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23,000 Police Mobilized to Protect Tour de France
23,000 Police Mobilized to Protect Tour de France
PARIS (AP) — Cyclists at the Tour de France will be under the watch of an unprecedented force of 23,000 police, including SWAT-like intervention squads, as the government tries to ensure security amid extremist threats. France has been in a state of emergency since attacks on Paris in November killed 130 people, with soldiers guarding landmarks and religious sites...
Seventh Stage of the Tour de France
Seventh Stage of the Tour de France
FOUGERES, France (AP) — The latest from the seventh stage of the Tour de France The lead of the five breakaway riders is decreasing quickly as sprinters teams Etixx-Quick Step and Lotto-Soudal have launched the chase. With 70 kilometers left before the finish in the small Britany town of Fougeres, Kristjian Durasek, Luis Angel Mate, Anthony Delaplace, Brice Feillu and Daniel Teklehaimanot — who ho