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End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed

PARIS (AP) — The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French prison in Norman...

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed

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Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s p...
13:14, 05/27/2019

Freed American hostage in Burkina Faso was destined to be transferred to Al Qaeda, French officials say French officials say the American hostage in Burkina Faso, who was freed thanks to the deadly raid by French forces, would have been given to a group...
18:42, 05/14/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
07:00, 05/07/2019

France honors soldiers who died during hostage rescue in Burkina Faso An American woman who was taken hostage in Burkina Faso was nearly handed over to al-Qaida militants before she was rescued by U.S. commandos, a Fren...
18:28, 05/14/2019

Three Tajik prison guards killed in riot Rioting prisoners have killed three guards in a high-security facility in Tajikistan which houses people convicted of religious extremism, including ...
06:56, 05/20/2019

Inmate takes guard, trainee hostage in high-security French prison Special police forces were deployed to the Conde-sur-Sarthe prison where an inmate used an improvised weapon to take a guard and a trainee hostage. T...
04:14, 06/12/2019

Jury awards $2.7M to man beaten by Maryland prison guards A Maryland jury has awarded nearly $3 million to an inmate who was beaten by prison guards almost six years ago in what his attorney called a "system...
23:00, 06/13/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic...
11:42, 05/02/2019

UK prison guards smell a rat and find rodents stuffed with drugs Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British pr...
18:28, 04/28/2019

New Zealand spent more than $700,000 on slushy machines to keep prison guards cool New Zealand’s Department of Corrections is being criticized for spending more than $700,000 on slushy machines to reduce staff discomfort and tension...
22:28, 04/29/2019

What happened when this prison couldn't hire enough guards? It put gangs in charge An internal audit report reveals the warden at the Wilkinson County prison relied on gang members to keep order because he lacked enough guards. ...
02:28, 06/26/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now a...
19:42, 05/04/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 ...
07:14, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were relea...
09:14, 05/07/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprun...
21:56, 05/21/2019

Reaction after Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from prison on Tuesday after spe...
06:14, 05/07/2019

American who fought for Taliban to be freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh to be released but some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for ...
13:56, 05/23/2019

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confi...
03:28, 06/05/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy ...
18:14, 05/07/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection with a January sex a...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader has bee...
02:42, 05/03/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder trial freed from prison A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in ...
07:42, 05/03/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist freed from prison ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark is free after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role in a 1981 Brink’s armored truck robbery in s...
00:42, 05/11/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist freed from prison Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 6...
00:14, 05/11/2019

Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed from prison after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
05:28, 05/07/2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters freed from prison in Myanmar The two journalists, who exposed a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, spent more than 500 days behind bars on charges of violating a colonial-era secrets ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Isl...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protes...
10:42, 06/17/2019

John Walker Lindh, an American who joined the Taliban, to be freed from Indiana prison John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.  ...
18:56, 05/22/2019

Freed Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Addresses Rally on the Day He Is Released From Prison Activists and striking students gathered outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Monday to listen to freed democracy campaigner Joshua Wong ...
11:28, 06/17/2019

Judith Clark, radical leftist and getaway driver in deadly Brink’s heist, freed from prison Former Weather Underground radical and Brink’s robbery getaway driver Judith Clark was freed from prison Friday — nearly four decades after the opera...
01:14, 05/11/2019

Report: US must communicate better with hostage families WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says the United States must do a better job communicating with families of American hostages held overseas. That inclu...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Records: 2 men took child hostage after reservation killings YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Court records say a homeowner told police that two men linked to the killing of five people on an Indian reservation in Washingt...
21:14, 06/11/2019

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessme...
19:56, 06/06/2019

Lithuanian circus owner releases bear he took ‘hostage’ VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuanian police say a private circus owner has released a bear from a cage after a standoff with police trying to take th...
19:42, 06/12/2019

Armed teen surrenders to police after hostage siege An armed teenager with reported links to the Gilet-Jaunes movement in France has released his final hostages after a siege lasting nearly five hours....
02:28, 05/08/2019

Switzerland: 3 dead after hostage-taking at Zurich apartment BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say an armed man took two women hostage at an apartment in Zurich and all three died after shots were heard. Police in Swi...
16:42, 05/31/2019

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried t...
10:14, 05/31/2019

A ransomware attack is holding Baltimore's networks hostage A ransomware attack brought Baltimore city government's computers to a halt yesterday. The hackers are reportedly holding the city's files ...
03:42, 05/09/2019

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking"...
22:14, 06/08/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southe...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Baltimore's Government Held Hostage by Ransomware Attack For the second time in just over a year, Baltimore has fallen victim to a major cyberattack. Last year, hackers targeted the city’s 911 emergency sys...
23:00, 05/08/2019

French hostage says ordeal in Burkina Faso was 'hell' A French hostage, freed in Burkina Faso on Thursday during on overnight rescue in which two soldiers were killed, has described the experience as "he...
17:01, 05/15/2019

American ex-hostage mom said husband Joshua Boyle was a Taliban sympathizer American ex-hostage mom Caitlan Coleman confessed in a new interview that her husband Joshua Boyle not only routinely abused her — but he was a...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Woman sexually assaulted in home as 7 others held hostage: cops A woman was sexually assaulted by two push-in robbers in her Queens home over the weekend — as her mom and six other females, including a child and h...
00:42, 05/07/2019

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insiste...
19:56, 05/22/2019

Trump's Mexico deal is victory for 'hostage-taking', ex-WTO head says Pascal Lamy said Trump’s actions went against the spirit of diplomacy after Mexico agreed to expand asylum programThe immigration deal imposed on Mex...
23:00, 06/08/2019

Ransomware attack on Baltimore continues to hold the city hostage Earlier this month, hackers successfully deployed a piece of ransomware that, for about two weeks now, has effectively shut down a range of key publi...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after ...
19:56, 06/20/2019

That Time My Delivered Package Was Held Hostage and Exchanged for a Six Pack of Beer I’m one of those people who live in a neighborhood where anytime I get an “out for delivery” email/text/raven for any package that won’t fit into my ...
22:28, 05/08/2019

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into ...
16:56, 05/21/2019

Macri, Judiciary using Florencia Kirchner as hostage to stifle CFK candidacy: Alberto Fernández alleges 'Cristina Kirchner is the best candidate' to defeat President Mauricio Macri at the October presidential election, her former Cabinet Chief Alberto F...
19:14, 05/16/2019

Iranian missiles can hit U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States cou...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says its missiles can hit US warships DUBAI — A deputy head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach US warships in the Gulf, and the ...
18:56, 05/17/2019

Iran's Guards Shoot Down US 'Spy' Drone: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website, Sepah News, said...
08:56, 06/20/2019

Culver, Reddish top list of shooting guards in NBA draft Jarrett Culver made himself a top-flight NBA prospect by pushing Texas Tech to within a win of its first national championship. Culver is regarded by...
23:56, 06/16/2019

Iran Guards Chief Says Americans Have Started "Psychological War" The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on S...
15:00, 05/12/2019

America does not dare attack Iran: Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quote...
17:42, 05/22/2019

Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, s...
18:56, 05/23/2019

EU border guards start Albania migration watch The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help ...
17:42, 05/21/2019

Iran has sapped U.S. capacity for war: Revolutionary Guards chief Iran's "absolute power" in its region has sapped the capacity of arch-enemy the United States to wage war against it, the commander of its elite Revo...
23:28, 05/28/2019

U.S. does not dare attack Iran: Revolutionary Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quote...
01:14, 05/23/2019

Iran Guards chief says Americans have started 'psychological war' The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on S...
12:42, 05/12/2019

Guards repel assault on Libya's biggest oilfield An armed group attacked Libya's largest oilfield but was repelled after clashes with its protection force on Monday, while fighting escalated in east...
22:00, 04/29/2019

