French police operations underway after beheading of teacher

PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister said Monday that police operations are underway into dozens of people who allegedly issued messages of support for the attacker after the beheading of a history...

Facing terror charges, ETA's last boss apologizes for deaths

PARIS (AP) — The last-known chief of ETA, the now-extinct Basque separatist militant group, goes on trial Monday in Paris for terrorism charges that he deems “absurd” because of his role in ending a c...

Facing terror charges, ETA's last boss apologizes for deaths

PARIS (AP) — The last known chief of ETA, the now-extinct Basque separatist militant group, goes on trial Monday in Paris for terrorism charges that he deems “absurd” because of his role in ending a c...

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Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 19, the 293rd day of 2020. There are 73 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 19,...

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...

US judge mulls competency of Mexican man who shot American

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco is mulling the competency to stand trial of a Mexican man who shot and killed 32-year-old Kate Steinle, a shooting that figured prominently in Pre...

French knife attack suspect identified as Chechen teen

The suspect in a gruesome knife attack on a street in suburban Paris was identified as an 18-year-old Moscow-born Chechen refugee, French anti-terrorism authorities said during a press conference Satu...

Suspect in teacher's beheading in France was Chechen teen

PARIS (AP) — A suspect shot dead by police after the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in an attack near Paris Friday was an 18-year-old Chechen, police said. France’s anti-ter...

French leader decries terrorist beheading of history teacher

PARIS (AP) — For the second time in three weeks, terror struck France, this time with the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in a street in a Paris suburb. The suspected attacker was shot and kil...

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...

2 suspects arrested in Florida pastor's shooting death

MIAMI (AP) — Two suspects have been arrested in the shooting death of a Florida pastor who was caught in the crossfire of two groups outside a Miami flea market in broad daylight. Po...

Atlanta police make arrest in actor's shooting death

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police announced Friday that they have made an arrest in the shooting death of actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd. Homicide detectives on Wednesday obtained an warran...

Racial tensions rise in South Africa over farm killing

SENEKAL, South Africa (AP) — A tense standoff between white farmers and Black activists gripped the South African town of Senekal Friday, as two men accused of killing a white farm ...

Taiwan's govt insists HK sign accord before it accepts murder suspect

The Mainland Affairs Council on Thursday (Oct. 15) reiterated its stance that Taiwan and Hong Kong must first clarify jurisdiction-related issues between the two sides before Taiwanese authorities acc...

Judge rejects request to delay access to Floyd case filings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge on Thursday rejected prosecutors' request to put a 48-hour hold on filings in the criminal cases of four Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's deat...