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Monday, May 30, 2016 at 6:56am
Visit the original post to see all 5 images from this gallery. Unsatisfied with the brash, unsophisticated world of rollercoasters and cotton candy at American-style theme parks, France is set to open its own 10-story attraction devoted to wine. Obviously. Trading Mickey for... read more
Monday, May 30, 2016 at 6:05am
PARIS WOES: Paris’ governing body of tourism has sounded the alarm. While transport strikes and demonstrations against France’s Socialist government’s proposed labor law are set to continue, the Regional Tourism Committee of Paris and its environs (or Le Comité Regional du... read more
Monday, May 30, 2016 at 6:05am
PARIS WOES: Paris’ governing body of tourism has sounded the alarm. While transport strikes and demonstrations against France’s Socialist government’s proposed labor law are set to continue, the Regional Tourism Committee of Paris and its environs (or Le Comité Regional du... read more
Monday, May 30, 2016 at 6:00am
2016 is shaping up to be the year of Chance the Rapper. His recently released third mixtape Coloring Book has received universal acclaim, became the first album in history to chart solely from streams, and Chance helped author several tracks from this year’s other significant... read more
Monday, May 30, 2016 at 6:00am
GUATEMALA CITY — Central America must take greater advantage of CAFTA-DR’s “flexible” benefits, improve speed-to-market and strengthen supply chain collaborations to boost its competitiveness, said a senior U.S. trade official. While the U.S. imported $8.3 billion of apparel... read more
Monday, May 30, 2016 at 4:59am
Out in the real world news is happening and here are the highlights. Real Madrid win Champions League In a repeat of the 2014 final, Real Madrid defeated their city rivals, Atletico, in a penalty shoot out after the score finished 1-1 after extra time. Despite being outplayed... read more
Monday, May 30, 2016 at 4:57am
PARIS — Experienced Capital Partners has taken a 40 percent stake in Brion Sisters, the parent company of the French contemporary brand Soeur, for an undisclosed sum. The investment firm founded by former Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot executives Fréderic Biousse, Elie Kouby... read more
Monday, May 30, 2016 at 4:03am
PARIS — European markets were mixed Monday morning, after the U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen suggested on Friday that an interest rate hike in the U.S. could come soon. Milan’s FTSE MIB rose 0.6 percent to 18,302.88, while Frankfurt’s DAX advanced 0.3 percent to 10,311... read more
Monday, May 30, 2016 at 3:42am
Tokyo shares advanced Monday following remarks from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen suggesting that an interest rate hike would be appropriate. Meanwhile, the yen weakened against the dollar and local press reported that Japan is set to postpone a controversial sales... read more
Monday, May 30, 2016 at 3:40am
FLOWER POWER: Flowers are all the rage. That was the consensus among panelists at a talk organized by Le Bon Marché department store in Paris on Thursday night, where everyone pointed to the reemergence of flowers in fashion, art and food after decades dominated by what they... read more

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