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Limited to Prewar Music, Bulgarian Station Thrives

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2017-02-17 13:36
A copyright dispute limited Bulgarian National Radio to broadcasting music recorded before 1946. The audience doesn’t seem to mind.
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Beachcombers

BBC News - Fri, 2017-02-17 13:27
People who collect the microplastics explain why and how they are collected.
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Scott Pruitt, Trump's environment pick, gets Senate approval

BBC News - Fri, 2017-02-17 13:23
President Trump's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, is confirmed by Senate.
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French language groups protest English-only Olympic slogan - Beloit Daily News

Google News French - Fri, 2017-02-17 12:39

Newsweek

French language groups protest English-only Olympic slogan
Beloit Daily News
PARIS (AP) — Groups defending the French language are lodging legal protests over the English-only slogan used for Paris' 2024 Olympic bid. Lawyer Emmanuel Ludot submitted a request with the government's rights defense authority to suspend use of the ...
French Immortals Outraged by Paris Olympic Bid SloganNewsweek
Sacrebleu! Francophone purists to sue after French Olympic Committee picks English sloganDeutsche Welle
French officials blast 'pizza advert' English phrase in Paris Olympic bid sloganFRANCE 24
RT -Daily Mail
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Can E.U. Shift Migrant Crisis to the Source? In Libya, the Odds Are Long

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2017-02-17 12:34
A plan to provide money and training to the Libyans to keep migrants there has come under scrutiny for being potentially unworkable and inhumane.
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Turkey explosion: Car bomb kills child in Sanliurfa province

BBC News - Fri, 2017-02-17 12:23
A three-year-old child died in the explosion, which hit a building housing judges and prosecutors.
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Dateline/Barcelona: In Spain, a Restaurant Reimagines the Famed El Bulli

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2017-02-17 12:20
The chef Albert Adrià’s latest opening aims to be a 2017 update of the acclaimed restaurant where he worked for 23 years.
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Should you pay to see a GP to ease financial pressure?

BBC News - Fri, 2017-02-17 12:00
Brits in one place do just that - but critics say it can deter people from seeking help.
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Review: Like Nordic Noir? ‘Trapped’ Is Chilly, and Pulls You In

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:52
This mystery series takes place in eastern Iceland, but in some ways — remote setting, small-town police chief — it resembles a western.
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France's Problem With Police Brutality - U.S. News & World Report

Google News France - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:45

U.S. News & World Report

France's Problem With Police Brutality
U.S. News & World Report
Parisians took to the streets in the city's 18th arrondissement to protest the latest incident of police brutality in France. Protesters clashed with police, who used tear gas to repel the crowds. This latest flare-up came after a week of simmering ...

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Man jailed over halls of residence rape

BBC News - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:38
A man who raped a schoolgirl at his university's halls of residence in Edinburgh is jailed for two years.
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Star Wars has dropped a big clue about Episode VIII

BBC News - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:34
We now know that Episode VIII: The Last Jedi refers to plural Jedi, thanks to the foreign language titles.
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Victim of alleged French police rape thanks supporters - Hawaii News Now

Google News French - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:31

Hawaii News Now

Victim of alleged French police rape thanks supporters
Hawaii News Now
(AP Photo/Michel Euler). Eric Dupond-Moretti the lawyer of a young black man who says he was raped with a police baton in a Paris suburb, gestures as he speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his office in Paris, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.
French youth worker 'baton raped by police' leaves hospital two weeks after attack which sparked riots across the ...Daily Mail
French parliament loosens rules for police opening fire in the line of dutyDeutsche Welle
BREAKING: Protestors clash with French police again over brutal police rapeExpress.co.uk
FRANCE 24 -Washington Post
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Insulin Use Tied to Gestational Diabetes Risks: French Cohort - Medscape

Google News French - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:29

Medscape

Insulin Use Tied to Gestational Diabetes Risks: French Cohort
Medscape
The risks of these adverse outcomes were two to four times higher in patients with prepregnancy type 1 or type 2 diabetes than in patients with gestational diabetes, in this study by Cécile Billionnet, PhD, from the French National Health Insurance ...

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'I didn't want to scare kids'

BBC News - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:19
A man who tried to take his own life and in doing so destroyed a lot of his face, has been given a groundbreaking transplant.
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Kids' Skulls Reveal Traumatic Death In Ancient France - Forbes

Google News France - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:14

Forbes

Kids' Skulls Reveal Traumatic Death In Ancient France
Forbes
Within the Michelet cemetery in Lisieux, France, archaeologists discovered over 100 children and nearly 1,000 adults dating to the late Roman to early Medieval periods. Three of those children, all between the ages of 2 and 7, had severe head injuries ...

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Pakistan 'kills 100 militants' after Sufi shrine attack

BBC News - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:13
Pakistan kills suspected militants in Sindh and the north-west, and fires rockets into Afghanistan.
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The Bright-Eyed Talking Doll That Just Might Be a Spy

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:12
Germany has moved to pull the doll, Cayla, off shelves because of an insecure Bluetooth connection that hackers could use to eavesdrop on children who play with it.
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Author on why she's shutting up shop

BBC News - Fri, 2017-02-17 10:45
Award winning author Jeanette Winterson has been speaking to the BBC about having to close her deli in Spitalfields because of rising rates.
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S&P, Dow and Nasdaq post record closes despite French election fears - CNBC

Google News French - Fri, 2017-02-17 10:45

CNBC

S&P, Dow and Nasdaq post record closes despite French election fears
CNBC
U.S. equities closed mixed on Friday, but managed another record close, while investors kept an eye on France's presidential election. The Dow Jones industrial average closed just above breakeven, with UnitedHealth contributing the most losses and ...

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