Religious strife

November 06, 2017 - 8:11 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina musician with a similar name as the man identified as the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church says he's frustrated by hateful message he's received online. Devin Patrick said on his Facebook page late Sunday that he's saddened by the shooting but at...
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Johnny Langendorff, who he said pursued a suspect of a deadly church shooting, waits to be picked up from the scene where the suspect was found dead near the intersection of FM 539 and Sandy Elm Road in Guadalupe County, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. A man opened fire inside of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Sunday, killing more than 20 people. (William Luther/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
November 06, 2017 - 12:55 am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a church in Texas (all times local): 11:50 p.m. A congregant who wasn't at a Texas church when a gunman opened fire says his pregnant cousin and her in-laws were among those killed. Nick Uhlig tells The Associated Press that his cousin...
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In a photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, Arabic writing is seen on a sign near a bus stop along Main Street in Paterson, N.J. The North Jersey town, which is home to a large Muslim community, has drawn attention in the wake of an attack in Manhattan, where a Paterson resident drove a pick-up truck onto a bike path, killing several people and injuring others. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 02, 2017 - 3:50 pm
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — In the halal bakeries and markets that line Main Street, and in mosques that have been part of the community for decades, a familiar dread has taken hold after the latest terror attack in the U.S. Sayfullo Saipov, the Muslim man accused of using a truck to mow down people on a...
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FILE - In this March 23 2012 file photo, members of the media stand in front of Mohamed Merah's apartment building in Toulouse, southwestern France. Once nicknamed Bin Laden in the French housing project where he grew up, the violence-prone ex-delinquent Abdelkader Merah, brother of Mohamed Merah, now says he is a peaceful Muslim and has displayed calm, wit and knowledge at his terror trial in Paris. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)
November 02, 2017 - 2:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the trial in Paris of the brother of Mohammed Merah (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Families and lawyers have mixed feelings about the verdict in deadly Islamic extremist attacks on a Jewish school and paratroopers that stunned France. In a tense verdict Thursday, a French...
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Emergency officials walk near evidence markers on the west side bike path in lower Manhattan, New York, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Investigators worked through the night to determine what led a truck driver to plow down people Tuesday on the riverfront bike path near the World Trade Center, authorities said. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 01, 2017 - 9:07 am
The attack on a bike path in New York City, which killed eight and injured 11 others, is the latest example of a driver who used a vehicle as a weapon. Some were orchestrated by extremist groups, others by unstable individuals with unclear motives. Radical groups have urged supporters to use any...
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Emergency personnel carry a man into an ambulance after a motorist drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial and struck several people Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
October 31, 2017 - 6:57 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a man in a rented pickup who mowed down pedestrians and bicyclists along a bike path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday was a "lone wolf." The attack killed at least eight and injured 11 others. Police shot the 29-year-old driver and took...
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Nashville Police Detective Steve Jolley testifies during a preliminary hearing for Emanuel Kidega Samson in general sessions court Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Samson is accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding others at a Tennessee church on September. Jolley said Samson told him he heard voices and had visions. Jolley also testified about a note in Samson's car that referenced a white supremacist's 2015 massacre at a South Carolina black church. The case against Samson was bound over to a grand jury. Samson did not appear at the hearing. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 23, 2017 - 5:33 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding six other people at a Tennessee church last month told police he heard voices and had visions, including an image of that particular church, a detective testified in court Monday. Nashville Police Detective Steve...
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People carry the coffin, covered with the an Egyptian flag, of police captain Ahmed Fayez who was killed in a gun battle in al-Wahat al-Bahriya area in Giza province, about 135 kilometers (84 miles) southwest of Cairo, during his funeral at Al-Hosary mosque, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent years. (AP Photo/Alaa Elkassas)
October 21, 2017 - 1:15 pm
CAIRO (AP) — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo was ambushed, officials said Saturday. The ensuing firefight was one of the deadliest for Egyptian security forces in recent years. Two police officials told...
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Afghan men collect remains of belongings inside a damaged mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, a day after a suicide attack. Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, the Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
October 21, 2017 - 4:16 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Pakistan is strongly condemning two suicide attacks at mosques in Afghanistan that killed at least 72 people. In a statement Saturday, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said the government and people of...
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A municipality worker removes blood stains from a wall of a damaged mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, a day after a suicide attack. Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, the Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
October 21, 2017 - 3:36 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in the capital as Afghan officials on Saturday raised the number of casualties from the attack to at least 39 dead and at least 41 wounded. In a statement on its website late Friday, IS...
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