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Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor

February 1, 2018

Paris inundated by flooding In Paris, the Seine River’s water level reached 19.1 feet early on Monday after weeks of rainfall that created an ongoing water rise in France’s rivers. Throughout the Paris region, nearly 1,500 people have been evacuated from their homes and numerous homes ...

“Burkini” refers to a bathing suit designed to cover the entire body and head

The above graphic details what constitutes a

Courtesy of The Tribune News

September 11, 2016

The above graphic details what constitutes a "burkini." The term was coined as a combination of the word "bikini" and the word "burqa," which is an Islamic item of clothing designed to cover a woman's entire body and head while leaving a small mesh piece in front of the face through which the woman ca...

Should we Charlie?

Courtesy of Tribune News

January 29, 2015

Flowers are left with notes written in French reading 'I am Charlie' and "rest in peace" near the fence at the French Embassy over a flower memorial January 8, 2015 in Washington, D.C., in response to the attack on satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo by three gunmen that took the lives of 12 people. 

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