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3 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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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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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

The Globe and Mail

How France lost its iconic, once romantic Gauloises cigarette brand

A woman smokes a cigarette on the pavement terrace of Les Deux Magots cafe-restaurant at Saint Germain des Pres square in Paris, Jan. 2, 2008 A woman smokes a cigarette on the pavement terrace of Les Deux Magots cafe-restaurant at Saint Germain des Pres square in Paris, Jan. 2, 2008 Gauloises plant to close They were, decades ago, something of a ... (more)

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

French Ligue 2 side Lens leading chase to sign Daniel Opare

French Ligue 2 side Lens were in Belgium on Sunday to watch Daniel Opare play in the Pro League championship play-off against Genk.

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NewsBusters.org

NBC Hails 'Fantastic' New Liberal Policy From French: 'Vive La France!'

The journalists at NBC's Today on Friday rhapsodized over a liberal economic policy coming out of France.

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Related Topix: Today, Entertainment, Television, Matt Lauer, World News,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

MEASAT-3b Shipped To Launch Base

KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 -- Airbus Defence and Space, a division of Airbus Group, has completed the final integration and testing of MEASAT-3b.

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Reuters

A French icon totters: country's biggest Gauloise plant may close

The dark-tobacco Gauloise - a macho smoke as evocative of France as the beret or the baguette - has already seen its best days.

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Related Topix: World News, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Swindon Advertiser

Lingerie firm to go with loss of 70 jobs

TRIUMPH is pulling the plug on its distribution centre in Swindon four years after setting up a new arrangement with logistics firm Menlo.

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GPB.org

French Police Deploy DNA Dragnet To Solve Rape Of Teen

Police in France are taking DNA samples from more than 500 male high school students in western France in hopes of identifying the person who raped a 16-year-old girl.

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The Daily Star

France's 'Black Widow' denies murder as trial opens

A picture taken on September 16, 2010, shows the Mont Blanc in the French Alps. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATO GRENOBLE, France: A former driving instructor dubbed the "Black Widow" of the French Alps on Monday denied drugging her husband and then burning him to death in his car.

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Wall Street Journal

Combating France's Talent Exodus

Is there a word for entrepreneur in French? How does it feel to create a startup in the country of state spending and trade unions? I founded the peer-to-peer car rental service Drivy four years ago in Paris, and thus can share a bit of my experience of the local startup scene.

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Oxford Times

City preparing a warm bonjour to French twin

Buy this photo Chairman of Oxford-Grenoble Association Mel Houldershaw, left, and vice-chairman Marie-Alice Frappat.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Symrise buys French food ingredient maker Diana from Ardian

Germany's Symrise , the world's fourth-largest scents and flavours company, has agreed to buy French food ingredient maker Diana Group from private equity firm Ardian, a deal that will expand its activities into the pet food market.

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