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French film icon Brigitte Bardot sl...

French film icon Brigitte Bardot slams #MeToo as 'hypocritical'

French film legend Brigitte Bardot attacked the #MeToo movement Wednesday, claiming that actresses who complain of sexual harassment were just looking for publicity.
French police raid dairy giant Lact...

French police raid dairy giant Lactalis amid baby milk scandal

French police raided the headquarters of dairy giant Lactalis and a nearby factory on Wednesday amid a salmonella scare that has resulted in 18 babies being hospitalised.
After 950 years, France to lend Bay...

After 950 years, France to lend Bayeux Tapestry to Britain

The Bayeux Tapestry is set to be displayed in Britain after France agreed in principle to the historic artwork leaving the country for the first time in 950 years, UK media say.
France will never allow another 'Ju...

France will never allow another 'Jungle' here, says Macron in Calais

President Emmanuel Macron vowed Tuesday that France would not allow another migrant camp like the infamous ?Jungle? to spring up in the port of Calais.
Macron on migration: Humanity or cl...

Macron on migration: Humanity or closed-border policy?

Emmanuel Macron has made his first visit to Calais as French leader. After talking with some migrants and listening to their stories, Macron said he would not allow another makeshift migrant camp to mushroom on the outskirts of the port city. The French president also pressed Britain to provide answers to French demands on the matter of unaccompanied children among these migrants. What to make of Macron's approach to this complex issue?
Birth rate falls, but France remain...

Birth rate falls, but France remains Europe?s most fertile country

France may be Europe's most fertile country but even there the birth rate is falling and mothers are choosing to wait before starting a family, according to data released Tuesday.

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Key Brexit bill passes House of Com...

Key Brexit bill passes House of Commons, stiffer tests to come

British MPs gave the green light on Wednesday to a landmark Brexit bill after weeks of debate and a damaging government defeat, but the legislation now faces a battle in the upper chamber.
Spain threatens to keep control as ...

Spain threatens to keep control as Catalan parties support Puigdemont for president

The central government in Madrid has warned it will maintain direct control over Catalonia if sacked regional leader Carles Puigdemont attempts to govern from Belgium.
Defying Brussels, EU parliament cal...

Defying Brussels, EU parliament calls for ban on electric pulse fishing

The European Parliament called Tuesday for a ban on electric pulse fishing in the European Union, defying Brussels which wants the experimental practice in the North Sea done on a larger scale.
Top Kosovo Serb politician killed i...

Top Kosovo Serb politician killed in drive-by shooting

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was shot dead in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that sparked fears of a resumption of ethnic tensions in the volatile region.
Macron to ask Britain to pay up to ...

Macron to ask Britain to pay up to save Calais border deal

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday where he is expected to ask the UK to take in more refugees from the Calais area and increase its funding for securing the border.
France will never allow another 'Ju...

France will never allow another 'Jungle' here, says Macron in Calais

President Emmanuel Macron vowed Tuesday that France would not allow another migrant camp like the infamous ?Jungle? to spring up in the port of Calais.

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The Latest: New Orleans weather rem...

The Latest: New Orleans weather remains treacherous

ATLANTA (AP) ? The Latest on wintry weather in the South and East Coast (all times local):
13 siblings held captive were likel...

13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet

LOS ANGELES (AP) ? When a 17-year-old girl jumped out a window from the house where her parents allegedly starved and tortured their 13 children, she broke a silence that had likely lasted for years.
TCU guard Fisher has another knee i...

TCU guard Fisher has another knee injury, may miss season

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) ? Point guard Jaylen Fisher could miss the rest of the season for No. 24 TCU after injuring his right knee. It is the second time in about six months he hurt a knee in practice.
Rockets' Harden back at practice af...

Rockets' Harden back at practice after 2 1/2 weeks

HOUSTON (AP) ? Rockets guard James Harden returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since he was injured Dec. 31 against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Snow, ice and record cold grip the ...

Snow, ice and record cold grip the South; at least 10 dead

ATLANTA (AP) ? Snow, ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a corner of the coun
Cole excited to join Verlander, Keu...

Cole excited to join Verlander, Keuchel on Astros staff

HOUSTON (AP) ? Gerrit Cole is joining a rotation filled with aces.

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Nuggets hold off Mavs by 3

Nuggets hold off Mavs by 3

Michael Malone wasn?t all that thrilled about the lack of composure in the final quarter. Or all the turnovers. Or the shot selection. Or even the defense.
Rivercrest basketball teams both be...

Rivercrest basketball teams both beat Detroit

Despite trailing the entire first half against the Detroit Eagles at home, the Rivercrest Rebels basketball team found a way to get past their district rivals. Thanks to their excellent fourth-quarter
Baylor throttles OSU, Kansas defeat...

Baylor throttles OSU, Kansas defeats WVU

Manu Lecomte never lost confidence when he was struggling with his shot and a sore shoulder. The Baylor senior guard knew things would eventually change ? and they did Monday night.
Stars slip past Bruins 3-2

Stars slip past Bruins 3-2

Tyler Seguin made a move at the left circle to get past one defender, then skated into the slot as the other two Bruins went to the ice.
Paris pulls away from NL in second ...

Paris pulls away from NL in second half

On a Saturday night district-opening tip-off, the Paris Wildcats took the first of two meetings against their Crosstown rivals, the North Lamar Panthers. The Wildcats won their district opener on the
PJC men win in 77-75 thriller

PJC men win in 77-75 thriller

Down by as many as 15 points in the first half, the Paris Junior College men?s basketball team showed no quit. PJC mounted a comeback, and was able to hold off a feisty Jacksonville College team at th

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West End Dining: The Best Pre-Theat...

West End Dining: The Best Pre-Theatre Venues

In the post-work, pre-show rush, it's all too easy to succumb to fast, quick, and sometimes crap food. When it comes to pottering around the West End against the clock, there are some exceptional places to duck into for a pint and a bite, or something more sophisticated.

'Chinese fire' the celebration of c...

'Chinese fire' the celebration of choice for European royals

SPINNING displays of "Chinese fire" staged by Italy's five Ruggieri brothers entranced Parisians in 1743. But when they and a competitor set off their works at the same time in 1749, misdirected explosions and a stampede as spectators attempted to flee killed 40 people and left 300 injured.

Clarksville's First Thursday Art Wa...

Clarksville's First Thursday Art Walk to be held December 7th, 2017

Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville. With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

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