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France Extends State-of-emergency Ahead of Sports Events

France's parliament is extending a state-of-emergency for two months to cover two upcoming major sports events. The state-of-emergency has been in effect since 130 people were killed in November during a coordinated series of terrorist attacks on bars, cafes, a football stadium and a music hall in Paris. France is "clearly the country most threatened" by Islamic State [IS] and al-Qaida, Patrick Calvar, the French government's spy chief, told a parliamentary committee...

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