Custom-built French chateau on the river in Ada hits market for $3.95 million
KENT COUNTY, MI -- A spacious, modern French chateau style custom home located in the heart of the Grand Rapids suburb of Ada that boasts of ‘unparalleled views of the widest part of the Thornapple River” is for sale. The home, with easy access to the river, is at 7131 Driftwood Dr. Designed by Wayne Visbeen and built by Doug Sumner, this charming home is listed for $3.95 million by Realtor John Postma with ReMax of Grand Rapids.mlive.com
Dear Abby: He moved out, but this estranged couple are still too close for comfort
DEAR ABBY: My husband of 35 years moved out three years ago. DEAR ABBY: My husband is a thoughtful, kind person and an excellent partner. DEAR ABBY: “Adam” and “Amanda” are dating. Unless you are Adam, Adonis or Amanda, stay out of it and resist the urge to weigh in. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips.mlive.com
Kurds, others converge in French camp, seeking to reach UK
At least 1,500 migrants are living in tents on a muddy lot in northern France as growing numbers of people fleeing Iraq, Afghanistan and other countries seek to traverse the English Channel and reach the U.K. Aid workers say the migrants have converged on the site of a former industrial complex in Grande-Synthe, a town east of the port city of Calais.
Biden honors service members on Veterans Day
President Biden is paying his respects on Veterans Day, attending the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang has more on the president's day, his plans for signing the bipartisan infrastructure bill, and what lies ahead for his Build Back Better agenda.news.yahoo.com
Wooing France: VP Kamala Harris meets Macron after sub spat
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and French President Emmanuel Macron have agreed that France and the United States are ready to work together again, after a diplomatic drama surrounding a submarine deal that put the relationship at a historic low.
France says Australia hits 'new low' leaking Macron texts
Australia leaking French President Emmanuel Macron’s text messages to the media was a “new low” and a warning to other world leaders that their private communications with the Australian government could be weaponized and used against them, the French ambassador said on Wednesday. French Ambassador to Australia Jean-Pierre Thebault used an address to Australia’s National Press Club to make a withering attack on Canberra’s surprise decision to scrap a 90 billion Australian dollar ($66 billion) contract with France to build a fleet of 12 diesel-electric submarines.news.yahoo.com
French soldiers' gruelling training in the Guiana jungle
Up to 95% humidity, vampire bats, snakes, fireflies, all with limited visibility due to overgrown vegetation: in the Guiana jungle, French soldiers push their limits as they train in forest and jungle combat techniques. A timely exercise as clashes between the French anti-jihadist forces and groups with ties to Al Qaeda and the Islamic State group are approaching the wooded areas of northern Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast.news.yahoo.com