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  1. Hostage Situation in Northern FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Voice of America

    French President Francois Hollande and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve speak to journalists in front of the city hall after two assailants had taken five people hostage in the church at Saint-Etienne-du -Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France on July 26, 2016. Police and rescue workers stand at the scene after two assailants had taken five people hostage in the church at Saint-Etienne-du -Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France on July 26, 2016.

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  2. France's Hollande said church attackers had pledged allegiance to ISRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | The Star Online

    French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday two hostage takers who killed a priest in a church in Normandy, northern France, were terrorists who had pledged allegiance to Islamic State.

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  3. Hollande: Deadly church attack in France carried out in name of ISISRead the original story

    6 min ago | GantDaily.com

    French President Francois Hollande tells reporters that Tuesday's deadly attack at a Catholic church in Normandy was carried out by "by two terrorists in the name of Daesh" - another name for ISIS. A Catholic priest was killed during an attack on a church during morning mass in Normandy on Tuesday, church officials say, in the latest violent act to roil France.

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  4. The Latest: Hollande suspects IS in church attackRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | KFBB

    Two attackers seized hostages in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen on ... . In this grab made from video, police officers close off a road during a hostage situation in Normandy, France, Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

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  5. Pope deplores French priest's 'barbaric' slayingRead the original story

    7 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... had caused the Holy See "immense pain and worry," Lombardi added. "We express solidarity with the Catholic Church in France, the archdiocese of Rouen, the local community involved and the French people," he said. In the assault on the church, two ...

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  6. The Latest: Archbishop of Rouen: Slain priest was 84Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | White Lake Beacon

    In this grab made from video, police officers speak to a driver as they close off a road during a hostage situation in Normandy, France, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Two attackers seized hostages in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen on Tuesday, killing one hostage by slitting their throat before being killed by police, a security official said.

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  7. Yet Another Awful Attack in France: Attackers Storm French Church and ...Read the original story

    9 min ago | Instapundit.com

    The Paris prosecutor's office, which handles counterterrorism investigations in France, announced that it was taking charge of the case, indicating that officials were treating it as a terrorist attack. Officials announced that President Francois Hollande and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve would travel to the town where the church is located, St.-Etienne-du-Rouvray, a suburb of Rouen that has about 29,000 inhabitants, about 65 miles northwest of Paris.

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  8. Knifemen 'shot dead' after hostage drama at town close to Dorset twinning townRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    ... at the scene, Mr Cazeneuve said he felt "horror at this barbarity, great solidarity with all the Catholics in France in this moment of trial". National Front leader Marine le Pen swiftly said she suspected "a new attack by Islamist terrorists", as ...

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  9. 5 Things to Know: Hostages taken in France, Green Country missionaries detained in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

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  10. Knife-wielding men take hostages in Normandy church, kill priestRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | UPI

    Two men stormed a church near Rouen in northern France, taking five people hostage -- including two nuns -- and killing a priest before being shot and killed by police Tuesday morning, law enforcement said. Police said the men, armed with knives, shouted "Daesh" before slicing the priest's throat, using an alternate name for the Islamic State militant group.

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  11. Francois Hollande vows to fight 'war' on IS after priest killed in church attackRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Haringey Independent

    ... terrorists want to do is to divide us, and today after the death of this priest I am thinking of all the Catholics of France and expressing my support," he said. "It's not only Catholics who are involved, all the French people are involved, and ...

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  12. French president suggests IS behind attack in which priest's throat slitRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Independent.ie

    ... form of hatred and prayer for those affected." The Vatican expressed its closeness to the Roman Catholic Church in France and the Archdiocese of Rouen, as well as to the affected communities and the people of France. In a statement from Krakow, ...

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  13. The Latest: Pope Francis condemns church attack in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Pope Francis has condemned in the strongest terms the attack on a Roman Catholic church in northern France that left a priest dead and a worshipper critically wounded. Vatican spokesman, the Rev.

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  14. 2 attackers slay priest in Normandy church, are shot deadRead the original story

    16 min ago | The Madison Press

    ... where Pope Francis was visiting. "The Catholic Church has no other arms besides prayer and fraternity between men." France is currently on high alert after an attack in Nice on Bastille Day - July 14 - that killed 84 people and a string of deadly ...

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  15. BC-AP News Digest 7 amRead the original story

    16 min ago | The Madison Press

    ... ATTACK-PAST KILLINGS - A list of mass killing in Japan, with archival photos; JAPAN-KNIFE ATTACK-THE LATEST. FRANCE-HOSTAGE-TAKING - Two attackers seize hostages in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing a priest by slitting his throat ...

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  16. France siege: Church where priest, 84, throat slit found on ISIS jihadi's 'hit list'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Daily Star

    But it can now be revealed that it was one of a number of Catholic churches on a terrorist "hit list" belonging to a suspected ISIS jihadi. Sid Ahmed Ghlam, 24, was arrested last April when he called an ambulance in Paris after shooting himself in the leg.

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  17. One Hostage Dead at Church in Northern FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | CKNW News Talk 980

    Two men wielding knives have been shot dead after the pair took several people hostage in a church in Northern France. Reports say the hostage taking took place during morning mass in the town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, which is about 128 kilometers Northwest of Paris.

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  18. Priest killed in France church hostage takingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Manila Bulletin

    Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France - A priest was killed on Tuesday when two armed assailants seized hostages at a church near the northern French city of Rouen, police said. Five people were inside the church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray when it came under attack, interior ministry spokesman Pierre Henry Brandet said.

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  19. Le French Book Announces Summer Reading PicksRead the original story

    25 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... set in foreign climes and escape reading with a French flair. Armchair Travel For readers who like journeys, France, food and wine, the Winemaker Detective series by Jean-Pierre Alaux and Nol Balen offers a real tour de France, with eleven titles ...

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  20. France church attack: President Hollande arrives in RouenRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Trend

    France's President Francois Hollande and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve have arrived in Rouen city in the north of the country, where several people were taken hostage at the church July 26, RIA Novosti reported citing BFMTV channel.

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