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Conservatives across the American media landscape are speaking with one voice after the attacks that left scores of French civilians dead and hundreds maimed Friday: Terrorism has a religion, and it is Islam. The messaging has not been subtle. The Barbarians Are Inside, And There Are No Gates, declared author and Fox News contributor Mark Steyn.
David Ferguson Michigans conservative Tea Party Gov. Rick Snyder (R) announced that his state is halting its efforts to settle refugees from Syria. The Detroit Free Press reported that Snyder is responding to the horrifying attacks in Paris that killed more than 150 people and prompted France to declare its first nationwide state of emergency
Martin Pengelly, The Guardian A plastic surgeon at New York Universitys 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
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 isnt necessarily evil. It is made up of people doing what they think
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 thats somehow lacking in America. Cruz made the case that the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night proved that Christians are under siege,
Agence France-Presse French warplanes pounded the Islamic State (IS) groups stronghold in Syrias Raqa on Sunday, destroying a command post and a training camp, the defense ministry said. The first target destroyed was used by Daesh (another Arabic acronym for IS) as a command post, jihadist recruitment centre and arms and munitions depot. The second
Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian In light of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Sunday said the US should not take in more Syrian refugees. Related: Republicans demand US lead a new war to eradicate Isis after Paris attacks The Florida senator had previously signalled openness to relocating some of
David Edwards Following the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Pastor Maury Davis of Cornerstone Nashville Church said on Sunday that there was no such thing as a good Muslim. During his weekly sermon, Davis explained that sinners were worthy of death if they practiced or approved of sins against God. These are people that said
David Ferguson Two zebras broke free from a circus in Philadelphia on Sunday, bringing traffic to a crawl as they roamed city streets for about an hour and strolled past customers inside a fitness center, authorities said. Video shown on local media showed police vehicles following in slow pursuit as the animals jockeyed their way
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.
Reuters The deadly attacks in Paris pushed terrorism and the Syrian refugee crisis to the center of the U.S presidential campaign on Sunday, as Republicans hammered Obama administration plans to take in more refugees as well as Democratic front-runner Hillary Clintons stance on Middle East policy. After officials said one of the Paris gunmen might
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