Paris stabbing suspect says he aimed to target Charlie Hebdo

The chief suspect in a double stabbing in Paris told investigators he carried out the attack outside the former offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in anger over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad it recently republished. The 18-year-old suspect said he intended to target the satirical weekly, which in January 2015 was targeted by gunmen, an official close to the investigation […]

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Mexican police and soldiers wanted over unsolved disappearance of 43 students

Mexican authorities have issued dozens of arrest warrants for police and soldiers they believe were involved in the still-unsolved disappearance of 43 college students six years ago. On 26 September 2014, students training to be teachers at a college in the southern state of Guerrero were allegedly kidnapped and turned over to a local gang. Four months later, an investigation […]

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Trump approves Alberta-Alaska rail line project; line would move oil, other resources

U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he was issuing a presidential permit for the A2A Cross-Border Rail project. The project — which would see a 2,570-kilometre rail track running from near Anchorage, Alaska, through Yukon and the Northwest Territories into northern Alberta — will cost about C$22 billion. Trump’s approval is just the first step in the regulatory […]

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Suspected accomplice of Paris knife attacker released: source

FILE PHOTO: A French police stands near the Opera Bastille where a suspect in a stabbing attack near the former offices of the magazine Charlie Hebdo has been arrested in Paris, France September 25, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo FuentesPARIS (Reuters) – A suspected accomplice of a man believed to have attacked and wounded two people with a meat cleaver on Friday in […]

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