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Hundreds of French sports figures accused of sexual violence

Sixty people have faced criminal proceedings, more than 100 have been temporarily or permanently removed from their posts, and local investigations are under way into other cases.

Macron to address the nation as France’s epidemic surges

Previous nationwide lockdowns in March and October of 2020 were announced by Macron in televised speeches.

More than 100 arrested at Paris protest over security bill

Officers waded into the crowds Saturday to haul away suspected trouble-makers. Police targeted protesters they suspected might coalesce together into violent groups.

Orthodox priest shot at church in France; attacker at large

A police official says the priest was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit in the abdomen on Saturday.

3 dead in knife attack in French church; terrorism suspected

An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church in the Mediterranean city of Nice, the third attack in two months in France.

France braces for monthlong lockdown as virus deaths mount

Schools are allowed to remain open in this new lockdown, which is gentler than what France saw in the spring.

New virus restrictions in Europe; German Chancellor Merkel warns of hard days

New restrictions went into effect in several other European nations in an effort to staunch the resurgence of the pandemic.

Suspect in teacher’s beheading in France was Chechen teen

France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office says authorities have arrested nine suspects, including the teen's grandfather, parents and 17-year-old brother.

Turkey’s Erdogan slams Macron amid Mediterranean tensions

France and Turkey, both NATO members, have been at odds over an arms embargo for Libya and over the situation in the the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey is prospecting for oil and gas in waters claimed by Greece and Cyprus. Turkey says it has equal rights to those waters.

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Man dies in single vehicle accident on Highway 17

The accident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 10, around 1 p.m. roughly two miles south of Bolivia.

Sixth person shot in York County mass shooting dies at hospital

His family reported Friday that Shook was out of surgery and stable, but wasn’t out of the woods quite yet. Hours later, the coroner’s office released the news that Shook has lost his battle.

The Salvation Army holds spring fundraiser during the Azalea Festival

This is the second year the Salvation Army of the Cape Fear Women's Auxiliary is not holding its annual "Spring Fling", traditionally held during the Azalea Festival, and like last year, it's been canceled because of the pandemic.

NHRMC and Novant Health partner with Cape Fear Habitat to build their 11th home

Novant health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center partnering with Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity to sponsor a home for a local mother of two .