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French Open: Home hopes slim as Djo...

French Open: Home hopes slim as Djoko looks to break duck

The 2015 French Open got underway Sunday with French hopes of a homegrown champion looking slimmer than they have done in years, while Serbia?s Novak Djokovic long run of disappointment at Roland Garros could at last come to an end.
French jihadists ?behind IS group s...

French jihadists ?behind IS group suicide bombings in Iraq?

The Islamic State (IS) group has said that two Frenchmen were behind a pair of suicide bombings that targeted Sunni and Shiite militias in western Iraq, the jihadist website monitoring group SITE said Friday.
Eiffel Tower reopens after staff pr...

Eiffel Tower reopens after staff protest over pickpockets

Paris?s iconic Eiffel Tower on Friday reopened after staff working at the popular landmark staged a near one-day walkout to protest a steep increase in pickpockets targeting the plethora of tourists.
Paris to host international talks i...

Paris to host international talks in June on tackling IS group

France will host a high-level meeting of the international community on combating the threat posed by the Islamic State (IS) group next month in Paris, the country?s foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, said on Wednesday.
Key jihadist linked to French journ...

Key jihadist linked to French journalists? murders killed in Mali

French special forces have killed two "terrorist chiefs" in Mali, the defence ministry said Wednesday. The jihadist leaders include Abdelkrim al-Targui, who has been linked to the 2013 kidnapping and murders of two French journalists in Mali.
High-heels ?ban? kicks up fuss at C...

High-heels ?ban? kicks up fuss at Cannes film festival

The Cannes film festival on Tuesday was temporarily distracted by a rumour run wild: red carpet sentinels were shutting out women who ignored ?Croisetiquette? requiring them to wear high-heels to film premieres.

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Interior minister says Greece risks...

Interior minister says Greece risks debt default in June

Greece cannot make debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month unless it achieves a deal with creditors, its interior minister said on Sunday, the most explicit remarks yet from Athens about the likelihood of default.
Spanish voters shun old parties for...

Spanish voters shun old parties for promise of change in local polls

Voters punished Spain?s mainstream political parties in local elections Sunday as many people switched their allegiance to new parties that campaigned on a promise of change amid chafing austerity policies, high unemployment and corruption scandals.
Polish president concedes defeat to...

Polish president concedes defeat to conservative challenger

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat to conservative challenger Andrzej Duda (pictured) in Sunday?s presidential election, a result reflecting voters? frustration that Poland?s new-found prosperity was not being more evenly shared.
Spain votes in key test for new pol...

Spain votes in key test for new political forces

Spaniards started voting Sunday for mayors and regional leaders in a key test for new protest parties that could herald a historic change in Spain?s political landscape ahead of a general election.
Putin enacts law banning ?undesirab...

Putin enacts law banning ?undesirable? NGOs

Russian President Vladimir Putin officially enacted a controversial law banning ?undesirable? non-governmental organisations, the Kremlin said Saturday, in a move condemned by human rights groups and the United States.
Ireland approves same-sex marriage ...

Ireland approves same-sex marriage in national referendum

Irish voters backed legalizing gay marriage by a landslide, according to electoral figures announced Saturday - a stunning result that illustrates the rapid social change taking place in this traditionally Catholic nation.

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National advocate for burned vetera...

National advocate for burned veterans leads Dearborn parade

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) ? An ex-Navy SEAL who founded a national organization to help military and emergency service workers who have survived burns is coming to Michigan to serve as grand marshal of Dea
Rockets respond to McHale's old-sch...

Rockets respond to McHale's old-school coaching approach

HOUSTON (AP) ? Kevin McHale's stride is painful to watch.
Kirk makes par putt at 18 to win Co...

Kirk makes par putt at 18 to win Colonial; Spieth 2nd again

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) ? As Chris Kirk waited to putt on the 18th green, Jordan Spieth was watching nearby in anticipation of a possible playoff at Colonial.
Deadly storms swamp Plains, Midwest...

Deadly storms swamp Plains, Midwest, force Texans from homes

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) ? A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major flooding
The Latest on weather: More rain in...

The Latest on weather: More rain in store for Memorial Day

A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of Texas, Oklahoma and other Plains and Midwest states.
Astros rally for 10-8 win over Tige...

Astros rally for 10-8 win over Tigers, split 4-game series

DETROIT (AP) ? Preston Tucker's major league career is just over two weeks old, and already he's hit a pair of big home runs.

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Paris hires girls coordinator

Paris hires girls coordinator

Emory Rains girls basketball head coach Deanne Dial was named the Paris girls athletic coordinator and girls basketball head coach this past week. The Paris ISD school board approved the hire during a
Patriots get back on field

Patriots get back on field

Football is in the air.
Bronx bleachers to mound: Martinez ...

Bronx bleachers to mound: Martinez leads Rangers to 15-4 win

Nick Martinez spent about a dozen games in the left-field bleachers at Yankee Stadium from 2009-11, watching with his Fordham friends and hoping to one day make it to the big leagues ? as a hitter.
Curtis reaches podium at DII Champi...

Curtis reaches podium at DII Championships

Texas A&M Commerce high jumper Jamal Curtis capped his freshman season in memorable fashion.
Vanderbilt rides power surge to 12-...

Vanderbilt rides power surge to 12-3 win over Texas A&M

Dansby Swanson, Will Toffey and Zander Wiel all homered to help Vanderbilt power its way to a 12-3 victory over Texas A&M Saturday in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
NL athletes earn booster scholarshi...

NL athletes earn booster scholarships

The North Lamar Athletic Booster Club awarded 36 scholarships totaling $11,700 to athletes at the annual sports banquet.

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12 Unusual City Slogans on Welcome ...

12 Unusual City Slogans on Welcome Signs

This is the sign that welcomes you to the small town of Rennie, Manitoba. The village authorities who came up with this certainly had a sense of humor -and aspirations of someday having something worth bragging about.

Hunting Seasons 2015-16 Preview To ...

Hunting Seasons 2015-16 Preview To Be Made At TFWC's April Meeting In Paris

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will present a preview and recommendations for the 2015-16 hunting and trapping seasons at the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission's April meeting.

Cherry Jones Named Guest of Honor a...

Cherry Jones Named Guest of Honor at Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Fest's Gala

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, announced that multi-award winning stage and screen actor Cherry Jones will be the guest of honor of the Gala this year. In 2014, Jones was nominated for a Tony Award and won the Outer Critic's Circle award for her performance as Amanda Wingfield in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of Tennessee Williams ' The Glass Menagerie.

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