Articles Tagged ‘France’

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement on the ongoing developments in Libya in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, March 19, 2011. Obama authorized limited military action against Libya Saturday, saying Moammar Gadhafi's continued assault on his own people left the U.S. and its international partners with no other choice. "This is not an outcome US or any of our partners sought," he said. "We cannot stand idly by when a tyrant tells his people there will be no mercy." (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama: US Launches Military Action Against Libya

President Barack Obama authorized limited military action against Libya Saturday, saying Moammar Gadhafi’s continued assault on his own people left the U.S. and its international…



Letters to the Press: For the Week of Oct. 7 – Oct. 13

French Fried Fire Sarkozy [“The Pink Slip,” Sept. 22]? Have you lost your mind? France takes in the dregs of Earth and they find it…



Movie Review: Kings of Pastry

KINGS OF PASTRY 3/4 stars First Run Features, Unrated A documentary about food fanaticism and hanging around high-caloric delicacies all day without gaining a single…



New York Death Militia (NYDM) Festival

Greg Layman has been a part of the Long Island underground metal scene for decades. He has seen it in better days. And he knows,…



Jerry’s Ink: My Favorite Food

I once ate pressed duckling at a restaurant in France named La Tour d’Argent, and before the ducks arrived, a haughty French captain handed each of us at the table a certificate with a number on it. The certificate was the official number of each person’s duck. Before they went to meet their maker, the ducks each had a little metal tag with a number tied around their tiny ankles near their cute little webbed feet.



Five Picasso Works Stolen From Collector’s Home

In what seems like a scene from another Ocean’s Eleven sequal, police is Marseille, France are reporting the theft of five pieces of original Picasso…