Stories tagged: Paris
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017
17 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist in Paris
French police arrested 17 people Monday in the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West, who was tied up and locked in a …
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 8:34 A.M.
UK man found guilty in case linked to Brussels bomb suspect
A British man was found guilty Tuesday of providing cash to a key suspect in the deadly Brussels and Paris bombings in a case that linked England to the Islamic …
SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2016
Froma Harrop: Tackle climate change without Trump
The comforting news is that America can move past the black hole of ignorance in Trump’s Washington – or New York or wherever he is. Enlightened state and city governments, …
SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 2016, 2:36 P.M.
Survivors of Paris attacks mark first anniversary
Nov. 13, 2015, has already gone down as the darkest day in French history since World War II, when 130 people were killed here in an Islamic State assault on …
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 9:13 A.M.
Authorities ID possible organizer of Paris, Brussels attacks
Authorities have identified a Belgian named Oussama Atar as the possible organizer of deadly Islamic State attacks on Paris and Brussels over the past year.
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 10:18 A.M.
Paris climate change deal becomes international law
The Paris Agreement to combat climate change became international law on Friday – a landmark deal about tackling global warming amid growing fears that the world is becoming hotter even …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 10:30 A.M.
No diesels need apply: Electric cars rule at Paris show
Carmakers are finding the Paris auto show , held in a city whose mayor wants to ban diesels to reduce pollution, as a fine place to show off new zero-emission …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2016, 12:34 P.M.
Tourism to Paris slumps after attacks, strikes, floods
Fewer foreign tourists are visiting the Paris region after deadly attacks last year and a season of strikes, violent labor action and exceptional floods.
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 5 P.M.
Louvre, Orsay museums close as Seine overflows in Paris
The rising waters of the Seine overflowed riverbanks, roads and rail tracks across Paris on Thursday, forcing authorities at the Louvre to do something they have not done in generations: …
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016, 8:24 P.M.
Lightning strike hits birthday party in Paris; child in critical condition after bolt
Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children’s birthday party, a …
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016, 10 A.M.
Children fight to live after lightning hits 11 in Paris park
Eight children and three adults in Paris were struck by lightning Saturday after a sudden spring storm sent bolts crashing down upon a children’s birthday party in a city park, …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016, 9:38 A.M.
Native groups protest planned French auction of artifacts
Native American leaders are protesting the latest plan by a Paris auction house to sell off part of their tribal history, and their demand for the return of their ceremonial …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 1:13 P.M.
Body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet located
Search crews found human remains, luggage and seats Friday from the EgyptAir jetliner that fell out of the sky over the Mediterranean Sea, as investigators pored over the passenger list …
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016, 9:40 A.M.
Authorities release suspect in Nov. 13 Paris attacks
Authorities have released a suspect in the Nov. 13 Paris attacks who is charged with terrorism offenses and accused of having links to suspects in the case.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016, 11 A.M.
French police protest ‘anti-cop’ violence
Protesters in Paris attacked a police car with two officers inside with iron bars and set it alight in a dramatic unleashing of new anti-police violence, as officers across France …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016, 10:01 A.M.
Key Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam extradited to France
Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam – Europe’s most wanted fugitive until his capture in Belgium last month – was returned to France on Wednesday to face justice and is willing …
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016, 12:53 P.M.
France train attack hero to speak at Massachusetts college
The Oregon National Guardsman who helped thwart a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at commencement exercises at Boston’s Fisher College.
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016, 7:55 A.M.
French rail strike disrupts commuters across the country
A French rail strike has seriously disrupted train service around the country, canceling a slew of train routes and snarling commutes for hundreds of thousands in Paris and in the …
FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016, 10:10 A.M.
171 states signing landmark Paris deal on climate change
Leaders from 171 countries began signing the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday as the landmark deal took a key step forward, potentially entering into force years ahead of schedule.
FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2016, 12:22 P.M.
Key Paris attacks suspect seized in Belgium, officials say
A fugitive suspect in the Nov. 13 Paris attacks was arrested in Belgium on Friday, French police officials said, after a raid Belgian authorities said was linked to the deadly …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 1:15 P.M.
Train hero Alek Skarlatos wins Oregon medal
Gov. Kate Brown has presented the Oregon Distinguished Service Medal to Alek Skarlatos, the Oregon National Guard specialist who helped subdue a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train last …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016, 9:06 A.M.
French government wants to extend the state of emergency
France’s government is calling for a three-month extension of the state of emergency that was declared after the Nov. 13 deadly attacks in Paris, a move criticized by human right …
TUESDAY, JAN. 26, 2016, 8:39 A.M.
French taxis, air traffic controllers, schools on strike
Paris police fired tear gas and taxi drivers lit bonfires on a major highway Tuesday amid nationwide strikes and protests over working conditions and competition from non-traditional services such as …
MONDAY, JAN. 25, 2016, 1 P.M.
EU police warn that more attacks by IS militants are likely
Europe’s top police agency issued a stark warning Monday: Islamic State extremists will keep attempting lethal attacks on soft targets in Europe as the militant group increasingly goes global.
TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 2015, 11:59 A.M.
Sandpoint resident observing climate talks in Paris
Sandpoint resident Gary Payton is attending the climate talks in Paris as an observer for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
UPDATED: FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 2015, 9:10 P.M.
Local universities report their students in Paris are unharmed
All Gonzaga University students studying in Paris have checked in and are unharmed but Washington State University was still trying to contact two of its three students Friday evening.
SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2013
When shops shut on Sunday, Paris still offers plenty to do
PARIS – A great debate rages in France over whether more shops should open on Sundays. In the meantime, here are some ideas of what to do in Paris on …
SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2012
French fed up with own incivility
PARIS — It’s a July evening on the terrace of the legendary Café de Flore. A coiffed woman sips chilled wine, another savors her chocolate éclair. The one thing to …
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2012
8-hour layover proved just long enough for quick tour of Paris
PARIS – My wife and I ran in a 20k in Paris, marveled at outdoor urinals, strolled Boulevard Saint-Germain, enjoyed $15 hot dogs (not including wine) and generally fell in …
THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010
Musical journey to Paris
Loving Paris in the springtime is easy, but getting to Paris is another matter. The Spokane Symphony offers its solution: Make the trip by way of music.