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American football team owner’s faith stirs stupidity
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Last week, it was announced that the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL team had been sold to super-successful Illinois businessman Shahid Khan. The deal was reported to be worth $760 million and includes a somewhat controversial first for the league.




It’s Baaaack: ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Becomes Campaign Issue In Race For Weiner’s Seat
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If you thought the controversy over New York City’s Cordoba House Islamic Center was long over, Republican NY-09 candidate Bob Turner wants you to think again.




L.A. Sheriff Reaches Out To Muslims As Feds Increase Surveillance
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SAN DIEGO —On a weekday morning, a group of businessmen, scholars, residents and a sheriff’s deputy meet for coffee and eggs in the basement of a mosque, near downtown Los Angeles.




Bieber gets apology over mosque hoax
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A prominent opponent of the planned mosque and community centre at New York’s Ground Zero has apologized to Canadian teen singing sensation Justin Bieber for being taken in by a hoax about a purported interview the singer never gave.




As a white American convert, let me tell you about Islam
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We’re all bombarded on a daily basis with the latest in sports, political and world news, and we often take the initiative to look further into stories and topics that interest us. So why is it that one of the most significant topics of the past decade continues to also be one of the most misunderstood?




PolitiFact: Most Muslim countries allow churches, synagogues
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“I understand what the Muslims want to do in America,” said Graham. The push for mosques is driven by a desire to “convert as many Americans as they can to Islam,” he said. “I just don’t have the freedom to do this in most Muslim countries. We can’t have a church. We’re not able to build synagogues. It’s forbidden.”




What Islamophobia really threatens
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With the volume of Islamophobia on the rise in the United States, a recent report prepared for Congress and new law enforcement data are shining fresh light on the significant role American Muslims play in foiling terrorist plots, particularly those of the domestic “homegrown” variety.




Hudson, New York: mosque vandalised
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A racial slur was spray-painted on the wall of a mosque in the city of Hudson. The words appeared sometime between night and 5 a.m. Scrawled in red on the blue wall of a mosque in Hudson, they appear to target this Muslim community.