On the heels of a third video released by ISIS depicting the beheading of a prisoner, 26 nations and representatives from the United Nations, European Union, and Arab League have assembled in Paris to formalize a battle strategy against the militants that have seized much of northern and western Iraq. “We must not allow them to have sanctuaries,” Iraqi President Fuad Masum told the conference. “We must pursue them wherever they are.”http://gawker.com/isis-beheads-b… Read more…
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A new crop of clothing shops, restaurants and fashion designers are seeking to reinvent France’s rich Jewish heritage for the millinnial set.
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A 16-year-old girl who allegedly attempted to fly to Syria to join a militant Islamist group was arrested at an airport in Nice on Saturday, French officials say. Her parents reportedly had no idea what she was planning. Read more…
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Violence gave birth to more variations of soil than can be found in all of France. That makes for unparalleled wines, but also for the dangerous temptation to label every variety as unique.
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After years of being overshadowed by Armstrong, cyclist Greg LeMond is the only American to have fairly won the Tour de France. I apologize for being complicit in the lies against him.
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France and Colombia fall by the wayside in the World Cup quarterfinals, setting up a battle between heavyweights Brazil and Germany.
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