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French cops detain man after knife attack kills 1, injures 9

Aug. 31, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

VILLEURBANNE, France (AP) — Police detained an Afghan man seeking asylum in France after one person was fatally stabbed and nine others injured Saturday outside a subway station in a suburb of Lyon, authorities said. The reason for the attack was unclear. The assailant was a 33-year-old Afghan citizen who...

Italy's Salvini pushes for a new election over deadlocks

Aug. 8, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italy faced a government crisis Thursday after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini of the right-wing League party called for a new election, saying his party's coalition with the populist 5-Star Movement had collapsed over policy differences. Premier Giuseppe Conte said he would convene...