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A firefighter helps a youngster reach safety in a flooded street during a rescue operation following heavy rains that saw rivers bursting their banks in Trèbes, near Carcassonne, in southern France. Pascal Pavani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The champagne grape harvest in northeastern France, like this one near Mailly-Champagne, started early this year due to lack of rain. Francois Nascimbeni/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Champagne Makers Bubble Over A Bumper Crop Caused By European Drought

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Nicolas Hulot, the French environmental minister, departs a weekly Cabinet meeting in Paris in February. "I don't want to give the illusion that my presence in government means we're answering these issues properly," Hulot said in resigning Tuesday. Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A member of the Russian protest-art group Pussy Riot is escorted by stewards during the Russia 2018 World Cup final match between France and Croatia. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: An Act Of Bravery At The World Cup

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Didier Tass, behind the counter of his butcher shop, says he purchases meat from small farmers who raise cows and butcher them humanely and in small quantities. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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French Butchers Ask For Protection After Threats From Militant Vegans

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A firefighter works to extinguish a burning vehicle in Nantes, France, on Tuesday. Days of unrest have plagued the city after a police officer fatally shot a motorist at a checkpoint. Franck Dubray/AP hide caption

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An undated photo, provided by family member Susan Lawrence, shows twin brothers Julius (left) and Ludwig Pieper in their U.S. Navy uniforms. Susan Lawrence via AP hide caption

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How A High Schooler Helped Reunite Twins 74 Years After Their World War II Deaths

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French President Emmanuel Macron reviews French army soldiers during a ceremony commemorating General Charles De Gaulle's June 1940 appeal to French resistance against Nazi Germany, earlier this month, at the Mont Valerien national memorial in Suresnes, outside Paris. Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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