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What’s Safe? Europe Grapples With Security After Attacks

French soldiers patrols near the Biarritz's beach, southwestern France, on July 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
French soldiers patrols near the Biarritz's beach, southwestern France, on July 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

PARIS—You can’t put a guard in every church and patrol every beach. But after a wave of attacks in Western Europe, authorities are struggling to...




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