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World Jun 06Much to disagree on as Trump, Macron meet on D-Day
President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron enjoy putting on a show of exaggerated handshakes, warm kisses and taps on the back, but they disagree on key issues, including climate change, Iran and world trade.
World May 25Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon
French police were on Saturday hunting a suspect believed to have deposited a paper bag containing an explosive device that went off, wounding 13 people in a busy pedestrian street in the city of Lyon the previous day.
Nation May 15Facebook limits livestreaming in effort to crack down on extremism
Facebook said it's tightening up the rules for its livestreaming service with a "one strike" policy applied to a broader range of offenses.
World May 01French police clash with May Day protesters on Paris streets
French police clashed with stone-throwing protesters as thousands of people gathered for May Day rallies. More than 7,000 police have been deployed to try to control a crowd that includes yellow vest demonstrators discontent with President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies.
World Apr 25Macron offers tax cut to French workers to quell anger
French President Emmanuel Macron spoke to the nation from the Elysée presidential palace after three months of national debate aimed at addressing the protesters' concerns about high taxes, high unemployment and stagnant wages. He also warned that France and Europe…
World Apr 18Short-circuit likely caused Notre Dame fire, police say
A judicial police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral Wednesday.
World Apr 04U.S. absences raise questions about G-7’s relevance
Neither Secretary of State Mike Pompeo nor Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen are attending the meeting of foreign and interior ministers from the Group of Seven countries.
World Mar 23French yellow vests protest in Paris for 19th weekend as troops monitor
About 6,000 police officers were deployed in the capital on Saturday and two drones were helping to monitor the demonstrations. French authorities also deployed soldiers to protect sensitive sites, allowing police forces to focus on maintaining order during the protests.
World Mar 18France bans some yellow vest protests in Paris after riots
France's prime minister announced a ban Monday on yellow vest protests along the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris and in two other cities following riots on Saturday that left luxury stores ransacked and charred from arson fires.
World Dec 12Suspected Strasbourg gunman had criminal history, French police say
Police union officials identified the suspected assailant as Frenchman Cherif Chekatt, a 29-year-old with a thick police record for crimes including armed robbery and monitored as a suspected religious radical by the French intelligence services.