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Attack kills 84 in France

NICE, France (AP) — A Tunisian living in France drove a large truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day along Nice’s beachfront, killing at least 84 people, many of them children, according to police and hospital officials. The slaughter ended only after police killed the armed attacker in a hail of ...

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The Latest on Paris Attacks

Excerpts from Associated Press in local time 4:40 p.m. Social media is awash with public buildings lit up in the French colors of red, white as people globally expressed their solidarity with the French after deadly terror attacks in Paris. Users of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram shared vacation photos, teardrops ...

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Islam: Can religion be evil?

Religion is not evil; practitioners of religion can be evil. Recent events around the world have caused people great distress, but some are directing their fear and hate on the wrong thing: Islam. After the attack on Charlie Hebdo, along with the continued appearance of ISIS in the news, people are ...

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President Obama not serious about change, Republicans say following State of Union

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said it’s time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas. But Republicans in charge of Congress say the voters already took care of that last November — and they’re the proof. “Much of what he did tonight … new ...

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Western Muslims, troubled, rally against extremism

LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — In tweets, in street gatherings and in open letters, moderate Muslims around the world are insisting that Islamic State extremists don’t speak for their religion. Many are also frustrated that anyone might think they do, and a backlash has already begun. The videotaped ...

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Everything you need to know about the turmoil caused by ISIS

ISIS, also known as ISIL or Islamic State, is a jihadist (Islamic militant) group that was formed last April. Stemming from al-Qaeda, ISIS has become one of the most dangerous militant groups in the world. ISIS has gained members from Germany, France, the Arab world and the United States. Ignoring ...

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