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  • On Christopher Hitchens: August Brown considers

     
    August Brown writes: For me, his greatest influence was on the page. His style was defined by a refusal to resort to stock images and analysis -- or to accept them from others....
  • N.Y. man faces hate crime, arson counts in firebomb attacks

     
    New York firebombings: A New York man has been charged in the New Year's Day firebombings. He now faces a hate crime charge in addition to arson-related charges....
  • Coptic Christian billionaire taken to court accused of 'insulting Islam'

     
    Christian billionaire Naguib Sawiris is scheduled to appear in court on Jan.14 after he was charged Monday with "blasphemy and insulting Islam" by Cairo prosecutors, state newspaper Al Ahram quoted judiciary sources as saying on its website....
  • Florida man charged with plotting attacks to avenge Muslims

     
    A naturalized American citizen who was born in the former Yugoslavia has been charged with plotting to use explosives against heavily-populated targets, as part of a campaign to get vengeance for misdeeds he said he felt were done against Muslims,...
  • Appeals court affirms order blocking Oklahoma sharia law ban

     
    A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that blocked the implementation of an Oklahoma law barring judges from considering international or Islamic law in their decisions....
  • Confessed Norway mass killer to undergo 2nd psychiatric evaluation

     
    Confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is to undergo a second psychiatric evaluation in Norway. The first assessment found that Breivik was clinically insane when he set off a car bomb and went on a shooting rampage near Oslo, killing 77 people....
  • ElBaradei drops out of Egypt's presidential race

     
    REPORTING FROM CAIRO -- Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohamed ElBaradei has dropped out of the race for the Egyptian presidency in protest over the slow pace by the nation’s military rulers to allow democracy to take hold after a year of revolution and...
  • Bombing kills scores of pilgrims in southern Iraq

     
    A suicide bomber killed at least 55 Shiite Muslim pilgrims Saturday in southern Iraq in the latest violence that has shaken the nation since U.S. forces withdrew in December....
  • Turkey slams Rick Perry's terrorism comment

     
    Rick Perry says Turkey is ruled by “what many would perceive to be Islamic terrorists.” Turkey criticizes Perry comments....
  • Mubarak is patriot, victim of 'malicious talk,' trial defense says

     
    Toppled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was portrayed by his lawyer Tuesday as an uncorrupted patriot who has been "mauled by malicious talk" in connection with charges that he was complicit in the deaths of hundreds of anti-government protesters....
  • Rushdie's invitation to Indian literary festival stirs controversy

     
    Salman Rushdie to be their keynote speaker. They may have gotten more than they bargained for. Salman Rushdie's plans to attend this weekend's Jaipur Literature Festival in India has brought pressure down on organizers, with state officials urging them to...