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CES 2015: 25 new products and technologies worth talking about

From battery-swapping scooters and people-sensing drones to action cams, virtual reality headsets and smart beds for kids<p>In many ways, this year’s CES technology show in Las Vegas is business as usual. Devices are getting thinner, a new acronym is spawned every minute, and every company is …

CES

Paris Massacre Suspects Killed in Dramatic Hostage Raids

DAMMARTIN-EN-GOELE, France — An intense manhunt for the gunmen who killed 12 people at the offices of a French satirical magazine came to a bloody and dramatic end Friday, when the al Qaeda-linked brothers suspected in the terror attack were killed in a gun battle with police at a printing factory …

This Picture of Elvis and Nixon is the Most Requested Photo from the US National Archives

Of all the millions of historical photographs held by the US National Archives, the photo above is the single most requested. It was captured in the …

ICC 'close' to opening Gaza war investigation

Al Jazeera has learned that the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) may be close to opening an initial investigation into last summer's Gaza war.<p>The news comes after Riyad Mansour, the Palestinian UN ambassador, told a group of reporters on Thursday that Palestine's formal …

Israeli general says not worried by Palestinian move to join ICC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israel’s top military officer said on Thursday he was disappointed rather than worried about a Palestinian move to join the International Criminal Court, calling it unnecessary because Israel could investigate complaints itself.<p>Lieutenant General Benjamin Gantz, the chief of …

Israel

Islamic State targeted in 13 strikes by U.S., allies: U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 13 air strikes against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq in the past two days, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Thursday.<p>In Syria, five strikes by fighter and bomber aircraft near the city of Kobani hit fighting positions and a …

Middle East

Ethnic cleansing in Central African Republic, no genocide: U.N. inquiry

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Christian militia in Central African Republic have carried out ethnic cleansing of the Muslim population during the country’s ongoing civil war, but there is no proof there was genocidal intent, a United Nations commission of inquiry has determined.<p>The final report of the …

Paris Attack Suspect Trained With Al Qaeda in Yemen: U.S. Officials

Said Kouachi, one of the two brothers being sought by French authorities in the massacre at Charlie Hebdo magazine, traveled to Yemen in 2011 to be trained by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, two senior U.S. counterterrorism officials told NBC News on Thursday. The training lasted for several …

Armed French gendarmes swoop on villages in manhunt for newspaper attackers

CORCY, France (Reuters) - Armed and masked anti-terrorism police swooped on woodland villages northeast of Paris on Thursday in a manhunt for two brothers suspected of being the Islamist gunmen who killed 12 people at a French satirical weekly.<p>A day after the Paris attack, officers carried out …

'I saw horror,' says witness inside Charlie Hebdo office as police hunt suspects

This blog has now ended. <b>Live updates continue here</b>.<p>This particular blog has ended and a new one by my colleagues in the UK will continue the coverage shortly.<p><b>More than 88,000 officers are on the ground as authorities continue to search for the two suspects</b> in the massacre at the Charlie Hebdo …

Paris magazine attack: search for gunmen enters second night - as it happened

We’re going to close down this blog and <b>pick up our live coverage out of Australia</b>. Please click here to continue following the story.<p><b>New York City: Je Suis Charlie</b><p>Jean-Bernard Cadier (@jbcadier)New York Times Square #JeSuisCharlie pic.twitter.com/8potgkqCFDJanuary 8, 2015<p>Police have given no new …

Suicide bomber kills at least 37 at Yemen police academy

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden minibus into a gathering of recruits outside a police academy in the heart of …

Terrorism
Terrorism

Shooting at Paris Newspaper: Pictures

FBI identifies former VA clinic clerk as gunman who killed psychologist

FBI officials on Wednesday identified a former clerk at a West Texas veterans' clinic as the gunman who fatally shot a psychologist before turning the weapon on himself.<p>The suspect, Jerry Serrato, 48, was a former soldier in the Army. His victim in the shooting Tuesday was identified as Dr. Timothy …

Hunt for 2 in French shooting that killed 12; 1 surrenders

PARIS (AP) — One man sought in the deadly shooting at a French satirical paper has turned himself in, and police hunted Thursday for two heavily …

Terrorism

Sisters, 15 and 11, charged with killing older brother

<b>(CNN) —</b> It could be weeks before the public knows if 11- and 15-year-old sisters will be charged as adults in the shooting death of their brother, as a Florida prosecutor has 30 days to make his next move in the fratricide case.<p>At a Wednesday news conference, State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister said …

Crime

Winter Weather Watches In Effect for 120 Million Americans

Dangerous cold gripped the Midwest and Northeast on Wednesday, and even more snow was on the way for some places.<p>Winter weather watches were in place across 17 states from Montana to Maine, an area inhabited by 120 million Americans. The storm was carrying gusty winds, and wind-chill forecasts …

Charlie Hebdo attack: Man turns himself in, agency reports

<b>(CNN) —</b> French police say two suspects in Wednesday's terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine are still on the loose after escaping onto the streets of Paris.<p>In a statement on their website, French national police ask for information on the whereabouts of suspects Cherif Kouachi and Said …

Terrorism

FBI head details evidence that North Korea was behind Sony hack

The head of the FBI said Wednesday that the shadowy hacker group blamed by the U.S. for the computer attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment "got sloppy" and left behind clues that point to North Korea's involvement.<p>FBI Director James Comey also pushed back hard against suggestions that the …

Confusion as French Hunt Magazine Attack Suspects

After a long day of rapidly changing information, U.S. counterterrorism officials said Wednesday night that they cannot be certain of the status of the three suspects in the Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine. Information from French sources has been contradictory, they said.<p>Earlier Wednesday, …

French police name Charlie Hebdo attack suspects

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1136000/1136357_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534519483_0fb2520d4cc0989c9731a8e6327c8725<p><b>The two main suspects in the Islamist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris are said to have robbed a service station in the north of …

France

One Paris suspect surrenders

France was set for a day of mourning Thursday after a terrorist attack Wednesday on the Paris offices of a satirical French newspaper left at least …

One Paris Attack Suspect Surrenders

<b>Update as of 3:20 a.m. EST:</b> Seven people have been arrested in connection with the attack on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris, the French interior …

Canada pledges to accept 13,000 more refugees from Syria and Iraq

Canada is opening its doors wider for refugees fleeing a Middle East civil war and the Islamic State's reign of terror, announcing it will accept another 10,000 Syrians over three years and 3,000 more Iraqis in 2015.<p>Ottawa is expecting private organizations, such as church groups, to shoulder the …

More Cold Weather Is On Its Way

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1 of 3 Paris terror attack suspects surrenders to police, 2 others at large

<b>DEVELOPING</b>: French police are swarming a 51-square-mile dense forest in their hunt for the Islamist terrorist brothers suspected of carrying out Wednesday's deadly shooting massacre at the Paris office of a satirical magazine.<p>Authorities say the two brothers, identified as Said and Cherif Kouachi, …