May 29, 2018

Liege attacker stabs two cops, shoots them with their own guns

iStock/Thinkstock(LIEGE, Belgium) -- Two policewomen were among three people killed in Belgium on Tuesday when a man stabbed them, took their guns and shot them in what authorities have since deemed a terror attack. The third victim was a 22-year-old passenger in a car fired on by the suspect, near a school in Liege, about 60 miles east of Brussels, authorities said. Police later shot and killed the gunman, who first fled into a nearby college, took a female hostage and was flushed out of the bu..
May 29, 2018

Two cops among three dead in Belgium shooting

iStock/Thinkstock(LIEGE, Belgium) -- Two police officers were among three people shot and killed in Belgium on Tuesday. A gunman fired on the officers and a passerby near a school in Liege, about 60 miles east of Brussels, authorities said. Police later shot and killed the gunman. The Liege Prosecutor's Office declined to say if the incident was terror related, but anti-terror police were summoned to the scene. Belgium remains on high alert since a 2016 attack killed 32. After the shooting ..
May 29, 2018

‘I did not really think,’ says Paris migrant who climbed building to save child

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- A West African migrant is being praised in France for scaling a building to save a boy hanging from a fourth-floor balcony in Paris. The man, Mamoudou Gassama, will be made a French citizen, the Elysee Palace announced today. Gassama’s act was caught on video and went viral on social media. The incident happened on Saturday night in the north of Paris, the Malian migrant told French media. Gassama was in the neighborhood to watch a soccer match in a local restaurant..
May 28, 2018

Father of boy dangling from Paris balcony was out playing Pokémon Go, prosecutor says

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- The father of a 4-year-old boy who was rescued from a Paris balcony this weekend had been out grocery shopping and playing Pokémon Go instead of watching his child, according to a French official. Authorities charged the father with "failure to meet parental obligations" after his son was seen in videos dangling from the fourth floor of a Paris building, Paris prosecutor François Molins told the BFM television network on Monday. A migrant from Mali was hailed as a her..