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【VOA】男子持刀袭击巴黎警察局总部,杀死4人后被击毙

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发表于 2019-10-9 01:31:32 | 显示全部楼层 |阅读模式


This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd.

An administrator armed a knife attacked officers inside the Paris police headquarters, killing four people before he was fatally shot Thursday.

AP correspondent Karen Chammas has details.

According to police, the attack appeared to have started in an office and continued elsewhere in the large police compound across the street from Notre Dame Cathedral.

Authorities say the motive is unknown but that the 20-year police employee allegedly responsible for the attack worked in the intelligence unit and had not posed any previous known problems.

Emery Siamandi, who works at police headquarters, said he was in the stairwell leading to the chief's office when he heard gunshots.

"Moments later, I saw three policewomen crying. I couldn't help them in any way, and their colleagues were crying, too, so I figured it must be serious," Siamandi said.

I'm Karen Chammas.

Britain's latest proposals on Brexit have been met with cautious skepticism in the EU. Officials are doubtful that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan could yield an agreement by the end of October. But as Joe Davies of Reuters reports, they are not dismissing the proposals out of hand.

Johnson unveiled his proposals on Wednesday, which would include creating an all Ireland regulatory zone covering the whole island of Ireland, whilst also keeping Northern Ireland part of the U.K. customs territory, not the EU customs union.

If you're not sure how that would work, you're not alone. Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is also confused.

"I don't fully understand how we could have Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in separate customs unions and somehow avoid there being tariffs and checks and customs posts on trade between north and south."

Ensuring that there is no physical infrastructure or border checks is seen as a key part of any deal.

That's to avoid endangering the Good Friday Agreement that ended three decades of conflict in Northern Ireland.

Joe Davies of Reuters.

A U.S. government watchdog agency wants to know more about how vaping devices are marketed after several people died and others were injured using electronic cigarettes.

AP's Jennifer King reports.

The Federal Trade Commission is ordering Juul and five other vaping companies to hand over information about how they market e-cigarettes. It's part of a nationwide crackdown on e-cigarettes as politicians and health authorities try to reverse an explosion of underage vaping.

The FTC says it wants to "better understand" vaping sales and promotional practices, including e-cigarette give-aways, online influencer programs and marketing on college campuses.

Facing multiple investigations, last week, Juul announced concessions, including replacing its CEO, halting all advertising and pledging not to lobby against a planned federal ban on vaping flavors.

Jennifer King, Washington.

On Wall Street, markets crawled back from Wednesday's losses, with all three major indices posting gains.

For more, visit our website voanews.com. I'm David Byrd, VOA news.

skepticism/ˈskeptɪsɪzəm/

n.怀疑态度; 怀疑主义;

regulatory/ˈreɡjələtəri/

adj.(对工商业) 具有监管权的,监管的;


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