Q&A: A look at the standoff between the US and Iran Hostilities are heating up between the United States and Iran and while President Donald Trump says he’s not looking to go to war with Tehran, ...
22:28, 06/18/2019

The Newest TikTok Celebrities: Security Guards Passing the Time Millions of fans of the social-media app are fascinated with #securitylife, where guards’ videos are more popular than #lawyers, #dentists and #senat...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emira...
22:14, 05/24/2019

Former Sudanese intelligence chief's guards block his arrest: prosecutors Sudanese prosecutors ordered the arrest of former intelligence chief for questioning over a bank account but his guards blocked his arrest, the prose...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fu...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reject talks with U.S. after Trump offer Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran will not negotiate with the United States and denied any U.S. attack was likely, a day after U.S. P...
14:14, 05/10/2019

Transgender Rikers inmate found dead allegedly ignored by guards A silent and unresponsive Layleen Polanco — the transgender inmate found dead in her Rikers Island cell last week — was ignored by guards for nearly ...
03:28, 06/16/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ar...
22:56, 05/25/2019

Iran Guards reject U.S. talks, cleric threatens carrier Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran would not negotiate with the United States and a senior cleric warned that a U.S. navy fleet could ...
17:14, 05/10/2019

Celtics’ busy NBA draft night: Lots of trades, two interesting guards Danny Ainge had another busy draft night. The Celtics general manager continued his near-annual tradition of stockpiling picks, while making a pair o...
12:56, 06/21/2019

Deputy Guards chief says Iran will not hold talks with U.S.: news agency A deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said that Tehran will not hold talks with its arch enemy the United States and that Washington "will not...
13:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday ...
12:14, 05/26/2019

6 jail guards indicted for illegal visitor strip searches: sources Six female city Corrections officers have been indicted on felony and misdemeanor charges involving illegal strip searches and body cavity searches o...
02:00, 05/06/2019

We are on cusp of full-scale confrontation with enemy: Iranian Guards commander The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday: "We are on the cusp of a full-scale confrontation with the enemy," the Fars new...
22:14, 05/15/2019

Iran's Guards commander says U.S. military presence in Gulf is 'an opportunity': ISNA The United States' military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now it is an opportunity, a senior commander of Iran's elite Revolut...
14:28, 05/12/2019

PM's Brother Sits On Dharna Demanding Separate Vehicle For Guards: Police Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brother Prahlad Modi, who was travelling to Jaipur, on Tuesday sat on a dharna at a police station demanding a separat...
20:56, 05/14/2019

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Standoff ** S&P 500 drops 0.8% on the week as China's aggressive stance in trade war with U.S. weighs ** At first support came under fire, but then overs...
01:28, 05/18/2019

Police: Man Arrested After Six-Hour Standoff ERLANGER, Ky. (LEX 18) – Police say one man is arrested after SWAT teams had to respond to a home in Boone County. The Boone County SheriffR...
05:14, 06/10/2019

How the US-Iran oil standoff could hurt the economy The American economy is already absorbing a body blow from the deepening US-China trade war. A real war could be more than the decade-long economic e...
16:42, 05/20/2019

Guards repel assault on Libya's biggest oilfield as Tripoli battle rages An armed group attacked Libya's largest oilfield on Monday, but was repelled after clashes with its protection force, while fighting escalated in eas...
23:14, 04/29/2019

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens ...
01:28, 06/01/2019

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused M...
20:56, 05/01/2019

Man accused of standoff, trooper’s shooting indicted MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple cou...
03:42, 05/31/2019

Man accused of standoff, trooper's shooting indicted A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's...
01:42, 05/31/2019

Domestic violence investigation turns into standoff TUCSON – Police are working to resolve a standoff situation early Tuesday morning. Tucson Police Department started investigating a domestic violence...
14:42, 06/25/2019

Here’s how the House’s standoff with William Barr could escalate Attorney General William Barr has until Monday morning to follow House Democrats’ orders to reveal the redacted parts of the Mueller Report — or else...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Lexington Standoff Ends Peacefully; Man Arrested LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington said an hourslong standoff ended peacefully Sunday after shots were fired on the city’s sou...
18:00, 05/26/2019

Standoff under way with gunman near burning LA-area home SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have a surrounded a burning Los Angeles-area home where a gunman earlier fired at police. Nobody has been hurt...
04:14, 06/07/2019

EU says inspectors, not announcements, determine next steps in Iran standoff Facing threats from Washington and Tehran, the European Union keeps calm and claims the middle ground when it comes to the Iran nuclear deal. Despite...
05:56, 05/09/2019

Dow falls 350 points on worries of prolonged trade standoff The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down more than 350 points as investors worry that the U.S. and China are headed for a long standoff in their cost...
22:42, 05/23/2019

Kansas police kill man who fired shots in standoff with them WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas say a man who was firing gunshots inside an apartment has been shot and killed by officers after they tried to ...
19:56, 05/23/2019

World "Praises" Iran Over US Standoff: Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the world "praises" Iran over its standoff with Washington, and that the US had broken promises by abandonin...
14:28, 06/18/2019

Putin calls for compromise over Orthodox cathedral standoff Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a compromise to ease tensions over a plan to build a cathedral in a popular park in the nation’s four...
21:28, 05/16/2019

SWAT standoff underway with man accused of shooting at N. Ky. officers CINCINNATI (WCPO) — A SWAT standoff is underway and involves a fugitive accused of  involving a fugitive accused of shooting at Kentucky police offic...
23:56, 06/25/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan’s protests have threatened of a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions with the ruling military council heightened...
12:14, 05/01/2019

Sudan protesters tone down demands in standoff with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese protesters have toned down some of their demands in an attempt to ease tensions with the ruling military council that...
11:14, 05/03/2019

New York City Jail Guards Indicted for Conducting Illegal Strip Searches on Women Visitors Six female corrections officers were arrested and arraigned in New York State Supreme Court following allegations they performed illegal strip search...
19:14, 05/07/2019

Iran may attack Israel if U.S. standoff escalates: Israeli minister An Israeli cabinet minister warned on Sunday of possible direct or proxy Iranian attacks on Israel should the stand-off between Tehran and Washington...
12:42, 05/12/2019

Sudanese to hold mass rally amid standoff with generals KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civili...
12:14, 05/02/2019

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadlin...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbors including th...
01:56, 05/13/2019

Iran could attack Israel if standoff with the U.S. escalates: Israeli minister An Israeli cabinet minister warned on Sunday of possible direct or proxy Iranian attacks on Israel should the stand-off between Tehran and Washington...
15:14, 05/12/2019

In U.S.-Iran Standoff, Gulf States Steer Clear of Confrontation Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf allies haven’t called for a confrontation with Iran over recent attacks in the region that the U.S. has blamed on T...
02:00, 05/16/2019

This Week's Trade Standoff Wipes $2 Trillion Off Global Stocks As expectations for a U.S.-China trade accord faded stocks in trade-sensitive sectors and emerging-market currencies tumbled. Meanwhile, investors br...
15:28, 05/10/2019

U.S.-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringi...
19:56, 05/11/2019

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice ...
16:56, 05/22/2019

Former boxing world champ arrested after armed standoff with police Former Olympic boxing gold medalist and world championship boxer Meldrick Taylor was arrested Monday after an armed standoff with Philidelphia police...
23:42, 06/04/2019

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Cops in hours-long standoff with armed Staten Island man Police on Staten Island have been engaged in several-hour standoff with an armed man who locked himself inside his sprawling home Monday night, law e...
06:00, 06/25/2019

China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blata...
03:56, 05/23/2019

Russia warns of possible Cuban crisis-style standoff over U.S. missiles in Europe The Cuban missile crisis erupted in 1962 when the Soviet Union responded to a U.S. missile deployment in Turkey by sending ballistic missiles to Cuba...
16:00, 06/24/2019

