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TRAGEDY IN PARIS: Central Spire, Roof of Notre Dame Cathedral Collapse During Massive Fire

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.15.19

The central spire and roof of France’s world-famous Notre Dame Cathedral collapsed Monday after a massive blaze engulfed the centuries-old House of Worship; shocking residents and tourists throughout the city.

“Black smoke could be seen from a distance billowing out from the top of the medieval cathedral, while flames leaped out from two of its bell towers. The sight stopped pedestrians in their tracks along the Seine River, which passes under the cathedral,” reports Fox News.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

New ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests ROCK Paris, 'Riots' Reported on Champs-Elysees

posted by Hannity Staff - 3.15.19

A new series of ‘Yellow Vest’ protests rocked Paris Saturday with authorities confirming reports of looting and violence along the iconic Champs-Elysees; marking the 18th week demonstrators have marched against the French government’s crippling taxes and lack of fuel across the country.

“French yellow vest protesters set life-threatening fires, smashed up luxury stores in Paris and clashed with police Saturday in the 18th straight weekend of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron. Large plumes of smoke rose above the rioting on Paris’ landmark Champs-Elysees avenue,” reports the Associated Press.

“The resurgent violence comes at a watershed moment for a movement, which had been fizzling in recent weeks, and at the end of a two-month-long national debate called by Macron that protesters say failed to answer their demands for economic justice,” adds the report.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

BREAKING NOW: World Famous Notre Dame Cathedral ON FIRE in Paris

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.15.19

BBC News is reporting a massive blaze has engulfed the roof of the world-famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris France; saying the fire may be the result of recent renovations on the centuries old building.

“Images on social media show plumes of smoke billowing into the air above the the 850-year-old Gothic building,” reports the BBC. “Last year, the Catholic Church in France launched an urgent appeal for funds to save the cathedral, which was starting to crumble.”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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