I'm thinkin' we're gonna see more than a few Korans go up in smoke very shortly...
The vast majority behind the measure say it will preserve the nation's singular values, including its secular foundation and a notion of fraternity that is contrary to those who hide their faces.And hey... the reference to fire... I'm not joking.
The law was passed overwhelmingly by the lower house of parliament, the National Assembly, on July 13.
UPDATE: In three, two, one...
-- PARIS -- Paris' Eiffel Tower and its immediate surroundings were evacuated Tuesday evening after an anonymous caller phoned in a bomb threat.
French media also said parts of a second tourist hub — the Saint-Michel subway station near Notre Dame Cathedral — were briefly evacuated following a similar threat.
The station was the target of a terrorist attack in 1995 that killed eight and injured scores of people.