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  • Pakistan prime minister names new spy agency chief

     
    Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani on Friday named a successor to Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shuja Pasha as the head of Pakistan’s powerful spy agency, ending speculation that Pasha’s term would be extended for the third year in a row....
  • Brazil lashes out after military contract canceled

     
    Brazil has warned the US government that the abrupt cancellation of a contract to buy Brazilian warplanes for the US Air Force could damage military relations between the two countries....
  • Five soldiers responsible for Koran burnings, U.S. investigation finds

     
    A U.S. military investigation into the burning of Korans in a trash pit in Afghanistan found that several enlisted soldiers had misinterpreted an order to dispose of the Muslim holy book....
  • TLC cancels underperforming 'All-American Muslim'

     
    The controversial reality series "All-American Muslim" has not been picked up for a second season by TLC. "All-American Muslim" debuted late last year to a firestorm of controversy after building supply chain Lowe's stopped advertising during the program....
  • Want group prayer? Go to church, not public school

     
    Call it whatever you want -- inspirational messages, words of wisdom, daily invocations -- student-led group prayer has no business in public schools. And the more I think about it, the angrier I get at the Florida Legislature for injecting......
  • In Afghanistan, signs of more trouble over Koran burning

     
    In Afghanistan, there were ominous signs that any perceived U.S. failure to adequately punish those responsible for burning Korans could lead to a new round of angry protests. A group of politically powerful Muslim clerics who met with President Hamid...
  • U.S. serviceman kills 16 in Afghan village shooting, officials say

     
    REPORTING FROM KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- A lone American serviceman slipped away from his base in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday and went on a methodical house-to-house shooting rampage in a nearby village, killing 16 people, nearly all of them women...
  • U.S. military finds soldiers misinterpreted order in Koran burnings

     
    A U.S. military investigation into the burning of Muslim holy books confiscated from a prison in Afghanistan found that several enlisted soldiers misinterpreted an order to dispose of the books, which led to them being incinerated, an official familiar...
  • U.S., Afghans agree on prisoner handover

     
    U.S. and Afghan officials Friday signed an accord on the handing over of captured insurgent suspects to the government of President Hamid Karzai....
  • Dixie derangement

     
    A new Public Policy Polling survey in Alabama and Mississippi in advance of primary elections in those states next week finds: In Mississippi only 12% of voters think Obama's a Christian to 52% who think he's a Muslim and 36%......
  • U.S. soldier opens fire on Afghan civilians

     
    REPORTING FROM KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- A U.S. soldier went on a shooting rampage outside Kandahar city early Sunday, causing an unknown number of deaths and injuries, Afghan officials and the Western military said. 5:49 a.m. update: U.S. serviceman kills 16...