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    At Least 84 Killed as Truck Plows Into French Crowd

    President Francois Hollande says it was “clearly of a terrorist nature.” A French Tunisian reportedly drove at high speed through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers last night in Nice, killing 84 and critically injuring 20. The victims were watching fireworks on the Promenade Des Anglais when the truck hit and continued for more than a mile until police fatally shot the driver. No one’s claimed the attack — almost as devastating as the Nov. 13 Paris massacre — and now authorities must acknowledge ubiquitous vehicles as mass-killing threats.

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