Content Tagged As france

Tagged News

  • Acadiana Business Owners Discuss Mission to France

    June 21, 2012 6:36 PM

    Acadiana business owners met at LITE in Lafayette Thursday to discuss a mid-October Trade mission to France to grow their businesses. Many business owners say this trip could open up a world of possibilities. "We would love to make every effort to build bridges between Louisiana companies and... more »
  • Ironman France says Armstrong barred from race

    June 14, 2012 6:25 AM

    PARIS (AP) - Organizers of Ironman France say Lance Armstrong can no longer compete in the triathlon this month after the U.S. anti-doping agency filed new charges that he doped as a Tour de France cyclist. Ironman France spokeswoman Delphine Vivet said Armstrong was told Wednesday that he is out... more »
  • Baton Rouge, France pursue partnership

    January 27, 2012 10:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden and Consul General of France Jean-Claude Brunet have begun the groundwork for a proposed partnership between the city and France that would extend a pact reached nearly four years ago. Holden said Thursday that he and Brunet are developing... more »
  • France marks Bastille Day with military parade

    July 14, 2011 10:56 AM

    PARIS (AP) - French forces, including contingents with troops in Afghanistan and warplanes in Libya, have celebrated Bastille Day with a military parade along the Champs-Elysees in Paris. But President Nicolas Sarkozy, France's armed forces chief, appeared tense at Thursday's annual show of pomp, dedicated this year to forces in... more »
  • France readies to extradite Noriega to Panama

    June 20, 2011 10:07 AM

    PARIS (AP) - France's government is ready to extradite former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to his home country. French Foreign Ministry spokesman Bernard Valero says the United States gave its "consent," opening the way for the extradition. Noriega was imprisoned in the U.S. for two decades after being deposed in... more »
  • France: Baby Dies, 10 Injured in Fall From Window

    October 23, 2010 4:08 PM

    PARIS (AP) - A 4-month-old baby died after he and 10 other people fell from the third-story window of a suburban Paris apartment building on Saturday, an official said. The baby had been admitted in serious condition to a Paris children's hospital after the accident and died there hours later.... more »
  • Second Tourist Hub Evacuated in France Following Bomb Threat

    September 14, 2010 6:03 PM

    PARIS (AP) - French media report that a second tourist hub - the Saint-Michel subway station near Notre Dame Cathedral - has been evacuated following a similar bomb threat at the Eiffel Tower. A Paris police spokesman said he had no information about the reports on the Saint-Michel station, which... more »
  • France Has Declared War On Al-Qaida

    July 27, 2010 3:22 PM

    PARIS (AP) - France has declared war on al-Qaida, and matched its fighting words with a first attack on a base camp of the terror network's North African branch, after the terror network killed a French humanitarian worker it took hostage in April. The declaration and attack marked a shift... more »
  • Coastal Erosion

    November 24, 2009 9:05 AM

    Families first moved to the coast from France in 1770 drawn by the abundant resources and that life today continues to fish the coast. Louisiana is the nation's largest producer of shrimp, oysters and blue crab and fills a large part of the US fresh fish demand and 40 thousand... more »
  • Big dino prints found in Jurassic park in France

    October 7, 2009 9:49 AM

    PARIS (AP) - Now that's one big foot. Paleontologists in eastern France have reported the discovery of some of the largest dinosaur footprints ever documented, measuring about 1.4 meters to 1.5 meters (4.6 feet to 4.9 feet) in diameter. The site of the find, high in the Jura mountains, was... more »
  • Big Three Stories for Thursday, September 28th

    September 28, 2009 7:53 AM

    Time now for our big three stories for Monday, September 28th: The manhunt ended in death after a child was raped, an elderly man murdered and a teen slashed. Suspect John Lathan was fatally shot while authorities attempted to arrest him. Lathan was wanted by the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office... more »

Top Videos

1 2 3 4

Most Popular