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive...
20:28, 05/22/2019

South Dakota governor, Oglala Sioux in pipeline protest law standoff The Oglala Sioux and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem are each waiting for the other side to make a move to resolve a disagreement over anti-protest leg...
03:14, 05/08/2019

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army Sudan's protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense sta...
16:28, 06/17/2019

Man accused of shooting at PCSO deputy multiple times arrested after standoff MARICOPA, Ariz. – A man was taken into custody after he reportedly fired a gun at a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputy outside a reside...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Opinion: Guaido-Maduro standoff exacting heavy toll on Venezuelans Juan Guaido's attempt to force regime change with military backing has failed, and the protracted political deadlock is placing a heavy burden on the...
19:56, 05/02/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, acc...
09:42, 05/08/2019

Handcuffed man makes balls-to-wall escape to safety during armed standoff A handcuffed half-naked man could be seen climbing down a ladder to safety during an armed standoff with police in Mexico, a report said. The shootin...
00:42, 06/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbours including t...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Sacramento police officer dies after long shooting standoff during domestic call Tara O’Sullivan, 26, died at UC Davis Medical Center hours after a gunman opened fire on her, police in Sacramento said early Thursday.  ...
12:56, 06/20/2019

Russia: U.S. nuclear pact exit may bring back Cold War-era standoff - Ifax Russia's Security Council warned on Wednesday that the United States' exit from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty could bring a return to ...
14:42, 06/19/2019

US futures point to a slightly higher open amid trade deal standoff U.S. stock index futures hovered around the flatline on Wednesday morning, as market participants continued to monitor trade relations between the U....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Trump says Obama let China get away with 'murder,' touts tariffs as trade standoff heats up President Trump on Friday touted his administration’s controversial move to increase tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods after trade talks betwe...
15:28, 05/10/2019

Dow claws out of 359-point hole to end a wild week sparked by U.S.-China trade standoff The threat of higher tariffs has sown unrest in global markets all week as investors and business executives try to parse the uncertainty and brace f...
01:28, 05/11/2019

Iran threatens to resume higher uranium enrichment in standoff on nuclear deal Iran will resume high level enrichment of uranium if world powers did not protect its interests against U.S. sanctions, President Hassan Rouhani said...
09:56, 05/08/2019

Who is Amit Mehta, the hip hop-loving judge overseeing the standoff over Trump's financial records? One man's name can be expected to pop up more frequently as the battle between President Donald Trump and lawmakers takes to the courts: Judge Amit M...
08:14, 05/10/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and ...
20:28, 05/16/2019

Auto stocks lead European shares lower amid U.S.-China trade standoff European shares extended losses early on Monday from the biggest weekly slump this year as the U.S.-China standoff quelled hopes that the two largest...
12:28, 05/13/2019

U.S. stocks post broad declines amid U.S.-China tariff standoff, recover some losses Wall Street sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, the latest salvo in the two countries' increasingly belli...
03:14, 05/14/2019

Rights activist in Chechnya freed on parole ARGUN, Russia (AP) — A prominent rights activist in the Russian province of Chechnya has been released on parole in a case that generated widespread ...
20:14, 06/21/2019

One-time death row inmate being freed after plea OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A man who spent about 15 years on Alabama’s death row is being set free. News outlets report 43-year-old Emanuel Aaron Gisse...
18:00, 06/18/2019

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile d...
12:42, 06/12/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria, Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 captured Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detain...
11:56, 06/24/2019

Lawyer of Lebanese man held in Iran says he will be freed BEIRUT (AP) — The lawyer of a Lebanese man held in Iran since 2015 says his client will be released in the “next few days.” Majed Dimashk...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a st...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 1...
01:00, 06/13/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria and Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 former Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained...
10:14, 06/24/2019

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website Sepah News said ...
07:56, 06/20/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quote...
08:42, 05/23/2019

Real Madrid and Gareth Bale set for acrimonious summer standoff after Zinedine Zidane's Bernabeu snub Sunday saw the conclusion of another strange season at Real Madrid. By the time the final whistle sounded to signify the end of a 2-0 loss to Betis a...
09:56, 05/20/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, fo...
21:28, 05/15/2019

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery,...
05:42, 05/28/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
11:14, 05/07/2019

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freed The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country's capita...
14:28, 05/26/2019

Freed from Turkish jail, former NASA scientist wants to go back to the U.S. Turkish-American former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, newly released from jail in Turkey, said on Thursday he would like to go back to the United Stat...
21:14, 05/30/2019

First photos of freed hostages after French rescue mission The first pictures of hostages freed following an operation by French troops in Burkina Faso have emerged after two French soldiers were killed durin...
17:56, 05/11/2019

Manning ordered to appear before new U.S. grand jury as she is freed from jail Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was being detained for refusing to testify before a grand jury, was released on Thursday a...
07:14, 05/10/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail after 62 days behind bars Former army intelligence analyst and convicted leaker Chelsea Manning was freed from jail Thursday after spending 62 days behind bars for refusing to...
05:14, 05/10/2019

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicize...
20:14, 05/30/2019

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a w...
22:28, 06/12/2019

Snake gets trapped in toy skull, freed by dental tools Looks like this slithery snake hit a snag when it got trapped in a toy skull and had to be freed by a vet using dentist tools.    ...
16:42, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released from Iran following several years imprisonment says he was subjected to “kidnapping...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests...
18:00, 06/11/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard...
19:14, 05/02/2019

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya...
10:28, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify befor...
08:28, 05/10/2019

Lebanese US resident, freed by Iran, leaves for America BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison has left Lebanon for the United States, ...
11:14, 06/18/2019

Vietnamese woman freed in Kim Jong-nam murder case A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in jail on suspicion of killing Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother has been freed, her lawyer said...
11:56, 05/03/2019

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play ...
16:14, 06/22/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the...
07:42, 05/03/2019

850 Indians Freed From Saudi Jails On My Request: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the m...
14:28, 05/05/2019

Two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
06:14, 05/07/2019

Sole Remaining Kim Jong Nam Assassination Suspect Freed A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed from prison Friday, ending legal proceedings stemming fr...
03:42, 05/03/2019

The Nationals Have Finally Freed Themselves From The Curse Of Trevor Rosenthal If you listen closely with your ear towards a swamp-like city near the mid-Atlantic, you’ll be able to hear the faint sounds of mild optimism returni...
01:00, 06/24/2019

Woman Convicted in Kim Jong-nam’s Killing Is Freed in Malaysia The Vietnamese woman’s release brings an end to the legal case in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother, who was poisoned at an...
11:42, 05/03/2019

Suspected serial rapist may have been freed from jail early in error Police hunt Joseph McCann as urgent review is launched into his release on licenceAn urgent review has been launched over fears that an “extremely da...
04:56, 05/02/2019

Vietnamese woman freed in killing of Kim Jong-un's half brother A Vietnamese woman originally accused of assassinating Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in 2017, has been released ...
08:56, 05/03/2019

The Latest: US resident held in Iran freed, flies to Beirut BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in the case of a U.S. permanent resident released after being imprisoned for years in Iran (all times local)...
14:14, 06/11/2019

The Vietnamese Woman in Kim Jong Nam’s Murder Case Has Been Freed From Jail The Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother has been released from prison, bringing an inc...
08:28, 05/03/2019

Suspect charged in David Ortiz’s shooting will ask to be freed on bail A judge is expected to rule Wednesday whether the first man charged in David Ortiz’s shooting can be freed on bail — with the suspect’s l...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and...
00:14, 05/25/2019

Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine is freed on bail KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine has been freed on bail after spending three nights in a maximum-security ...
13:56, 05/02/2019

