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Pope in Easter Vigil Baptizes Nigerian Migrant Hero

Urged followers not to remain silent VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday urged Catholics to not remain paralyzed in the face of the...

Car rams police vehicle on famed Paris avenue; attacker dies

A man on the radar of French authorities was killed Monday after ramming a car carrying explosives into a police vehicle in the capital’s Champs-Elysees shopping district, prompting a fiery blast, officials said. France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor opened an investigation. No police officers or passers-by were hurt, the Paris police department said. It is unclear why the attacker drove into police, though officials said the incident was apparently deliberate.

Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings

Russia on Monday threatened aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline intended to avoid collisions in retaliation for the U.S. military shooting down a Syrian warplane. The U.S. said it had downed the Syrian jet a day earlier after it dropped bombs near the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces conducting operations against the Islamic State group, adding that was something it would not tolerate.

US ‘strongly condemns’ attack near London mosque

The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The United States says it “strongly condemns” an attack near a mosque in London and that the attack appears to have targeted Muslim worshippers. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the U.S. stands with the U.K. and is ready to provide any help that British officials would find helpful. She’s calling the incident a “terrorist attack.”

To North Korea and back: Otto Warmbier’s strange, sad trip

To North Korea and back: Otto Warmbier’s strange, sad trip

Manchester police name bomber, hunt for accomplices MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Investigators hunted Tuesday for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22...

British WWII veteran, 101, breaks skydiving record

LONDON (AP) — A 101-year-old D-Day veteran has become the oldest person in the world to skydive. Bryson William Verdun Hayes completed a tandem skydive...

French Presidential elections today draws great interest from the U.S. –...

Could another populist like Donald Trump win in France PARIS (AP) -- Amid heightened security, French the election is underway, voters are casting ballots for...
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