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Paris shooting: Gunman was 'focus of anti-terror' probe

Media playback is unsupported on your device The gunman who shot dead a policeman in Paris on Thursday has been identified from papers left in his car, but French officials are yet to release his name. Local media say the 39-year-old lived in the city’s suburbs, and had been seen as a potential Islamist radical. The gunman also wounded two police officers before he was killed by security forces on the Champs-Elysees. President François Hollande is to chair a security cabinet meeting, as France readies for Sunday’s presidential poll. Mr ...

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Obama puts 'focus on the future'

Obama puts ‘focus on the future’ in State of the Union address 13 January 2016 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption It is Mr Obama’s eighth State of the Union address US President Barack Obama has begun his final State of the Union address, aiming to strike an optimistic tone about the country. He urged Congress to make progress in the year leading up to the 2016 presidential election. But his focus is on cementing his legacy rather than unveiling new policies, officials have ...

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