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20 April 2017

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PARIS — A gunman wielding an assault rifle on Thursday night killed a police officer on the city’s most iconic …
Former U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, but …
An Egyptian American charity worker who was imprisoned in Cairo for three years and became the global face of …
General Motors said Wednesday it has been forced to stop operating in Venezuela after one of its plants was illegally seized by local authorities. The seizure, in the country’s industrial hub of Valencia, …
An exclusive report putting perspective on the week’s most important developments. April 20 (UPI) –China continues to conduct training exercises near the Korean peninsula, according to state media. …
(CNN)At the age of just 4, Stbark finds soldiers and rockets more normal than classrooms and schoolmates. Stbark meanders the alleyways in the Old City of Mosul, a place that is both her home …
He has long been viewed as a future president of a Palestinian state, even as he is reviled by Israelis as a terrorist who is serving multiple life terms in prison for murder. This week, Marwan Barghouti …
South Korean presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in is pulling ahead in the polls as a May 9 election looms. The 64-year-old civil rights lawyer is viewed as a moderate willing to pursue diplomatic …
Washington (CNN)US defense officials are calling recent sightings of Russian bombers off the Alaskan coast “nothing out of the ordinary” — itself an indication that both nations are toeing the line between …
President Trump has met secretly with two former Colombian presidents before holding any face-to-face talks with one of their political enemies: the sitting president, Juan Manuel Santos. The unusual …
BERLIN — Prosecutors say a 28-year-old German-Russian citizen has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out the bomb attack against a bus carrying members of the Borussia Dortmund soccer team. …
Protesters in Venezuela have renewed nationwide anti-government rallies to pressure President Nicolas Maduro to step down, a day after three people were killed in similar demonstrations dubbed by the …
Anti-corruption activists in Nigeria say the president’s suspension of two top officials is only a first step and must be followed up with more action. On Wednesday, Buhari suspended national intelligence …
(MOGADISHU, Somalia) — Life-threatening child malnutrition rates are rising to alarming levels in drought-hit Somalia, the international aid group Save the Children said Thursday. A new survey found …
PARIS –The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the attack on police in Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysees shopping district Thursday night, killing one officer and seriously …
The French go to the polls Sunday to cast ballots in the first round of a political race like no other in France’s recent history: Entrenched politicians have been swept aside, with fringe candidates and …
April 20 (UPI) –French authorities said a police officer was shot dead Thursday on one of the best-known streets in downtown Paris — an attack that also left the gunman dead and has investigators working …
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration flew Aya Hijazi, an Egyptian-American aid worker, home to the United States on Thursday evening after negotiating her release from three years of captivity in …
Washington (CNN)Chinese air force land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers were put “on high alert” on Wednesday as the US sees evidence that the Chinese military is preparing to respond to a …
South Korea said on Friday it was on heightened alert ahead of another important anniversary in North Korea, with a large concentration of military hardware amassed on both sides of the border amid …
MADISON, Wis. — Authorities say a man was driving drunk and had a packet of methamphetamine in his pocket when he struck and killed a University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student from China. …
Our live blog is tracking reaction after one police officer was killed and two wounded during an attack on Thursday night claimed by ISIS. Today’s campaign events are cancelled amid an international …

An attacker with an automatic weapon opened fire on police on Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysees Thursday night, killing one officer and seriously wounding two others before police shot and killed him. The …

April 19, 2017 Beijing—The Trump administration has portrayed the US missile strike on a Syrian air field earlier this month as a sign its willingness to make tough decisions. In other words, North Korea …
On a grey, drizzly day in early February, a small cortège made its way through the streets of Villers-Cotterêts, a town an hour north-east of Paris. The mayor Franck Briffaut, tricolour sash draped across …
PARIS—The scene of the murder was well chosen: the most famous boulevard in Paris, the Champs-Élysées, the prestigious address of Cartier and Louis Vuitton, the Lido nightclub, even the Disney …

