Witnesses tell of ‘bloodbath’ at Paris rock concert

Witnesses tell of ‘bloodbath’ at Paris rock concert

Agence France-Presse Terrified survivors from the Paris concert hall targeted during Friday’s attacks have described running over bodies and hiding after gunmen stormed the venue and began executing rock fans with barrages of automatic gunfire. Pierre Janaszak, a radio presenter, was sitting in the balcony at the Bataclan concert hall with his sister and friends

France bans public demos in Paris until Thursday

France bans public demos in Paris until Thursday

Agence France-Presse Public demonstrations will be banned in Paris and the surrounding area until Thursday following a series of deadly attacks, police said on Saturday. City authorities cannot “provide security for specific marches or gatherings” in the wake of Friday’s attacks that killed at least 128 people and wounded more than 250, many of them

There’s another new awesome Star Wars preview

There’s another new awesome Star Wars preview

Newsweek

We’ve seen two teasers. We’ve seen a full-length trailer. We’ve seen an international trailer. We’ve seen a 45-second TV spot. And now, at long last, we have been given a 60-second TV spot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We have been assured that a feature-length version of the film will indeed be released in theaters…

Jay Leno tells Bill Maher: Mizzou protesters were right — school president was ‘clueless’

Jay Leno tells Bill Maher: Mizzou protesters were right — school president was ‘clueless’

Arturo Garcia Real Time host Bill Maher battled panelists Jay Leno, Michael Steele and Dylan Ratigan on Friday when he complained about the recent anti-racism protests at Yale University and the University of Missouri. Maher recounted the discussion at Yale that was touched off by a university email advising students not to use Halloween costumes

Small tsunamis reported after 7.0-magnitude earthquake shakes Japanese coast

Small tsunamis reported after 7.0-magnitude earthquake shakes Japanese coast

Agence France-Presse A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the southwestern coast of Japan early Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, with Japanese authorities reporting several small tsunamis on at least two islands. The USGS put the epicentre of the shallow quake about 160 kilometres (100 miles) from the town of Makurazaki in southwest Japan,

George Takei calls for compassion after Paris attacks: ‘We must resist the urge to dehumanize’

George Takei calls for compassion after Paris attacks: ‘We must resist the urge to dehumanize’

Arturo Garcia Actor and social activist George Takei encouraged Americans not to turn the terrorist attacks against Paris on Friday into an excuse for racist behavior. “We must resist the urge to categorize and dehumanize, for it is that very impulse that fueled the insanity and violence perpetrated this evening,” Takei wrote on his Facebook

Rival says Bernie Sanders aide angered over last-minute foreign policy focus in lead-up to debate

Rival says Bernie Sanders aide angered over last-minute foreign policy focus in lead-up to debate

Bethania Palma Markus Hours before Democratic candidates are scheduled to face off in a primary debate on Saturday night, an aide for Bernie Sanders (I-VT) caused a fracas with hosting network CBS over a last-minute change to the debate’s focus, Yahoo News reports. Sanders strategist Mark Longabaugh was apparently upset that CBS decided to change the