Several major media outlets in France said Wednesday they would no longer use photographs of killers responsible for terror attacks to avoid giving them "posthumous glorification". The country's two global news broadcasters RFI and France 24, as well as its biggest rolling television news channel BFMTV, said they would stop showing images of the attackers. Daily newspapers Le Monde and La Croix had earlier announced similar moves, while Europe 1 radio station went further still saying it would not be "naming terrorists".
BERLIN (AP) — A 27-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker who blew himself up in the southern German town of Ansbach was chatting online with a still-unidentified person immediately before the explosion, Bavaria's interior minister said Wednesday.
John Hinckley, who tried to assassinate president Ronald Reagan 35 years ago, is to be freed from a psychiatric hospital to live full-time with his mother, a federal judge ordered Wednesday. The court order places dozens of detailed conditions on Hinckley's "full-time convalescent leave" from St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, including a ban on contact with Foster, but said they can be phased out after a year to 18 months if he continues to make progress. US District Judge Paul Friedman wrote that Hinckley, 61, no longer poses a threat to himself or others.