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Remember Who Am I to Judge? Vatican Silent on Frances Gay Appointee - Daily Beast

Google News France - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:55

Daily Beast

Remember Who Am I to Judge? Vatican Silent on Frances Gay Appointee
Daily Beast
You are either damned if you do—like when he speaks his mind—or damned if you don't, as in the latest scandal rattling the Vatican, in which Pope Francis stands accused of nixing France's ambassadorial candidate to the Holy See because he is gay.
France still waiting on Vatican response to ambassador's nominationCatholic Culture

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France risks Brussels ire with reduced structural budget cuts - Financial Times

Google News France - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:46

Reuters UK

France risks Brussels ire with reduced structural budget cuts
Financial Times
France has targeted lower structural budget cuts than those requested by Brussels, at the risk of reigniting tensions with the European Commission over the country's finances. Michel Sapin, finance minister, on Wednesday disclosed new pledges to narrow ...
UPDATE 1-France challenges EU structural deficit targetsReuters
France challenges EU structural deficit targetsReuters UK
France unveils multibillion euro saving plan to cut budget deficitPress TV
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French public radio has been on strike for a month. And that has only boosted ... - Washington Post (blog)

Google News French - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:33

FRANCE 24

French public radio has been on strike for a month. And that has only boosted ...
Washington Post (blog)
There hasn't been a lack of major news events in France last month — including important local elections and the Germanwings plane crash in Seyne-les-Alpes — but most employees of the country's main radio network opted to not cover any of those stories.
Protracted French Radio Strike Shows Challenges of ReformABC News
Month-long strike at French public broadcaster endsFRANCE 24

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UK economy overtakes France to become second largest in the EU - Daily Mail

Google News France - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:14

Daily Mail

UK economy overtakes France to become second largest in the EU
Daily Mail
Britain has overtaken France to become the second biggest economy in Europe, figures showed yesterday. The UK clocked up growth of 2.8 per cent in 2014 – the strongest in the Group of Seven industrialised nations and seven times higher than France's ...

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World Briefing: Italy: 400 May Have Drowned in Capsizing of Migrant Ship

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2015-04-14 20:17
Based on its interviews of survivors who arrived in Reggio Calabria in southern Italy, Save the Children said that 400 people may have drowned.






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Cuba praises US terror list pledge

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 19:16
Cuba welcomes as "fair" a US vow to remove it from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it should not have been there in the first place.
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China's growth slows to 7%

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 19:09
China's economic growth slowed further in the three months to March this year, expanding 7% compared to a year earlier, in line with most expectations.
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SpaceX rocket recovery fails again

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 18:57
US firm SpaceX fails in its third attempt to retrieve a booster rocket intact, after an otherwise successful launch.
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Trapped in a Torn Country

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2015-04-14 18:56
While some families fled eastern Ukraine because of the military conflict, many of the elderly stayed behind and now face a desperate shortage of health care.






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VIDEO: Shipment of groceries en route to ISS

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 18:54
The SpaceX supply ship is on its way to the ISS with a supply of groceries and a specially designed espresso machine.
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Asiana plane skids off Japan runway

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 18:10
Authorities in Japan investigate after an Asiana Airlines flight skids off a runway in Hiroshima, injuring at least 20 people.
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Air France Flight 6738 makes emergency landing in Halifax - CBC.ca

Google News France - Tue, 2015-04-14 18:01

CBC.ca

Air France Flight 6738 makes emergency landing in Halifax
CBC.ca
An Air France cargo jet with three people on board has landed safely at Halifax's Stanfield International Airport after declaring an emergency. Flight 6738 departed from Paris on Tuesday evening and was scheduled to land in Chicago. Around 9 p.m. AT, ...

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Mexico spill cuts water to 200,000

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 17:54
More than 200,000 people in south-east Mexico are without water, after an oil spill caused by thieves puncturing a pipeline polluted two rivers.
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Google Expected to Face Antitrust Charges in Europe

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2015-04-14 17:23
Europe’s antitrust chief is expected to accuse the search giant of using its dominant position to favor its own services, a case that could force a change in its practices.






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How well do you know your campaigns?

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 17:02
What do you remember of past campaigns?
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Handshake symbolises new mood of optimism

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 16:54
The historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raul Castro summed up a mood of optimism at the Summit of the Americas, Vanessa Buschschluter says.
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Is there a new nuclear arms race?

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 16:53
Some countries are trying to modernise their arsenals of nuclear weapons raising questions about their commitment to disarm.
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Christians under threat in Middle East

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 16:53
The BBC's Jane Corbin travelled through Iraq and Syria to investigate the plight of Christians as hundreds of thousands flee Islamic militancy in the region.
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Patterson increases book donations

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 16:51
US crime writer James Patterson increases his donation to independent UK bookshops by £250,000.
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Ebola survivors 'safe sex warning'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-04-14 16:49
The WHO is urging recovered Ebola survivors to be even more cautious during sexual contact to make sure the virus is not passed on to partners.
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