It was the biggest-ever such sanction by France's Competition Authority. Calling the fine "disheartening," Apple defended its operations saying its "investment and innovation supports over 240,000 jobs across the country."…
By Associated Press
More authorities are considering widespread school closures among a raft of measures being taken around the world to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. Here are some of the latest developments.
By John Leicester, Associated Press
The Louvre museum in Paris is no longer accepting cash as part of new measures to persuade employees worried about catching the coronavirus to return to work. But the Bank of France said refusing cash is illegal and unnecessary.
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press
American director Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the first black person to hold the post in the event’s 73-year history.
By Jeffrey Brown, Frank Carlson
From the Eiffel Tower to the Palace of Versailles, France is famous for iconic monuments and other structures. But the country also faces a large and growing challenge with protecting and preserving its lesser-known historic sites, many of which have…
By Jeffrey Schaeffer, Angela Charlton, Associated Press
The rector of Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is still so fragile that there's a “50 percent chance” the structure might not be saved, because scaffolding installed before this year's fire is threatening the vaults of the Gothic…
By Associated Press
The government is negotiating with unions about the retirement reform, which President Emmanuel Macron has championed to keep the state pension system financially sustainable.
By Alexis Adele, Associated Press
French forces have killed 33 Islamic extremists in central Mali, French President Emmanuel Macron said Saturday. He made the announcement on the second day of his three-day trip to West Africa that has been dominated by the growing threat posed…
By Thomas Adamson, Associated Press
Notre Dame kept Christmas going even during two world wars — a beacon of hope amid the bloodshed. It was an accidental fire in peacetime that finally stopped the Paris cathedral from celebrating Midnight Mass this year.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Senate gave final approval to a Pentagon spending blueprint worth nearly $740 billion. It includes a 3 percent pay raise for military personnel -- the largest in more than a decade. Also, former Trump…
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