Virginia city seeks healing after man’s murder conviction

CHARLOTTES-VILLE, Va. — Civil rights activists in this Virginia city say they hope the first-degree-murder conviction of a man who drove into a group of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in 2017 will help with healing their violence-scarred community.

Rioting engulfs Paris as anger grows over high French taxes

PARIS — The rumble of armored police trucks and the hiss of tear gas filled central Paris on Saturday, as French riot police fought to contain thousands of yellow-vested protesters venting their anger against the government in a movement that has grown more violent by the week.

Concert stampede in Italy leaves 6 dead, over 50 hurt

CORINALDO, Italy — Teenagers panicked before a rap concert at a jammed Italian disco, setting off a stampede that killed five of them and a mother who had brought her daughter to the event, authorities and survivors said. Fifty-three people were reported injured, including 13 in very serious condition.

1 dead in US warplane crash off Japan

TOKYO — One of two crew members recovered after two U.S. warplanes collided and crashed off Japan’s coast late Wednesday is dead and five others remained missing as of Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S. military.

Thousands salute Bush funeral train 4141 on final Texas ride

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Thousands waved and cheered along the route as funeral train No. 4141 — for the 41st president — carried George H.W. Bush’s remains to their final resting place on Thursday, his last journey as a week of national remembrance took on a decidedly personal feel in an emotional home state farewell.