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Saturday, November 14, 2015

NYTimes: Three Teams of Coordinated Attackers Carried Out Assault on Paris, Officials Say; Hollande Blames ISIS

NYTimes: Three Teams of Coordinated Attackers Carried Out Assault on Paris, Officials Say; Hollande Blames ISIS

"At a news conference on Saturday night, the Paris prosecutor, François Molins, said the attackers were all armed with heavy weaponry and suicide vests. Their assault began, he said, when two of them blew themselves up outside the gates of the soccer stadium on the northern outskirts of Paris."

Friday, November 13, 2015

Paris Attacks Kill More Than 100, Police Say; Border Controls Tightened - The New York Times

PARIS — The Paris area reeled Friday night from a shooting rampage, explosions and mass hostage-taking that President Fran├žois Hollande called an unprecedented terrorist attack on France. His government announced sharply increased border controls and heightened police powers as it mobilized the military in a national emergency.



French television and news services quoted the police as saying that around 100 people had been killed at a concert site where hostages had been held during a two-hour standoff with the police, and that perhaps dozens of others had been killed in apparently coordinated attacks outside the country’s main sports stadium and four or five other popular locations in the city. But estimates on the total number of dead varied.





Paris Attacks Kill More Than 100, Police Say; Border Controls Tightened - The New York Times

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Racial Tension and Protests on Campuses Across the Country

Instances of racism and bigotry have ignited protests at colleges across
the United States, and social media has amplified students’ messages
far beyond campus. Here are some examples



Racial Tension and Protests on Campuses Across the Country