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In this Sunday, March 26, 2017, still image from a video surveillance camera, a suspect is shown during the vandalizing of a mosque near Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person who overturned benches, broke windows and threw a Bible into a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as a hate crime. (Fort Collins Police Department via AP)
March 27, 2017 - 11:52 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Police arrested a suspect in connection with the vandalism at a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as a hate crime. Joseph Scott Giaquinto, 35, was arrested on suspicion of several charges, including a crime motivated by bias, The...
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March 26, 2017 - 8:10 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado mosque was vandalized early Sunday when someone threw rocks and a Bible through the windows of the Islamic Center of Fort Collins. Islamic Center president Tawfik Aboellail says video footage from a security camera showed a man in his late 20s or early 30s...
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Followers of Iraq's influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr chant slogans demanding the government's reform during a demonstration in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, March 24, 2017. Al-Sadr has threatened to boycott the upcoming provincial elections, urging instead followers to join a "reform revolution." (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
March 24, 2017 - 5:43 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric addressed thousands of anti-government protesters who filled the streets of downtown Baghdad on Friday, threatening to boycott the country's upcoming provincial elections if the committee overseeing the vote is not overhauled. Muqtada al-Sadr's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2016 file photo, populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders prepares to address judges at the high-security court near Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, during his hate-speech trial that pits freedom of expression against the Netherlands' anti-discrimination laws. Wilders said on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, that political parties discussing the make-up of the next Dutch ruling coalition are shutting him out and sidelining 1.3 million people who voted for his party in last week’s parliamentary election. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
March 22, 2017 - 9:04 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders said Wednesday that political parties discussing the makeup of the next Dutch ruling coalition are shutting him out and sidelining 1.3 million people who voted for his party in last week's parliamentary elections. "I regret it...
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March 22, 2017 - 8:41 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders said Wednesday that political parties discussing the makeup of the next Dutch ruling coalition are shutting him out and sidelining 1.3 million people who voted for his party in last week's parliamentary elections. "I regret it...
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March 22, 2017 - 1:58 am
UNITED STATES-NORTH KOREA Seoul believes N Korea's latest missile test ends in failure SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch Wednesday appears to have ended in a failure. That's what South Korean defense officials say, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough...
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March 22, 2017 - 12:46 am
UNITED STATES-NORTH KOREA UPDATE: Seoul believes N Korea's latest missile test ends in failure SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch Wednesday appears to have ended in a failure. That's what South Korean defense officials say, three days after the North claimed a major...
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President Donald Trump greets Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi upon his arrival to the White House in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 20, 2017 - 3:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is preparing for his first meeting with Iraq's prime minister as the American leader shapes his policy for defeating the Islamic State group. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's first visit to Washington since Trump's inauguration comes before Trump hosts a 68-...
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In this photo taken March 16, 2017, Hussein Dabajeh, 30, a lifelong Dearborn, Mich. resident who owns a hookah shop and lounge, said his ancestors first came to the U.S. from what’s now Lebanon in 1911. Still, he usually looks for the “other” box when offered the option on official forms and fully supports the idea of a new category for those who trace their roots to the Middle East. (AP Photo/Jeff Karoub)
March 20, 2017 - 1:35 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Zahraa Ballout isn't "white," and she certainly isn't "some other race." If the government gives her the choice of checking a new "Middle East/North Africa" box on a census form, would she? Yes, she says, despite some reservations about what it would mean to stand out after...
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In this photo taken March 16, 2017, Hussein Dabajeh, 30, a lifelong Dearborn, Mich. resident who owns a hookah shop and lounge, said his ancestors first came to the U.S. from what’s now Lebanon in 1911. Still, he usually looks for the “other” box when offered the option on official forms and fully supports the idea of a new category for those who trace their roots to the Middle East. (AP Photo/Jeff Karoub)
March 20, 2017 - 4:58 am
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Zahraa Ballout isn't "white," and she certainly isn't "some other race." If the government gives her the choice of checking a new "Middle East/North Africa" box on a census form, would she? Yes, she says, despite some reservations about what it would mean to stand out after...
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