Risto Laitinen

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Correction: New Mexico-Library Shooting story

In a story Aug. 31 about a deadly shooting at a New Mexico public library, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by Clovis police, erroneously reported the age of one of the victims. Alexis Molina is 21, not 20.<p>A corrected version of the story is below:<p>Doctors call victims of New …

Latin America

Netanyahu in Paris to commemorate Vel d'Hiv deportation of Jews

<b>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Paris to commemorate the victims of a mass arrest of Jews in Nazi-occupied France in 1942.</b><p>More than 13,000 Jews were rounded up and detained at a cycling stadium, the Velodrome d'Hiver, before being deported to Nazi death camps.<p>Mr Netanyahu also held …


Poles rally against controversial reform of judiciary

<b>Thousands of Poles have held rallies in the capital Warsaw and other cities to condemn a controversial reform of the judiciary.</b><p>Protesters say the bill, passed by the Senate on Saturday, will erode judges' independence and undermine democracy.<p>It gives MPs and the justice minister the power to …


IS attacks protest in Afghan capital, kills 80 people

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their …