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French pension reform offers incent...

French pension reform offers incentives to work until age 64

The age when French citizens can receive a full pension should be put back to 64 from 62 now, the government's special adviser on pension reform said on Thursday.
France to ease restrictions on bloo...

France to ease restrictions on blood donations from gay men

The French government has banned gay and bisexual men from donating blood within a year of sexual activity since 2016. On Wednesday it said it would lower this ?deferral? period ? long been criticised as discriminatory ? to four months.
?HIV isn?t over?: The world?s wanin...

?HIV isn?t over?: The world?s waning response to the AIDS crisis

As France prepares to host the Global Fund Replenishment Conference on fighting AIDS, experts warn against complacency in the global fight against HIV. France leads in some areas of the battle but has some catching up to do in others.
Celebrate! France's love affair wit...

Celebrate! France's love affair with holidays

With a minimum of 30 days of paid leave per year, French people have the reputation of being on vacation all the time. During the summer months of July and August, the country virtually shuts down. So what do they do with all those cherished "congés payés"? We take a closer look.
France defiant on plans to impose '...

France defiant on plans to impose 'Gafa' tax on tech giants

France on Wednesday said it would push ahead with its law to tax tech giants that has sparked a row with the United States, saying that an international accord was the only way to solve the dispute.
French lawmakers kick off debate on...

French lawmakers kick off debate on contentious EU-Canada trade deal

French lawmakers in the National Assembly on Wednesday began debating a controversial trade deal between the European Union and Canada. A vote is expected next week.

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Thousands rally in Moscow for free ...

Thousands rally in Moscow for free and fair local elections

More than 20,000 people packed a Moscow square Saturday to protest the authorities' refusal to allow opposition candidates to register for local polls.
Spain's Socialists and far-left par...

Spain's Socialists and far-left party Podemos step closer to government deal

Spain's Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's chances of winning a confidence vote in parliament next week to stay on as prime minister received a boost Friday after the head of far-left party Podemos agreed not to take a government post.
Kosovo PM resigns after being summo...

Kosovo PM resigns after being summoned to Hague war crimes court

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, a wartime commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), said Friday he has resigned after being called as a suspect before a war crimes court in The Hague.
Gibraltar extends detention of Iran...

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian oil tanker

Gibraltar?s supreme court has granted a 30-day extension to allow authorities there to continue to detain the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 until Aug. 15.
Sea-Watch captain Rackete urges EU ...

Sea-Watch captain Rackete urges EU action on migrant rescues

A German humanitarian ship captain who eluded an Italian effort to block her from docking at an Italian port with migrants onboard has called for the European Commission to do its best to avoid new political standoffs.
G7 ministers ?agree in principle? o...

G7 ministers ?agree in principle? on deal taxing digital giants

Ministers from G7 top economies on Thursday reached consensus on steps towards an accord on taxing digital giants, an issue that has divided the United States and its allies Britain and France.

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How can Texas fix its marijuana pro...

How can Texas fix its marijuana problem after legalizing hemp? Forensic experts have a plan.

Prosecutors and crime lab scientists were scrambling to find a solution after a change in the state's definition of marijuana imperiled criminal cases.
Some asylum seekers forced to wait ...

Some asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico help each other

SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) ? A small group of asylum seekers sit under a canopy on the side of a road leading into the United States, chatting to pass the time as a blazing desert sun pushes the?
Peoples Bank becomes Valley of the ...

Peoples Bank becomes Valley of the Caddo Museum Patron sponsor

The Valley of the Caddo Museum & Cultural Center recently recognized Peoples Bank as a Patron level sponsor. The museum is presenting the Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit, ?A Woman of Two Worlds and a Man in Two Worlds.?
Hot weather is intensifying hold on...

Hot weather is intensifying hold on much of East, Central US

NEW YORK (AP) ? Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races and pushed New York City to order power-saving steps to avoid overtaxing the electrical grid.
The Latest: Pence marks Apollo 11 a...

