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The standoff ended when police entered the apartment and found the children and the suspect Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr. dead of gunshot wounds.
Connecticut authorities say a man took his wife hostage in their home for several days.
Three female employees and the gunman were all found dead after a daylong siege.
"It didn’t enter my mind that he was being serious," Joshua Boyle recalled of the moment a captor told him the news.
The ELN says Arsen Voskanyan was killed during an attempt to flee the group's custody.
The two captive men are shown pleading with the U.S. government to negotiate their release.
"The left hand is clenched in a classic 'fist of rage' which tells us, 'I am willing to fight for my safety if you try and
While corruption has been a defining characteristic of Armenian politics for decades, the summer 2015 Electric Yerevan protests revealed that Armenians are increasingly willing to participate in anti-corruption demonstrations.
"Violent conflicts always entangle the innocent, and the scars they leave take decades to heal. Journalist Sulome Anderson
Police shot dead the two attackers following the attack in northern France.
Suspect Mohammad Moghaddam had 'work-related dispute,' police say
The attacker reportedly filmed part of the assault live on Facebook.
My own minor, rather frivolous, contribution to the creation of the new diplomatic jargon -- pubic diplomacy -- did not appeal to the wordmasters of the universe. But it does occasionally appears as a typo in some U.S. Embassy internal memoranda.