France

Scoot
June 06, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Thursday, June 6, 2019 is the 75th anniversary of the invasion of the beaches at Normandy, France. The United States joined Allied forces on a mission to liberate France, and ultimately Western Europe, from the control of Nazi Germany. Amphibious landings were supported by an aerial assault from...
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Scoot
April 16, 2019 - 10:53 am
It was as if the world stood still to watch, in disbelief, the sight of flames engulfing the medieval Gothic structure of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The numerous news stories that more directly impacted our lives were pushed aside as the focus rest on the fire that would unite us in the loss of...
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SIPA USA
Jim Hanzo
April 16, 2019 - 8:45 am
Here in New Orleans, where our catholic faith is strong, many folks were horrified to watch the Notre Dame Cathedral burn yesterday. New Orleans was founded by French colonists in 1718 and the reaction to the fire in Paris was strong. Amy Duvoisin, founder of the Joan Of Arc Project in New Orleans...
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December 11, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PARIS (AP) — A shooting in the French city of Strasbourg sparked a major security operation around a famous Christmas market on Tuesday, with media reporting one dead and several wounded. The French Interior Ministry called on the public to remain indoors and local authorities called on residents...
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July 15, 2018 - 12:25 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — With Vladimir Putin watching from the stands, France won its second World Cup title in a match that was interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for. Nineteen-year-old Kylian Mbappe became only the second teenager to...
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May 07, 2017 - 11:23 am
PARIS (AP) -- French voters decided Sunday whether to back pro-business independent Emmanuel Macron or far-right populist Marine Le Pen as their next president, casting ballots in an unusually tense and important presidential election that also could decide Europe's future. With Macron the...
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