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This courtroom sketch dated Tuesday shows Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, known as "Carlos the Jackal," during his trial at a Paris courthouse. [Eliza Parmentier via AP]

Carlos the Jackal is given a third life sentence in 1974 Paris attack

PARIS — The international terrorist and self-professed Marxist revolutionary known as Carlos the Jackal received a life sentence — his third — on Tuesday for a 1974 attack on a Paris drugstore that killed two people and wounded 34. Carlos, whose real name is Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, was found guilty by a panel of fiv …

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2 who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood charged with felonies

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Man freed after spending 20 years in jail for attempted murder

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  1. Beside the vice president, a 'prayer warrior' stands

    National

    During the first of Vice President Mike Pence's two unsuccessful races for Congress, he rode a single-speed bicycle more than 250 miles around his district, much of it accompanied by his wife, Karen, along for the journey.

    Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, applauds as she speaks to a crowd at NAS Meridian in Meridian, Miss., on Monday, March 27, 2017, honoring military spouses at a reception observing Women's History Month. [Paula Merritt | Meridian Star via AP]
  2. It's over: Britain files for divorce from the European Union (w/video)

    World

    LONDON — The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place in the world.

    Britain's permanent representative to the European Union Tim Barrow, left, hand delivers British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit letter in notice of the UK's intention to leave the bloc under Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty to EU Council President Donald Tusk, in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Barrow hand-delivered the letter signed by Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May that will formally trigger the beginning of Britain's exit from the European Union. [Yves Herman | Pool Photo via AP]
  3. Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny

    National

    WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight.

    Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump, and her husband Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, attend a news conference with the president and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington on March 17, 2017. Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House, but he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight. [Associated Press]
  4. Carlos the Jackal is given a third life sentence in 1974 Paris attack

    World

    PARIS — The international terrorist and self-professed Marxist revolutionary known as Carlos the Jackal received a life sentence — his third — on Tuesday for a 1974 attack on a Paris drugstore that killed two people and wounded 34.

    This courtroom sketch dated Tuesday shows Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, known as "Carlos the Jackal," during his trial at a Paris courthouse. [Eliza Parmentier via AP]
  5. 2 who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood charged with felonies

    Nation

    LOS ANGELES — California prosecutors on Tuesday charged two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood with 15 felonies, saying they invaded the privacy of medical providers by filming without consent.

    David Robert Daleiden, right, leaves a courtroom after a hearing in Houston in April. California prosecutors have been charged him with 15 felony counts of invasion of privacy. [Associated Press, 2016]