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The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect

Dec. 12, 2018 7:59 PM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 8:15 French authorities have issued a wanted poster and are calling for witnesses amid a massive manhunt for the suspected shooter nearly 24 hours after a deadly attack at the Strasbourg Christmas...

France's Macron caught between protests, Strasbourg attack

Dec. 12, 2018 7:34 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to take back control of his nation after a month of protests that caused mayhem across the country — and now a new extremist attack that's putting France on renewed terror alert. Striving to show he's responding to "yellow vest" protesters'...

Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at large

Dec. 12, 2018 7:26 PM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Hundreds of security forces combed eastern France for a 29-year-old man with a long criminal record who shouted "God is great!" in Arabic and sprayed gunfire during a deadly rampage in Strasbourg's famous Christmas market, officials said. Tuesday night's attack at the Christmas...

Germany: Merkel questions left's backing for French protests

Dec. 12, 2018 9:37 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticizing as "scandalous" a German opposition party's full-throated support for the "yellow vest" protest movement in neighboring France. Merkel's comment came during an exchange with Left Party lawmaker Fabio De Masi in a question-and-answer session in...

5 detained as France hunts Christmas market terror suspect

Dec. 12, 2018 3:05 AM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — French authorities detained five people as they hunted Wednesday for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire at one of Europe's most famous Christmas markets in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 13 and putting the whole country on edge anew. The...

Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

Dec. 12, 2018 1:14 AM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday, killing three people, wounding up to a dozen and sparking a massive manhunt when he got away. France immediately raised its terror alert...

The Latest: French minister says Strasbourg gunman killed 3

Dec. 11, 2018 8:38 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg (all times local): 2:40 a.m. France's interior minister says a gunman "sowed terror" in three parts of the eastern city of Strasbourg with a shooting spree that killed three people and left six others with serious injuries....

Interior minister says France upping security alert level, sending extra security forces to Strasbourg after attack

Dec. 11, 2018 8:24 PM EST
PARIS (AP) — Interior minister says France upping security alert level, sending extra security forces to Strasbourg after attack.

France's interior minister says suspect in Strasbourg shooting has been identified, has criminal record

Dec. 11, 2018 3:59 PM EST
PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister says suspect in Strasbourg shooting has been identified, has criminal record.

France's interior minister says 2 dead in Strasbourg shooting, up to 8 wounded with several in critical condition

Dec. 11, 2018 3:57 PM EST
PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister says 2 dead in Strasbourg shooting, up to 8 wounded with several in critical condition.