A man who killed a police officer on the Champs-Elysees Thursday night was known to French security services for radical Islamist activities and had shot and wounded an officer in the past, a source close to the investigation told CNN.
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A group of men cooked and ate the toads thinking they were edible bullfrogs, police say.
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Further clashes have erupted between Venezuelan riot police and opponents of President Maduro.
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Investigation is designed to stop countries from exporting artificially cheap steel to the US.
Juicero ridiculed after it emerges sachets of ingredients can be squeezed just as easily by hand.
He was delivering semen from Bangkok to a fertility clinic in Laos, say Thai authorities.
Scientists have now conducted drift modelling of a real Boeing 777 wing part, instead of a replica.
Eman Abd El Aty was unable to leave her home for 25 years and weighed 500kg.
China temporarily put cruise missile-capable bombers "on high alert" this week as the United States sees evidence the Chinese military was preparing to respond to a potential situation in North Korea, a US defense official told CNN.
Just days before French voters go to the polls, gunshots rang out on Thursday in Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees. It was another jarring reminder to French voters of the high stakes and confusing choices they face in a pivotal election -- one whose outcome has become impossible to predict.
An off-duty policewoman inadvertently flew to Taiwan carrying a gun, undetected by airport security.