Tag: Paris

Car Rams Police Van On Champs-Elysees, Armed Suspect May Be Dead

Paris Police took down an armed man after a car intentionally rammed into a police van Monday on the iconic Champs-Elysees in central Paris, authorities said. The small white car caught on fire after the collision and the driver may be dead, France’s interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told reporters Monday afternoon. The Paris prosecutor’s…

Notre Dame Assailant Shouted ‘This Is for Syria’ While Rushing Officer

French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said the man who attacked an officer with a hammer outside the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday shouted “this is for Syria” during the episode. Police shot the man in the chest while the attacked officer sustained minor injuries, officials have said. The situation has since been contained and…

Trump Has Decided To Withdraw U.S. From Paris Climate Deal

President Trump has decided to withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement signed by President Obama in 2015, two people familiar with the decision told Axios. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is reportedly hammering out the details. “They’re deciding on whether to initiate a full, formal withdrawal — which could take three years — or exit…

Macron, Le Pen Advance To 2nd Round In French Election

Centrist independent Emmanuel Macron led the first round of France’s presidential election on Sunday, and will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a May 7 runoff. With nearly all of the ballots counted, Macron led the 11-candidate field with just under 24 percent of the vote, followed by Le Pen with 21.4 percent. The…

Kim Kardashian West Held At Gunpoint In Paris, Robbers Took $10 Million

While in Paris for Fashion Week, Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint Sunday night in her hotel room by “two armed masked men dressed as police officers,” her representative said. “She is badly shaken but physically unharmed.” French police say the reality star had more than $10 million worth of jewelry stolen. Her…

EgyptAir Plane ‘Crashed’ With 66 Aboard [VIDEO]

French President François Hollande and Egyptian officials have confirmed that an EgyptAir plane that took off from Paris bound for Cairo late Wednesday night crashed into the Mediterranean. “The information we have gathered—ministers, members of government, and, of course, the Egyptian authorities—confirm, sadly, that it has crashed,” Hollande said early Thursday. “It is lost.” Flight…

Abdeslam Will ‘Cooperate’ With France

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam wants to cooperate with the French authorities, according to his lawyer. It is unclear whether that means he will rat out his ISIS terror-associates. Abdeslam was arrested after a months-long manhunt, and he’ll reportedly be questioned by a Belgian prosecutor Thursday at the facility in Bruges, Belgium, where he is…

Paris Attack Foiled on Hebdo Anniversary [VIDEO]

A man who was shot and killed outside a Paris police station Thursday may have been wearing a fake suicide vest, according to local media reports. The man reportedly tried to enter the Paris police station on the anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attack. Police are asking residents in the area to stay inside and…

Ninth Arrest Made in Paris Attacks [VIDEO]

Another arrest has been made in the Nov. 13 attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, bringing the total number of suspects to nine. The 30-year-old Belgian allegedly communicated with the cousin of the lead planner of the attacks. Authorities say the man, identified only as Abdoullah C., is facing murder and terrorism charges. He…

Third Bataclan Bomber Identified [VIDEO]

A third suicide bomber who blew himself up at the Bataclan concert venue in the Paris attacks has been identified, according to media reports Wednesday. Two unnamed French officials told the AP the man was a French national who went to Syria in 2013. Le Parisien newspaper identified the man as Fouad Mohamed-Aggad, a native…

Cafe Attacked in Paris Re-opens [VIDEO]

The first of the restaurants hit in last month’s terror attacks in Paris re-opened on Friday. Five people were killed at the Bonne Biere cafe. “What are we going to do to start again, to bounce back? We have carried out some work, repainted the walls to wipe away the signs of this nightmare,” the…

Obama At The Global Climate Conference In Paris [VIDEO]

Appearing at the global climate conference north of Paris on Monday, President Obama said the United States is partially to blame for anthropogenic climate change and that he intends to have America lead an international effort to reverse the negative effects. “The United States not only recognizes our role in creating this problem, we embrace…

Vice Interview With Eagles Of Death Metal Discussing Paris Attacks [VIDEO]

