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When Europe Loved Islam

From the outside, with its high minarets and bulbous Mughal-style dome, the Wilmersdorf mosque, located on Brienner Street in southwest Berlin, looks much the same as it did when it was built in the 1920s. But the institution, just like … read more »

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Five surprising things Donald Trump has revealed about America

Donald Trump’s victory is a mirror on America. It shows us something about ourselves as a country. Not everyone, certainly. He has won a minority share of the votes of the nation’s minority political party. But that was enough votes to effectively … read more »

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Afeni Shakur, mother of hip-hop legend Tupac, dead at 69

Afeni Shakur Davis, the activist mother of slain rap legend Tupac Shakur who was the subject of his iconic “Dear Mama” song and controlled his estate, has died. She was 69 years old. Marin County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters responded … read more »

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Manson disciple granted parole says she would’ve killed babies

California parole officials foolishly recommended a former Charles Manson disciple for release — even after she admitted she would have killed babies during her murderous 1969 rampage. During an April 14 parole hearing, Leslie Van Houten, 66, went into graphic … read more »

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Zika virus: Risk of infection is now higher ‘than previously thought’

Zika, the mosquito-borne virus that causes neurological conditions and birth defects in newborn babies, has been classed as ‘even more dangerous’ than previously reported – despite a decrease in the number of infected newborn babies – according to reports released … read more »

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Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams apologises for racial slur

London (AFP) – Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams apologised Monday for using a racial slur on Twitter while seeking to compare the treatment of African Americans with Catholics in Northern Ireland. Adams, an avid Twitter user who has more than … read more »

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‘Make America Mexico Again’: Why Americans are fed up with illegals

There is something a bit unsettling about watching violent, foul-mouthed protesters waving the Mexican flag on American soil. Over the weekend, Hispanic children lined the streets in Fort Wayne, Indiana – hurling filthy insults at Donald Trump supporters.  “F*** you,” … read more »

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6 children orphaned after both parents die 24 hours apart

When Jennifer Norsworthy was unexpectedly killed by a blood clot in the early morning on April 22, her family was devastated. She was 40 years old, and she left behind six children and one devoted, grief-stricken husband, according to CBS … read more »

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The 5 people most likely to be Donald Trump’s vice president

Donald Trump’s victories in a series of Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states over the past two weeks have made one thing clear: He is the clear favorite for the Republican presidential nomination. Which raises the question: Who is he going to … read more »

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