Eagles of Death Metal praise fans’ heroism in first interview since Bataclan attack:
The U.S. rock band playing the Bataclan concert hall where 89 people were killed on the night of the November 13 Paris terror attack have praised the heroism of their fans in their first interview since the tragedy.
During an often-emotional conversation with Vice founder Shane Smith, members of Eagles of Death Metal recounted harrowing details of the attack and their eventual escape to safety. The musicians also shared some very personal insights into the way the attack has changed them, and vowed to continue to make music.
Cameron asks Parliament for strikes on ISIS in Syria:
British PM David Cameron argues in Parliament for strikes on ISIS in Syria, saying, “The reason for acting is the very direct threat that ISIL poses to our country and our way of life.”
French authorities working to dismantle the network of terrorists behind the Paris attacks say another attack could have been just hours away when police closed in on the suspects’ hideaway last week.
Frank Gifford suffered from brain disease CTE, family says:
The family of Frank Gifford says the revered sportscaster and NFL star suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a progressive brain disease linked to the types of brain injuries and head trauma common in football.
“While Frank passed away from natural causes this past August at the age of 84, our suspicions that he was suffering from the debilitating effects of head trauma were confirmed when a team of pathologists recently diagnosed his condition,” the family said in a statement released Wednesday.
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