WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan called Tuesday for a "pause" in Syrian refugees coming to the U.S. in the wake of the Paris attacks, and assembled a task force to bring legislation to a vote as soon as this week.
U.S. stocks bounced higher in afternoon trading Monday, moving past any concerns that the terrorist attacks in Paris could spell trouble for the global economy. European markets shook off an early loss and ended mixed. Investors bid up shares in telecommunications companies and defense contractors. Travel-related stocks were down.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Once a happy-go-lucky student at one of Brussels' most prestigious high schools, Saint-Pierre d'Uccle, Abdelhamid Abaaoud morphed into Belgium's most notorious jihadi, a zealot so devoted to the cause of holy war that he recruited his 13-year-old brother to join him in Syria.
PARIS (AP) - A series of unprecedented attacks on popular night spots killed more than 100 people in the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II, officials said. President Francois Hollande condemned it as a terrorist attack and pledged that France would stand firm against its foes.
MERCED, Calif. (AP) - A male student stabbed and injured five people as classes got underway at a rural university campus in central California before police shot and killed him, authorities said Wednesday.