One police officer was killed and two injured in a shooting attack on Paris’ Champs-Elysees boulevard on Thursday. French police confirmed that the suspect was shot and killed by officers while fleeing the scene. Hundreds of police swarmed the area near the Arc de Triomphe following the attack that occurred around 9pm. This video from Ludovic Vickers shows the police response in the aftermath of the attack.
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Workers from an organization called Mountain Point provide drug-users with packets of clean syringes, mounds of antibacterial wipes and rolls of gauze from a dwindling supply. Their goal in the wake of the storm is to keep opioid users in Puerto Rico free from deadly diseases they could get from injecting drugs.
Twenty-eight miles west of Havana in Mariel, one of the biggest economic development projects in Cuba history is taking shape. Cuban officials hope to attract sustainable industries, advanced manufacturing and high-tech companies to the Mariel Special Economic Development Zone. Their plans depend heavily on attracting foreign investment to the zone, which adjoins the Mariel container port. One U.S. company that wanted to locate in the zone was turned down but three other U.S. projects are in advanced negotiations.
London police released video showing the 2016 arrest of Mubashir Jamil, a former straight-A student who planned to travel to Syria to join ISIS and wanted to carry out a terror attack in the United Kingdom. The 22-year-old was found guilty on Thursday, October 19, 2017.
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Cubans and tourists are reacting to the announcement that drastically reduce the staff of the US Embassy in Havana and will suspend the issuance of visas for Cubans who wish to travel to the United States.
Stretches of the famed Malecón boulevard are still closed for repairs and seaside businesses show the scars of 30-foot waves that crashed through the seawall during Hurricane Irma. But tourists have returned to the capital, even as areas hit hard by the storm continue to struggle.