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Investigators: ‘Inside job’ suspected in Kardashian robbery

By LORI HINNANT and SYLVIE CORBET Investigators focused Tuesday on the possibility that the October robbery of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West was an inside job following the arrests of a chauffeur and his brother. Three Paris officials, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the ongoing investigation, confirmed …

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Israel: ‘Ironclad information’ White House behind UN rebuke

By JOSEF FEDERMAN Doubling down on its public break with the Obama administration, a furious Israeli government on Tuesday said it had received “ironclad” information from Arab sources that Washington actively helped craft last week’s U.N. resolution declaring Israeli settlements illegal. The allegations further poisoned the increasingly toxic atmosphere between Israel and the outgoing Obama …

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Berlin truck attack suspect killed in Milan police shootout

By COLLEEN BARRY and NICOLE WINFIELD The Tunisian man suspected in a deadly attack on a Christmas market in Berlin was killed early Friday in a shootout with police in Milan during a routine patrol outside a train station, ending a Europe-wide manhunt. Italian police said Anis Amri traveled from Germany through France and into …

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Parisians grapple with worst winter pollution in a decade

By JOHN LEICESTER Under deceptively blue skies, the marvels of Paris beckoned. But art dealer Sophie Vigourous wore a face mask to appreciate them because of the pollution. The 38-year-old has lung cancer, putting her in the groups most at risk from the toxic, throat-tickling broth of tiny particles — far smaller than the width …

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