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Train passengers who overpowered gunman get France's highest honor

Aug 24, 2015

Train passengers who overpowered gunman get France's highest honor

President Francois Hollande is set to bestow France’s highest honor Monday on a group of Americans and a Briton who have been hailed as heroes for overpowering a Moroccan gunman on a crowded train. Anti-terror investigators are questioning the alleged attacker, 25-year-old Ayoub El-Khazzani, ...

Americans subdue gunman on Paris-bound high-speed train

Aug 22, 2015

Americans subdue gunman on Paris-bound high-speed train

A gunman opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, wounding two people before American passengers subdued him, according to officials and one of the Americans involved. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, speaking in Arras in northern France, where ...

Black teen killed by St. Louis police shot in back: autopsy

Aug 22, 2015

Black teen killed by St. Louis police shot in back: autopsy

A black teenager shot and killed by white St. Louis police officers this week died from a single gunshot that entered his back and struck his heart, a medical examiner said on Friday, which appears to contradict the police account of the shooting. News ...

Caitlyn Jenner may face vehicular manslaughter charge over February crash

Aug 21, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner may face vehicular manslaughter charge over February crash

Caitlyn Jenner could face a vehicular manslaughter charge after sheriff’s investigators found she was driving unsafely when she caused a chain-reaction crash that killed a woman last February, officials said Thursday. Investigators found that Jenner was driving “unsafe for the prevailing road conditions” when ...