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U.S. begins process of withdrawing from Paris Climate agreement

(ABC News) — The Trump administration notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the historic Paris climate accord on Monday, a move that will take effect one year later, on Nov. 4, 2020 — the day after the 2020 elections. The formal notification comes over two years after President Donald Trump announced he would pull the U.S. out of…

$339 million pledged to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral after fire nearly destroys Paris landmark

(ABC News)- At least 300 million euros ($339 million) have been pledged so far to help rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral, which nearly burned to the ground on Monday. Paris fire brigade video shows extent of catastrophic blaze that engulfed Notre Dame cathedral, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world. https://t.co/Gzho6SdODr pic.twitter.com/nzQaqPO6GK — ABC News (@ABC) April 16, 2019…

Paris Shooting Investigation: Attack on Police

PARIS (AP) – Police have searched a home in a suburb east of Paris believed linked to the attack on police on the Champs-Elysees. A police document obtained by The Associated Press identifies the address searched in the town of Chelles as the family home of Karim Cheurfi, a 39-year-old with a police record. Two police officials told The AP…

Egyptian Officials Raise Possibility of Terrorism in Missing Plane

An EgyptAir flight en route to Cairo from Paris disappeared from radar today, with Egyptian officials suggesting the incident was more likely caused by terrorism than a technical problem. “If you analyze the situation properly, the possibility … of having a terror attack is higher than having a technical” failure, the Egyptian aviation minister told reporters today. The flight went…

Breaking News: EgyptAir Flight 804 disappears from radar

The Airbus A320 had 59 passengers and 10 crew members.

(CNN) — An EgyptAir flight heading from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar with 69 people on board, the airline said. The plane was flying at 37,000 feet when it disappeared shortly after entering Egyptian airspace, the airline tweeted. The Airbus A320 had 59 passengers and 10 crew members. In a statement on its website, Charles de Gaulle Airport said…

Paris Police Kill Man Allegedly Carrying Knife Outside Station House

(ABC News) — A man died today after being shot outside a Paris police station he allegedly tried to enter with a knife, according to officials. Police intervened immediately just after noon local time, firing shots, and the individual was severely injured, French government spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said on live television today. The man, who has not been identified, later died…