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Trump praises Macron for ‘big win’ in France’s election

President Donald Trump is offering praise and congratulations to centrist Emmanuel Macron, who has been elected as France's youngest president ever.

Officials: Paris shooter had been detained before

The Latest on the shootings of police officers in Paris. Islamic State's claim of responsibility came just a few hours after the attack.

Paris police say officer and attacker shot, killed

Paris police say that a gunman killed one police officer and wounded another before being killed himself in an attack on the Champs-Elysees shopping district.

French President: State of emergency should remain after school shooting

French President Francois Hollande says a school shooting in southern France has no direct links to terrorism but insists that France should remain "vigilant" and stay under a state of emergency.

Clashes renew in Paris suburb over alleged police rape

The protesters were calling for justice after a 22-year-old man claimed he was sodomized with a police baton when he was arrested on Feb. 2.

200 asylum-seekers heading to Germany from Rome

The first of hundreds of refugees that Germany promised to take each month from Italy is about to leave.

Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court ruling

A French court has overturned a ban on "burkinis" issued in Cannes - the first in a series of bans on the swimwear this summer that set off a heated controversy at home and a wave of outrage abroad.

Priest killed during church attack in northwest France

The Latest on the hostage-taking in the French region of Normandy.

France: Truck attacker had accomplices, planned for months

The truck driver who killed 84 people on a Nice beachfront had accomplices and appears to have been plotting his attack for months, the Paris prosecutor said Thursday.

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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.