Russian journalist freed after police abruptly drop charges In a stunning turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter and promised to go after...
22:14, 06/11/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni freed on bail Bobi Wine, a Ugandan pop star and lawmaker who is seeking to challenge veteran leader Yoweri Museveni for the presidency, was freed on bail on Thursd...
19:14, 05/02/2019

| Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso by French special forces French special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which ...
19:56, 05/10/2019

U.S. says accused Facebook fraudster Ceglia a fugitive after Ecuador freed him U.S. prosecutors on Monday said the New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg out of half of that company is a...
18:42, 06/24/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother’s Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign fr...
22:56, 05/14/2019

Navy SEAL Charged With War Crimes Freed From Base Confinement In US A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11...
13:00, 05/31/2019

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduce...
07:42, 06/11/2019

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass sho...
00:56, 06/07/2019

Freed Lebanese man Zakka arrives in Beirut from Iran: airport source Lebanese businessman Nizar Zakka, who had been detained in Iran since 2015, landed in Beirut on Tuesday after the government secured his release, a s...
16:42, 06/11/2019

Judge: Coast guard officer Christopher Hasson can be freed until trial A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of compiling a hit list of prominent television journalists and Democrats can be released from custody with str...
18:56, 05/08/2019

Move 9 women freed after 40 years in jail over Philadelphia police siege Janine Phillips Africa and Janet Holloway Africa releasedGroup maintains James Ramp was killed by fellow officersThe last two women belonging to the ...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Israeli woman Dalal Da'ud freed 18 years after killing abusive husband An Israeli parole board on Wednesday agreed to cut a prison term and set free an Israeli-Arab woman who killed her abusive husband nearly 20 years ag...
18:28, 06/19/2019

| Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon A Thai anti-junta activist who spent more than two years behind bars for insulting the country's monarchy by sharing an unflattering BBC article abou...
17:56, 05/10/2019

Sudan deports three freed rebel leaders after talks collapse: source Sudan has deported to South Sudan three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, an official ...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest to be freed from jail A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for a...
14:42, 06/11/2019

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes freed from base confinement in San Diego A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11...
07:28, 05/31/2019

Ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini freed after questioning over 2022 World Cup Michel Platini has been released from custody after being questioned over the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar. The Ex-UEFA president was...
03:14, 06/19/2019

Hostages freed in Burkina Faso offer condolences for fallen French commandos Hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso offered their condolences on Saturday to the families of the two French soldiers ki...
15:14, 05/11/2019

Hurricane Michael unearths evidence of fort occupied by hundreds of freed slaves Tangled up in the root balls of enormous trees toppled by Hurricane Michael , which ripped through Florida last October, was an archaeological treasu...
20:14, 05/06/2019

'He is going to blow my brains out.' How a highway standoff played out on Facebook Live A woman who livestreamed a police standoff earlier this week had an on-again, off-again romantic relationship with the man driving the van.  &#...
07:14, 06/07/2019

European Union calls for 'free and fair elections' to end standoff in Venezuela The European Union said it rejected any form of violence and would continue to push for 'free and fair elections.'     ...
23:42, 04/30/2019

‘It’s Not the Final Battle.’ 10 Questions for Freed Hong Kong Democracy Campaigner Joshua Wong The international face of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, Joshua Wong was released from prison in Hong Kong Monday at a critical juncture in th...
11:28, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
05:42, 06/17/2019

Man who brutally killed 16-year-old New York girl denied parole, weeks before accomplice set to be freed A New York state parole board on Monday denied parole for one of two killers convicted in the brutal 1980 murder of a 16-year-old girl — weeks after ...
23:28, 06/24/2019

As last jailed Kim Jong Nam killing suspect freed, a gripping murder mystery ends with a whimper The second woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been released from a Malaysian prison, bringing one of th...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fres...
14:14, 06/17/2019

Hostages freed in Burkina Faso offer condolences to families of fallen French soldiers Hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso offered their condolences on Saturday to the families of the two French soldiers ki...
19:14, 05/11/2019

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alle...
05:42, 05/31/2019

U.S. resident freed by Iran blasts Tehran, says he was subjected to ‘kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial’ BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. resident freed by Iran blasts Tehran, says he was subjected to ‘kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial’...
18:28, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
06:00, 06/17/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; ...
00:28, 05/08/2019

How Barcelona freed up Lionel Messi to 'play like Cristiano Ronaldo' vs Liverpool Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher heaped praise on Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde for a tactical shift which inspired another L...
23:56, 05/01/2019

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a...
18:28, 06/18/2019

France and Romania level at 1-1 in Fed Cup semifinal Caroline Garcia beat Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-3, 6-3 to draw France level at 1-1 with Romania after the opening singles matches of their Fed Cup semifina...
21:42, 04/28/2019

General Electric may cut more than 1,000 jobs in France General Electric (GE) may cut more than 1,000 jobs in France, which could set the U.S. company on a collision course with the French government which...
16:42, 05/28/2019

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after t...
05:28, 06/08/2019

Thomas ‘all OK’ after crash, set for Tour de France BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Geraint Thomas says he is “all OK” after crashing in the Tour de Suisse cycling race and is optimistic about de...
13:56, 06/19/2019

France's Le Pen put on spot over Russia while rallying right French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says media reports indicating her party has links to the Kremlin are "insulting" and the suggestion that Nation...
18:42, 05/14/2019

France and Romania level at 1-1 in Fed Cup semi "Caroline Garcia kept her composure to beat Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-3 6-3 and bring France level at 1-1 with Romania in their Fed Cup semi-final after S...
16:00, 05/01/2019

France arrests four over Lyon blast French police have arrested a 24-year-old Algerian computer student suspected of planting a bomb in Lyon last week that wounded 13 people, authoritie...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Britanny, France's 'Little Britain'– in pictures Mark Neville’s Breton project began in June 2016, the day the UK voted to leave Europe. The images in his book Parade explore the region of north-wes...
10:14, 06/04/2019

10-man England defeated at the death by France "Orogel Stadium-Dino Manuzzi, U-21 EURO, Group C - England U-21 1 (Foden, 54, Choudhury, red card, 63\u0027) France U-21 2 (Ikone ,89\u0027, Wan-Biss...
00:28, 06/19/2019

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in t...
23:56, 05/28/2019

US to play France in Under-20 World Cup round of 16 The United States will play France in the Under-20 World Cup’s round of 16 after Les Bleus beat Mali 3-2 on Friday to win Group E. The American...
21:28, 05/31/2019

Renault Deal Is Put to Test in France Fiat Chrysler’s proposal to merge with Renault is under scrutiny in France where the government, unions and some executives at the French auto maker ...
05:00, 05/30/2019

France’s May Day protests placed under high security French authorities have placed May Day demonstrations in Paris and across France under high security measures as trade unionists will be joined by an...
18:28, 04/30/2019

Hamilton dominates in France on a dull day for F1 Lewis Hamilton put on a display of domination in a processional French Grand Prix on Sunday to go 36 points clear in the Formula One world championsh...
00:42, 06/24/2019

Macron says it is not France's aim to block Huawei French President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the aim of France to block Huawei, nor to launch any form of technological war, a day after the U.S....
14:14, 05/16/2019

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Chancellor Merkel and Emmanuel Macron arrived at an EU leaders' summit in Brussels already at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commi...
23:00, 05/28/2019

France to try former IAAF boss Diack and his son PARIS (AP) — French legal authorities have decided to hold a trial for Lamine Diack, once one of the most influential men in Olympic sport, but who h...
15:14, 06/24/2019

Dad’s in Prison. Mom Was on Parole. He’s Running for D.A. In San Francisco, Chesa Boudin, whose parents were in the radical Weather Underground, wants to join the growing ranks of prosecutors who have direct...
12:00, 05/24/2019

