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Paris teacher beheaded in terrorist attack, French officials say

Paris teacher beheaded in terrorist attack, French officials say

World
Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A Paris middle school teacher was killed and beheaded in an attack Friday after reportedly showing his classroom cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, said police, who shot and killed the attacker. The attack in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, a suburban area in northwest Paris, is under investigation by France's anti-terror prosecutor for "murder in connection with a terrorist enterprise" and "criminal terrorist association," authorities said. Advertisement French President Emmanuel Macron visited the school and spoke with teachers. "One of our compatriots was murdered today because he taught ... the freedom to believe or not believe," Macron said. "We must stand all together as citizens." Police said parents had threatened the history teacher after the teacher showed students ca...
Paris attack: Stabbing near Charlie Hebdo office ‘an act of terror’

Paris attack: Stabbing near Charlie Hebdo office ‘an act of terror’

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Antarctic Ice Sheet to melt, raise sea levels by 8.5 feet even under Paris Agreement

Antarctic Ice Sheet to melt, raise sea levels by 8.5 feet even under Paris Agreement

World
Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The Antarctic Ice Sheet will suffer irreversible ice loss raising ocean levels by 8.5 feet even if the world meets global warming goals laid out by the Paris Agreement on Climate change, scientists said in a report published Wednesday. The analysis determined there are a number of temperature thresholds above pre-industrial levels that will ultimately lead to increasing sea levels if the world's nations don't rein in emissions and global warming. Advertisement The study, published Wednesday in the journal nature, was conducted by researchers at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the University of Potsdam in Germany, Columbia University in New York City, and Stockholm University in Sweden. The researchers determined that if global warming is maintained ...
Paris Hilton opens up about alleged abuse, the trauma of infamous sex tape, and striving for $1bn

Paris Hilton opens up about alleged abuse, the trauma of infamous sex tape, and striving for $1bn

Entertainment
Paris Hilton has released a new documentary, This Is Paris, to show the world the woman behind the "character". But in the film, she also reveals deeply personal details of alleged abuse at a residential behavioural school she was sent to as a teenager.Sky News meets the star to talk about the "real Paris", her goal to make $ 1bn, and why a "weight has been lifted" now she is finally ready to speak out. "Paris Hilton has entered the waiting room for this meeting."She arrives to the Zoom room on time, just after 10am in Los Angeles, a couple of glam squad members briefly touching up her famous platinum-blonde hair to the side of the camera for just a few seconds before we begin.Businesswoman, model, DJ, heiress and perhaps the original influencer, Hilton is here, speaking to me on screen in...
RB Leipzig 0-3 Paris St-Germain: PSG reach first Champions League final

RB Leipzig 0-3 Paris St-Germain: PSG reach first Champions League final

Sports
Paris St-Germain are through to their first Champions League final courtesy of a deserved victory over RB Leipzig in an entertaining semi-final in Lisbon.One of Europe's biggest spenders, but also one of the continent's most high-profile underachievers on the grandest stage, PSG finally seized their opportunity courtesy of goals from Marquinhos, Angel di Maria and Juan Bernat.The former, who scored the first of two late goals in a comeback win over Atalanta in the last eight, rose to head home a superbly delivered free-kick from Di Maria. The Argentine forward then finished well from close range following an audacious flick from Neymar after Leipzig goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi had relinquished p...