Francois Hollande, France President, Considers French Troops' Afghanistan War Mission Completed KABUL, Afghanistan — French President Francois Hollande for the first time provided details of his plan to pull France's combat ... The French leader met with troops and discussed plans with Afghan President Hamid Karzai to withdraw French combat troops ... 07/23/2012 - 10:12 pm | View Link
French president: All combat troops out in 2012 KABUL: French President Francois Hollande for the first time has provided details of his plan to pull France's combat troops ... leader, making good on one of the major foreign-policy promises of his campaign, confirmed in a one-day visit to Afghanistan ... 05/25/2012 - 7:36 pm | View Link
All French Combat Troops Out In 2012 ... All French combat troops will pull out of Afghanistan by the end of the year, France's new president said in Kabul Friday, but some trainers will remain to help Afghanistan's nascent security forces. Francois Hollande said that France's troops have ... 05/25/2012 - 7:14 am | View Link
French leader Francois Hollande in Afghanistan: France's combat troops to pull out by year end (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan - All French combat forces will pull out of Afghanistan by the end of the year, France's new president said in Kabul Friday, but some trainers will remain to help Afghanistan's nascent security forces. Francois Hollande said that ... 05/24/2012 - 11:32 pm | View Link
French president: All combat troops out in 2012 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — French President Francois Hollande for the first time provided details of his plan to pull France's combat ... French leader met with troops and discussed plans with Afghan President Hamid Karzai to withdraw French combat ... 05/24/2012 - 11:27 pm | View Link
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François Hollande François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande (French pronunciation: [fʁɑ̃swa ɔlɑ̃d]; born 12 August 1954) is a French politician who is the President of France ... 08/28/2014 - 2:00 pm | View Website
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Ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado, the daughter of two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, ran a mile on the inner turf course in 1:34.58 and paid $8.80, $4.60 and $2.90 as the 3-1 second choice in a field of eight 3-year-old fillies.
Talking bird helped break school abduction case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia detective has testified about a foul-mouthed bird that helped lead police to the woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old from school.
Running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis was released by the Bengals on Friday, among a handful of players out of jobs — for now — as NFL teams started to trim their rosters to get down to the mandatory 53 players by Saturday afternoon.
Buffalo punter Brian Moorman and quarterback Jordan Palmer, Jacksonville center Mike Brewster, Atlanta linebacker Pat Angerer and Chicago running back Jordan Lynch, a former Heisman trophy finalist as a quarterback at Northern Illinois.
Brewster was expected to replace the retired Brad Meester as the Jaguars' starting center, but struggled this summer and joined third-string quarterback Ricky Stanzi on the unemployment line among Jacksonville's cuts.
Angerer, a second-round pick by Indianapolis in 2010, made nine starts last season with the Colts and had 63 tackles with one interception before finishing the year on injured reserve with a knee injury.
 among Atlanta's cuts were linebacker Yawin Smallwood, a seventh-round pick from Connecticut, and wide receiver Freddie Martino, who caught a 67-yard touchdown pass in Thursday night's 24-14 preseason win at Jacksonville.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson says the ruling by a Los Angeles judge isn't supported by facts or the law and says it unfairly blames teachers for flaws in the education system.
Torlakson, who's backed by powerful teacher unions in his bid for reelection, announced Friday he'll ask the attorney general to appeal.
The New York Yankees have added left-hander Josh Outman to their roster and designated left-hander Rich Hill for assignment.
Outman went 4-0 with a 3.28 ERA in 31 relief appearances with the Indians this season, but was sent to the minors in June.
Glenn Cornick, the original bass player in the rock band Jethro Tull, died of congestive heart failure at his home in Hilo, Hawaii, on Thursday.
The band's vocalist and floutist, Ian Anderson, says on the band's website that Cornick brought bravado to Jethro Tull's early stage performances.