EU election turnout in France nearly 20% by noon, up from 16% in 2014 Turnout figures for European elections in France showed a 19.26% participation rate by noon local time (1000 GMT), the Interior Ministry said on Sund...
13:56, 05/26/2019

Decades-old Ireland murder may be prosecuted in France Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He ...
13:14, 05/27/2019

Trump talks tariffs & immigration, goes to France President Donald Trump spoke in Shannon, Ireland, before leaving for D-Day events in France. Trump said trade talks with Mexico are ongoing but Mexic...
13:28, 06/06/2019

US rallies to beat France 3-2, reach Under-20 quarterfinals Sebastian Soto tied the score with his second goal of the match in the 74th minute and Justin Rennicks got the go-ahead goal in the 83rd to lead the ...
10:14, 06/05/2019

France reach sixth Fed Cup final with win over Romania "Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic led France to their sixth Fed Cup final as they won the doubles to seal the two-time champions\u0027 dramati...
16:00, 05/01/2019

France's Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next fiv...
02:42, 05/29/2019

France may let lesbian couples use in-vitro fertilization PARIS (AP) — The French government is drafting legislation to give single women and lesbian couples access to in-vitro fertilization and related proc...
04:00, 06/24/2019

France to ban the destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PM’s officeFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destr...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Donald Trump Arrives In France For D-Day Ceremonies US President Donald Trump arrived in northern France on Thursday for a second day of ceremonies to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings by...
14:14, 06/06/2019

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin to miss Tour de France "Team Sunweb\u0027s Tom Dumoulin will miss next month\u0027s Tour de France over concerns that he might not be in the best shape to compete following...
20:00, 06/20/2019

France Goes on Deal Spree, Thanks to ECB Easy Money The European Central Bank’s efforts to revive growth have spurred a flurry of deal making and investment. One problem is, much of it is happening out...
14:14, 05/21/2019

Ex-Interpol chief’s wife gets asylum in France PARIS — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France ...
00:00, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Trump meets Macron in France LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 2:24 p.m. Security, the fight against terrorism, insta...
15:14, 06/06/2019

France commemorates deadly World War II massacre ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) — France is remembering 75 years since Nazi troops massacred 642 people in Oradour-sur-Glane and destroyed the small v...
16:42, 06/10/2019

France's Le Maire says a Le Pen win in EU elections would hurt euro A win by Marine le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party in next week's European parliament elections could hurt the euro and damage the Frenc...
16:56, 05/19/2019

Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, the airline said on ...
08:42, 06/11/2019

Mental strength is France's best asset at World Cup If France have been far from brilliant at the women's World Cup so far, their 2-1 extra-time win over Brazil in the last-16 on Sunday clearly showed ...
03:56, 06/24/2019

Wiggins: ‘Giro startlist better than Tour de France’ "Worried about the absence of Team Ineos duo Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas? Don’t be. Bradley Wiggins says the 2019 Giro d’Italia is “going to have...
17:28, 05/11/2019

Hamilton on pole in France, Vettel only seventh Lewis Hamilton seized pole position for the French Grand Prix in track record time as Mercedes, chasing their 10th successive win, swept the front ro...
17:42, 06/22/2019

Man Arrested In France For Keeping White Tiger Cub Investigators in southeast France have seized a white tiger cub at the home of a suspected exotic animal trafficker, while pythons and endangered mar...
21:56, 05/04/2019

France won't ease reforms if far-right make EU gains: PM President Emmanuel Macron will press ahead with a social and economic reform agenda that spurred months of anti-government protests in France even if...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms France's last group game against Nigeria at the women's World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A, but...
15:42, 06/13/2019

Qatari president of PSG under investigation in France for graft The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption re...
19:42, 05/23/2019

Ex-ETA leader Josu Ternera detained in France The fugitive former political leader of the Basque separatist organization ETA has been caught in France, the Spanish Interior Ministry confirmed on ...
12:42, 05/16/2019

Slovakia keeps hopes of advancing alive with win over France KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia rebounded from three straight losses with a 6-3 victory over France on Friday, keeping alive its slim hopes of reach...
20:00, 05/17/2019

15 Sheep Enrolled In France School In Bid To Save It Fifteen sheep were signed up as the latest recruits at a primary school in the French Alps on Tuesday after parents feared falling pupil numbers woul...
06:14, 05/08/2019

Ten years on, questions remain over response to Air France 447 As Air France pilots fought for control, an Airbus A330 passenger jet plummeted from 38,000 feet for four minutes, its engines running but its wings ...
07:28, 06/01/2019

In France, media worry about press freedom Numerous journalists have been charged with revealing state secrets and questioned by France's intelligence services. French media fear that press fr...
20:56, 06/25/2019

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption re...
22:56, 05/23/2019

France wants FCA-Renault job guarantees and Nissan on board France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, its f...
15:00, 05/28/2019

| Perth to host Australia v France Fed Cup final Perth has been named as host city for the Fed Cup final between Australia and France later this year - the first to be held Down Under for four decad...
09:28, 06/17/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal -Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had c...
10:14, 06/07/2019

Valverde - 'I want to do the best job I can to support our leaders at the Tour de France' "Alejandro Valverde says he is not aiming for a GC push himself at the Tour de France and hopes to win stages along with helping his team-mates Mikel...
18:14, 06/23/2019

2 killed in heavy storms in Switzerland, France Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland's Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby Franc...
12:00, 06/16/2019

Australia hopes for Barty party in France Ashleigh Barty sent Australia into a frenzy with her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final at Melbourne Park in January so the sports-mad nation will be ea...
09:42, 05/24/2019

France looks at assisted reproduction for lesbian couples The French government is drafting legislation to give single women and lesbian couples access to assisted reproduction in France instead of having to...
16:42, 06/23/2019

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
03:00, 06/07/2019

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim ...
13:42, 06/13/2019

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country an...
21:00, 06/17/2019

France defeat Norway to continue 100% start France all but secure a place in the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup after striker Valerie Gauvin marks her return with a goal against Norway...
09:42, 06/13/2019

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ...
16:00, 05/28/2019

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post - if she wants it French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be head of the European Union’s executive bod...
23:56, 06/11/2019

France leads the world in mistrust of vaccines For Marie-Claire Grime, who works in a pharmacy northeast of Paris, questions about vaccines are a daily challenge. They come mainly from parents who...
09:56, 06/19/2019

High-speed LiFi will soon be available on Air France flights In-flight internet -- if and when an airline offers it -- is often unreliable and slow. Oledcomm wants to take things up a notch by making high-speed...
11:28, 06/12/2019

Thomas to ride Tour de France despite crash Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas was given the all clear to defend his title at next month's three-week race despite crashing out of the Tour d...
00:42, 06/19/2019

France’s Dassault to acquire Medidata for $5.8 billion French software company Dassault Systems says it will buy U.S.-based Medidata Solutions for $5.8 billion in cash. Dassault said Wednesday that it was...
12:42, 06/12/2019

France and Spain hold 'bear summit' France and Spain have agreed to work closer to guarantee the survival of brown bears in the Pyrenees. There are only a few hundred bears left in Spai...
06:56, 05/18/2019

Timing right for France to make impression on big stage France has an opportunity to translate dominance at the European club level to success on the World Cup stage        ...
03:14, 05/25/2019

Chris Froome out of Tour de France with fractured leg Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome is set to miss this year's race after sustaining a suspected fractured leg in a crash during a practice ...
22:14, 06/12/2019

European Vote Reveals an Ever More Divided France The party of Marine Le Pen, the far-right leader who lost decisively to President Emmanuel Macron two years ago, defeated his party in the European P...
23:14, 05/27/2019

Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16 France took a big step toward the last 16 of the women's World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer's penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory agains...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Froome out of Tour de France after serious injuries in crash Britain's four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome will not start next month's race after sustaining multiple fractures, including a broken righ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

