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Nobel Prize Winners: Eurozone Award Controversy
Two Americans were awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday, each earning about $1.2 million. Alvin Roth of the Harvard Business School and Lloyd Shapley, professor emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles, were awarded for “the theory of stable allocations...
French President's Plane Hit By Lightening
France’s new president is having a stormy first day on the job. A possible lightning strike and bad weather forced Francois Hollande’s plane to return briefly to Paris as he headed to Berlin to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to the French Ministry of Defense....
Hollande Wins French Presidency, Promising 'New Hope for the World'
French President Nicholas Sarkozy conceded defeat today in the presidential elections to Socialist candidate Francois Hollande, making him the first incumbent president to lose an election in France since 1981. Hollande, who was leading 51.7 percent to 48.3 percent in the exit polls, will be...
St. Martin Delivers as Caribbean Culinary Capital
Saying an island is a contender for the " culinary capital of the Caribbean " is no small feat, yet that's what some in the blogosphere have called the half-French, half-Dutch island of St. Martin/St. Maarten -- and for good reason. If Paris' bustling open-air markets and patisseries are too far
July 14, 1989: France's Bicentennial
in the French capital today they celebrated the past and they worried about the future France intended it that way president Mitterrand actually had the economic summit of the rich industrial democracies postponed. To coincide with celebrations. For the 200 anniversary. Of the French revolution.
May 21, 1981: French President Mitterrand
Imagine if your Karen Ronald Reagan on his inauguration day proclaiming new alliance between socialism and freedom not likely. But those words were said and meant on this historic inauguration day in France for the full story to go to Paris and Peter Jennings. Hitter. Frank it has been an historic
Nov. 9, 1989: 'World News Tonight'
From ABC this is world news tonight with Peter Jennings. Good evening the prisoners in the prison state are free to go. 28 years after it was built to prevent east Germans from flooding into the west. The Communist Party leadership and east Germany has said today that east Germans are free to leave
The Iron Lady All For the Iron Curtain
Documents Reveal Former British Prime Minister Bitterly Opposed German Unification.