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French lawmakers debate recognising...

French lawmakers debate recognising Palestinian state

French lawmakers will debate a proposal on Friday to recognise Palestine as a state in a move aimed at pushing for "a definitive resolution of the conflict". The non-binding motion is expected to pass a lower house vote December 2.
Sarkozy faces vote to lead French c...

Sarkozy faces vote to lead French conservative opposition

France?s former president Nicolas Sarkozy looks set to become chairman of his right-wing UMP party in Saturday?s vote to choose a new leader - but a narrow lead could yet hamper his presidential ambitions.
Exclusive: France?s Hollande spells...

Exclusive: France?s Hollande spells out foreign policy goals

President François Hollande discussed French foreign policy in an interview with FRANCE 24, RFI and TV5 Monde on Thursday, a day before he heads to Africa to visit Ebola-hit Guinea and attend a summit of French-speaking nations in Senegal.
Video: Protests block Paris premier...

Video: Protests block Paris premiere of ?human zoo? art show

Angry protesters blocked the premiere of ?Exhibit B? in the Parisian suburb of Saint Denis on Thursday. While members of the black community say the art show is misguided and racist, organisers say its forced cancelling is pure censorship.
French trial for Tel Aviv hit-and-r...

French trial for Tel Aviv hit-and-run suspended after lawyer attacked

The trial of two French nationals who fatally struck an Israeli woman while driving in Tel Aviv in 2011 and then fled to France to avoid prosecution was suspended Thursday after one of their lawyers was attacked during a break in proceedings.
Number of unemployed in France hits...

Number of unemployed in France hits record 3.46 million

More people were unemployed in France in October than ever before, data released Thursday showed, highlighting continued weak activity in the eurozone's second-largest economy.

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Pope calls for Muslim opposition to...

Pope calls for Muslim opposition to IS group in Turkey

Pope Francis on Friday condemned the Islamic State group's assault on Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria as he arrived in Turkey to encourage Muslim leaders to take a stronger stand against extremists.
UK?s Cameron to restrict welfare be...

UK?s Cameron to restrict welfare benefits for immigrants

Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday promised tough curbs on welfare for EU migrants to counter a surge in arrivals and warned European leaders that blocking them could put Britain's EU membership in doubt.
Pope reaches out to Muslim world wi...

Pope reaches out to Muslim world with Turkey visit

Pope Francis on Tuesday arrived in Turkey for his first visit to the overwhelmingly Muslim but officially secular state, in a challenging trip aimed at building bridges with Islam and supporting the embattled Christian minorities of the Middle East.
Number of unemployed in France hits...

Number of unemployed in France hits record 3.46 million

More people were unemployed in France in October than ever before, data released Thursday showed, highlighting continued weak activity in the eurozone's second-largest economy.
Hollande aims for ?historic? climat...

Hollande aims for ?historic? climate pact at 2015 summit

French President François Hollande on Thursday urged the world's nations to make history in Paris next year by signing a globally binding climate pact he hopes to leave as his government's legacy.
EU challenges France over contested...

EU challenges France over contested dam project

The European Commission launched legal action against France on Wednesday over a controversial dam project that saw a young protestor killed by a police grenade last month.

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4 Texas strip clubs, owner pay $318...

4 Texas strip clubs, owner pay $318K back wages

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) ? Some workers at four Amarillo strip clubs have won more than $318,000 in back wages to settle a federal labor lawsuit.
2 Amarillo men pointed laser at Tex...

2 Amarillo men pointed laser at Texas DPS chopper

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) ? Two Amarillo men face up to five-year federal prison terms for pointing a hand-held laser at a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter.
Austin police kill gunman who targe...

Austin police kill gunman who targeted buildings

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? Austin authorities shot and killed a man who they say opened fire on the Mexican Consulate, city police headquarters and other downtown buildings early Friday morning.
Reserve deputy charged in Houston s...

Reserve deputy charged in Houston shooting

HOUSTON (AP) ? A reserve deputy constable has been charged in the off-duty shooting of another driver during what Houston police call a road rage incident.
Plunging crude prices hammer energy...

Plunging crude prices hammer energy companies

NEW YORK (AP) ? A decision by OPEC this week to maintain current levels of oil production is hammering major energy companies in the U.S. and abroad.
49 years of bull

49 years of bull

A chili supper and bake sale kick off the Red River Valley All Breed Bull & Replacement Female Sale.

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Chisum eyes district championship

Chisum eyes district championship

After losing nine seniors from a squad that was held just short of the playoffs, many may ask how the Chisum boy?s basketball team will rebound this season. That?s simple for Mustang head coach Jeremy
Prairiland poised to end playoff sk...

Prairiland poised to end playoff skid

The Prairiland boys basketball team is enduring a 17-year playoff drought and cycling through its third head coach in three years. Taking over this season is Chris Frisby, who provides stability enter
Paris eager for rematch with L-E

Paris eager for rematch with L-E

Few people get to say they?ve changed history.
McFatridge aces senior season

McFatridge aces senior season

Through her three years on the Pantherette varsity volleyball team, Ashleigh McFatridge has gained a reputation as a powerful hitter, one who struck fear into opposing defense. But that wasn?t enough
Fast start sends Cooper boys past L...

Fast start sends Cooper boys past Leonard

The Cooper Bulldogs used an onslaught of scoring in the first half to take a 42-21 lead it wouldn?t give up in an eventual 63-47 win over Leonard in their season opener.
PJC rallies in second half

PJC rallies in second half

The PJC men?s basketball team exploded for 69 points in the second half to defeat Eastfield College 102-97 in non-conference play on Tuesday in Mesquite. It?s Eastfield?s first loss in 12 games.

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New in paperback: 'The Moment of Ev...

New in paperback: 'The Moment of Everything,' 'Sweet Thunder,' 'Smart Cities' and more

Maggie Dupres, protagonist of Shelly King's The Moment of Everything , has been "involuntarily separated from payroll" at her Silicon Valley start-up. She spends her days listlessly in Dragonfly Used Books amid the dusty stacks of well-worn cast-offs patrolled by Grendel the cat.

The Morning s Butchery in Jerusalem

The Morning s Butchery in Jerusalem

TodayA s outbreak of unthinking savagery comes to us straight from the 16th Century, specifically August 24, 1572, which is St. BartholomewA s Day, as Holy Mother Church reckons such things. Most of these Huguenots were in Paris at the time, celebrating the marriage of their leader, Henry of Navarre, to the kingA s sister, Margaret.

Fashion Icons

Fashion Icons

Fashionistas looking for a reason to visit Adelaide have found an excuse this summer with a fabulous exhibition of twentieth century fashion on display at the Art Gallery of South Australia. Fashion Icons: Masterpieces from the Collection of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris provides a unique opportunity for Australian fashion lovers to experience French fashion from 1947 to the present day.

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