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

GOP candidates react to Paris terrorist attacks — by blaming Democrats and slamming Syrian refugees

GOP candidates react to Paris terrorist attacks — by blaming Democrats and slamming Syrian refugees

Tom Boggioni Following Friday night’s 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

Bernie Sanders connects climate change to terrorism

Bernie Sanders connects climate change to terrorism

International Business Times

One day after the Islamic State group killed or injured about 500 people in a series of attacks in Paris, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., linked climate change to the spread of terrorist groups overseas. At the second Democratic presidential debate, held Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa, Sanders was asked whether he stood by his previous claims…

Ben Carson: I will ban Syrian refugees because I have ‘big frontal lobes as opposed to other animals’

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 Obama’s policy of accepting up to 10,000 Syrian refugees. “Bringing people into this country from that

Hundreds quit Mormon church at Salt Lake rally protesting decision to label gay members ‘apostates’

Hundreds quit Mormon church at Salt Lake rally protesting decision to label gay members ‘apostates’

Tom Boggioni Over 1,000 Mormons and their families rallied at a Salt Lake City park on Saturday, with hundreds formally resigning from the church over policies labeling gay members “apostates,” reports the Salt Lake Tribune. According to organizers, they were surprised at the overwhelming show of support when a larger than expected crowd showed up.

Trump focuses his attacks on Carson as rival slowly chips away at his support

Trump focuses his attacks on Carson as rival slowly chips away at his support

Reuters Donald Trump has dramatically escalated his attacks on his nearest rival for the Republican presidential nomination, Ben Carson. A new Reuters/Ipsos poll may explain why: the billionaire real estate magnate is bleeding support among avid church-goers and women to the retired neurosurgeon. While the unconstrained Trump has a comfortable double-digit lead over the soft-spoken