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Attack on crowded French promenade not deterring gatherings

The deliberate targeting of pedestrians along a promenade in France last week by a French-Tunisian national, which killed 84 people and wounded dozens, has drawn renewed attention to the dangers of gathering in crowds in an age of terrorism and mass shootings. People at events around the world, from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to an agricultural fair in Buenos Aires, said they're increasingly aware of their surroundings but not ready to shun events that attract big crowds.


People in town for protests focused on the Republican National Convention say the truck attack in France and the fatal shooting of five Dallas police officers during a July...