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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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Paris Police Stealing Blankets from Refugees in Freezing Weather

Paris Police Stealing Blankets from Refugees in Freezing Weather

Refugees in Paris, France are being 'violently' forced to move. In freezing conditions, their blankets and sleeping bags are being stolen by police. Research exclusively published by The Independent shows that men, women and children are being beaten and tear gassed by officers in the French capital, despite government promises to shelter vulnerable people.

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Man Takes Hostages In Paris Suburban Home After Killing a Police Officer

Man Takes Hostages In Paris Suburban Home After Killing a Police Officer

A man is reportedly holed up in a Paris suburban home with hostages after killing a policeman. The officer was killed by multiple stab wounds outside his home in Magnanville, in the Yvelines tonight, according to French media reports. Elite RAID police officers are at the scene and have set …

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Man Arrested with 2 Handguns at a Hotel Near Disneyland Paris

Man Arrested with 2 Handguns at a Hotel Near Disneyland Paris

A French police official says a man allegedly found to be carrying two handguns was arrested Thursday at a hotel near Disneyland Paris, according to media reports. The 28-year-old man was initially detained by hotel security whenhe came to reserve a room and his suitcase was x-rayed, according to France Info. According to investigators, the …

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VIDEO Police Use Tear Gas After Climate Activists Throw Objects in Paris Demonstration

VIDEO Police Use Tear Gas After Climate Activists Throw Objects in Paris Demonstration

Police fired tear gas at protesters who hurled projectiles at them in Paris as a largely peaceful human chain of several thousand formed nearby to urge action on global warming ahead of the global environment summit. A small group, some masked, took part in the violence, with some of them …

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Bataclan Band ‘Eagles of Death Metal’ Speak Out About Paris Attack

Bataclan Band 'Eagles of Death Metal' Speak Out About Paris Attack

Band members of Eagles of Death Metal finally spoke out to Vice after the horrific attack on their fans in Paris during their concert at the Bataclan Theater. Their voices still shook with fear in recalling the stories, reliving the horrors of the night. Most tragic of all was hearing …

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Man Arrested in Bavaria, Germany on Nov. 5 May Have Ties to Paris Attacks

Man Arrested in Bavaria, Germany on Nov. 5 May Have Ties to Paris Attacks

BERLIN — A 51-year-old man arrested in Germany last week with weapons in his car may be linked to the Paris attacks, the governor of Bavaria said Saturday. A spokesman for Bavarian state police confirmed earlier Saturday that firearms, explosives and hand grenades were found when police stopped a man …

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Paris Attacker With Explosive Vest Was Blocked From Entering Stade de France Soccer Stadium

Paris Attacker With Explosive Vest Was Blocked From Entering Stade de France Soccer Stadium

PARIS—At least one of the attackers outside France’s national soccer stadium had a ticket to the game and attempted to enter the 80,000-person venue, according to a Stade de France security guard who was on duty and French police. The guard—who asked to be identified only by his first name, …

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