• A French riot police officer stands guard at the entrance of the Stade de France prior to the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy, in Saint Denis, north of Paris, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Despite a marked increase in security checks, there was a calm and relaxed atmosphere outside Stade de France as fans arrived for the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy on Saturday. It was the first event held at the national stadium since the deadly attacks that struck Paris of Nov. 13, when 130 people died and hundreds more were injured. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    Heavy security around Stade de France 3 months after attacks

    PARIS (AP) — Despite a marked increase in security checks, a calm and relaxed atmosphere prevailed outside Stade de France as fans arrived for the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy on Saturday.

  • Suicide bomber targeting security forces kills 8 in Pakistan

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Police say a suicide bomber riding on a bicycle has targeted a vehicle carrying security forces in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least eight people and wounding more than 20.

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  • A man identified only as Younes, 29, who says he is unjustly under house arrest, answers the Associated Press in Goussainville, north of Paris, Thursday Feb.4, 2016. French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched nearly 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris, but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime instead of terrorism. Rights activists say that's an abuse of authority, and strongly oppose a new government effort to permanently expand police powers. (AP Photo/Nadine Achoui-Lesage)

    French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacks

    PARIS (AP) — French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched more than 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris — but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime, not terrorism.

  • President Barack Obama speaks to members of the Muslim-American community at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Baltimore, Md. Obama is making his first visit to a U.S. mosque at a time Muslim-Americans say they're confronting increasing levels of bias in speech and deeds.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Obama makes first visit of his presidency to a US mosque

    CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to correct what he called a “hugely distorted impression” of Muslim-Americans as he made his first visit to a U.S. mosque. He said those who demonize all Muslims for the acts of a few are playing into extremists’ hands.

  • San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr, left, talks with FBI Special Agent in Charge David Johnson before a news conference on security for Super Bowl activities Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in San Francisco. The Denver Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Federal, state, local officials beef up Super Bowl security

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL security leaders and top law enforcement officials say there is “no credible threat” to Super Bowl 50.

  • In this Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 photo, a relative places a photo of victim Zainab Mirzaee in front of her sister Golsum, 27, as her father looks on, during an interview with the Associated Press at their house in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Taliban suicide bombing against a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest media company on Jan. 20 has shocked local journalists, who fear they are now in the cross hairs of an increasingly lethal insurgency. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)

    Afghan Taliban open new front in war with attacks on media

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban suicide bombing against a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest media company last month has shocked local journalists, who fear they are now in the cross hairs of an increasingly lethal insurgency.

  • Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, left, stands with from left, Belgian Minister of Justice Koen Geens, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, and French Minister of Justice Jean-Jacques Urvoas prior to a meeting to coordinate a response to violent extremism at Chateau Val Duchesse in Brussels on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    Belgians, French meet to improve counterterrorism efforts

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The prime ministers of Belgium and France vowed Monday to reinforce cooperation in the counterterrorism field, with Manuel Valls of France warning it is only a matter of time before the next strike by violent extremists against Europeans.