Cartoonists Pay Tribute to the Victims of Paris Attacks With Somber Drawings
Cartoonists and illustrators took to social media on Friday and Saturday to share their drawings in response to the deadliest peacetime attack to hit France. Fridays simultaneous attacks on a restaurant, concert venue and stadium in the French capitalclaimed by radical Islamist group ISISleft at least 127 people dead and 80 people in critical condition. French
Sam Thielman, The Guardian Over the last few years the National Geographic Society has been slowly vanishing into the Murdoch familys Fox media empire like a gazelle being swallowed by a python in one of the formers famous videos. This month the consummation will be complete and Fox will take full control of NatGeos major
Dan Roberts, The Guardian Two thirds of the way into one of the most unlikely political insurgencies of modern times, the once electrifying campaign to elect Bernie Sanders as Democratic nominee for president is looking for a new jolt of energy from Saturdays second television debate. Related: US expats in Europe feel the Bern and
Jon Swaine, The Guardian Black Americans are more than twice as likely as white people to have non-fatal force or the threat of it used against them during encounters with the police, according to a study by the US Department of Justice. An analysis of tens of millions of face-to-face contacts between police and civilians
Agence France-Presse The Eiffel Tower will be closed indefinitely following the wave of deadly attacks in Paris, the iconic landmarks operator said on Saturday. The company decided to close the monument normally visited by up to 20,000 people a day after Fridays attacks which claimed at least 128 lives, a spokeswoman told AFP.
Reuters Capital punishment in the United States has moved into the slow lane, with the number of executions and new death sentences likely to hit lows not seen for more than 20 years. The last two executions of the year are set to be carried out next week, with Texas scheduled to put convicted murderer
Agence France-Presse French investigators believe there were three teams involved in Fridays attacks on Paris and are probing possible links to the conflict in Syria in a joint inquiry with Belgium. Seven of the gunmen and suicide bombers who took part in the carnage, which killed 129 and was claimed by Islamic State jihadists, died
Tom Boggioni Following Friday nights terrorist attacks in Paris that claimed 129 lives, prospective 2016 GOP presidential candidates were quick to find fault and assign blame by going after Democrats and slamming Syrian refugees before French authorities even began their investigation. Republicans flooded the airwaves Sunday morning, variously criticizing their Democratic counterparts for failing to
Ben Carson: I will ban Syrian refugees because I have big frontal lobes as opposed to other animals
David Edwards GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson argued on Sunday that anyone with big frontal lobes could see that the U.S. must not accept refugees from Syria. Following recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Carson vowed to reverse President Barack Obamas policy of accepting up to 10,000 Syrian refugees. Bringing people into this country from that
David Edwards Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said over the weekend that the U.S. should respond to the terrorist attacks in Paris by carefully screening out Syrian refugees who are not Christians. As it relates to the refugees, I think we need to do thorough screen, Bush told CNNs Jake Tapper on Sunday. And take
There were 44 people killed and 249 injured in Beirut in ISIS terror attack last Thursday so wheres the media?
Lebanon, Beirut Because the Lebanese community is one of Australias largest and oldest immigrant groups, it was not entirely surprising to see Lebanons flag projected on to Sydneys iconic Opera House as published by a local news site. But that image of solidarity after last weeks Beirut bomb attacks proved to be a digitally altered
David Edwards The brother of a woman killed during the terrorist attacks in Paris said over the weekend that he hoped authorities would not respond to violence with violence as the United States had done after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Alexis Breuil, 26, told Time magazine that his family found out from a