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A somber mood at French Embassy after Nice attack

WTOP - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Here is the scene outside the French Embassy, in Northwest D.C. the morning after at least 84 people were killed by a truck driver in Nice.

Greenwood Gardens of Short Hills Presents Bronze Benches by Celebrated Artist Betty Woodman - ‎8 hours ago‎
Woodman recently completed major commissions at the U.S. Courthouse in Jefferson City, Missouri through the General Services Administration, 2012, and the U.S.
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Turkey seizes over 2250 institutions in post-coup crackdown

Belfast Telegraph - ‎10 hours ago‎
Mr Erdogan told France 24 on Saturday that Turkey has no choice but to impose stringent security measures, after the attempted coup that killed about 290 people and was put down by loyalist forces and protesters.
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Report: Russian Sub Activity on the Rise in North Atlantic

USNI News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Olga Oliker, director of the Washington, D.C., think tank's Russia and Eurasia program, said the Russians “think we're pretty good” at undersea and antisubmarine warfare.
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Fact check: Trump's big acceptance speech

USA TODAY - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
CLEVELAND - In accepting his party's nomination for president, Donald Trump said “here, at our convention, there will be no lies.
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FactChecking Day 3 of the GOP Convention - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
This story was written with the help of the entire staff, based in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Next week, we will dispatch our staffers in Philadelphia for the Democratic convention.
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If Paris goes ahead with peace summit, I doubt we'll be there, says Israel's Foreign Ministry chief

The Times of Israel - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Jerusalem, Gold said, will likely boycott a French-planned international conference on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Paris, if it goes ahead later this year.

The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Times Colonist - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
UKRAINIAN EMBASSY CONFIRMS ONE DEAD IN FRANCE: The Ukrainian embassy in Ottawa says one of its citizens died in a deadly truck attack in France last week but won't confirm whether the victim is a missing student studying in Canada. Mykhaylo Bazelevskyy ...
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What's Going On in Turkey?

The Atlantic - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Here's what we know Wednesday: —The president has announced a three-month state of emergency as the purge of educational institutions, the media, police, and security forces following last Friday's coup attempt continues.

Obama decries 'tragic and appalling attack' in Nice

Yahoo News - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
"We cannot give in to fear or turn on each other or sacrifice our way of life," Obama told a gathering of diplomats at the White House attended by French Ambassador Gerard Araud. He promised once again to "destroy" the Islamic State group, while ...
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Turkey suspends European Convention on Human Rights in wake of coup

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan rally outside the White House in Washington, DC on July 17, 2016.
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The Silva Standard

Jewish Exponent - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
“At the time, I was in Washington [D.C.] working, and my house is around the corner from the French embassy and you can see the flowers piling up at the memorial, and it was very upsetting, obviously. It did give me a moment 'Should I continue?'.
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France closes Embassy in Ankara, Consulate in Istanbul

New Europe - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Attorney General Loretta Lynch urges activists like the Black Lives Matter movement to continue their peaceful protests in Georgia, Minnesota, Arkansas, Los Angeles, Omaha, Pittsburgh, Denver, Washington DC, and Louisiana. In a similar vein, President ...
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Obama condemns "what appears to be a horrific terrorist attack" in Nice, France

CBS News - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The White House released a statement from President Obama on Twitter Thursday evening condemning "what appears to be a horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France." At least 75 people were killed and dozens of others hurt when a truck ...
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Ambassador: Truck driver was a lonely guy who woke up wanting to kill - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
WASHINGTON, (WUSA9) -- The French Ambassador to the U.S. tells WUSA9 that the killer in Nice appears to be a loner who was never on the radar of French intelligence agents. Amb. Gérard Araud took sharp issue with the suggestion that after three major ...
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Attack in France Raises Security Concerns for Justices (subscription) - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
When justices make public appearances in Washington, D.C., security is provided by Supreme Court police, and when they leave town the local U.S.

4 alumni inducted into Park High School Hall of Fame

Journal Times - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
... the Peace Corps where he volunteered in Nigeria teaching English and French at a boys' boarding school. In 1968 Tabet was hired as a Peace Corps recruiter.

South Korean president backs THAAD deployment

Press TV - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Hundreds of Americans of Middle Eastern origin have gathered outside Saudi Arabia's embassy in Washington DC to protest what they call the kingdom's support for terrorism.

Weekend guide: July 15 - July 17 - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Get a taste of France, enjoy a movie under the stars or catch some tennis right in the D.C. metro area this weekend. Bastille Day: A Taste of Bordeaux ... It's a summer fête at the French Embassy. Taste of Bordeaux is all about ...

GOP Convention Day 1: 'Dysfunctional veteran — leave me alone'

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Welch wanted tougher immigration laws, a tougher fight on terrorism. He was sickened by the recent terror in France, sickened by the recent nuclear deal with Iran.