One policeman was killed and two others wounded in Paris on Thursday night. The shooting, in which the assailant was also killed, took place on the Champs-Elysees shopping boulevard just days ahead of …
A gunman shot and killed one police officer and wounded two others after getting out of a car at the …
The opposition is looking to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro by taking to the streets, a day after hundreds were arrested in the biggest anti-government demonstrations in years. (April 20) …
Defense Secretary James Mattis is staying mum on the casualties that resulted from the U.S. dropping its largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan last week. During a trip to Israel on Thursday, Mattis told …
PARIS—A gunman opened fire on the Champs-Élysées on Thursday, killing a police officer and severely wounding another in an assault prosecutors were investigating as a possible terror attack, just days …
Aya Hijazi and her husband Mohamed Hassanein, talk inside a holding cell. Mohamed Abd El …
KACHIN STATE, Myanmar — In early March, Myanmar’s government sat down with a coalition of ethnic rebel groups, including the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), trying to jump-start peace negotiations …
France’s 2017 election campaign began with the specter of a populist insurgency led by the National Front’s Marine Le Pen and is drawing to a close with Communist-backed Jean-Luc Melenchon …
Morgan Stanley initiated Malaysia’s stocks at Overweight, citing five tailwinds The bank cited potential elections, infrastructure spending, commodity-price rises, earnings growth and a supported currency. …
The US is reviving a campaign to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, as part of a broader crackdown against the unauthorised disclosure of classified information, said US attorney …
(Repeats story, text unchanged) * Residents complain of marginalisation by Shi’ite-led government * Water, power not running in Mosul areas retaken by military * Some Sunnis supported Islamic State …
U.S. multinationals with plants in Venezuela are likely on edge Thursday, after American automaker General Motors (GM) pulled the plug on its operations in the poverty-stricken country, following a …

Brexit will damage the U.K.’s political and economic influence, with fresh trade deals likely to prove …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Egyptian-American woman detained in Egypt for nearly three years on human trafficking charges was flown back to the United States on Thursday on a U.S. military plane, …

Southeast Asia, a focus of past U.S. presidents, has been overlooked thus far for the Trump administration, but Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Indonesia Thursday marked a sign of change …
The Islamic State claimed that it had carried out Thursday’s attack on the Champs-Elysees. The Islamist terror group made the announcement via its Amaq news site, according to the French newspaper Le …

Venezuela faces shortages of food, water, medicine, electricity and money. But its state-run oil company — through a subsidiary — donated $500,000 to President Trump’s inauguration committee on …

Aaron Hernandez’s family announced through a family lawyer Thursday that they will donate Hernandez’s brain to the study of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, otherwise known as CTE. Aaron Hernandez’s …
A twice-convicted Russian pedophile imprisoned in a heavily forested gulag some 500 miles from Moscow appears to be the man a controversial dossier says helped hack into Democratic National …
The al-Qaida-affiliated militant group al-Shabab is trying to improve its reputation by delivering food to parts of Somalia that are suffering from drought. Al-Shabab blocked food aid and killed some …
President Trump didn’t sugar-coat it Thursday when contradicting Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni’s argument that the U.S. should play a “very critical role” in stabilizing Libya after the defeat of the …
Decisions made by Russian President Vladimir Putin were “justified” and successfully stabilized his nation, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev wrote in Time magazine, but have proven costly in …
CLEVELAND, Ohio — President Donald Trump has recently used or invoked the threat of using the …
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s president dashed to the airport to greet a planeload of deportees. The education minister rushed to the Texas border to meet Mexicans being kicked out of the United …
Don’t expect to see Ivanka Trump promoting her forthcoming book in the coming weeks. As the First …
The French presidential election is upon us, and with it comes another opportunity for a populist leader to drastically change the course of the European Union. Just as Theresa May of the Conservative Party …
Lionel Messi and his father Jorge were sentenced last year. Prosecutors have asked the Spanish Supreme Court to review the suspended 21-month prison sentences given to Lionel Messi and his …
This originally appeared on ProPublica. As the French prepare to vote Sunday in a presidential election marked by acrimonious debate about Russian influence in Europe, there’s little doubt about which …
TOKYO — Japanese officials are indicating Tokyo intends to pursue the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact despite the U.S. withdrawal from the agreement. In comments reported by the national …