France's Macron says Europe must renew itself or fall The European Union must focus on climate, security and growth after continent-wide elections in two weeks, or fall, French President Emmanuel Macron...
15:56, 05/09/2019

France 2-1 Norway: Women's World Cup – as it happened A controversial VAR penalty helped France maintain their 100% record in Group ALe Sommer penalty spares Renard’s blushesGolden boot standings: the to...
00:28, 06/13/2019

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advi...
23:56, 06/07/2019

France Gets Big World Cup Assists From Video Review The home team, which finished round-robin play with a 3-0 record, benefited twice from the Video Assistant Referee system in a 1-0 win Monday over Ni...
03:56, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-General Electric may cut more than 1,000 jobs in France General Electric (GE) may cut more than 1,000 jobs in France, which could set the U.S. company on a collision course with the French government which...
15:42, 05/28/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal: Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had c...
08:56, 06/07/2019

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits...
19:28, 05/22/2019

Michael Cohen arrives at NY prison President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer has arrived at an upstate New York prison to start a three-year sentence for crimes including campaign financ...
01:28, 05/07/2019

| Man who killed three Muslims gets life in prison An American who killed three Muslims in February 2015 out of what police first called a parking dispute but now admit was driven by hate has been sen...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Guantánamo Bay Prison Commander Has Been Fired Rear Adm. John C. Ring has been let go because of a “loss of confidence in his ability” to lead, the United States Southern Command said Sunday in a ...
23:28, 04/28/2019

Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a "...
12:00, 04/29/2019

AP Debrief: Ex-officer sent to prison in Minn. A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 apologized to her family on Friday. A judge brushed off a...
18:42, 06/10/2019

Ex-brother-in-law of former governor gets prison for rape DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The ex-brother-in-law of former Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison fo...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Romania’s Most Powerful Man Is Sent to Prison for Corruption Liviu Dragnea, the head of the governing Social Democrats, was ordered to start serving a three and a half year sentence. His party was also handed a...
18:14, 05/27/2019

Basque separatist chief jailed in France, day after capture A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA has been jailed in France, a day after his arrest in a French Alpine town ended 17 years...
22:56, 05/17/2019

France loses landmark court case over air pollution Mother and daughter win legal fight to hold state responsible for failing to tackle problemThe French state has failed to do enough to limit air poll...
17:14, 06/25/2019

On May 20th, the kilogram will no longer be defined by a lump in France On May 20th, World Metrology Day, the scientific community will officially change the definition of the kilogram. For 130 years, the kilo has been de...
22:56, 05/17/2019

France's Total says know-how for Russian Arctic LNG-2 to slash costs Russia's Arctic LNG-2 project will be around a third cheaper to build than the country's Yamal LNG plant thanks to technology being built by Italy's ...
13:14, 06/25/2019

France v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST kick-offGolden Boot: top scorers for France 2019Feel free to email Will or to tweet: @Will_Unwin 8.06pm ...
21:14, 06/23/2019

Yazidi women who were victims of ISIS get new life in France PARIS — France is taking in a new group of Yazidis including women victimized by the Islamic State group and their children. The families, a total of...
22:42, 05/23/2019

| HRW condemns France 'outsourcing' of ISIS trials to Iraq Human Rights Watch has condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects to "abusive justice systems", after seven of its na...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Henry sends France into last eight with extra-time win over Brazil France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after e...
00:42, 06/24/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French jour...
13:00, 05/17/2019

France, Germany agree on first battery cell consortium - FAZ France and Germany have asked the European Commission to green-light state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium involving carmaker PS...
18:42, 04/29/2019

The Woman Who Kicked Off France’s #MeToo Is Being Sued for $55,000 by the Man She Accused Sandra Muller, the woman who kickstarted France’s #MeToo movement, appeared in court in Paris Wednesday, accused of defaming the man whom she s...
17:28, 05/30/2019

Lust in translation: France makes its own version of Fleabag Adaptation set in Paris follows Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hit series almost scene for sceneFrance so loved Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hit series Fleabag tha...
17:28, 05/24/2019

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and s...
17:28, 05/30/2019

France failing to tackle climate emergency, report says Stark warning comes as UK commits to net zero emissions target for 2050France is falling behind on tackling the climate emergency despite ambitious p...
22:42, 06/25/2019

France: Package bomb explodes in Lyon 'attack' At least eight people have been injured in an explosion in the French city of Lyon, according to French authorities. French President Emmanuel Macron...
19:14, 05/24/2019

Europe heatwave: record high of 45C expected in France Temperature records expected to be broken as minister warns heatwaves could become normNational high temperature records set mostly in late July or A...
21:14, 06/25/2019

USA vs. France World Cup quarterfinal tickets won't come cheap Three days before match, the cheapest tickets available on StubHub.com on Tuesday afternoon were listed for more than $425 apiece.    ...
20:28, 06/25/2019

France, Germany agree on first battery cell consortium: FAZ France and Germany have asked the European Commission to green-light state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium involving carmaker PS...
18:14, 04/29/2019

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an ...
17:14, 06/01/2019

D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured tha...
14:42, 05/23/2019

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France A package bomb exploded on a busy French street on Friday, injuring at least seven people, a report said. The explosion in the French city of Lyon oc...
00:14, 05/25/2019

Leonardo da Vinci events marred by Italy and France row 500th anniversary of artist’s death overshadowed by escalating diplomatic tensionsEvents to commemorate Leonardo da Vinci will take place in France a...
17:00, 05/01/2019

France's Tikehau Capital Advisors raises around $335 mln in equity Tikehau Capital Advisors said it had raised at least 300 million euros ($335 million) in new equity, in a deal which will see an investment vehicle o...
08:14, 05/20/2019

Queer Eye's Tan France Reveals He Began Bleaching His Skin at Age 10 Tan France knows the power of beauty. As Queer Eye's resident expert on all things fashion, the 36-year-old understands that clothes can have plenty...
02:56, 06/05/2019

Trump arrives in France for D-Day 75th anniversary commemorations U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Caen, western France, on Thursday to pay tribute to the Allied forces who took part 75 years ago in D-Day, the...
13:56, 06/06/2019

France to End Disposal of $900 Million in Unsold Goods Each Year The government plans to outlaw the destruction of brand-new consumer products, a practice that companies use to stop goods from being stolen or sold ...
17:56, 06/05/2019

| France harassing, intimidating migrant helpers: Amnesty Rights group Amnesty International has accused French authorities of harassing, intimidating and even assaulting people offering aid to migrants in t...
19:00, 06/05/2019

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign ministe...
05:28, 05/29/2019

Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after e...
03:56, 06/24/2019

USA upset France with late goals to return to U-20 World Cup last eight United States upset France to reach U-20 World Cup quartersJustin Rennicks’ late winner sinks pre-tournament favoritesTab Ramos’s USA to face Ecuador...
21:56, 06/04/2019

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the bele...
13:00, 05/19/2019

Motorcycling: Marquez braves wet conditions to take pole in France Honda's world champion Marc Marquez took pole position for the French Grand Prix after overcoming crashes in rainy conditions during practice and qua...
17:56, 05/18/2019

Time for France to step up their game as U.S. clash looms France are admittedly far from their best at the women's World Cup, and with a likely quarter-final clash against world champions the United States l...
14:00, 06/24/2019

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre' The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his int...
09:14, 05/23/2019

France: Muslim women in Grenoble defy burkini ban Muslim women have pushed back against a ban on burkinis at a public pool, provoking a firm response from the far right. National Rally leader Marine ...
04:14, 06/25/2019

France would consider any Renault deal respecting its interests: minister The French government is open to tie-ups involving Renault as long as French industrial interests are protected, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said...
16:14, 06/06/2019

