Religious strife

Votive candles bearing the photos of two men who were fatally stabbed on a Portland, Ore., light-train while trying to stop another man from harassing two young women with an anti-Muslim tirade, sit on a rain-soaked memorial on Tuesday, May 30, 2107 in Portland. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Ricky Best, 53, died in the attack. The suspect, Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, made a first court appearance on charges of aggravated murder and attempted murder Tuesday in a Portland, Oregon courthouse. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
May 30, 2017 - 9:53 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly stabbing attack on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Transit officials plan to halt all buses and trains Friday in a moment of silence honoring the men killed and others affected by the attack on a northeast Portland train...
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This booking photo provided by Multnomah County Sheriff's Office shows Jeremy Joseph Christian. Authorities on Saturday, May 27, 2017 identified Christian as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 30, 2017 - 6:25 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing attack on a Portland, Oregon, light rail train that left two men dead. Authorities say the suspect directed an anti-Muslim rant at two women. (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The lone man to survive a stabbing attack on a Portland, Oregon, light rail train...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a man is comforted by others as he mourns over Egyptian Coptic Christians who were captured in Libya and killed by militants affiliated with the Islamic State group, outside of the Virgin Mary church in the village of el-Aour, near Minya, 220 kilometers (135 miles) south of Cairo, Egypt. The Libya connection in the Manchester concert bombing and Friday’s attack on Christians in Egypt has shone a light on the threat posed by militant Islamic groups that have taken advantage of lawlessness in the troubled North African nation to put down roots, recruit fighters and export jihadists to cause death and carnage elsewhere. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
May 28, 2017 - 3:32 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Video interviews with survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic militants on a bus taking Egyptian Christians to a remote desert monastery are painting a picture of untold horror, with children hiding under their seats to escape gunfire. The videos surfaced on social media networks on...
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This image released by the Minya governorate media office shows a policeman and a priest next to a bus after stormed the bus in Minya, Egypt, Friday, May 26, 2017. Egyptian officials say dozens of people were killed and wounded in an attack by masked militants on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, including children, south of Cairo. (Minya Governorate Media office via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 1:50 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt's capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children, authorities said. Twenty-two others were reported wounded. There was no...
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May 26, 2017 - 12:15 pm
An attack Friday on Egypt's Coptic Christians in which masked militants opened fire on a bus south of Cairo, killing at least 28 people and wounding 22, sent shockwaves through the Copt community, increasingly targeted by the Islamic State group and affiliated militants. The Copts have long been a...
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Maxim Shemetov/Pool Photo via AP)
May 24, 2017 - 1:25 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Wednesday that he'll be harsh in enforcing martial law in his country's south as he abruptly left Moscow to deal with a crisis at home sparked by a Muslim extremist siege on a city, where militants burned buildings overnight and...
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center, leaves a plane upon his arrival at government airport Vnukovo II just outside Moscow, Russia, late Monday, May 22, 2017. President Rodrigo Duterte is on his official visit to Russia. Others are unidentified. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 23, 2017 - 1:29 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared the country's south under martial rule for 60 days and cut short a visit to Moscow on Tuesday after Muslim extremists allied with the Islamic State group laid siege to a southern city. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella...
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European Union flags blow in the wind at half-staff outside EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. The flags were set at half-staff to remember those killed and injured in the attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
May 23, 2017 - 6:00 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 11:00 a.m. Harun Khan, the secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, has joined the condemnations of the Manchester attack. In a statement, Khan says: "This is horrific,...
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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 3:29 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 10:13 p.m. An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet approved confidence building measures ahead of President Donald Trump's visit including allowing Palestinian...
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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 2:01 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 9:00 p.m. The new U.S. ambassador to Israel has attended a celebration of Israel's capture of east Jerusalem 50 years ago, days after the White House declined to recognize Israeli sovereignty...
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