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Shaken by extremism, Nice joins growing list of French towns in burka swimsuit ban - CBS News

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CBS News

Shaken by extremism, Nice joins growing list of French towns in burka swimsuit ban
CBS News
PARIS — The city of Nice, still shaken by last month's deadly extremist attack, has joined a growing number of French resort towns to ban the body-covering burkini swimsuit. Political leaders argue that the swimwear, resembling a full-body wetsuit ...
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Brazil footballers lift nation

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 20:31
No Olympic title was more important to Brazil than the men's football - and Neymar and his team-mates delivered.
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French award recognizes World War II veteran's contributions to Normandy campaign - Tribune-Review

Google News French - Sat, 2016-08-20 20:01

French award recognizes World War II veteran's contributions to Normandy campaign
Tribune-Review
Frank Cosharek rose slowly to his feet Saturday, gripping his walker for stability, as a French official pinned that nation's highest military decoration to his jacket lapel. Cosharek, 98, was awarded a Knight in the Order of Legion of Honor by the ...

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Bombing at Wedding Kills at Least 30 in Turkey

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sat, 2016-08-20 19:16
A bomb attack targeting a wedding party in southeastern Turkey on Saturday killed at least 30 people and wounded 94 others, the authorities said.
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Outrage in Istanbul

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 18:21
The brutal murder of transgender activist Hande Kader in Turkey prompts an outcry and will fuel a rare protest on Sunday to be attended by prominent figures.
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Watch magnificent Mo do 'double double'

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 18:14
Great Britain's Mo Farah wins his fourth Olympic gold medal to become only the second man in history to retain the 5,000m and 10,000m titles.
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Steam Train Joe Joyce prepares to roll over French rival Tony Yoka to deliver heavyweight gold for Team GB - Daily Mail

Google News French - Sat, 2016-08-20 17:58

Daily Mail

Steam Train Joe Joyce prepares to roll over French rival Tony Yoka to deliver heavyweight gold for Team GB
Daily Mail
The French gentleman who will occupy the opposite corner to Steam Train Joe in Sunday's Olympic super-heavyweight title fight may come to regret what he wished for. Tony Yoka expressed a preference for Joe Joyce being the one to meet him in the gold ...

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California wildfires: What is a firenado?

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 17:11
A number of devastating "firenadoes" are raging in California. How do they work?
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Turning the tables

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 17:06
Three-quarters of young people in Senegal want to emigrate - even though the journey to Europe could cost them their lives.
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Air crash survivors

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 16:49
One year on from the Shoreham air crash, survivors have been recalling their experiences.
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The three Rs

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 16:44
Journalists Fellipe Abreu and Luiz Felipe Silva speak to teachers and students in a literacy programme in Bolivia.
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Lost and alone

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 16:33
More than 100 people in Attawapiskat have tried to kill themselves since October - why are so many of Canada's Aboriginal people at risk?
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A new Olympic experience for China

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 16:27
As another Olympic Games draws to a close, BBC Chinese's Yuwen Wu makes a personal journey through China's Olympics of the last few decades.
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'Rio was war' - Russian swimmer

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 15:29
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova tells BBC Sport about the reaction to her presence at the Olympics after appealing against a doping ban.
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Ashrawi Bestowed with “French Knight of the Legion of Honor” Medal - International Middle East Media Center

Google News French - Sat, 2016-08-20 13:15

International Middle East Media Center

Ashrawi Bestowed with “French Knight of the Legion of Honor” Medal
International Middle East Media Center
The French government has awarded PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi with the distinguished French decoration, “Chevalier de la Légion D'honneur” (Knight of the Legion of Honor). During separate with diplomats at the PLO ...

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Two people dead after Aberdeen beach rescue

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 12:59
A mother and her seven-year-old son have died after a group of people got into difficulty in the sea off Aberdeen beach, police say.
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Andre Gray: Burnley striker asks for 'forgiveness' over homophobic tweets

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 12:41
Burnley striker Andre Gray apologises and asks for "forgiveness" after homophobic tweets from 2012 were shared on social media.
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Giant panda cub Bei Bei celebrates first birthday

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 12:38
Giant panda cub Bei Bei enjoys a party to celebrate his first birthday, in Washington's national zoo.
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‘Night Tube,’ a First for London, Brings All-Night Service to Two Subway Lines

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sat, 2016-08-20 12:17
A new 24-hour weekend service opened to the delight of late-night crowds. “People were cheering, ‘Night Tube!’ It seems to be the buzz,” a Tube worker said.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Gwen Jorgensen wins triathlon, Britain's Vicky Holland gets bronze

BBC News - Sat, 2016-08-20 11:53
Great Britain's Vicky Holland wins an Olympic bronze medal in the women's triathlon, as American Gwen Jorgensen takes gold.
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