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BERLIN | Germany: Der Spiegel says star reporter made up material

BERLIN — An award-winning journalist who worked for Der Spiegel, one of Germany’s leading news outlets, has left the weekly magazine after evidence emerged that he committed journalistic fraud “on a grand scale” over a number of years, the publication said Wednesday. Spiegel published a lengthy report on its website after conducting an initial internal … Continue reading BERLIN | Germany: Der Spiegel says star reporter made up material

PARIS | Strasbourg remembers victims of the Christmas market attack

PARIS— Residents of the eastern French city of Strasbourg filled a city square Sunday for a memorial to the four people shot dead and the dozen wounded by a gunman at their famous Christmas market. The hour-long ceremony took place in Kleber Square by the city’s Christmas market, near where the gunman opened fire on … Continue reading PARIS | Strasbourg remembers victims of the Christmas market attack

VISALIA, Calif. | California teacher arrested for forcibly cutting boy’s hair

VISALIA, Calif. — A high school teacher in central California was arrested on suspicion of felony child endangerment after forcibly cutting the hair of one of her students while singing the national anthem, authorities said. Margaret Gieszinger was arrested Wednesday after videos posted to social media showed a student at University Preparatory High School in … Continue reading VISALIA, Calif. | California teacher arrested for forcibly cutting boy’s hair

PARIS | French police, protesters clash in Paris riot; 80 injured

PARIS — A French protest against rising taxes and the high cost of living turned into a riot Saturday in Paris as police fired tear gas and water cannon in street battles with activists wearing the fluorescent yellow vests of a new movement. Police said at least 80 people, including 16 police officers, were injured … Continue reading PARIS | French police, protesters clash in Paris riot; 80 injured

PARIS | French police, protesters clash in Paris riot; 65 injured

PARIS — A French protest against rising taxes and the high cost of living turned into a riot Saturday in Paris as police fired tear gas and water cannon in street battles with activists wearing the fluorescent yellow vests of a new movement. Police said at least 65 people, including 11 police officers, were injured … Continue reading PARIS | French police, protesters clash in Paris riot; 65 injured

PARIS | The Latest: French protesters sing anthem at Arc de Triomphe

PARIS— The Latest on French protests against rising taxes (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A few dozen protesters have symbolically gathered under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris to sing France’s national anthem as others clashed with police near the famous monument at the top of the Champs-Elysees avenue. The protesters, called “yellow jackets” for … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: French protesters sing anthem at Arc de Triomphe

LOS ANGELES  | Rams honor firefighters, police for recent heroic actions

LOS ANGELES  — The Los Angeles Rams honored those impacted the past two weeks by the shooting at a Thousand Oaks bar and wildfires in Los Angeles and Ventura counties before Monday night’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The California Lutheran University Choir, who had a former member as one of the 12 killed … Continue reading LOS ANGELES  | Rams honor firefighters, police for recent heroic actions

PARIS | The Latest: Putin says didn’t talk to Trump in Paris

PARIS — The Latest on commemorations a century after the end of World War I (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says he didn’t talk with U.S. President Donald Trump at events in Paris marking the end of World War I, but confirms they will meet on the sidelines at the Group … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Putin says didn’t talk to Trump in Paris