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France to host America's Cup World Series event in 2016

LONDON (AP) — French city Toulon will host the fifth America's Cup World Series event in September 2016. The World Series event, which is part of a two-year schedule to…

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Microwavable Mantle: Physicists Nuke Mock Earth Layer, for Science

SAN FRANCISCO — Scientists have jury-rigged a microwave oven & a liquid made of food & cosmetics thickener to recreate the Earth's mantle, the mysterious middle layer of the planet….

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Arsenals of weapons deployed against IS and Syrian rebels

Paris (AFP) – The United States, Russia, France & Britain are deploying an arsenal of weapons in the Syrian conflict, although some experts question whether they are best suited to…

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Over 800 migrants try to storm Channel Tunnel in France: official

Calais (France) (AFP) – Some 800 to 1,000 migrants tried Thursday to break into the Channel Tunnel near France's port city Calais in a desperate bid to reach Britain, local…

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French railways test software to track suspicious behaviour

Paris (AFP) – Software that monitors suspicious behaviour & luggage could eventually be integrated into 40,000 surveillance cameras across France, a railway firm said Wednesday, as the country tightens security…

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Climate deal typo hiccup solved 'in a small room,' France says

PARIS (Reuters) – A last minute dispute over an apparent typing error in last weekend's global climate deal in Paris was solved "in a small room" & thanks to trust…

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Climate deal a diplomatic coup for France

Le Bourget (France) (AFP) – A 195-nation wrangle that ended Saturday with a historic Paris pact to curb global warming had to be the anti-Copenhagen: as flawlessly organised as the…

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Climate deal: World praises France's diplomatic efforts

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Just a month after the Paris attacks, France has surmounted that atrocity to assist achieve a seemingly unachievable triumph: uniting the world to seal a…

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French official: Final text of global climate accord expected within hours

LE BOURGET, France – The final text of an international pact to fight global warming was expected to be released within hours, a French official said early Saturday, after negotiators…

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France takes on Romania at Euro 2016 opener, defending champion Spain faces Czechs in 1st test

PARIS – Defending champion Spain begins its quest for a third straight European Championship title against the Czech Republic, while host France moreover escaped with a relatively unthreatening group in…

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