Two assailants shot dead by police at the scene, slain priest in his mid-80s appeared to have his throat slit with a blade. Another hostage was reported to be seriously wounded.
The proposal envisages Washington and Moscow sharing intelligence to coordinate air strikes against the al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front and prohibit the Syrian air force from attacking moderate rebel groups.
'Perhaps one more reason why we're not seeing his tax returns because he is deeply involved in dealing with Russia oligarchs and others. Whether that's good, bad or indifferent it's probably the reasonable surmise.'
Five suspected accomplices already in custody have been put under formal investigation.
Members of the predominantly Kurdish U.S.-backed Syria Democratic Forces have been on the offensive in Manbij since late May, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes. SDF said the offer is meant to protect civilians.
Willian Harry Meece's says he was unfairly removed from a kosher meals program for eating an unlabeled meal of rotisserie chicken.
Local media reports arrest of 26-year-old suspect who wounded at least 25 at a facility for the disabled before handing himself into police.
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