The Latest: Pence marks Apollo 11 anniversary at launch site

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) ? The Latest on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing (all times local):
San Angelo offers Ford Ranch for $5...

San Angelo offers Ford Ranch for $52M, keeps water rights

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) ? A West Texas city that in 2017 bought a nearly 33,000 acre (13,355 hectare) ranch to ensure its municipal water supply has offered to sell the property for nearly $52.5 million.

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Legendary leader: Renown golfer Kat...

Legendary leader: Renown golfer Kathy Whitworth lends local tournament her name

Former American professional golfer and LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth actually fell in love with tennis before picking up a golf club. She agreed to have her name as a part of the first-ever Kathy Whitworth Paris Tournament happening now.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department...

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department drawn hunt permit applications now being accepted for fall

Hunters looking for a new opportunity or simply a change of scenery this fall are urged to check out the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department?s drawn hunt permits program.
OUTDOORS COMMENTARY: Catching and e...

OUTDOORS COMMENTARY: Catching and eating fryer-size catfish

If catching big catfish is your goal, you?ll want to opt for the slower bite (during the summer) on the blues, but if lots of action and some mighty fine eating is your desire, consider a summer trip for channel?
OUTDOORS COMMENTARY: Summer pattern...

OUTDOORS COMMENTARY: Summer pattern bass fishing is finally here

Pat Mayse water temps are in the mid to high 80s, the water is fairly clear and about a foot high. Crappie have slowed some, but it sure was great for awhile.
Rookie Young outpitches Lynn as Dia...

Rookie Young outpitches Lynn as Diamondbacks top Rangers 9-2

ARLINGTON ? It took more than any homecoming jitters to cool off Arizona Diamondbacks rookie pitcher Alex Young on Tuesday night.
COMMENTARY: Time to call Djokovic o...

COMMENTARY: Time to call Djokovic one of the greats

Djokovic leads Federer and Nadal in basically every statistical category except the two aforementioned ? Grand Slam victories and Grand Slam championship match appearances ? the two most people care about when ranking the trio.

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The Lifespan of a Fact's Cherry Jon...

The Lifespan of a Fact's Cherry Jones on Her 'Delicious' Co-Stars,...

The Lifespan of a Fact 's Cherry Jones on Her 'Delicious' Co-Stars, Her Sex Symbol Status & More on Show People in The Lifespan of a Fact . On stage, the trio lands laughs and makes audiences ponder the necessity of truth versus a greta story as they over perfecting an important essay with a fast-approaching deadline.

Stunned Parisians clean up posh cen...

Stunned Parisians clean up posh central district after worst riots since 1968

Workmen cleared away burnt hulks of cars, scrubbed the defaced Arc de Triomphe monument and replaced the shattered windows of luxury boutiques in Paris on Sunday after the worst riots in the centre of the capital in half a century. Several thousand riot police were overwhelmed on Saturday as they fought running battles with protesters in the shadows of some of Paris' fabled landmarks and through its fanciest shopping districts.

Stunned Parisians clean up wealthy ...

Stunned Parisians clean up wealthy central district after worst riots since 1968

A yellow vest hangs inside a vandalized store front the morning after clashes with protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a French drivers' protest against higher diesel fuel taxes, in Paris, France, December 2, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe France's President Emmanuel Macron waves to people after a visit of the Arc de Triomphe the day after a demonstration, in Paris, France December 2, 2018.

When you gotta go, you gotta go

When you gotta go, you gotta go

Not all Parisians are happy about the so-called eco-friendly open-air urinals the City of Lights is installing at various locations in the city, including the banks of the Seine. You can not miss them, says the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC].

Live Like Cameron Diaz In The Holid...

Live Like Cameron Diaz In The Holiday With These Coziest Airbnb Rentals

Some stay home for the holidays , while others prefer to flee for a little trip away. This year, instead of leaving cold weather behind for tropical vacations on the beach, we're envisioning an escape to a charming countryside oasis - specifically, one that mirrors Iris Simpkins' abode in seasonal film favorite, The Holiday .

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