France’s Le Pen predicts historic vote for populist parties The leader of France’s far-right National Rally says that a group of like-minded right-wing populists will achieve “an historic feat” in next week’s ...
11:56, 05/18/2019

USWNT will need more than grit to get past France in World Cup quarterfinals The United States advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals with a 2-1 victory over Spain, thanks to a controversial VAR ruling that led to Megan Rapin...
01:00, 06/25/2019

France's Le Pen predicts historic vote for populist parties The leader of France's far-right National Rally is predicting that a group of like-minded right-wing populists will achieve "an historic feat" in nex...
13:42, 05/18/2019

U.S. women to face perhaps biggest threat in France in quarterfinals The Americans have lost to France twice in the past three games and now face the hosts in the World Cup quarterfinals on Friday.    &...
21:00, 06/24/2019

France's Groupe Casino faces Battle Royale It is France's second-biggest supermarket operator and, having traded for the last 121 years, a familiar sight in most of the country's towns and cit...
00:14, 05/30/2019

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-exam...
11:42, 06/06/2019

France calls on Iraq to spare four of its citizens from the hangman Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent four of its citizens being executed in Iraq...
09:42, 05/28/2019

France is the most vaccine-skeptic nation in the world: survey LONDON, – Trust in vaccines – one of the world’s most effective and widely-used medical products – is highest in poorer countries b...
00:00, 06/20/2019

England-France: Channel Tunnel marks 25 years The Channel Tunnel, which connects southern England with northern France is marking its 25th anniversary. The world's longest undersea tunnel took so...
20:28, 05/04/2019

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than...
17:28, 05/28/2019

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on ...
10:56, 06/20/2019

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin to miss Tour de France THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin says he will not take part in this year’s Tour de France as he struggles to regain fitne...
19:56, 06/20/2019

Cycling: Dutchman Dumoulin to miss Tour de France Team Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin will miss next month's Tour de France over concerns that he might not be in the best shape to compete following a knee inj...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Eurosport lines-up Ion Göttlich for Tour de France 2019 "Sprint specialist Ion Göttlich is making up for the disappointment of missing out on a place in the BORA-Hansgrohe Tour de France team by joining Eu...
10:28, 06/21/2019

France's Ucar offers new car service as competition intensifies French car hire service Ucar on Tuesday said users can now hire a new car with prices starting from 49 euros ($55.5) a month, amid intense competitio...
08:42, 06/11/2019

Earthquake shakes much of western France, no damage reported PARIS (AP) — A moderate earthquake has hit western France, felt as far as Bordeaux in the south and Normandy in the north. No damage has been reporte...
10:56, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, with new chief execu...
08:42, 06/11/2019

Bayer's Monsanto investigated in France over illegal data French daily 'Le Monde' complained to police when it found the newspaper among hundreds of high-profile figures and media outlets listed. The charge ...
19:56, 05/11/2019

| Ryder Cup fails to send golf soaring in France More than nine months after Tiger Woods and the Ryder Cup came to Paris, there is scant evidence that hosting the event has given golf an extra bounc...
14:28, 06/21/2019

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest...
23:28, 05/28/2019

AP Exclusive: Ex-Interpol chief's wife gets asylum in France The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has save...
17:56, 05/13/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 1: France Corinne Diacre has a very strong squad at her disposal but can they cope with the pressure on home soil?This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 W...
11:28, 05/27/2019

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters France's foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has...
11:00, 05/27/2019

France: 9 children among returned citizens who fled Syria PARIS (AP) — A dozen French citizens – nine of them children – who fled the Syria-Iraq war zone have been transferred back to France. Two...
19:42, 06/11/2019

Spain seeks ex-ETA boss' extradition from France: source Spain has officially requested the extradition of Basque separatist group ETA's long-time leader Josu Ternera following his arrest in France last mon...
22:42, 06/19/2019

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to th...
11:56, 06/12/2019

France to declare natural disaster after storms rip through crops ‘Orchard of France’ is badly hit by extreme weather that has killed two peopleFrance will declare a state of natural disaster after rain and hail sto...
19:42, 06/16/2019

France launches national civic service for youth Two decades after France ended conscription, the government has launched a program targeting youth. The government is hoping to "increase the cohesio...
15:14, 06/16/2019

France's Macron seeks new measures to protect biodiversity French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday his government will work on new measures to protect biodiversity, after meeting with a group of scientis...
04:42, 05/07/2019

My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France Carl Thompson describes the night he won the European title to prove the doubters wrong for the first time The post My Night: Carl ‘The CatR...
16:56, 06/14/2019

France sees progress on euro zone budget France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday important progress was made on a euro zone budget by the bloc's finance ministers in a meetin...
11:56, 06/14/2019

| Galthie joins France's rugby World Cup backroom Fabien Galthie, who takes over as coach of Les Bleus after the World Cup, will work as assistant to current incumbent Jacques Brunel for the tourname...
23:00, 05/06/2019

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist...
12:14, 06/17/2019

France, Germany sign European jet fighter deal France, Germany and Spain agreed Monday to develop a European fighter jet and air combat system, as they bolster efforts to reduce their dependency o...
14:42, 06/17/2019

Froome remains hospitalized in France with multiple injuries Chris Froome remained hospitalized in France after the high-speed crash that left him with multiple fractures and shattered his hopes of securing a r...
18:42, 06/13/2019

Macron: France will step up fight against species extinction French President Emmanuel Macron wants to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss by making France greener. He said the "very possibility of havi...
07:00, 05/07/2019

France warns new European drone must be competitive on price A next-generation drone being developed by several European nations must be price competitive or the project designed to project European unity and s...
17:42, 06/17/2019

France's Le Maire says he will meet Renault chairman on Thursday French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday he would meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard later in the day and reiterated that a m...
09:42, 06/13/2019

France will send a new 'friendship tree' to Trump after the last one died A new 'friendship tree' will be sent to the White House after the one that France presented to the United States last year died while in quarantine, ...
00:42, 06/13/2019

Eugénie Le Sommer’s VAR penalty gives France narrow win over Norway Eugénie Le Sommer held her nerve to score the VAR-awarded penalty winner for France after Wendie Renard had potentially gifted Norway a vital point i...
00:28, 06/13/2019

France beats Norway 2-1 to remain undefeated in World Cup NICE, France (AP) — France recovered from a terrible own goal to beat Norway 2-1 on Wednesday as the host nation remained undefeated at the WomenR...
00:28, 06/13/2019

France’s Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year’...
12:42, 06/12/2019

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing r...
18:42, 05/28/2019

France, New Zealand to launch a call to end online extremism PARIS (AP) — The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate acts of violent extremism from being shown online, in a meetin...
22:42, 05/13/2019

Former Interpol Chief's Family Granted Asylum in France France has granted asylum to the family of a former Interpol chief who was detained by the Chinese government and hasn’t been seen since, his wife sa...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Women's World Cup Soccer Kicks Off With France Victory France began its bid to win the Women’s World Cup of soccer for the first time with a 4-0 shellacking of South Korea, while the defending champion U....
13:56, 06/08/2019

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more...
22:00, 05/28/2019

South Korea must take France drubbing on the chin: coach South Korea coach Yoon Duk-yeo said his side would have to take their 4-0 drubbing in their women's World Cup opener against France on the chin and t...
06:42, 06/08/2019

France beats Romania in doubles to reach Fed Cup final Caroline Garcia held her nerve on serve in the decisive doubles match as France reached the Fed Cup finals with a nail-biting 3-2 win Sunday against ...
21:42, 04/28/2019

Rampant France thrash Korea in World Cup opener A rampant France smashed South Korea out of sight on Friday to open their women’s soccer World Cup campaign in irrepressible style with a 4-0 victory...
05:28, 06/08/2019

