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France gives pride of place to the US for its Bastille Day
French president Emmanuel Macron went all out Friday to seduce and impress President Donald Trump, and beyond him the whole American people, for France's annual Bastille Day, making this day of national pride also a celebration of American patriotism and friendship between the two countries.
Man attacks Paris police with tool at Notre Dame 'for Syria'
An assailant wielding a hammer attacked Paris police guarding Notre Dame Cathedral Tuesday, crying "This is for Syria" before being shot and wounded by officers outside one of France's most popular tourist sites, authorities said.
84 dead, 202 hurt after truck hits Bastille Day crowd in Nice
As new details emerged Friday about the Tunisian man who drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, killing 84 people and wounding 202 others, French leaders extended a state of emergency imposed after the Nov. 13 Paris attacks and vowed to deploy thousands of police reservists on the streets.
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