New York plastic surgeon performs ‘most extensive’ face transplant ever

New York plastic surgeon performs ‘most extensive’ face transplant ever

Martin Pengelly, The Guardian A plastic surgeon at New York University’s Langone Medical Center has performed the “most extensive” facial transplant ever. Related: Face transplants – a short history Dr Eduardo Rodriguez performed the transplant over 26 hours in August. In that time, he gave a 41-year-old former firefighter from Tennessee, Patrick Hardison, the face

Ted Cruz exploits Paris attacks in speech to anti-LGBT conference: ‘Christians are under siege’

Ted Cruz exploits Paris attacks in speech to anti-LGBT conference: ‘Christians are under siege’

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Ted Cruz, like some of the other Republican candidates, have nuzzled up to the Family Research Council and Pastor Kevin Swanson. This weekend he held a “Rally for Religious Liberty” as if that’s somehow lacking in America. Cruz made the case that the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night proved that Christians are under siege,…

Pentagon says five Guantanamo detainees transferred to United Arab Emirates

Pentagon says five Guantanamo detainees transferred to United Arab Emirates

Reuters Five detainees at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were transferred to the government of the United Arab Emirates, the U.S. Defense Department said on Sunday. The transferred detainees were identified by the Pentagon as Ali Ahmad Muhammad al-Razihi, Khalid Abd-al-Jabbar Muhammad Uthman al-Qadasi, Adil Said al-Hajj Ubayd al-Busays, Sulayman Awad Bin

Protests erupt after witnesses say black man was handcuffed when Minneapolis police shot him

Protests erupt after witnesses say black man was handcuffed when Minneapolis police shot him

Star Tribune

A man suspected of assault was shot and killed on a north Minneapolis street by an officer early Sunday while the suspect allegedly was hindering emergency responders from aiding his victim, igniting a chaotic scene of shouting and taunting bystanders who were angered by a belief that the man, who is black, was handcuffed before police…