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World’s ‘most powerful’ tourism city revealed | CNN

Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN  —  Paris is a city beloved for fine food, fine art and fine fashion. But a new index […]

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Health

Incoming congressman’s claims his grandparents fled the Holocaust

CNN  —  Claims by incoming Republican Rep. George Santos that his grandparents “survived the Holocaust” as Ukrainian Jewish refugees from Belgium who changed their surname to survive are contradicted by sources reviewed by CNN’s KFile including family trees compiled by genealogy websites, records on Jewish refugees and interviews with multiple genealogists. Santos, who has called […]

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Sports

Rising star mentored by Barty one of six locals awarded Aus Open

Six Australians have been awarded wildcards into their home grand slam, including local favourite Alexei Popyrin. Jason Kubler, Rinky Hijikata, Storm Hunter, Talia Gibson, Olivia Gadecki and Popyrin were awarded wildcards to the event – which runs from January 16-29. Popyrin has made the third round of the Australian Open twice, but the other five […]

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Sports

Kyrgios confirms French Open return… and calls out ‘crazy’

Nick Kyrgios has confirmed he will return to the French Open for the first time since 2017 while also once again making his feelings known on clay-court events. Speaking to reporters at the Diriyah Tennis Cup, Kyrgios said he would at last be making another appearance at Rolland-Garros, despite previously describing the French Open as […]

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Business

Europe’s power crisis has ‘very little to do with Putin,’

This image, from Sept, 2022, shows a liquefied natural gas tanker arriving at a port in the Netherlands. Siese Veenstra | AFP | Getty Images The power crisis gripping Europe has little to do with Vladimir Putin and it could be argued that the Russian leader’s actions have helped improve the situation, according to Per […]

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Business

U.S. pledges to ramp up supplies of natural gas to Britain as

Rishi Sunak and Joe Biden photographed on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Indonesia on Nov. 16, 2022. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The U.K. and U.S. are forming a new energy partnership focused on boosting energy security and reducing prices. In a statement Wednesday, the U.K. government said the […]

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Business

Rolls-Royce uses hydrogen produced with wind and tidal power to

LONDON — Plans to reduce the significant environmental effects of aviation took a step forward this week after Rolls-Royce and easyJet said they had carried out the ground test of a jet engine that used hydrogen produced from tidal and wind power. In a statement this week, aerospace giant Rolls-Royce — not to be confused […]

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World

First on CNN: US considers dramatically expanding training of

Washington CNN  —  The Biden administration is considering a dramatic expansion in the training the US military provides to Ukrainian forces, including instructing as many as 2,500 Ukrainian soldiers a month at a US base in Germany, according to multiple US officials. If adopted, the proposal would mark a significant increase not just in the […]

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Life Style

First on CNN: Harris and Macron to strengthen working

CNN  —  Vice President Kamala Harris will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron at NASA headquarters on Wednesday as part of Macron’s state visit this week, US and French officials told CNN. The NASA visit – which will include a working meeting and a briefing by US space officials – will highlight a deepening French-American […]

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Business

After decades as a nuclear powerhouse, France makes its play in offshore wind

This image, from Sept. 2022, shows French President Emmanuel Macron speaking with workers on board a boat during a visit to the Saint-Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm. Stephane Mahe | AFP | Getty Images A facility described as “France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind project” is fully operational, multinational utility EDF said this week. The news represents […]