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  • French slaying suspect had criminal past in Afghanistan, official says

     
    s French police remain locked in a standoff with a man wanted in connection with the shooting deaths of seven people, including soldiers and Jewish schoolchildren, new information emerged about the suspected killer....
  • Panetta visits Afghainstan in wake of shooting rampage

     
    REPORTING FROM CAMP BASTION, AFGHANISTAN -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrived in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday in the aftermath of a shooting rampage blamed on an American soldier that has shaken the U.S-led war effort. Panetta's long-...
  • Survey of prison chaplains finds religion critical to rehabilitation

     
    According to “Religion in Prisons: A 50-State Survey of Prison Chaplains,” a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, state prison chaplains consider religious counseling and other religion-based...
  • Arabs, Muslims and the 2012 election forum at UCF on March 18

     
    A town hall meeting on issues important in the 2012 election to Arab and Muslim Americans will be held Sunday March 18, from 2 p.m.- 4 p.m., at the Psychology Building, Room 108, at the University of Central Florida. Held in conjunction with the UCF...
  • Iraq rocked by bombings and shootings; at least 46 dead

     
    A series of explosions and shootings struck Tuesday across Iraq, leaving scores dead and injured a week before a major Arab summit in Baghdad aimed at showcasing the nation’s stability after the U.S. military withdrawal....
  • Franklin Graham meets with NAACP over remarks about Obama’s faith

     
    Religion News Service writer Adelle M. Banks writes about a meeting between Franklin Graham and leaders from the NAACP over his remarks about President Barack Obama's religious convictions: Religious leaders from the NAACP met with evangelist Franklin...
  • How deranged is Illinois? Rather

     
    You may recall Dixie derangement, my post on an appalling Public Policy Polling survey prior to the MIssissippi and Alabama primaries. In Mississippi only 12% of voters think Obama's a Christian compared to 52% who think he's a Muslim and......
  • Thursday Morning Reads: Maps, polls and presidential endorsements

     
    TALLAHASSEE– Good morning and welcome to the morning reads. Here are the top five stories we think you should be reading this morning. * The Sentinel details how the Senate virtually held a lottery to see how its new map would be drawn. * The Sun-...
  • Iraq killings said to target 'emos' for nonconformist style

     
    Unconventional youths who call themselves "emos" have reportedly been threatened and killed in a recent round of attacks in Iraq, where their long hair and alternative style are seen as gay....
  • Protests erupt as Syrian uprising heads into second year [Video]

     
    Protests and military clashes exploded Friday in Syria on the heels of the one-year-anniversary of the uprising against Bashar Assad. Opposition activists dubbed the rallies "The Friday of immediate military intervention" on Facebook, calling for Arabs...
  • The Pope Died. Americans Didn’t Notice.

     
    My Roman Catholic friends need not worry; Pope Benedict XVI is doing fine. It was the death of the Coptic (Egyptian) Pope, Shenouda III, this past week that was hardly noticed by the American public, yet may have a profound influence on our nation’s...