FRENCH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FRENCH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) French Open prize money goes up to $34.5M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822178-77/euros-million-money-prize.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822178-77/euros-million-money-prize.html.csp">French Open prize money goes up to $34.5M</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T16:00:35.988-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Prize money at the French Open will rise to more than 25 million euros ($34.5 million) this year, an increase of 3 million euros ($4.1 million) from last year. The men’s and women’s champions will receive 1.65 million euros each, 150,000 euros more than 2013, and losing finalists will receive 825,000 euros, a raise of 75,000 euros. Tournament director and French Tennis Federation director Gilbert Ysern says “this notable increase in Roland Garros prize money is part of the plan that was ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578221782014-04-16T16:00:35.988-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T16:00:35.988-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822178@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:00:35 MDT Dish of the Week: Banh Mi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57785752-223/banh-chopstick-french-noodle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57785752-223/banh-chopstick-french-noodle.html.csp">Dish of the Week: Banh Mi</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T01:01:02.451-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">$4-$5.50 • Banh mi Noodle & Chopstick’s banh mi is a great introduction to a fabulous sandwich that blends Vietnamese and French influences. The tremendously wallet-friendly roll starts with a crisp and hearty French baguette. Inside you’ll find cilantro, cucumber, pickled carrots and daikon, plus your chosen protein like tofu or charred kalbi beef. Whichever version you choose, you’re in for a treat, and at these prices, why not buy two? Noodle & Chopstick • 2000 W. 3500 South, West Valley Ci...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785752@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801655-68/china-jar-liang-beijing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801655-68/china-jar-liang-beijing.html.csp">In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DIDI TANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T08:54:01.893-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 08:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city’s choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air. He put it up for auction before a group of about 100 Chinese artists and collectors late last month, and it fetched 5,250 yuan ($860). “Air should be the most valueless commodity, free to breathe for any vagrant or beggar,” Liang said in an interview. “This is my way to question Chi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578016552014-04-10T08:54:01.893-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T08:54:01.893-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801655@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:54:01 MDT Letter: No valid analogy using Porsches and health care, as French queen learned http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57786085-82/health-care-porsche-porsches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57786085-82/health-care-porsche-porsches.html.csp">Letter: No valid analogy using Porsches and health care, as French queen learned</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T10:04:47.487-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 10:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Let’s see, where have we heard this argument before? (“Why not give everyone a Porsche as well as health care?” Forum, April 5) Some time ago, a famous French queen said with the same contempt and flippancy, “If they, the masses, have no bread, let them eat cake.” Besides both arguments being false analogies — comparing necessities (bread and health care) with luxuries (cake and Porsches), these arguments are also wild exaggerations and basically heartless. And we know how Marie Antoinette’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57786085@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:04:47 MDT Radar echoes locate possible debris from missing plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57720820-68/search-area-australian-french.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57720820-68/search-area-australian-french.html.csp">Radar echoes locate possible debris from missing plane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB GRIFFITH </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and SCOTT McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T21:47:15.362-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 09:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perth, Australia • Rain was expected to hamper the hunt Monday for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as a growing number of planes focus on an expanded area of the south Indian Ocean where French radar detected potential debris. Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s rescue coordination center said the search area was expanded from 59,000 to 68,500 square kilometers (22,800-26,400 square miles) on Monday, including a new separate area covered by data provided by France on Sunday. Two Chinese I...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577208202014-03-23T21:47:15.362-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T21:47:15.362-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57720820@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:47:15 MDT French data show possible debris from jetliner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57719417-68/satellite-data-french-malaysia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57719417-68/satellite-data-french-malaysia.html.csp">French data show possible debris from jetliner</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB GRIFFITH and SCOTT McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T14:44:10.479-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 02:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perth, Australia • France provided new satellite data Sunday showing possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as searchers combing a remote part of the southern Indian Ocean tried without success to locate a wooden pallet that could yield clues to one of the world’s most baffling aviation mysteries. The new data consists of “radar echoes” in the same part of the ocean where satellite images previously released by Australia and China showed what might be debris from the plane, Fren...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577194172014-03-23T14:44:10.479-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T14:44:10.479-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57719417@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:44:10 MDT French zoo shows off rare Asiatic lion clubs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607039-68/zoo-asiatic-lion-besancon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607039-68/zoo-asiatic-lion-besancon.html.csp">French zoo shows off rare Asiatic lion clubs</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T20:08:35.616-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 08:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Besancon, France • Three Asiatic lion cubs are making their debut at a zoo in eastern France, raising slim hopes for one of the world’s rarest species. The Besancon (beuz-an-sohn) zoo held off announcing the Dec. 31 births until this week, afraid the two females and a male might not survive. Their mother let a single cub die last year, and the three are being kept from their father until zookeepers are sure he won’t hurt them. There are about 300 Asiatic lions in the wild, all in an Indian reser...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576070392014-02-27T20:08:35.616-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-27T20:08:35.616-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607039@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:08:35 MDT