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Anti-jihad 'savage' ads going up in NYC subway

NEW YORK (AP) - A provocative ad that equates Muslim radicals with savages is set to go up in the city's subway system as violent protests over an anti-Islamic film ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad sweep over much of the Muslim world. A conservative b ...

Muslims to NY attorney general: Investigate NYPD

NEW YORK (AP) - Thirty-three civil rights groups from around the country complained to the New York attorney general Friday about police documents that showed the New York Police Department recommending increased surveillance of Shiite mosques based ...

Muslims call for NYPD chief to resign over movie

NEW YORK - Muslim groups are calling for New York's police commissioner to step down because of his appearance in a film they say puts their religion and its adherents in a bad light. About 20 activists held a news conference on the steps of City Hal ...

US Senator Kerry meets with Egypt's Brotherhood

CAIRO (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Kerry met with members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist group set to dominate the new parliament, as well as the country's military ruler and prime minister on Saturday. The Muslim Brotherhood said in a statemen ...

Hertz fires 26 Muslim drivers in dispute over breaks

SEATTLE (AP) — More than two dozen Somali Muslim drivers for Hertz at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport are being fired after refusing to clock out for daily breaks during which they normally pray. The 26 workers drive the company’s rental cars to ...

Muslim students on trial for shouting during Israeli diplomat's speech

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Ten Muslim students broke the law by shouting down a speech by an Israeli diplomat at the University of California, Irvine, in a carefully drafted and executed plan that flouted repeated warnings by campus officials, a prosecutor ...

Radical Muslim threatens to cut Letterman's tongue

NEW YORK (AP) - A frequent contributor to a jihadist website has threatened David Letterman, urging Muslim followers to "cut the tongue" of the late-night host because of a joke the comic made on his CBS show. The Site Monitoring Service, a private i ...

Muslim man sues WA employer for firing over beard

SEATTLE (AP) - A Seattle-area Muslim man is suing his former employer, claiming he was fired as a security guard for refusing to shave the beard he wears for religious reasons. Abdulkadir Omar, 22, filed his federal lawsuit July 15 in Seattle against ...

Muslim woman sues Abercrombie & Fitch over hijab

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A former stockroom worker for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. sued the clothing retailer in federal court Monday, saying she was illegally fired after refusing to remove her Muslim headscarf while on the job. Hani Khan said a manager ...

Farrakhan blasts UN, US, to defend Khadafy

NEW YORK (AP) - Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan yesterday lambasted the United Nations, the United States, and the “coalition of demons’’ that he said makes up NATO, accusing them of trying to assassinate Moammar Khadafy and promote regime cha ...


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