Sarkozy wins court fight to rename ...

Sarkozy wins court fight to rename his party ?Les Républicains?

Former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy won a court fight on Tuesday for the right to rename his conservative party "The Républicains", a prelude to an expected attempt to win back the presidency in 2017
France's Panthéon honours 'Four Liv...

France's Panthéon honours 'Four Lives in Résistance'

Four heroes of the French wartime Résistance are being inducted on Wednesday into the legendary Panthéon, the Paris mausoleum that honours those who have made significant contributions to French society.
Haitian-Canadian writer to join gua...

Haitian-Canadian writer to join guardians of French language

The Académie Française, the exclusive and ancient institution tasked with safeguarding the French language, will welcome both its first Haitian and first Québécois member on Thursday in the form of novelist Dany Laferrière.
UN ?failed to follow up? on CAR cla...

UN ?failed to follow up? on CAR claims of French abuse

The UN's top human rights officials knew for months about allegations that French soldiers had abused children in the Central African Republic (CAR) but ?failed to follow up? on the claims, confidential documents show.
Expelled leader of May 1968 uprisin...

Expelled leader of May 1968 uprising granted French citizenship

Daniel Cohn-Bendit, who was born in France to German parents, has been granted French citizenship nearly 50 years after he was expelled from the country for ?disturbing the peace? as a leader of the May 1968 student uprising.
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.

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Cameron embarks on delicate Europea...

Cameron embarks on delicate European charm offensive

Britain?s Prime Minister David Cameron this week faces a delicate task when he embarks on a whirlwind diplomatic tour to try to convince European leaders to help him push for a string of EU reforms to scale back Brussel's overriding political powers.
EU asks member states to admit 40,0...

EU asks member states to admit 40,000 asylum seekers

The EU on Wednesday asked its member states to admit over the next two years some 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea who have already landed in Italy and Greece.
Austrian boy sentenced to jail on t...

Austrian boy sentenced to jail on terrorism charges

A 14-year-old boy from Austria who downloaded bomb-making plans onto his Playstation games console was sentenced to a two-year jail term on Tuesday after pleading guilty to terrorism charges, a court spokeswoman said.
How Podemos shattered politics as u...

How Podemos shattered politics as usual in Spain

A two-party system that had dominated Spanish politics for decades was rocked on Sunday as voters beleaguered from years of austerity policies and fed up with corruption scandals turned to new parties in local elections.
Greece to make debt payments 'for a...

Greece to make debt payments 'for as long as possible'

Greece will continue paying its debts as long as it is able to, the government said Monday, a day after its ruling leftist coalition narrowly rejected a call by party hardliners to miss its next International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan payment.
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.

Bridge at Arthur City still open

Bridge at Arthur City still open

The bridge at Arthur City is still open with one lane in each direction, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
Study: More were treated for Ebola-...

Study: More were treated for Ebola-like symptoms in Texas

DALLAS (AP) ? A study published this week in a medical journal says about a dozen more people were hospitalized with Ebola-like symptoms last year after being exposed to the disease in Texas.
Homeowners clean up in Texas; death...

Homeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 19

HOUSTON (AP) ? Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 19 people dead and a doz
SEC to 'substantially' increase fin...

SEC to 'substantially' increase fines for rushing fields

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) ? The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004.
Disabled students funneled out for ...

Disabled students funneled out for truancy file complaint

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? Disabled students say they were charged with truancy and funneled out of public schools, according to an official complaint they filed Wednesday, accusing 13 districts and the Tex
Pentagon: Military mistakenly shipp...

Pentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax samples

WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to at least one, and perhaps Sports

With 5 teams in NCAAs, cold-weather...

With 5 teams in NCAAs, cold-weather Big Ten baseball hot now

As usual, the SEC, ACC and Pac-12 had the most teams make the NCAA baseball tournament. Right behind those warm-weather conferences, though, was the Big Ten, a league that not long ago was an aftertho
Cowboys add former first-round draf...

Cowboys add former first-round draft pick WR AJ Jenkins

The Dallas Cowboys have signed receiver A.J. Jenkins, a former first-round draft pick.
Soccer officials arrested in Zurich...

Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a
Ensey, Smallwood, Osburn win Memori...

Ensey, Smallwood, Osburn win Memorial Day Scramble

The 2015 Memorial Day Three-Man Scramble at Paris Golf and Country Club last weekend had a number of places determined by the smallest of margins.
Moreland, Fielder lead Rangers to 7...

Moreland, Fielder lead Rangers to 7th straight win

Texas manager Jeff Banister felt good about returning to .500. Now he wants the Rangers to keep going.
Chisum, Honey Grove play 7-on-7

Chisum, Honey Grove play 7-on-7

The Chisum Mustangs and Honey Grove Warriors took another step toward their 2015 campaigns on Tuesday, opening 7-on-7 competition at Warrior Stadium in Bonham.


Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre...

Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre brings Disney's...

Everybody wants to be a cat! Twenty-eight students from the Roxy Regional School of the Arts are getting the chance to do just that in Disney's "The Aristocats Kids" at the Roxy Regional Theatre, May 29th - June 13th. In this feline adventure based on the Disney animated film, Madame's jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens and abandons them in the Parisian countryside.

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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