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PARIS (RNN) – A gunman killed one police officer and wounded another before he was himself shot dead in what police are saying is probably a terrorist attack in the heart of Paris. The attacker was armed with an AK-47, according to a German reporter. There is a massive police presence on the Champs-Elysees and people […]

French President Francois Hollande condemned the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice that killed 80 and injured 50 more, saying the country is “under the threat of Islamist terrorism” but that it will prevail. “Horror again has struck France,” Hollande said in a Friday morning speech carried with an English translation on CNN. “France has […]

The truck was full of weapons and grenades,” Christian Estrosi, the deputy mayor of Nice, said on French television, writes The New York Times ABastille Day celebration turned deadly Thursday after a man driving a truck carrying explosives and plowed into a crowd in Nice in southern France, killing 77, and leaving carnage nearly a […]

When the terror attacks devastated Paris Friday, the world collectively mourned the lives of more than 100 French citizens and tourists. But the outpouring of support also ignited a debate as to why so much sympathy was given to a western country, but not to other tragedies around the world. Just one day before the terror […]

UPDATE 6 p.m. EST: There are reports of attacks in six more locations throughout Paris in addition to the three confirmed at Bataclan Concert Hall, Le Carillon restaurant and Petit Cambodge Restaurant. French President Francois Hollande has closed the borders and military is being deployed around Paris. A state of emergency has been declared.   Hostages are […]

  The robber was planning to rob passengers during that particular train ride.  He later said he was never trying to perform an act of terrorism.   PARIS, France — They grew up together, fought off an attacker together and were honored together. Two days after they pounced and subdued a gunman aboard a packed […]

A French bar owner is currently on trial for the death of a patron who took 56 shots in one sitting, the UK Telegraph reports. A court…

In the latest Jazzy Report, Jasmine Sanders reports DNA testing will be performed on over 500 students at a French school to figure out who…

Although many people associate it just with New Orleans, there are Mardi Gras celebrations all over the world. What most people don’t know if that…

  The names of three Cleveland suburbs have been removed from a French website’s list of places to avoid in the Cleveland area. “Downtown presents no danger during the day but it is not recommended at night. Some suburban, northeast neighborhoods should equally be avoided,” the website states. Until Friday the website said: “Downtown presents […]

Halle Berry just lost big in court — a judge has ruled she cannot permanently move her 4-year-old daughter to France … TMZ is reporting. Halle…

Call them riots or civil insurrections, when a disenfranchised population is triggered by an event that symbolizes their shared grievances, the consequences can be the unleashing of years of suppressed frustration and rage. While it is common for governments to blame the rioters, a detailed look at the causes show that the law and law […]