France celebrated Bastille Day on Saturday with a colourful military parade in Paris presided by President Emmanuel Macron. The country hopes the celebrations continue into Sunday the the national football team meet Croatia in the final of the World Cup tomorrow. Macron attended his second July 14 parade, as he rode in a military vehicle flanked by motorcycle escorts and led by a cavalry procession down the Champs-Elysées - Paris¹s most famous boulevard. Last year, President Donald Trump attended the celebrations in the capital of France, and this year Macron invited the leaders of Japan and Singapore, to the day¹s events. Related articles Bastille Day 2018: Is France safe for tourists? Brigitte Macron: Emmanuel Macron’s wife wears yet another miniskirt Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, cancelled his appearance to deal with deadly floods at home, and was represented by Foreign Minister Taro Kono. The more than two-hour parade, with some 4,200 soldiers, 220 … [Read more...] about Bastille Day – What is Bastille Day? When is Bastille Day 2018?
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(CNN)When will Roger Federer retire? It is a question that tennis' all-time great has been asked in recent years, especially after he suffered a freak knee injury in 2016 and moved into his mid and now late 30s. But all those Federer fans out there -- and there are plenty of them given the Swiss boasts a combined 17.7 million followers on Twitter and Instagram -- can relax. Follow @cnnsport In an interview with CNN Sport's Christina Macfarlane, Federer didn't sound like he would be stopping in 2019 -- which marks his 21st year as a pro. He's feeling confident ahead of his title defense at the Australian Open that begins next week. Far from being weighed down by two decades on tour, the 20-time grand slam winner continues to love the game and traveling the world with wife Mirka and their two sets of twins. Read More READ: Ailing Andy Murray to retire at Wimbledon if not before JUST WATCHED Tearful Roger Federer remembers late coach Replay More Videos … [Read more...] about Roger Federer on future retirement: ‘It should be a happy, celebration day’
This Veterans Day, veterans and active-duty military can take advantage of an extra day of deals. As they do each year, restaurants are saluting veterans by offering free food and meal deals. Thanks to the federal holiday falling on Sunday, it's officially observed Monday. This leads to a split with some businesses showing their appreciation Sunday and others Monday. Proof of service such as a military ID is typically required and a few businesses will allow dressing in uniform as a form of identification. Discharge papers, VA cards and veteran organization membership cards also can be used to prove service at most businesses. Deals are available at participating locations and offers can vary. Check with your closest location to confirm. The businesses listed here have more than 20 locations. Many smaller chains and individual restaurants also will offer deals and the easiest way to find specials is by checking social media. More: Veterans Day 2018: … [Read more...] about Veterans Day 2018: All the places vets can get freebies and meal deals Sunday and Monday
If you're looking to dine out on Christmas Day, there's more than a few places to grab breakfast, dinner or a cup of coffee to fuel your day. Here is a list of local restaurants open on Dec. 25. Know a place we missed? Email details to features editor Michele Marcotte at [email protected] Coffee Dunkin Donuts 5 a.m. - 2 p.m. Start Christmas morning with festive doughnuts and/or a cup of Joe in fun holiday flavors. Dunkin's holiday menu includes cinnamon sticky bun coffee and lattes, white chocolate coffees and lattes, holiday spice bacon breakfast sandwich and Hershey Kisses (vanilla frosting topped with the mini chocolate candies) and Dear Santa doughnuts (red frosting and chocolate icing topped with a powdered Munchkins doughnut hole to resemble Santa’s belt and buttons). Dunkin Donuts is located at 5705 Youree Drive. Starbucks 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Just because it's Christmas doesn't mean … [Read more...] about 9 Shreveport, Bossier restaurants open on Christmas Day 2018
Celebrities are decking the halls with some holiday cheer. Musicians, movie and TV stars took to their social media accounts to wish followers a merry Christmas and share their families' celebrations. Beatle Paul McCartney urged fans "don't eat and drink too much," but said he'll do plenty of same. He took a moment to share the real reason for celebration: " I hope you enjoy all your presents and I hope you remember the true meaning of Christmas, which is love and peace and being good to each other - so HAPPY CHRISTMAS!" Have a brilliant Christmas everyone! Don’t eat and drink too much! I know I will, but that’s no excuse for you. I hope you enjoy all your presents and I hope you remember the true meaning of Christmas, which is love and peace and being good to each other - so HAPPY CHRISTMAS! pic.twitter.com/I2VPeA88k9— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) December 25, 2018 Mariah Carey, aka the queen of Christmas, never misses an opportunity … [Read more...] about Christmas Day 2018: How Paul McCartney, Mariah Carey and more celebs are celebrating