France

Police officer killed in Paris shooting

PARIS, France – France is on high alert after a shooting in Paris that reportedly left two police officers dead. One person who is suspected of opening fire at the Champs-Elysees was also shot and killed, though NBC News has not yet …

French officials: “Imminent attack” foiled

MARSEILLES, France – French officials say an “imminent and violent attack” has been foiled by police. Two men identified as radicalized French nationals were arrested in the port city of Marseilles Tuesday morning, according to an NBC News report. A “massive quantity …

Poachers kill rhino in French zoo

Thoiry, France – Poachers broke into a French zoo, killed a rhinoceros, then used a chainsaw to remove his horn, French authorities said. According to an NBC News report, the suspects entered the Thoiry Zoo overnight and shot Vince the rhino three …

400-year-old shipwreck found off Florida coast

Cape Canaveral, Fla. (WESH) — Divers off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida discovered a 400-year-old shipwreck that they believe may have belonged to the French. Divers with Global Marine Exploration believe the remains are from three different French ships, and the …

America mourns with France

(NBC News) — President Obama offered his sympathy and support to the people of France Friday in the wake of a deadly terror attack that disrupted Bastille Day celebrations. “We pledge to stand with our French friends as we defend our nations …