Anger, no surprise as US newly accused of spying in France
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Anger, no surprise as US newly accused of spying in France

PARIS (AP) — Embarrassed by leaked conversations of three successive French presidents and angered by new evidence of uninhibited American spying, France demanded answers Wednesday and called for an intelligence “code of conduct” between allies. France’s foreign minister summoned the U.S. ambassador to respond to the WikiLeaks revelations, while President Barack Obama spoke by phone … Continue reading

Oscar-winner Morricone composes Mass for pope, Jesuits
Arts & Entertainment / Europe / Movies

Oscar-winner Morricone composes Mass for pope, Jesuits

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone this week will premiere a Mass he composed to mark the 200th anniversary of the restoration of the Jesuit order and named for its most illustrious member, Pope Francis. The Jesuits said in a statement that the 86-year-old Morricone will conduct “Missa Papae Francisci” on Wednesday … Continue reading