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Man Shot Outside Notre Dame Cathedral After Attacking Police with Hammer, Paris Officials say

Man Shot Outside Notre Dame Cathedral After Attacking Police with Hammer, Paris Officials say

A man brandishing a hammer was shot and wounded by police after he tried to attack two police officers outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday. Police said they fired on the man after he threatened them and passersby in the crowded terrace outside the cathedral. The attacker was taken to a hospital as police and soldiers on high alert for terrorist attacks rushed to the scene...

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UN Agency Helps North Korea with Patent Application for Banned Nerve Gas Chemical

UN Agency Helps North Korea with Patent Application for Banned Nerve Gas Chemical

For more than a year, a United Nations agency in Geneva has been helping North Korea prepare an international patent application for production of sodium cyanide -- a chemical used to make the nerve gas Tabun -- which has been on a list of materials banned from shipment to that country by the U.N. Security Council since 2006...

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