French Riviera hit by deadly flash floods

ANTIBES, France - In a matter of minutes, torrential rains transformed the postcard-perfect...equivalent of two months of rainfall in less than two hours, local radio France Bleu-Azur reported.Hollande said the overall death toll by midday...
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In year of diplomatic wins, Obama still dogged by Syria

...the campaign to defeat the Islamic State, bringing the total number of countries to 65. The U.S. was also encouraged by France's decision this week to join the U.S. and Arab nations in launching airstrikes in Syria.Even so, officials indicated...
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Pretty Paris' dirty secret: Pollution

...smog, and there's one key culprit: France's disproportionately heavy reliance...friendly cars," Emmanuelle Cosse, head of France's green party Europe Ecologie-les...and the World Health Organization's France-based cancer agency says diesel fumes...
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Obama makes forceful defense of UN goals

...can, must do more to accommodate refugees" but added those efforts must be matched by diplomacy.The leaders of Britain, France, Japan and Turkey also were addressing the final day of the development summit. On Monday, the annual General Assembly high-level...
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Syrian refugees' misery fuels desperation to reach Europe

...and her family received a rare visa from France and she is packing to fly to Paris - about 70 cents.She applied for France's direct settlement program. It was...embassy told her it would bring her to France, provide health care for her mother...
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Refugee surge raises concern about militants

...recent weeks.Intelligence officials in France and Germany expressed skepticism, saying...problem.Deadly attacks this year in France were carried out by homegrown extremists...countries - from Germany, Great Britain, France, from European countries," she said...
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Military in Burkina Faso confirms coup's sixth since it won independence from France in 1960 - unfolded overnight with stunning...consequences must be held accountable.France, the country's former colonial power...and serves as an important ally of both France and the United States in the fight against...
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US stages comeback to win Solheim Cup after disputed call

...Matthew of Scotland by 2 holes, Lee defeated Gwladys Nocera of France 3 and 1, Wie had eight birdies in a huge 6 and 4 win over Caroline...3 and 1.Reid beat Brittany Lang 2 and 1, Karine Icher of France defeated Brittany Lincicome 3 and 2, and Anna Nordqvist of...
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Obama: Trio who thwarted train attack are 'best of America'

...attentively on an Oval Office couch and chair as Obama praised them as "the very best of America."They previously had been awarded France's highest honor by President Francois Hollande. They showed up for that hastily scheduled ceremony at the ornate Elysee Palace...
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Movie guide

...skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF."The Transporter Refueled" (PG-13) Synopsis: In the south of France, former special-ops mercenary Frank Martin enters into a game of chess with a femme-fatale and her three sidekicks who...


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