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This Facebook Feature Kept People Connected During the Paris Attacks

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Apple releases holiday gift guide featuring iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Beats accessories and more

Apple has launched a holiday gift guide microsite today, featuring Apple products and accessories targeted at a wide variety of audiences. The list is separated into six main sections: Gaming, Photography, Music, Fitness, Learning and Travel. Naturally, Apple prominently features its own devices in …

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Islamic State 'goes global' with Paris attacks

Isis is following al-Qaida’s tactics, adopting ‘direct action’ to terrorise the west and inspire sympathisers<p>The downing of the Metrojet Airbus full of Russian holidaymakers over Egypt two weeks ago – probably the work of an Islamic State affiliate there – indicated an evolution in the group’s …

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Paris Terror Attacks Pressure U.S. 'Patience' Strategy for ISIS

Ever since the U.S. military campaign against ISIS began in 2014, Pentagon officials have said the U.S. has time on its side. Rather than an …

Paris terror attacks 'carried out by three coordinated teams of gunmen'

Public prosecutor says three French citizens arrested at Belgian border in connection with Friday’s attacks that killed at least 129 people<p>Three coordinated teams of jihadi gunmen struck at six different sites across Paris in a bloody wave of suicide bombings and shootings that left nearly 130 …

15 essential Kurt Cobain rarities

Today marks the release of <i>Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings,</i> a series of tracks culled from previously unreleased tapes made by Nirvana frontman …

Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns 129 dead

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower stood dark in a symbol of mourning Saturday night as France struggled to absorb the deadliest violence on its soil …

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Design student is first American identified among Paris victims

A 23-year-old design student from Cal State University-Long Beach named Nohemi Gonzalez is the first American identified among the victims of …

The Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of November 9, 2015)

Each day this week was filled with big news stories including the United States’ strike against “Jihadi John,” the historic election in Myanmar, the boiling point over racial tensions at the University of Missouri and actions of a U.S.-led coalition against ISIS in Iraq, among other events. Read …

Syrian Refugees In France Say Paris Terror Is The Terror They Fled

Some refugees say they expect a backlash against them following the attacks.<p>ISTANBUL — Syrians who fled a brutal war and often undertook deadly sea journeys to settle in France reacted with horror to Friday’s terror attacks in Paris, and said they recognized the enemy all too well. “Syrians left …

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

Here's How The World Is Showing Solidarity With France

In the aftermath of Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris, which left at least 120 dead and scores more injured, the world has turned to the …

The Morning After the Paris Attacks: Pictures

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Tim Cook calls racist Apple Store incident ‘unacceptable’

Tim Cook has weighed in on the Apple Store accused of racially discriminating against six black students who were barred from the store because security felt that they might steal something.<p>In an email sent to all Apple employees this morning the CEO called the situation ‘unacceptable.’ Cook said …

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Soldiers on Patrol in the Streets of Paris: Pictures

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U.S. 'reasonably certain' drone strike killed ISIS mouthpiece 'Jihadi John'

<b>(CNN) —</b> He hid his face, but "Jihadi John" was the English-speaking voice of ISIS. His twisted, videotaped taunts and acts of terrible cruelty -- beheading hostages who had gone to the Middle East to report stories and help others -- symbolized the Islamist militant group's depravity and …

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Charlie Hebdo cartoonist draws hopeful message for Paris after attacks

During the height of the panic and despair surrounding the attacks in Paris on Friday night, Joann Sfar, a cartoonist for the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, shared a moving drawing on Instagram.<p>Sfar, who could not be immediately reached for comment, typically uses French in his cartoons, …

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