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France ends 28-match unbeaten run for U.S. women

Soccer Jan 20, 2019

France ends 28-match unbeaten run for U.S. women

Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France ended the U.S. national team's 28-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday in Le Havre, France. The top-ranked United States had not lost since falling 1-0 to Australia in 2017, The Americans were 25-0-3 over the span. Marie-Antoinette Katoto ...

France presses Japan to accept Renault-Nissan merger

Business / Corporate Jan 20, 2019

France presses Japan to accept Renault-Nissan merger

The French government has asked Japan to accept a possible merger between Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co. following the arrest of Carlos Ghosn, who had managed the alliance of the carmakers, sources close to the matter said Sunday. The request, apparently aimed at bringing ...

French 'yellow vest' protests, in 10th week, relatively peaceful

World / Politics Jan 20, 2019

French 'yellow vest' protests, in 10th week, relatively peaceful

Clashes broke out throughout France on Saturday as an estimated 84,000 "yellow vest" demonstrators took to the streets in a 10th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government. The demonstrations passed off relatively peacefully in Paris where 7,000 turned up, although Reuters Television ...

Austria avalanche kills three; ski patrol pair die in France

World Jan 14, 2019

Austria avalanche kills three; ski patrol pair die in France

Three German skiers have been killed in an avalanche in Austria and a fourth is still missing, police said Sunday as snowfall set in again in the northern Alps. In France, two ski patrollers were killed when the devices they use to trigger avalanches ...

French media denounce violent 'yellow vest' attacks on press

World Jan 14, 2019

French media denounce violent 'yellow vest' attacks on press

French media and reporters' organizations on Sunday denounced attacks on journalists by "yellow vest" anti-government protesters and called for better protection after a series of incidents this weekend. Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to push back demonstrators from around the Arc de ...