• A visitor takes a picture with a phone of Gustave Courbet's 1866 "The Origin of the World," painting which depicts female genitalia at Musee d'Orsay museum, in Paris, France, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016.  Facebook lost a crucial legal battle Friday as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of Courbet's famous 19th-century nude painting.  (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Court: Facebook can be sued in France in nude painting case

    PARIS (AP) — Facebook lost a crucial legal battle Friday as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of a famous 19th-century nude painting.

  • French prime minister Manuel Valls, center, leaves the France's National Assembly, in Paris, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. French lawmakers voted on a divisive bill aimed at changing the constitution to introduce the possibility of revoking the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges in the wake of the Paris attacks.  (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    French lawmakers approve divisive citizenship bill

    PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed at making it possible to revoke the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges.

  • Racially abused commuter to attend PSG vs Chelsea match

    PARIS (AP) — The commuter who was prevented by a group of Chelsea fans from boarding a metro train last year because he is black has accepted an invitation from Paris Saint-Germain to attend the French team’s next Champions League game against the London club.

  • Chelsea's Diego Costa, right, speaks to Manchester United's goalkeeper David de Gea after  the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016.  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Top European clubs play down talk of Super League plans

    PARIS (AP) — Europe’s top football clubs insist they have no plans to set up a breakaway Super League of elite teams to replace the Champions League.

  • Paris secures 8m euros in sponsorship deals for Olympic bid

    PARIS (AP) — Paris ramped up its bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, securing about 8 million euros ($8.9 million) in four sponsorship deals and presenting its Eiffel Tower-shaped logo in a ceremony on the Champs Elysees.

  • In this picture taken on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, owner of Euro Security Products, a self defense equipment company, Bretislav Kostal displays a stun gun in Prague, Czech Republic. After the attacks in Paris and New Year’s security scares, Germans have been snapping up self-defense equipment like stun guns _ to the delight of a Czech manufacturer who corners the market. Prague-based Euro Security Products, or ESP, has been flooded by new orders from Germany for stun guns and can’t keep up with demand. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Stun guns in demand in Germany amid security concerns

    PRAGUE (AP) — After the attacks in Paris and New Year’s security scares, Germans have been snapping up self-defense equipment like stun guns — to the delight of a Czech manufacturer who corners the market.

  • A French riot police officer stands guard at the entrance of the Stade de France prior to the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy, in Saint Denis, north of Paris, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Despite a marked increase in security checks, there was a calm and relaxed atmosphere outside Stade de France as fans arrived for the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy on Saturday. It was the first event held at the national stadium since the deadly attacks that struck Paris of Nov. 13, when 130 people died and hundreds more were injured. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    Heavy security around Stade de France 3 months after attacks

    PARIS (AP) — Despite a marked increase in security checks, a calm and relaxed atmosphere prevailed outside Stade de France as fans arrived for the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy on Saturday.