Richarlison: Brazil forward racially abused as fan throws banana at him during 5-1 victory over Tunisia in France

Richarlison: Brazil forward racially abused as fan throws banana at him during 5-1 victory over Tunisia in France

CNN — Brazil’s impressive end to its World Cup preparation was overshadowed by racist abuse as forward Richarlison had a banana thrown at him by a fan during the 5-1 victory over Tunisia in Paris on Tuesday. The Tottenham Hotspur star scored Brazil’s second goal but as he celebrated a banana was thrown at him … Read more

Paul Pogba paid €100,000 to extortionists

Paul Pogba paid €100,000 to extortionists

French prosecutors are investigating allegations that Paul Pogba, seen here with Kylian Mbappe, was the target of extortion by his brother. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images World Cup winner Paul Pogba paid €100,000 ($100,000) to an organized group, including his brother, that was trying to extort him for millions, French officials said Tuesday. French prosecutors are investigating … Read more

Rebecca Gayheart causes fans to wonder if she’s back with ex Eric Dane

Romance in the air?  Rebecca Gayheart sure seems to be having a great time with her ex-husband Eric Dane, 49, as they travel to France.  Seen with their daughters

Rebecca Gayheart sure seems to be having a great time with her estranged Eric Dane, 49, as they travel to France. The Scream 2 actress drew red hearts on a video of the Grey’s Anatomy actor and their two children 12-year-old daughter Billie Beatrice Dane and 10-year-old daughter Georgia Dane as they take in France. … Read more

1st suspected case of human-to-dog monkeypox transmission leads CDC to update guidance on the virus

1st suspected case of human-to-dog monkeypox transmission leads CDC to update guidance on the virus

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its monkeypox guidance to include dogs as animals that can catch the virus. The CDC tweaked its guidance after the first case of a pet dog suspected of contracting the virus from its owners was documented in France. Scientists said in a paper published in … Read more

Dog reportedly contracts monkeypox from owners

Dog reportedly contracts monkeypox from owners

A dog belonging to a gay French couple has contracted monkeypox after sharing their bed — the first confirmed case of human-to-pet infection, according to reports. The Parisian men, ages 44 and 27, are believed to have contracted the virus after having sexual contact with other guys during their non-monogamous relationship. The couple said they … Read more

Lance Armstrong ties the knot with girlfriend Anna Hansen in France

Just married!  After 14 years together, Lance Armstrong and his longtime girlfriend Anna Hansen have tied the knot

After 14 years together, Lance Armstrong and his longtime girlfriend Anna Hansen have tied the knot. The disgraced cyclist, 50, announced they said ‘I do’ in France in a touching post showcasing their nuptials on Tuesday. ‘Best. Day. Ever. Married the love of my life @annahansenarmstrong. So special having our kids there as well,’ Lance … Read more

Tour de France Women: Spectacular multi-rider crash leaves rider needing hospital treatment

Tour de France Women: Spectacular multi-rider crash leaves rider needing hospital treatment

CNN — A huge crash during Stage 5 of the Tour de France Women on Thursday left one rider needing hospital treatment. With 50km left of the longest stage of the race, an incident on a straight bit of road between Bar-le-Luc to Saint-die-des-Vosges quickly escalated into an enormous crash which saw half the field … Read more

UK breaks record for highest temperature as Europe sizzles

UK breaks record for highest temperature as Europe sizzles

LONDON (AP) — Britain shattered its record for highest temperature ever registered Tuesday amid a heat wave that has seared swaths of Europe, as the UK’s national weather forecaster said such highs are now a fact of life in a country ill-prepared for such extremes . The typically temperate nation was just the latest to … Read more

Europe broils in heat wave that fuels fires in France, Spain

Europe broils in heat wave that fuels fires in France, Spain

LA TESTE-DE-BUCH, France (AP) — A heat wave broiling Europe spilled northward Monday to Britain and fueled ferocious wildfires in Spain and France, which evacuated thousands of people and scrambled water-bombing planes and firefighters to battle flames in tinder-dry forests. Two people were killed in the blazes in Spain that its prime minister linked to … Read more