NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Football League said on Saturday it would increase security and beef up the law enforcement presence both inside and outside of stadiums for this week's games as a precaution after a series of attacks throughout Paris on Friday. "Following the events in Paris on Friday, we are closely monitoring events and have been in communication with the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, which have informed us that there are no known threats against NFL stadiums," it said in a statement. (Reporting By Frank McGurty; Editing by Sandra Maler)
The woman, Joanna Leigh, 41, of Jamaica Plain, was sentenced in Boston's Suffolk County Superior Court to a year in prison, suspended for a three-year probationary period, District Attorney Daniel Conley said in a statement on Friday. Dzokhar Tsarnaev, 22, has been sentenced to death for the bombings he carried out with his brother, who died after a shootout with police.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Islamic State group on Saturday expressed fury at France's recently launched airstrikes against it in Syria as it claimed responsibility for Friday's attacks in Paris. The airstrikes have hit training camps and reflect France's fears that hundreds of French fighters in Syria and Iraq could return home and, as President Francois Hollande put it last month, "plant bombs in our country."