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France bans smartphones and tablets in schools

Here's one way to crack down on phone use. The French Parliament on Monday voted overwhelmingly (62-1) to ban smartphones and personal tablets from schools. France already restrained students from using smartphones and personal tablets during
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Airbus' whale-sized plane made an oversized maiden flight

That's not a bird or a plane, it's a ... whale. This is what it looks like when a massive oversized plane takes to the sky: Airbus' aptly named BelugaXL plane took off on a test flight Thursday morning at the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France.
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Pornhub traffic flopped like Neymar during the World Cup

The World Cup is over — congratulations, France — but don't despair and roll around on the ground like Neymar after a phantom foul. Instead, revel in some of the strange and wonderful stats we can pore over thanks to Pornhub. While most
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All the money Kylian Mbappé made from the World Cup is headed to charity

Kylian Mbappé, one of the (very young) soccer players on team France who took home the 2018 World Cup trophy on Sunday, will celebrate his victory in a special way.  According to USA Today, the French forward will donate his earnings
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Vladimir Putin's lonely World Cup umbrella is ripe for an internet roasting

The World Cup may be over now, but at least it left us with plenty of memories. Sweet, sweet, viral memories. Neymar's divingIt's coming home. Macron's ecstatic fist pump. The list goes on. The final, crowning jewel has to be Vladimir Putin's
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Emmanuel Macron's reaction to France's World Cup victory is delightfully relatable

Presidential decorum be damned when your country's just won the World Cup. French president Emmanuel Macron left his inhibitions at the door during the 2018 World Cup final on Sunday, spending the game delivering air punches like a kid post-Santa
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Meet the three new 'Doctor Who' companions in first series teaser

Your first teaser for the new series of Doctor Who is here. Months after we watched Peter Capaldi regenerated, as per tradition from the TARDIS, as the 13th Doctor Jodie Whittaker in last year's Christmas special, BBC unveiled a teaser for the
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World Cup celebration in Paris is the most jubilant sh*t we've ever seen

Know any soccer enthusiasts rooting for France? They are absolutely, 100%, without a doubt the happiest people you know right now. France won the 2018 World Cup on Sunday, beating Croatia 4-2 thanks in part to 19-year-old star Kylian Mbappé.
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Punk band Pussy Riot stage World Cup protest

Four protesters rushed the field during the France vs. Croatia final World Cup match. Russian group Pussy Riot has since claimed responsibility for the display. SEE ALSO: 19-year-old World Cup winner Kylian Mbappé is making a lot of fans feel
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The real reason England had to lose its World Cup battle

For a couple of glorious World Cup weeks, the England football team lit up the planet.  Young and diverse, talented and optimistic, they represented a shining future. Team players all, they provided a way forward for a national side too often

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