A jihadist wielding a meat cleaver was shot dead as he tried to attack a police station in Paris Thursday claiming to avenge French military action in Syria, a year to the day since the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that recent attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California, show that the threat of terrorism to the United States has entered a new phase, but he vowed that the nation will ultimately defeat the Islamic State and other militant groups.
Tim Fischer, a retired Australian politician and former deputy prime minister in the right-wing government of Prime Minister John Howard, issued a stern rebuke of U.S. gun laws Thursday in the wake of the deadly San Bernardino attacks.
A man and a woman suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting at a center for the disabled in California on Wednesday were killed in a shootout with police, while a third person was detained, police said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday there is "no specific and credible intelligence" to suggest that terrorists have any plans to strike the United States over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.