Friday marks Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday. The queen of England, whose full name is Elizabeth …
It is not just in the U.S. that the big-budget TV is grabbing the momentum from feature film. In China, a big-budget drama, “In The Name of the People” has become a smash hit on broadcast TV and online. …
Speaking outside Downing Street on Tuesday morning, Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans to hold a snap general election on June 8. Her decision, she says, was motivated by the need to secure …
ST. LOUIS • A deputy officer with the city’s juvenile division illegally checked his nephew’s name in a law enforcement database used to run background checks, prosecutors say. Richard Vantreece, who …
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov says investigators have found no evidence that gay men are being rounded up, detained, and in some cases murdered in the republic …
A wildlife group filed a lawsuit against Canada’s environment ministry on Thursday over its alleged failure to protect critical caribou habitats. In it, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) says …
Paris police say a gunman has killed a police officer and wounded another before being killed himself in an attack on the Champs-Elysees shopping district.

Every week, a little league team in El Paso, Texas, practices late at night under piercing lights. In the distance looms a large,

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Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005 after Supreme Court denies stay requests

Washington Post  – ?55 minutes ago?
Arkansas late Thursday night carried out the state’s first execution in more than a decade after the U.S. Supreme Court, in a last-minute series of orders, rejected requests by a death-row inmate to stay his lethal injection.

Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested near California cabin

Washington Post  – ?5 hours ago?
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A 15-year-old Tennessee girl was rescued near a cabin in a remote part of northern California on Thursday, more than a month after her 50-year-old teacher kidnapped her and set off a nationwide manhunt, authorities said.

Berkeley reverses decision to cancel speech by conservative pundit Ann Coulter

Washington Post  – ?8 hours ago?
Officials at the University of California at Berkeley on Thursday reversed their decision to cancel a speech by conservative firebrand Ann Coulter.

US officials re-examining intel leak cases

CBS News  – ?3 hours ago?
U.S. officials are re-examining cases involving intelligence leaks — including those against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and other members of the organization — sources told CBS News on Thursday.

White House Officials, Craving Progress, Push Revised Health Bill

New York Times  – ?8 hours ago?
Speaker Paul D. Ryan at a news conference on health care legislation at the Capitol early this month. “We’re in the midst of negotiating sort of finishing touches” on a health bill, he said this week in London.

GOP super-PAC links Montana Dem to Pelosi

The Hill  – ?2 hours ago?
Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF), a super-PAC aligned with House GOP leadership, launched its second ad against Democratic nominee Rob Quist, who’s running in next month’s Montana special election.

4 Hours at the White House With Ted Nugent, Sarah Palin and Kid Rock

New York Times  – ?5 hours ago?
Kid Rock, left, Sarah Palin and Ted Nugent posed in front of Hillary Clinton’s official portrait during a visit to the White House on Wednesday.

Bernie Sanders’s strange behavior

Washington Post  – ?18 hours ago?
Bernie Sanders has embarked on a “Come Together and Fight Back” tour with with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez.

Judge whose Mexican heritage Trump denigrated will hear deportation case

CNN  – ?17 hours ago?
(CNN) A highly unusual and racially charged episode from the 2016 campaign suddenly resurfaced this week when a federal judge whom President Donald Trump repeatedly criticized was assigned to hear the case of a man who claims he was improperly …

2 Seattle officers shot; 1 suspect dead, 2 in custody

New York Daily News  – ?2 hours ago?
A King County Sheriff’s Deputy carries a gun as he runs near the scene of a shooting involving several police officers in downtown Seattle, Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Cardell Hayes sentenced to 25 years for Will Smith killing

ESPN  – ?9 hours ago?
NEW ORLEANS — The man who killed retired Saints star Will Smith and wounded Smith’s wife during a traffic dispute last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for manslaughter, far less than the maximum prosecutors had called for.

Ohio Town’s Schools Hope to Be ‘More Than a Line Item’ in the Federal Budget

New York Times  – ?4 hours ago?
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, left, and Randi Weingarten, the American Federation of Teachers president, spoke with Alaina Arney, a freshman at Van Wert High School in Ohio, on Thursday.

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