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Kim Kardashian West speaks at The Girls' Lounge dinner, giving visibility to women at Advertising Week 2016, on Sept. 27 at Pier 60 in New York City. Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for The Girls' Loun hide caption

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French designer Sonia Rykiel (right) and her daughter, Nathalie Rykiel, artistic director for the fashion house Rykiel, greet the crowd after the presentation of their Spring-Summer 2008 Ready-to-Wear collection, in Paris in 2007. Jacques Brinon/AP hide caption

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Jacques Guillaume, 73, has been repairing electric razors in Paris since 1962. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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The Last Razor Repairman In Paris

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Torrential downpours have lashed parts of Europe in recent days. In Paris, the Seine River breached its banks in places. Geoffrey Van Der Hasselt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A fire truck is parked at the entrance to Monceau parc in the center of Paris, France, on Saturday, after a lightning bolt crashed down onto a Paris park, striking 11 people at a child's birthday party. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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The Le Bourdon family and friends spend the evening in the Paris park of Buttes Chaumont. The city plans to leave many of its parks, including the largest ones, open all night this summer, a move supported by Parisians. Eleanor Beardsley / NPR hide caption

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Paris Extends Summer Nights By Keeping Parks Open After Sunset

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A police officer guards the entrance of the judicial police headquarters in Paris. The French prosecutor's office said Salah Abdeslam, the key suspect in the Paris attacks, was transferred from Belgium to France on Wednesday morning. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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Belgian police officers stand in Albert I square in Brussels, where authorities arrested Mohamed Abrini, a key Paris attacks suspect, on Friday. Thierry Charlier /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Belgian Federal Police released surveillance video of three men suspected of taking part in the attacks at Belgium's Zaventem Airport, including the "man in the hat." AP hide caption

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Law enforcement descended on Argenteuil, northwest of Paris, where a suspect allegedly was planning a major terrorist attack on France. He was arrested Thursday. GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kiss Me, Kate is the latest in a series of American musicals to be performed at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. "It is such a glorious theater to perform in," says director Lee Blakeley. Vincent Pontent/Courtesy of Théâtre du Châtelet hide caption

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The Bataclan concert hall in Paris was the scene of carnage during November's terrorist attack. The lifesaving actions that night by Didi, a security guard of North African descent, have only recently become known. Survivors say he may have helped save 400 to 500 people. Francois Guillot /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In France, A Quiet Hero Belatedly Comes To Light

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Activists hold a banner reading "standing and decided for climate" during a demonstration near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Dec. 12, 2015, during the United Nations Climate Change Conference. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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