A Germanwings flight crashed in the French Alps Tuesday, the French civil aviation authority has confirmed. The Dusseldorf-bound plane, an Airbus 320, was carrying 144 passengers, four crew members, and two pilots. French President François Hollande told reporters that "there might not be any survivors."
Our boy Nono has done it again! With God-given glottal control and an uncompromising devotion to his craft, the world's greatest pig squealer took home his sixth consecutive championship title at the Salon de l'Agriculture at Paris' Porte de Versailles this month. The time for haters is over. Three cheers for Nono!
Long before the Charlie Hebdo shootings last month, Paris struggled with its identity. But the attacks have spurred uncomfortable conversations about the city's large—and often segregated—population of immigrants. According to the New York Times, one step forward is new plan that will be undertaken in the following year to begin connecting the city proper to its remote suburbs.
Did you know there are "actually Muslim religious police" in London and some English cities are "totally Muslim" "no-go-zones" where "where non-Muslims just simply don't go in"? Neither did England until last Sunday, when resident Fox News "terrorism expert" Steve Emerson dropped these ignorance bombs on live television.
The relationship between John Kerry, the Secretary of State of the United States of America, and Francois Hollande, the president of France, has been on the rocks since Kerry stood up Hollande at the Je Suis Charlie rally in Paris last weekend. But in a grandly Richard-Curtisian gesture, Kerry flew to Paris today to make things right. This deeply intimate hug is their touching reunion.
After a string of deadly terror attacks that began with Wednesday's Charlie Hebdo shooting, as many as a million people swarmed the streets of Paris today for a unity rally that also drew more than 40 world leaders, including Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas, the U.K.'s David Cameron and Angela Merkel of Germany.
This afternoon France 2 released video of police storming the kosher supermarket in eastern Paris where Amedy Coulibaly had taken 14 people hostage. The video shows several dozen police firing into the store and tossing flash grenades until Couibaly, who earlier in the week allegedly killed a Paris police officer, runs out. The video pauses before Couibaly is killed, but France 2 reports he was shot 60 times. Seconds later, the video resumes and terrified hostages are seen fleeing the market.