The Paris attacks: Here is what we know so far

The Paris attacks: Here is what we know so far

Agence France-Presse French investigators believe there were three teams involved in Friday’s 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

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

Minnesota House candidate says ISIS isn’t so bad, really — then abruptly quits campaign

Minnesota House candidate says ISIS isn’t so bad, really — then abruptly quits campaign

David Ferguson A Democratic candidate for the Minnesota state house posted a controversial message to the social medium Twitter, then backtracked and then abruptly ended his campaign. According to the New York Daily News, candidate Dan Kimmel tweeted on Saturday night, “ISIS isn’t necessarily evil. It is made up of people doing what they think

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,…