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Starry Saint Laurent show in Paris sees models walk on water

Sep. 25, 2018 4:50 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — With a powerful front row of stars, Saint Laurent headlined the second day of Paris Fashion Week in an eclectic French twist on American styles that featured models walking on water. Tuesday's spring-summer collections also showcased emerging talents: from 26-year-old designer Marine Serre to...

The Latest: US celebrity team beats Europeans at Ryder Cup

Sep. 25, 2018 1:17 PM EDT

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The United States is two-thirds of the way to a clean sweep at the Ryder Cup. A U.S. team including actor Samuel L. Jackson, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Olympic...

Tiger Woods winning adds to Ryder Cup buzz

Sep. 24, 2018 6:19 PM EDT

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Already the most intense competition in golf, the Ryder Cup doesn't need help to boost the excitement. Tiger Woods managed to take it to another level. He looked like the Woods of old by leading the final 36 holes of the Tour Championship, not letting anyone near...

Dior and Gucci theatrically kick off Paris Fashion Week

Sep. 24, 2018 3:56 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Dance and theatricality were at the heart of Paris Fashion Week's first day of spring shows, as American stars Blake Lively and Shailene Woodley gushed over Dior's balletic presentation at the famed Longchamps racecourse. While, Gucci held its evening spectacle at France's answer to Studio 54,...

APNewsBreak: France Football launches Women's Ballon d'Or

Sep. 24, 2018 6:26 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A woman will win the most prestigious individual trophy in soccer for the first time this year. Awarded every year by France Football magazine since Stanley Matthews won it in 1956, the Ballon d'Or for the best player of the year will be given to both a woman and a man on Dec. 3 in Paris....

AP Interview: UNESCO chief says schools must fight extremism

Sep. 23, 2018 1:04 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The head of the U.N. education agency says schools are ground zero in the fight against anti-Semitism and extremist violence — and she will push world leaders meeting in New York this week to invest more in teaching tolerance. "No one is born a violent extremist," Azoulay said in an...

Tackling climate change to be key talking point at UN summit

Sep. 23, 2018 12:38 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — With global temperatures rising, superstorms taking their deadly toll and a year-end deadline to firm up the Paris climate deal, leaders at this year's U.N. General Assembly are feeling a sense of urgency to keep up the momentum on combating climate change. That's why, in between discussing...

Far-right shuts French rapper out of Bataclan attack site

Sep. 21, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A popular French Muslim rapper said Friday he is canceling sold-out October concerts at the Bataclan music hall in Paris, a target of the deadly 2015 terror attacks, due to pressure from far-right groups who claim he promotes a radical ideology and is desecrating a now-sacred site. The...

Abbas denies Palestinians refused peace talks with Israel

Sep. 21, 2018 1:13 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has denied U.S. claims the Palestinians have refused to enter peace talks with Israel. Abbas' denial came after talks in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron Friday. Abbas asked Macron to pass the message onto U.S. President Donald Trump. U.S. National...

Relaxed Bjorn proving a good fit as Ryder Cup captain

Sep. 21, 2018 10:08 AM EDT

The captaincy of Europe's Ryder Cup team has taken Thomas Bjorn to places he never could have imagined. To the Elysee Palace for breakfast with the French president. To Val d'Isere to hit some golf balls from a mountain top. To the home of a delusional fan in southern England. He has lain awake in the middle of...