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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.

On sad anniversary, few to mourn the D-Day dead in Normandy

This year's anniversary observances for the June 6, 1944 D-Day landings in Normandy will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever.

Spain to follow Italy into lockdown, US expands travel ban

Spain has drawn up plans to lock down its 46 million people.

France awards local WWII veteran with Legion of Honor

A World War II veteran in Ocean Isle Beach was awarded the Legion of Honor by the French government on Friday.

‘A more dangerous world’: Iran killing triggers global alarm

Global powers are warning that the world has just become a more dangerous place after the U.S. killed Iran’s top general.

Architect: Notre Dame repair could take decades

Queen Elizabeth II has sent a message of sympathy to French President Emmanuel Macron after a fire ravaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

French history in flames, reaction on the UNCW campus after Notre Dame fire

The fire left a charred hole in the roof of the cathedral. It has also left a hole in the hearts of thousands of French nationals both there and even here in Wilmington.

‘Garfield’ phones have littered France’s coast for 30 years; mystery solved

For more than 30 years bright orange "Garfield" phones have been washing up on the French coast to the bemusement of local beach cleaners, who have finally cracked the mystery behind them.

France’s Macron denounces violent Paris protest

French President Emmanuel Macron is denouncing violent protesters who attacked police and vandalized a Paris monument, promising they will be "held responsible for their acts."

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District attorney addresses suspect’s release from jail before police standoff

The man involved in a nearly 10-hour standoff with police Monday morning had been arrested and released from jail just hours earlier. Now the district attorney is explaining why that happened.

Save Our Hospital, Inc. takes final shot against NHRMC sale

Less than a week before county commissioners are expected to vote on a final agreement between New Hanover County and Novant Health to sell New Hanover Regional Medical Center, one local non-profit is aiming to delay the process until certain documents are made public.

Tillis, Cunningham spar over vacant SCOTUS seat and police reform in second Senate debate

Sen. Thom Tillis (R) and Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham took part in the second North Carolina Senate race debate on Tuesday, September 22 in Raleigh.

President Donald Trump bans offshore drilling in North Carolina through 2032

For the past several years, many people along our coast have been concerned about the possibility of oil drilling just offshore.