The French held the US to just 10 points in an 83-76 win after the first-round game.
Namur and Walloon Brabant provinces southeast of the capital city Brussels were particularly hit by devastating floods that left 36 people dead and seven missing last week.
French anti-riot police fired teargas after clashes broke out during protests in central Paris as parliament set to vote on a bill drafted by the government aimed at setting up a health pass.
During parliamentary debate, socialist politician and leader of the La France Insoumise party, Jean-Luc Melenchon, introduced a motion to reject the bill which he said was “anti-republican" and “anti-Muslim."
After months of wrangling the French parliament passes a draconian piece of legislation that many see as targeting the county's Muslim community.
Decried and mocked in equal measure, Paris announced another policy widely seen as targeting the country's embattled Muslim community.
Under the deal, Berlin pledged to respond to any attempt by Russia to wield energy as a weapon against Ukraine and other central and eastern European countries.
Officials say billions more will be needed to rebuild homes, businesses and roads as Berlin deals with one of the worst floods in decades.
Socialists and the Greens, two of the seven coalition parties, said that if any migrants die, they will quit the coalition, which will leave the current government unable to survive.
Belgium's king and queen visited the flood-stricken town of Verviers to lead the nation in a minute of silence, while Germany said the number of people who lost their lives rose to 165, bringing the death toll in both countries to 200.
When players took a knee they said ‘gesture politics’ and when Raheem buys a car the country goes into a crisis of conscience.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the world must step up efforts to tackle the climate crisis, as global warming makes extreme weather events more likely.
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