Paris

Associated Press
April 17, 2019 - 8:23 am
By THOMAS ADAMSON and NICOLAS VAUX-MONTAGNY Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Nearly $1 billion in donations have poured in for the vast restoration of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral — but a pledge by French President Emmanuel Macron that it will be completed within five years was facing...
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Gregg Henson
April 16, 2019 - 5:52 pm
As the effort to restore the historic cathedral, which could take decades to complete, they might have an unexpected source of help to reconstruct the building. According to Business Insider, the 2014 video Assassin's Creed: Unity, recreated Notre Dame in painstaking detail. Click here to read more...
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Associated Press
April 16, 2019 - 8:24 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that swept through Paris' Notre Dame cathedral (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The chief architect of Cologne cathedral says it could take decades to repair the damage caused to the Notre Dame cathedral by a massive fire. Peter Fuessenich, who oversees all...
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April 15, 2019 - 2:24 pm
By LORI HINNANT Associated Press PARIS (AP) — The soaring spire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has collapsed in flames, and a church spokesman says the entire wooden interior of the 12th century landmark is burning and likely to be destroyed. The cathedral is home to incalculable works of art and...
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January 12, 2019 - 7:30 am
By ANGELA CHARLTON and SYLVIE CORBET , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — A powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday injured 36 people, including 12 in critical condition, blasted out windows and overturned cars, French authorities said. Firefighters pulled...
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December 15, 2018 - 8:36 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France protests. Paris police say 85 people have been detained in Paris on the fifth straight weekend of protests by the "yellow vests" movement, where thousands of people converged in the French capital. Police say of those detained, 46 people have been arrested. No...
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Associated Press
December 09, 2018 - 11:22 am
by Angela Charlton PARIS (AP) — Paris tourist sites reopened, workers cleaned up broken glass and shop owners tried to put the city on its feet again Sunday, a day after running battles between "yellow vest" protesters and police that left at least 71 injured in the French capital and caused...
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November 24, 2018 - 10:56 am
By THOMAS ADAMSON , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — French police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse demonstrators in Paris on Saturday, as thousands gathered in the capital and beyond and staged road blockades to vent anger against rising fuel taxes. Thousands of police were deployed...
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dreamstime
September 10, 2018 - 2:07 pm
PARIS (AP) — They only went out to play a calm game of petanque and enjoy some late summer warmth by a Parisian canal. By the end of the evening, the three friends had neutralized a knife-wielding attacker who had stabbed seven people, with an unlikely weapon: the game's clanking — and hefty —...
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July 20, 2018 - 4:02 pm
By ELAINE GANLEY , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — French investigators on Friday detained for questioning one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides who was caught on camera beating a protester in May, sparking a major political crisis for the French leader. The presidential Elysee Palace...
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