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate...
15:28, 06/07/2019

Host France opens World Cup with a 4-0 win over South Korea PARIS (AP) — France began the Women’s World Cup the way it ended last year’s men’s tournament: with an emphatic victory. Wendie Ren...
00:42, 06/08/2019

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside It felt somewhat fitting that it was two of Lyon’s six-time Champions League winners stamping their mark on the Women’s World Cup opener. With Eugeni...
00:14, 06/08/2019

Australia beats Belarus 3-2 to face France in Fed Cup final Australia has advanced to the Fed Cup final after the doubles team of Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur beat Aryna Sabalenka and Victoria Azarenka o...
21:42, 04/28/2019

Fugitive ex-Eta leader Josu Ternera arrested in France Basque terrorist group’s former political chief tracked down after 16 years on the runA former leader of the Basque terrorist group Eta has been arre...
12:14, 05/16/2019

No terror group has claimed bombing that injured 13 in France No terror group has yet claimed responsibility for Friday’s bomb attack that injured 13 people in Lyon, France. A suspect was caught on securit...
01:28, 05/26/2019

Women's World Cup: France set the standard with big win on opening night France got the Women's World Cup started with a 4-0 win over South Korea in front of expectant fans. DW's Sophie Serbini was in Paris to witness a fi...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win KONYA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home victory on Satu...
02:14, 06/09/2019

| France savour perfect start to women's World Cup France players savoured a "dream" opening to the women's World Cup after the hosts set the ball rolling in style with a 4-0 win over South Korea befo...
11:28, 06/08/2019

This Spot in France Was Named the Best Restaurant in the World for 2019 Mirazur in Menton, France, is the No. 1 restaurant in the world. This is the first time chef Mauro Colagreco and his sunny Provencal dining room have...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Women's World Cup kicks off in France, but you'd barely know it in Paris The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday as hosts France take on South Korea. But if you were strolling the streets of Paris, you would be forgiven ...
18:42, 06/07/2019

Le Pen beats Macron in France as nationalists gain in EU vote Marine Le Pen's far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollst...
23:56, 05/26/2019

Man sent to prison for urinating in Memphis cereal factory MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis ...
11:00, 05/30/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.    ...
10:42, 05/07/2019

Man who kidnapped Jayme Closs could get life in prison A Wisconsin man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. Twenty-one-year-old Jake...
15:56, 05/24/2019

California court: Prison pot is OK _ if inmates don’t inhale SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court says it’s legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don̵...
08:56, 06/13/2019

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
04:28, 06/13/2019

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court has sentenced two Belarusian men to prison for organizing a 2017 stunt in which young adults stripped naked at A...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then settin...
20:00, 05/16/2019

He spent 17 years in prison after Tiananmen. But he will not be silent. The role of the uneducated and the apolitical in the 1989 protests has often been overlooked. And their punishments were often much harsher than thos...
17:56, 06/01/2019

Man faces prison in wife's disappearance on honeymoon A man whose wife disappeared while they honeymooned at sea is facing a prison sentence after pleading guilty in Florida to a federal involuntary mans...
18:56, 05/28/2019

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated mu...
20:00, 06/14/2019

| Disgraced Russia footballers sentenced to prison A Moscow court has found twp Russian footballers guilty of hooliganism over a night of drunken assaults and sentenced them to a year and a half in pr...
16:42, 05/08/2019

Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison, the Istanbul prosecutor'...
14:56, 04/29/2019

Man who sang about woman’s slaying sentenced to prison SOMERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey man who ordered pizza and posted a video of himself singing after killing a woman is going to prison. A judge on Thur...
13:56, 05/17/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
19:42, 05/07/2019

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexu...
02:56, 05/03/2019

Arizona transfers 716 from prison with lock problems PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has transferred more than 700 inmates from Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problem...
16:42, 05/17/2019

'AK-47 Bandit' sentenced in Nebraska to 35 years in prison A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states over a five-year period has been sentenced in a Nebraska fede...
00:56, 06/06/2019

American who joined the Taliban is released from prison John Walker Lindh, the Californian who took up arms for the Taliban and was captured by invading U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2001, got out of priso...
21:56, 05/23/2019

Alleged 1MDB Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison Two prominent figures in a global Malaysian sovereign-wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, ac...
15:56, 06/16/2019

Russian embassy visits Butina in prison MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s embassy in the United States says its diplomats have visited the gun-rights activist who was sentenced to prison last we...
15:56, 05/03/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federa...
19:28, 05/07/2019

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Not Impeached, Says Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is moving quickly to quell impeachment talk in her Democratic caucus, telling colleagues she wants to see President Donald...
05:28, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Would-be NYC bomber gets 10 year prison term NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of the ringleader of a thwarted plot to bomb the New York City subway system (all times local): 3:15 p.m...
23:42, 05/02/2019

At least seven killed, 17 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison At least seven people were killed and 17 injured after shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, according to officials, who sai...
23:42, 05/07/2019

Italian mafia boss escapes from prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior ...
05:28, 06/25/2019

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids prison after plea Former USC assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery conspirac...
20:14, 06/05/2019

Former Baltimore officer in corrupt unit goes to prison BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Baltimore police officer accused of committing crimes as part of a corrupt department unit has been sentenced to prison. ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Former AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison effectively for the rest of his life Thursday, saying he secretly c...
09:14, 05/03/2019

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 3...
09:42, 05/21/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government had been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital am...
06:28, 05/17/2019

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary ...
12:28, 06/06/2019

Pelosi tells Dems she wants to see Trump ‘in prison’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump “in prison” as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jer...
04:42, 06/06/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in US to 5 years prison over HP fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him ...
01:14, 05/14/2019

A bus driver rapes, a man keeps girl captive and neither are going to prison Bus driver Shane Piche raped a 14-year-old girl. Michael Wysolovski kept a teen in sexual captivity. Neither will go to prison. Why?   ...
23:28, 05/03/2019

Ex-officer gets prison for breaking arrested man’s nose SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police officer has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for elbowing a man he had arrested i...
15:28, 06/21/2019

Indiana man gets more than 8 years in prison in terror case INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis man who pleaded guilty to trying to join the Islamic State group overseas has been sentenced to eight yea...
23:56, 06/21/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was ...
12:28, 05/03/2019

Prominent columnist in Turkey is released from prison ISTANBUL (AP) — A prominent Turkish journalist sent back to prison Wednesday in connection with convictions for terror charges handed last year to an...
00:56, 05/30/2019

Pelosi says she wants to see Trump 'in prison' but not impeached – live The House speaker is reportedly under pressure from the judiciary committee chair to impeach the presidentSign up for the US briefing and get a new p...
16:14, 06/06/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school. &...
04:28, 05/10/2019

Kid Galahad: ‘I would be dead or in prison without Brendan Ingle’ Matt Bozeat on the lessons Kid Galahad has learned from the Ingle gym The post Kid Galahad: ‘I would be dead or in prison without Brendan Ingle...
18:28, 06/10/2019

Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison A man who threw a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. (June 3) &...
21:28, 06/03/2019

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early ...
00:42, 05/23/2019

Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see President Trump ‘in prison’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would like to see President Trump “in prison” during a contentious meeting with senior Democrats over...
12:28, 06/06/2019

2 Russian soccer players sentenced to prison Two Russian soccer players have been sentenced to 1½ years in prison for their part in a drunken bar fight last year     ...
19:14, 05/08/2019

Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed A Nicaraguan lawyer says 17 people who were arrested in previous anti-government protests were wounded in a prison disturbance in which a 57-year-old...
02:56, 05/18/2019

Texas man who threatened Trump from prison gets 37 months LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Texas man who threatened President Donald Trump from a Louisiana prison has been sentenced to just over three years in fed...
23:56, 06/25/2019