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From the left, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, France Prime Minister Jean Castex, and Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin arrive on the scene after a knife attack near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, Friday Sept. 25, 2020 in Paris. French terrorism authorities are investigating a knife attack that wounded at least two people Friday near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, authorities said. A suspect has been arrested. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)

France vows to protect its Jewish community after stabbing

Sep. 27, 2020 5:03 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France’s interior minister promised Sunday to protect France’s Jewish community from extremists after a double stabbing in Paris blamed on Islamic terrorism. Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin visited a synagogue Sunday ahead of the evening start of Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of...

Pakistan says Indian fire kills 1 soldier in Kashmir

Sep. 27, 2020 1:17 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military said Sunday that Indian troops opened fire across the border in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing one soldier. In a statement, it said Pakistani troops responded by targeting the Indian posts where the fire originated, causing “substantial...

Police officers gather in the area of a knife attack near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, Friday Sept. 25, 2020 in Paris. Paris police say they have arrested a man suspected of a knife attack that wounded at least two people near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Police initially thought there were two attackers but now say there was only one. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Official: Paris stabbing suspect targeted Charlie Hebdo

Sep. 26, 2020 10:36 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The chief suspect in a double stabbing in Paris told investigators he carried out the attack in anger over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad recently republished by satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, a judicial official said Saturday. Two people were wounded and seven people are in custody...

Police officers stand by a knife, seen on the ground, in Paris, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. French terrorism authorities are investigating a knife attack that wounded at least two people Friday near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, authorities said. A suspect has been arrested. (Soufian Fezzani Via AP)

Paris stabbing suspect wasn't on police radar, minister says

Sep. 25, 2020 7:33 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A young man stabbed two people Friday outside the former Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, where 12 people were killed in 2015, and a terrorism investigation has been opened into the new attack, authorities said. The suspected assailant had been arrested a month ago for...

Pair charged for plot to attack White House, Trump Tower

Sep. 25, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested two men on terror charges for allegedly plotting to bomb or shoot up sites including the White House and Trump Tower in New York City in attacks inspired by the Islamic State group. Jaylyn Christopher Molina, of Texas, and Kristopher Sean Matthews, of...

French prosecutors open terrorism investigation after 2 wounded in knife attack near former Charlie Hebdo offices

Sep. 25, 2020 7:50 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors open terrorism investigation after 2 wounded in knife attack near former Charlie Hebdo offices.

Paris police say assailant suspected of knife attack near ex-Charlie Hebdo offices arrested, no other suspect sought

Sep. 25, 2020 6:53 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Paris police say assailant suspected of knife attack near ex-Charlie Hebdo offices arrested, no other suspect sought.

Paris police : 4 wounded in knife attack near ex-Charlie Hebdo offices, 2 assailants on the run

Sep. 25, 2020 6:34 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Paris police : 4 wounded in knife attack near ex-Charlie Hebdo offices, 2 assailants on the run.
FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo, the icons for the smartphone app TikTok on a smartphone screen in Beijing. A TikTok executive told a British parliamentary committee Tuesday Sept. 22, 2020 the video of a man apparently taking his own life that circulated on its platform was spread deliberately by a group of users working together. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

TikTok says coordinated attack behind suicide clip uploads

Sep. 22, 2020 10:13 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — TikTok says a video of a man apparently taking his own life that circulated on its platform was spread deliberately by a group of users working together. The company found evidence of a “coordinated attack" when it investigated why the video was suddenly appearing on the popular...

Vermont community reconsiders rules after mask-less parade

Sep. 21, 2020 8:50 AM EDT

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont community is reviewing its requirements for parade permits after members of the town fire department held a parade to commemorate the 9/11 attacks without masks. Acting Bellows Falls Municipal Manager Charles “Chuck” Wise said he “foolishly”...