American Singer Jarreau Recuperating in French Hospital

American Singer Jarreau Recuperating in French Hospital

The popular American singer Al Jarreau, is recuperating in hospital. The singer suffered from severe respiratory problems before his stage performance. The singer had to start his concert on Thursday before Barcelonette.

Jarreau has a worldwide following and is famous for his personality. The singer has tried his hand at various music styles.

Genzyme Mulls over Sanofi Acquisition Offer

Genzyme Mulls over Sanofi Acquisition Offer

The beleaguered French drugmaker, Genzyme Corp. is reported to have received an acquisition offer from the state's biggest biotechnology Company, Sanofi-Aventis SA, sources familiar with the matter unveiled on Friday.

The offer made for the acquisition deal is cited to be somewhere near $20 billion.

Six Al Qaeda Members Shot Dead, Yet, Fail to Rescue French Hostage

Six Al Qaeda Members Shot Dead, Yet, Fail to Rescue French Hostage

Six alleged members of Al Qaeda are reported to have been shot dead by French-backed Mauritanian forces in the Islamic Maghreb in raid conducted at dawn in the Sahara, on Thursday.

However, the four militants who managed to protect themselves from the bullets, finally fled into the surrounding wastelands, the Mauritanian Interior Minister Mohamed Ould Boilil, posted Friday.

Blanc Axes All 23 World Cup Players

Blanc Axes All 23 World Cup Players

France coach Laurent Blanc decision to axe all the 23 of the players named in France's World Cup squad from the national team is reported to have received an approval from the French federation, the federation unveiled on Friday.

Ex-Wife Bags $1 Million Payment Over Pequot Case

Ex-Wife Bags $1 Million Payment Over Pequot Case

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced to give reward of $1 million to Karen and Glenn Kaiser for whistle blowing in Pequot case.

The former hedge-fund titan, Arthur J Samberg have agreed to pay $28 million to settle the fraud charges over trades in Microsoft shares based on inside information obtained from the former Microsoft employee, David Zilkha.

Wal-Mart to use electronic identification tags on men's clothing

Wal-Mart to use electronic identification tags on men's clothing

The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is planning to use sophisticated electronic identification tags on men's clothing from August 1 to have better control over the inventory, but has raised the privacy issues.

The removable smart tags will be placed on individual garments which can be read by the retail workers from a distance through hand-held scanner.

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McDonalds

While McDonalds is loved by many people around the world, it has been controversial in France.

Scallop Wars

An attack of forty French fishermen by five British boats in the channel is the latest of similar incidents that go back at least 15 years.

The bee population around the world has been dwindling for some time. In some parts of Europe, the bee population has diminished by as much as 90 percent.