Eyepopping prints, low-crotched pants and sexy sailors amp up Paris’ menswear displays

Eyepopping prints and sexy sailor looks in Paris

PARIS — Bold prints, harem pants and beefy sailor looks ruled the catwalks Thursday on day one of Paris’ menswear displays, with strong spring-summer 2010 collections by Belgium’s critical darling Dries Van Noten, French luxury label Louis Vuitton and the country’s one-time enfant terrible, Jean Paul Gaultier.

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Texas teenager with a 47 IQ pleads guilty, sentenced to 100 years for child sex abuse

Teen with 47 IQ gets 100 years for child sex abuse

PARIS, Texas — A teenager who has profound mental disabilities was sentenced to 100 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges in a sex abuse case involving his 6-year-old neighbor.

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France: Trial begins for woman accused of killing 3 of her newborn babies

Frenchwoman accused of killing 3 babies on trial

TOURS, France — A 41-year-old Frenchwoman went on trial southwest of Paris on Monday accused of killing three of her newborn children, burning one and putting the bodies of two others in a freezer.

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Bitter feelings all around after murder counts dropped in dragging death of black man in Texas

Ex-suspect in dragging death resents racist tag

PARIS, Texas — A day after murder charges were dropped in the racially charged dragging death of a black man in east Texas, both a former suspect and the victim’s mother expressed outrage, for very different reasons.

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Paris to confer Dalai Lama with honorary citizenship

PARIS - Paris will host the Dalai Lama June 7 for a ceremony in which Mayor Bertrand Delanoe will confer on Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader honorary citizenship of the French capital, RTL radio reported Tuesday.

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French judge wants to investigate 3 African leaders for alleged money laundering

French judge wants to investigate 3 Africa leaders

PARIS — A French judge has decided to investigate three African heads of state for money laundering and other alleged crimes linked to their wealth in France.

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