By Chine Labbé and Marie-Louise Gumuchian PARIS/ALENCON, France (Reuters) - The voice that claimed Islamic State was responsible for the deadly Paris attacks is known to many in the small French provincial town of Alencon. To family, Fabien Clain was a "big teddy bear", to neighbors he was polite and at the local mosque he was a fellow worshipper who came to pray. To the French authorities, he was a veteran jihadi jailed once in the past for recruiting militant fighters and believed by them to have fled to Syria this year.
FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls seek home triumphs Sunday in second-leg semi-final matches for a chance to launch themselves into next week's Major League Soccer Cup final. The Portland Timbers beat Dallas 3-1 in last Sunday's Western Conference semi-final opening leg while the Red Bulls fell 2-0 at Columbus in the Eastern Conference semi-final opener. Dallas, New York and Portland have never won the MLS crown while Columbus won only in 2008, beating the Red Bulls in the final.