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Pensioner jailed for attacking Fren...

Pensioner jailed for attacking French mosque

A French court has sentenced a 69-year-old man to prison for throwing plaster grenades and shooting at a mosque in western France. The man said he had acted in anger over a deadly attack by Islamist gunmen on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.
Airbnb vows to comply with Paris lo...

Airbnb vows to comply with Paris lodgings tax

The city of Paris appeared to have buried the hatchet with Airbnb on Thursday after the short-term rental website promised to comply with city regulations to start collecting a lodgings tax. Paris is the No. 1 destination for Airbnb users.
Video: Yemen kidnappers ?only wante...

Video: Yemen kidnappers ?only wanted the French girl?

Sherine Makkaoui, a Yemeni interpreter, was kidnapped alongside Frenchwoman Isabelle Prime in Yemen?s capital Sanaa on Tuesday. FRANCE 24 spoke to Makkaoui?s family, who are praying for her safe return.
Hollande enlists film stars for cli...

Hollande enlists film stars for climate change push in Manila

French President François Hollande arrived in the Philippines Thursday accompanied by two of France?s leading actresses, Marion Cotillard and Mélanie Laurent, to promote the fight against climate change ahead of a crucial summit later this year.
France unveils reforms to tackle Mu...

France unveils reforms to tackle Muslim radicalisation

France set out a package of reforms on Wednesday aimed at better integrating Muslims and preventing radicalisation in the wake of the recent jihadist attacks in Paris.
Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for...

Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying drone in Paris

French police on Wednesday detained three Al-Jazeera journalists for illegally flying a drone from a Paris park. Their arrests come as authorities are investigating sightings of drones flying over key Parisian landmarks for two consecutive nights.

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Security Council to hold emergency ...

Security Council to hold emergency session on Ukraine

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency session to discuss the situation in Ukraine on Friday, exactly a year since Russian troops and pro-Moscow forces began seizing territory in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea.
Video: On the campaign trail with U...

Video: On the campaign trail with UK's anti-Europe UKIP party

The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) holds its Spring conference Friday amid a glow of optimism, with the anti-immigration, Eurosceptic party riding high in the polls ahead of this year?s general election.
IS group executioner 'Jihadi John' ...

IS group executioner 'Jihadi John' identified as Londoner

?Jihadi John?, the masked Islamic State (IS) group militant who appears in several beheading videos, has been identified by media and US officials as Mohammed Emwazi, a computer programmer from London. UK officials have not confirmed the reports.
Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for...

Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying drone in Paris

French police on Wednesday detained three Al-Jazeera journalists for illegally flying a drone from a Paris park. Their arrests come as authorities are investigating sightings of drones flying over key Parisian landmarks for two consecutive nights.
French unemployment drops slightly ...

French unemployment drops slightly from record highs

After a string of record unemployment figures in recent months, France finally saw a slight improvement in January, with statistics published Wednesday showing 3.48 million people claiming jobless benefits.
EU gives France until 2017 to fix b...

EU gives France until 2017 to fix budget deficit

The EU on Wednesday gave France until 2017 to bring its budget deficit back into line with Brussels? rules, meaning the eurozone's second-biggest economy will avoid a fine for now.

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DeSoto police shoot driver after he...

DeSoto police shoot driver after he hits officer with car

DESOTO, Texas (AP) ? DeSoto police say an officer shot the driver of a stolen vehicle after he backed up and hit another officer.
TCU same approach going into spring...

TCU same approach going into spring after Big 12 title

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) ? TCU coach Gary Patterson never really dwelled on the Big 12 co-champion Horned Frogs getting left out of the first four-team College Football Playoff.
Detained immigrant families in Sout...

Detained immigrant families in South Texas issued bonds

SAN ANTONIO (AP) ? Immigration attorneys say the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has begun issuing bonds for Central American immigrant families detained in Karnes County.
Freeman leads Old Dominion to 63-54...

Freeman leads Old Dominion to 63-54 win over Rice

HOUSTON (AP) ? Trey Freeman had 17, 11 rebounds and 5 assists to lead Old Dominion to a 63-54 win over Rice on Thursday night.
Nic Moore scores 16 points, No. 21 ...

Nic Moore scores 16 points, No. 21 SMU beats Memphis 66-57

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) ? Nic Moore scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and No. 21 SMU pulled away to beat Memphis 66-57 on Thursday night.
No. 21 SMU 66, MEMPHIS 57

No. 21 SMU 66, MEMPHIS 57

SMU (23-5)

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Private lake produces season?s seco...

Private lake produces season?s second Toyota ShareLunker

Blair Schwarz of McAllen caught Toyota ShareLunker 559 from a private lake in Zapata County on Feb. 19. The fish weighed 14.30 pounds and was caught on a Jackall ASKA squarebill crankbait in about six
Baylor walk-on running back ruled i...

Baylor walk-on running back ruled ineligible

Baylor says running back Silas Nacita ? who became a fan favorite thanks to his story of making it to college football despite an unstable childhood ? will no longer be part of the program because of
Mavs suspend Rondo for game after e...

Mavs suspend Rondo for game after exchange with Carlisle

The Dallas Mavericks suspended Rajon Rondo for their game Wednesday night in Atlanta for conduct detrimental to the team, a day after the point guard had a heated exchange on the court with coach Rick
Darvish feels good facing hitters f...

Darvish feels good facing hitters for 1st time since August

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish faced hitters for the first time since last August, throwing 30 pitches against teammates during batting practice Wednesday.
TCU wins 3rd Big 12 home game in ro...

TCU wins 3rd Big 12 home game in row, 71-54 over Texas Tech

Kenrich Williams and TCU are finally starting to feel right at home in the Big 12.
TCU promotes Glasgow, Cross to co-d...

TCU promotes Glasgow, Cross to co-defensive coordinators

TCU has promoted safeties coach Chad Glasgow and linebackers coach DeMontie Cross to co-defensive coordinators.

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Arizona ghost hunter travels: The M...

Arizona ghost hunter travels: The Museum of Death

Travel over to Hollywood and be sure and stop at one of the most controversial museums on the west coast. The Museum of Death is filled with items dealing with-you guessed it-Death! Beware, the museum is very graphic and suggested for a mature audience.

Envisioning Eco-Friendly Architectu...

Envisioning Eco-Friendly Architecture in Paris

The 2007 Paris Climate Action Plan set a goal of reducing the city's environmental footprint by 75% by 2050 , including greenhouse-gas emissions, energy consumption, and a move to renewable energy sources. Concurrently, Paris City Hall commissioned Vincent Callebaut Architectures to design a series of environmentally beneficial buildings .

Henry Farmers Co-op soon opening at...

Henry Farmers Co-op soon opening at Community Farm Store location

Although the Community Farm Store building on U.S. highway 60 in Salem presently stands empty, that will soon change. Henry Farmers Cooperative, a division of Tennessee Farmers Cooperative has leased the building and will be opening in a few weeks.

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