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World Cup Final: France vs. Croatia Live Updates

New York Times - 21 Jul 2018
That's Pogba's first goal of the World Cup, but it's enormous. For him. For France. And for the referee, Pitana, since the penalty isn't the difference as it stands right now. Victor Mather: Pogba plays in a more reserved role for France than for ...

Spanish rider Fraile wins 14th stage of Tour de France

FRANCE 24 - 21 Jul 2018
Spanish rider Omar Fraile won the 14th stage of the Tour de France by bursting from a group of breakaway riders on the finishing climb in the Massif Central on Saturday. Geraint Thomas in the yellow jersey, second-placed Chris Froome, and the other ...

US courts allies with free trade offers at G20, France resists

Reuters - 21 Jul 2018
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The United States sought to woo Europe and Japan with free trade deals on Saturday to gain leverage in an escalating tariff war with China but its overtures faced stiff resistance from France at a G20 finance ministers meeting ...

Black Ferns Sevens defend World Cup title, defeat France

Radio Sport - 22 Jul 2018
The Black Ferns Sevens have defended their World Cup title, thrashing France 29-0. A hat-trick to Michaela Blyde and tries to Portia Woodman and Tyla Nathan-Wong saw the Black Ferns dominate the final, and back up their 2013 success. Blyde was the star ...

Madeleine Kamman, 87, Who Gave Americans a Taste of France, Dies

New York Times - 20 Jul 2018
She wrote him a letter criticizing it — and impressed him with a different snail recipe and memories of cooking in France. Mr. Claiborne visited her at her home, near Philadelphia, where copper saucepans made by her grandfather lined a wall of her ...

France and Russia to jointly deliver humanitarian aid to Syria

FRANCE 24 - 20 Jul 2018
France and Russia will jointly deliver humanitarian aid to the former Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta, the French Presidency announced Friday, while it was also revealed that Moscow has offered to work with the US on returning Syrian refugees.

Commentary: The beauty of defeat at the Tour de France

VeloNews - 21 Jul 2018
MENDE, France (VN) — Cycling is often a game of miles or inches. On Saturday's 14th stage of the Tour de France, it was a game of a few feet of elevation. Jasper Stuyven rocked back and forth as he pedaled up the final pitch of the Cote de la Croix ...

Troy soldiers flying to France for WWI ceremonies

Albany Times Union - 21 Jul 2018
TROY — Twenty-five soldiers from the New York Army National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division will fly to France Monday to participate in activities commemorating World War I. The Troy-based division's trip is part of a U.S. Army-wide endeavor to ...

France's Macron under fire after aide caught beating protester

Reuters - 19 Jul 2018
On a trip to southwestern France on Thursday, Macron declined to answer questions from reporters on the subject, saying only in a video posted by a Le Figaro reporter: “I didn't come here to see you. I came to see Mr Mayor.” The Paris prosecutor, which ...

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