The U.S. rock band playing the Bataclan concert hall where 89 people were killed on the night of the November 13 Paris terror attack have praised the heroism of their fans in their first interview since the tragedy. During a conversation with Vice founder Shane Smith, members of Eagles of Death Metal recounted harrowing details…

2 Suspects Dead in Paris Raid & 7 Others Arrested [VIDEO]

Two suspects are dead in France and at least five others arrested after an hours-long standoff during a raid on suburban apartments where the mastermind of Friday’s attacks was believed to be hiding. The fate of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who was initially thought to be in Syria, is not immediately clear. Police say one of the…

‘Mastermind’ of Paris Attacks Named [VIDEO]

A French official has told the Associated Press that they suspect the Parisian terror attacks were planned and orchestrated by a Belgian citizen named Abdelhamid Abaaoud. Police say they believe he was linked to previous train and church attacks that were foiled. Seven people have been arrested in Belgium in the wake of Friday’s massacre…

John Oliver On Paris Deadly Attacks [VIDEO]

John Oliver started his last show with a rampage about ISIS, “Sadly, we must begin with a few words about France which, on Friday, suffered the deadliest attack on its soil since World War II,”. “Look, it’s hardly been 48 hours and much is still unknown, but there are a few things we can say…

Armed Men Attack Shopping Centre Near Paris Primark [VIDEO]

Eighteen people have been evacuated from a shopping centre north of Paris, after up to three armed men entered the building early on Monday. A police source said they had been hiding in a canteen in the Qwartz centre in Villeneuve-la-Garenne. It was unclear whether anyone else was still trapped in the centre or whether…

Kanye and Courtney Love Escape Uber Riot In Paris [VIDEO]

Paris taxi drivers blocked the roads leading to the airport Thursday, as part of protests against Uber encroaching on their business. Courtney Love and Kanye West appeared to be among those caught in the violence, with the former tweeting that she paid motorcyclists to whisk her away when demonstrators took her driver hostage. Barricades and…

Paris mayor vows to sue Fox News over ‘no-go zones’ [VIDEO]

The city of Paris plans to sue Fox News over what it described as derisive on-air comments, a spokesperson confirmed to CBS News. They plan to sue for damage to “the honor and image of Paris,” the spokesperson told CBS News’ Elaine Cobbe. Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo first announced the decision on CNN.

[NEW VIDEO] Incredible New Footage Of Charlie Hebdo Terrorist Attack

New video has emerged of the Paris gunmen on the streets of the city after carrying out their attack on Charlie Hebdo last week. The footage shows the two masked figures calmly returning to their getaway vehicle after murdering staff at the satirical magazine. The pair appear to swap weapons, before one shouts: “We have…

[VIDEO] France to Boost Police at Jewish Schools

France plans to tighten security at Jewish schools, sending in almost 5,000 forces and police following the attack at a kosher supermarket, officials said Monday. Amedy Coulibaly, who killed a policewoman and then four hostages in southern Paris on Friday, was likely to have had an accomplice, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said, vowing “the hunt…

Turkey: Hayat Boumediene Is In Syria [VIDEO]

Turkey’s foreign affairs minister confirmed that the common-law wife of the terrorist who attacked a kosher supermarket in Paris crossed into Syria on Jan. 8. Hayat Boumediene, the spouse of Amedy Coulibaly, arrived in Istanbul on Jan. 2 and stayed in a hotel. That was nearly a week before the attacks in Paris that killed…

Al Qaeda: We Ordered Charlie Hebdo Attack [VIDEO]

Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen said Friday it directed the attack on Charlie Hedbo that killed 12 on Wednesday. The Kouachi brothers, who were killed earlier on Friday by police, claimed during the office massacre to be part of the al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP. Yemeni officials said that one of brothers,…

Terror in France: 3 Terrorist Killed in Raid, 1 On The Run [VIDEO]

Two brothers suspected of carrying out a shooting attack on the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo have been killed along with a suspected accomplice who took hostages in a Paris supermarket after near-simultaneous tactical police raids Security forces tracked brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi, suspected of the Charlie Hebdo terror attack to a printworks…