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When child sex isn’t rape: French to set age of consent

Is a 13-year-old old enough to agree to sex with an adult? That's a question France is asking as the government prepares to set a legal age for sexual consent for the first time.

Man fatally knifes 2 at French station, yells ‘Allahu akbar’

A man with a knife killed two women at the main train station in the French city of Marseille on Sunday, shouting "Allahu akbar" during an attack that French authorities were working to determine had links to Islamic extremism.

Mattis: North Korea threat would bring massive military response

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday shot back at North Korea's claimed test of a hydrogen bomb with a blunt threat, saying the U.S. will answer any threat from the North with a "massive military response — a response both effective and overwhelming."

The suspect in car attack near Paris is an Algerian national

A police source says the suspect in an attack on soldiers near Paris is a 37-year-old Algerian man who was legally living in France.

French zoo works to keep alive panda cub after its twin died

Chinese giant panda experts and French zookeepers are working to ensure a panda cub's survival after its twin died during the first-ever birth of the rare animal in France.

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.

Trump seeks consensus with France, despite differences

President Donald Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, are looking to set aside differences on trade and climate change and find common ground as they meet ahead of Bastille Day celebrations in Paris.

UPDATE: 10-year-old raising money for Surf City turtle hospital from Paris

A ten-year-old boy who has been raising money for the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital in Surf City is at it again, but this time all the way from Paris.

Cannes festival to hold moment of silence for Manchester

The Cannes Film Festival said it will hold a moment of silence Tuesday for the victims of the attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England.

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Event connecting local teens with jobs and college opportunities hosted by New Hanover County Office of Diversity and Equity

The New Hanover County Office of Diversity and Equity teamed up with Cape Fear Community College and McDonalds of Wilmington to host an event for 2021 high school graduates and teens.

One Wilmington church holds ‘Pull Up, Park, and Praise’ socially-distanced Sunday service

With COVID-19 restrictions loosened across the state, many churches have welcomed their congregations back to sanctuary. O

TRU Colors CEO shares statement in response to double homicide

The CEO of TRU Colors Brewing shared a statement on Sunday evening in response to a double homicide that happened on Saturday in New Hanover County. 

NC commercial fishermen landed less seafood in 2020

Commercial fishermen sold nearly 20% less fish and shellfish to North Carolina seafood dealers in 2020, a decline from the previous year that's being blamed on the state's stay-at-home order brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.