French Beheading Suspect Denies Jihad Motivation

A man supposed to be the suspect who held over an attack against a gas company site is escorted by police officers during investigations in Saint-Priest

PARIS (Reuters) – The man being held in France under suspicion of beheading his boss and trying to blow up a chemicals plant has told investigators there was no religious motivation behind the attack, a source close to the inquiry said.

Decapitated Body, Scrawled with Arabic, Found at French Blast Site

A French Gendarme blocks the access road to the Saint-Quentin-Fallavier industrial area

SAINT-QUENTIN FALLAVIER, France (Reuters) – A decapitated body daubed with Arabic writing was found at a U.S. gas company in southeast France on Friday after an assailant rammed a car into the premises, triggering an explosion, in a suspected Islamist militant attack.

Gun Attack Kills at Least 27 at Tunisian Beachside Hotel

Tourists in Tunisia in 2012 / AP

TUNIS (Reuters) – At least 27 people, including foreign tourists, were killed when at least one gunman opened fire on a Tunisian beachside hotel in the popular resort of Sousse on Friday, an interior ministry spokesman said.

Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

BOSTON (Reuters) – Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday apologized for the deadly 2013 attack at a hearing, and a U.S. judge formally sentenced him to death for killing four people and injuring 264 in the bombing and its aftermath.