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French police question parents, friend of Paris attacker

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Investigators are following the trail of a 20-year-old Frenchman born in Chechnya who rampaged through a festive Paris neighborhood slashing passers-by with a knife, raising anew the specter of terrorism in France after less than two months of calm.
Using a knife, the man identified as Khamzat Azimov killed one person and wounded four others in a festive area near Paris' old opera house. Police shot him to death as he charged them, witnesses said. Less than 24 hours later, investigators were...
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11 dead, 41 hurt as suicide bombers hit Indonesian churches

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Surabaya, May 13 (AP) - Suicide bombers on motorcycles and including a woman with children targeted Sun-day Mass congregations in three churches in Indonesia's second largest city, killing at least 11 people and wounding dozens in one of the worst attacks on the Christian minority, police...
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Israel bombs Gaza tunnel, closes key crossing after attack

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Jerusalem, May 13 (AP) - The Israeli military said Saturday it was shutting down its main cargo crossing into Gaza after Palestinian protesters caused extensive damage to it, and that it had also destroyed an attack tunnel militants dug near its main pedestrian crossing.
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Mahathir bars predecessor from leaving Malaysia amid probe

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Kuala Lumpur, May 13 (AP) - Malaysia's new leader, Mahathir Mohamad, said he barred his scandal-tainted predecessor and his wife from leaving the country to prevent them from fleeing from possible prosecution over a massive corruption scandal.
A leaked flight manifesto showed that Najib Razak and...
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Paris stabbings investigated as terror attack, claimed by IS

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Paris, May 13 (AP) - A knife-wielding assailant killed a 29-year-old man and injured four others in a lively neighborhood near Paris' famed Opera Garnier before he was killed by police Saturday night. The Islamic State group claimed the attacker as one of its "soldiers."
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