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France Awarded Top Honour To Saudi Prince ‘At His Request’

PARIS (AFP) – The awarding of France’s top honour to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, which sparked a storm of criticism, was done at the royal’s request, a French magazine reported this week. Causette, a monthly women’s magazine, published an exchange

French President Francois Hollande (right) greets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on March 4, 2016

American Hero Spencer Stone Leaves Hospital

American hero Spencer Stone was released from the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento on Thursday, one week after he suffered life-threatening stab wounds outside of a nightclub while defending a woman.

The Associated Press

Train Hero Spencer Stone to Receive Purple Heart

Spencer Stone, one of three American heroes who thwarted a terrorist attack on a crowded French train last month will receive the Purple Heart on Thursday afternoon in the central courtyard of the Pentagon.

The Associated Press

France Attack: California Buddies Save the World

Three California men who received France’s highest honor Monday for thwarting a France terror attack will return to California and a heroes welcome complete with parade.

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