Alba, Pike bring star power to Christian Dior’s Paris show
Celebrities / Fashion

Alba, Pike bring star power to Christian Dior’s Paris show

PARIS (AP) — Colorful, big hitting shows ensured Paris Fashion Week got into its groove Friday, March 4, as celebrity guests including Rosamund Pike and Jessica Alba hit Dior’s mirrored fall-winter Louvre spectacle. Here are Friday’s ready-to-wear highlights including reports from Dior, Issey Miyake and Isabel Marant. CHRISTIAN DIOR It was the second showing for … Continue reading

Botched French drug trial leaves 1 brain dead, 5 in hospital
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Botched French drug trial leaves 1 brain dead, 5 in hospital

PARIS (AP) — One man is brain dead and three others are facing possible permanent brain damage after volunteering to take part in a botched drug test in western France, the French Health Ministry said Friday, Jan. 15. The prosecutor’s office has opened an investigation into what French Health Minister Marisol Touraine called “an accident of … Continue reading

Obama to meet with leaders of China, India at climate summit
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Obama to meet with leaders of China, India at climate summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is hoping to generate early momentum for international climate talks in Paris next week by holding one-on-one meetings there with the leaders of China and India. While in Paris, the president also will meet with the leaders of island nations at risk from the effects of global warming, the … Continue reading

World leaders vow to step up anti-terror efforts after Paris
Europe / National

World leaders vow to step up anti-terror efforts after Paris

ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — World leaders vowed Monday to boost intelligence-sharing, cut off terrorist funding and strengthen border security in Europe, as they sought to show resolve and unity following the Islamic State’s deadly terror attacks in Paris. U.S. President Barack Obama said the militant group was “the face of evil” and urged other nations … Continue reading

Tensions build over whether Paris climate deal is binding
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Tensions build over whether Paris climate deal is binding

PARIS (AP) — France’s leadership is bristling at U.S. resistance to making a global climate accord under negotiation in Paris next month legally binding. French President Francois Hollande, whose country is hosting U.N. climate talks Nov. 30-Dec. 11, told reporters in Malta on Thursday that “if the deal is not legally binding, there is no … Continue reading