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WASHINGTON (AP) — In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation's top prize for comedy.
Lines of migrants with their lives in small bags walked to a registration center in the French port city of Calais Monday, the first day of the mass evacuation and destruction of the filthy camp they called ...
By Matthias Blamont CALAIS, France (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants carrying suitcases and bundles of possessions started queuing outside a hangar outside Calais on Monday to be resettled as the French government started clearing a makeshift camp known as the "Jungle". Armed police fanned out around the warehouse and across the squalid shanty-town after a night during which small groups of migrants burned toilet blocks and hurled stones at security forces in protest at the plans to dismantle the camp. The Socialist government says it is closing the camp, home to 6,500 migrants fleeing war and poverty, on humanitarian grounds.