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Demonstrations in France will pay tribute to slain teacher

PARIS (AP) — Demonstrations around France have been called in support of freedom of speech and to pay tribute to a French history teacher who was beheaded near Paris after discussing caricatures of Is...

France to hold defiant rallies after beheading of teacher

Demonstrations have been called across France on Sunday to support freedom of speech and to pay tribute to a French history teacher who was beheaded at a school near Paris after discussing caricatures...

France: Teacher decapitated, suspect shot dead by police

PARIS (AP) — A history teacher who opened a discussion with students on caricatures of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad was decapitated in a French street on Friday and police have shot the suspected killer d...

Terrorism probe opened after teacher decapitated, suspected killer shot dead by French police

PARIS (AP) — Terrorism probe opened after teacher decapitated, suspected killer shot dead by French police.

France: Police shoot suspect after reported decapitation near Paris

French police shot a man dead on Friday after he allegedly decapitated a teacher near Paris. According to local reports, the suspect beheaded a man in Conflans Sainte-Honorine, north-west of Paris. ...

Photo of the Day: Severed fish head mascot spotted at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a dancing disembodied fish mascot at a baseball game in southern Taiwan had foreign netizens scratching their heads last week. The photographer, Chen Chin...

Mourners gather to bid farewell to murdered Mexican reporter

TEZONAPA, Mexico (AP) — Mourners gathered Thursday at the wake of a newspaper reporter whose decapitated body was found a day earlier in an area of the Gulf coast state of Veracruz that has suffered m...

A Mexican newspaper says a reporter slain, decapitated

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper reporter in Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Veracruz was murdered and decapitated, his paper reported Wednesday. The newspaper El Mundo in the city of Cor...

A Mexican newspaper says a reporter slain, decapitated

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper reporter in Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Veracruz was murdered and decapitated, his paper reported Wednesday. The newspaper El Mundo in the city of Cor...

Acquittal of matricide defendant erodes confidence in Taiwan's justice system: Former DPP chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) said Saturday (Aug. 22) that the acquittal on Thursday (Aug. 20) of a man who murdered his mother is an exa...

Cartel member arrested in 2018 YouTube commentator killing

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in southern Mexico said Tuesday they have arrested an alleged lieutenant of a drug gang for the 2018 murder of a YouTube commentator in Acapulco. The ...

Giants beat Dodgers 3-1, gain split of season-opening series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mauricio Dubon singled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 on Sunday night. The Giants gained a...

Chicago police, protesters clash during bid to topple statue

CHICAGO (AP) — Protesters trying to topple a Christopher Columbus statue in downtown Chicago's Grant Park clashed with police who used batons to beat people and made at least a dozen arrests after the...

Statue of colonialist Cecil Rhodes is beheaded in Cape Town

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Activists in South Africa have beheaded a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes, a 19th century diamond magnate who became wealthy through the labor of Black miners and then l...

Baltimore mayor: Columbus statue vandals will face justice

BALTIMORE (AP) — Those who recently toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus and rolled it into Baltimore's Inner Harbor will face justice, the city's mayor said Thursday. Mayor Ber...