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Hurricane Maria Does 'Mind Boggling' Damage to Dominica, Leader Says

MEXICO CITY - It was about midnight, as Hurricane Maria was battering the Caribbean nation of Dominica, that Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit took to Facebook. Roofs everywhere, he wrote, were being torn off by the powerful storm's winds. He himself had to be rescued from his official residence. "We

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-19 08:59:20

'Paris accord badly negotiated,' Donald Trump tells Emmanuel Macron

New York: US President Donald Trump told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in New York that he believed the Paris climate agreement was "badly negotiated" and was unfair to Washington. File image of Donald Trump. Reuters On Monday, Trump talked about the consequence of the Paris deal for Americ

FIRSTPOST - 2017-09-19 09:09:39

Iran nuclear deal drives wedge between US and France

President Donald Trump meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in New York. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque) The presidents of the United States and France both addressed the United Nations General Assembly for the first time on Tuesday, and both took divergent views when it came to the 2015 nuclear

FOXNEWS - 2017-09-19 10:54:20

End of an era: Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

THE OBSERVERS The controversial colonial statue in Senegal; and the centuries-old town in Turkey being destroyed by the govt Read more BUSINESS DAILY End of an era: Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy Read more IN THE PAPERS 'We aren't ready' for a second vote in Kenya and flip-flopping on climate cha

FRANCE 24 - 2017-09-19 07:25:11

An Unexpected Pilgrimage Back to Paris's Most Decadent Era

Beyond the tourist traps of Montmartre, a handful of Paris's museums, restaurants and cabarets offer real glimpses of fin-de-sicle decadence Musee de la Vie Romantique, designed to honor the scandalous bohemians of early-19th-century Paris, sits, fittingly enough, just outside Montmartre, home to

WSJ - 2017-09-19 19:50:00

Kerry: No plans 'right now' to run in 2020

- Morning Joe (@Morning_Joe) September 20, 2017 Former Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryBringing the American election experience to Democratic Republic of the CongoSome Dems sizzle, others see their stock fall on road to 2020The Hill's 12:30 ReportMORE (D) seemed to downplay rumors of

THE HILL - 2017-09-20 13:54:54

France's Macron Says the Paris Climate Deal Is Not Up for Debate

French President Emmanuel Macron threw down the gauntlet to President Trump on the Paris climate agreement on Tuesday, saying the environmental accord will not be renegotiated to favor the U.S. During his maiden speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, Macron said "[the deal] can be imp

TIME - 2017-09-19 18:04:21

Lille to host Davis Cup final, France-Japan rugby match moved

The northern French city of Lille will host the November 24-26 Davis Cup final between France and Belgium, a decision that has necessitated moving a rugby union Test between France and Japan scheduled for the same weekend. The men's tennis final between France, seeking a first Davis Cup in 16 years,

24MATINS.UK - 2017-09-19 11:49:02

Guadeloupe and Dominica battered by Hurricane Maria – video report

Hurricane Maria, a category four hurricane, has made landfall in Dominica and battered nearby Martinique and Guadeloupe. The Caribbean is still recovering after Hurricane Irma destroyed areas of Barbuda and the British and US Virgin Islands. Maria is set to reach Puerto Rico and St Kitts & Nevis Hur

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-19 09:27:52

France picks AIDS drama '120 Beats Per Minute' for Oscar bid

Courtesy of Cannes Film Festival | Nahuel Perez Biscayart is the stand-out performer in Robin Campillo's "120 Beats Per Minute". France has selected Robin Campillo's "120 Beats Per Minute", this year's Grand Prix winner at the Cannes Film Festival, as its submission in the best foreign-language fi

FRANCE 24 - 2017-09-20 06:18:30

Climate remains a rift amid Trump-Macron friendship

Trump and Macron met Monday Macron informed Trump of his disappointment in his Paris accord decision

CNN - 2017-09-19 21:50:45

French president: Paris climate deal 'will not be renegotiated'

_informq.push(['embed']); French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated Tuesday that the Paris climate agreement "will not be renegotiated," despite calls to do so from the Trump administration. Macron during his speech to the United Nations General Assembly defended the 2015 climate accord, saying "w

THE HILL - 2017-09-19 17:58:44

Europe's leaders demand that US internet giants remove extremist content within 2 hours

The leaders of Britain, France and Italy will push social media companies on Wednesday to remove "terrorist content" from the internet quicker and more efficiently than ever before. They want the material to be taken down within one to two hours of it appearing because they say that is the period

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-20 08:59:00

UK growth will trail Italy, France and Germany next year, says OECD

The OECD said Britain's labour market remained robust, but weak productivity and real wage growth persisted. Photograph: David Davies/PA Italy, France and Germany will grow faster than Britain next year as Brexit uncertainty continues to weigh on consumer confidence and deter much-needed business

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-20 09:00:02

Nokia's French jobs cut plan suspended until October 2: French minister

Reuters. A Nokia logo is seen at the company's headquarters in Espoo PARIS (Reuters) - Nokia's (HE:NOKIA) plan to cut almost 600 jobs in France is suspended until Oct. 2, French junior economy minister Benjamin Griveaux said on Tuesday after meeting the head of the Finnish telecom equipment maker's

INVESTING.COM - 2017-09-19 11:51:38

Macron to Bring French Public Spending to Lowest in 10 Years

Emmanuel MacronPhotographer: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg President Emmanuel Macron's administration plans to cut French public spending to its lowest level since the start of the financial crisis next year and squeeze the tax take to its lowest since 2010 as part of a strategy to remake the economy a

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-19 10:24:03

France's Macron seeks to play mediation role between Iran, U.S.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted to play a mediation role between Iran and the United States to ensure that Tehran was involved in finding a political solution in Syria. "If we don't resolve the Syrian problem with Iran around the table, then we

REUTERS - 2017-09-19 18:26:42

French wind power capacity seen overtaking UK, Spain by 2030 - WindEurope

Reuters. Power-generating windmill turbines are seen near Port Saint Louis du Rhone By Bate Felix PARIS (Reuters) - France is set to become Europe's second biggest generator of electricity from wind power behind Germany by 2030, overtaking the UK and Spain thanks to policies being put in place by t

INVESTING.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:19

Rugyby - France pads bid to land 2023 World Cup

(Reuters) - France is willing to pay World Rugby 150 million pounds as a hosting fee to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the country's bid leader Claude Atcher has said. The host nation must pay the governing body 120 million pounds to stage the tournament but France has offered an additional 30 mil

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 09:16:07

The 2019 Women's World Cup in France is beginning to take shape

The World Cup is nine months away, yet another one is less than two years from kicking off. One will take place in Russia, the other in France. Qualifying is in the deep stages of one while in the baby phases of the other. As the countdown toward the 2018 men's tournament continues, the 2019 women's

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-19 17:08:00