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    Freedom of Speech Rally Round II to be held outside Phoenix mosque

    Days after a mosque in Phoenix, Arizona reportedly got threatening letters, an anti-Muslim group of bikers said it will stage a protest outside the Islamic centre on Friday. The "Freedom of Speech Rally Round II" protest is being held in reference to Pamela Geller's sacrilegious cartoon contest in G ... Read More

    Obama takes Cuba off terrorism list

    WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department Friday removed Cuba from its state-sponsored terrorism list. A report to Congress by President Barack Obama in April indicated Cuba had not provided support for international terrorism within the past six months and had offered assurances it woul ... Read More

    Batts apologizes to Baltimore officers at union meeting

    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts apologized to the city's officers Tuesday night, saying he put them in harm's way during the Freddie Gray unrest last month. The Baltimore Sun has obtained an audio recording of his comments, which he made during a meeting with members of the police uni ... Read More

    Walker: Obama power plant rule unworkable

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican eyeing a presidential run in 2016, says President Barack Obama's plan to reduce pollution from coal-fired power plants is "unworkable." Wisconsin will not comply with the president's plan without "significant and meaningful changes," Walke ... Read More

    Indictment: Ex-House speaker Hastert averted bank laws to pay hush money

    WASHINGTON (UPI) -- UPDATE - The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago says former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has not been arrested following charges linked to allegations he agreed to $3.5 million in hush money. Prosecutors' spokesman Kim Nerheim says an initial court date will be set soon by a ... Read More

    OK police officer shot in head during traffic pursuit

    LIBERTY, Kan. (AP) -- Two people are in custody and a manhunt is underway in southeastern Kansas for a third suspect after an Oklahoma police officer was shot in the head during a traffic pursuit, police said. South Coffeyville Police Chief Wade Lamb told the Tulsa World ( ) th ... Read More

    Woman and 7 yr. old are latest victims of Baltimore violence

    A mother and her 7-year-old son were found shot to death Thursday in their Southwest Baltimore home -- the latest victims in the city's deadliest month in nearly two decades. Shaken family members identified the victims as Jennifer Jeffrey-Browne, 31, and Kester "Tony" Browne. The two lived on a qui ... Read More

    Admin asks judge to toss Obamacare lawsuit

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Obama administration attorneys urged a skeptical federal judge on Thursday to throw out a lawsuit by House Republicans over the president's health care law. "The House cannot sue the executive branch over the implementation of existing federal law," Justice Department attorney Joe ... Read More

    Syria is a one-way journey for female jihadis

    PARIS (AP) -- When three British schoolgirls trundled across the Syrian border; when a pregnant 14-year-old ran away from her Alpine home for the second time; when a sheltered girl from the south of France booked her first trip abroad - they were going to a place of no return. Only two of the approx ... Read More

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