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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.

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.

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Volunteers, businesses honored for helping after deadly Brunswick County tornado

It's been more than four months since a deadly tornado ripped through southern Brunswick County, and those who helped with the recovery effort are now being recognized.

Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.