveling at the war's end, a woman dreaming of reuniting with her soldier love.

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  16. 'Am I dreaming?' Letter excerpts from WWI's last dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Thank you for Reading! On your next view you will be asked to log in or create an account to continue reading. Military officer Garcia plays the original Armistice bugle from 1918 under the Arc de Triomphe Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 in Paris.

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  17. Western Mail letters: Monday, November 12, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | IcNetwork

    ... 1918, during the Battle of the Sambre and died three days later. He is buried at St Sever cemetery Extension, Rouen, France. I know that a lot of people care about Breast Cancer Care's work so I wanted to let you know about an important decision ...

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  18. 'Am I dreaming?' Letter excerpts from WWI's last day - Sun, 11 Nov 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    A military officer plays the original Armistice bugle from 1918 under the Arc de Triomphe Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 in Paris. More than 60 heads of state and government are in France for the Armistice ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, exactly a century after the armistice.

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  19. Veterans Day 2018: 'Am I dreaming?' Letter excerpts from WWI's last dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A hundred years later, their words can still pierce hearts. Fighters writing home from opposing front lines of World War I, a Chinese laborer marveling at the war's end, a woman dreaming of reuniting with her soldier love.

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    Nov 11, 2018 | TriCities.com

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