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Old 20th April 2017, 01:45 PM   #1
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Paris Policemen Shot In Attack

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One policeman has been shot dead and two others wounded in central Paris, French police say, with their suspected attacker killed by security forces.

The Champs Elysees, where the shooting occurred, was sealed off. Reports suggest a single gunman fired on a police patrol before trying to escape.

It happened as presidential candidates made their last pitches in a TV appearance before Sunday's election...

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39662315
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Old 20th April 2017, 01:52 PM   #2
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Trump offers condolences and adds, "Again, it's happening, it seems. I just saw it as I was walking in, so that's a terrible thing. And that's a very, very terrible thing that's going on in the world today. But it looks like another terrorist attack. And what can you say? It just never ends. We have to be strong and we have to be vigilant, and I've been saying it for a long time."

http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/20/politi...ris/index.html
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Old 20th April 2017, 01:55 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Trump
I've been saying it for a long time.
Seems like the wrong moment to be crowing about yourself.
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Old 20th April 2017, 01:59 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Trump
And what can you say?
Also seems to be the wrong moment to say that nothing can be said.
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Old 20th April 2017, 02:05 PM   #5
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From what I'm seeing, the cops knew him & he told them he wanted to kill cops.
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Old 20th April 2017, 02:56 PM   #6
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Party at Marine's house!
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Old 20th April 2017, 02:59 PM   #7
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Party at Marine's house!
And just before the elections. Here's hoping Le Pen is not mightier than the rest of le sward.
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Old 20th April 2017, 02:59 PM   #8
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It's now being reported that two cops are dead and the shooter killed himself.
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Old 20th April 2017, 03:08 PM   #9
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That's not what the BBC are saying, but things are obviously pretty confused at the moment.
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Old 20th April 2017, 03:16 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
Seems like the wrong moment to be crowing about yourself.
If you're Donald Trump, there is never a wrong moment to be crowing about yourself.
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Old 20th April 2017, 04:09 PM   #11
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ISIS now claiming that the Belgian national shooter is their guy.
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Old 20th April 2017, 04:29 PM   #12
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Condolences and due respect. Vive la France.



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...[Trump:] And what can you say?..
Who knew terrorism was so complicated?
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Old 20th April 2017, 05:08 PM   #13
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Unconfirmed: Shooter is 39 years old, born in France, named Karim C, spent 15 years in prison for attempting to kill cops. Alias is "Abu Yousuf the Belgian".
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Party at Marine's house!
ISIS apparently wants her to win.
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Meanwhile in Seattle 2 cops were wounded while responding to a robbery call. Actually, 3 if you count the one who was grazed, but only two are in the hospital. But nobody's figured out how to blame it on terrorists so far, so nobody's covering it.
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ISIS now claiming that the Belgian national shooter is their guy.
He was on the Belgian Olympic team? wow unexpected
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ISIS apparently wants her to win.
Of course it does. She would work her ass off to make life for Muslims difficult, driving even more into extremism. Her 'solutions' are anything but.

According to some polls up a very large proportion of French policemen agree with her and intend to vote for her. This is alarming, but it also indicates just how large percentage of their work is with the small subset of population she is most hostile to.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ng-Le-Pen.html

Daily Fail quoted this study, there is a telling graph on the last page:

http://www.ifop.com/media/pressdocum...ument_file.pdf

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Old 21st April 2017, 01:46 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
Seems like the wrong moment to be crowing about yourself.
I've yet to find a right time for the rubbish he spouts.
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ISIS now claiming that the Belgian national shooter is their guy.
There's a cartoon in the latest Private Eye of a telephone answering machine in the remains of a house in a ruined town, playing, "You've reached ISIS's voicemail. Yes, it was us...."

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ISIS now claiming that the Belgian national shooter is their guy.

Reminds me of a comic strip I remember seeing back in the 70s or early 80s. Two women are talking, and one mentions that her husband accidentally blew up his gas grill while cooking dinner.
"The next day, three different terrorist groups had claimed credit."
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Old 21st April 2017, 07:11 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
Seems like the wrong moment to be crowing about yourself.
That's never stopped him before.
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