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Restaurant Bans Police Officers

A sheriff in Washington state said he was stunned Thursday after an owner of a local restaurant asked his deputies not to return to the establishment because “other customers didn’t like law enforcement there.” Skagit County Sheriff Will Reichardt posted the story to Facebook and it went viral, shared some 12,000 times by […]

Everyone Is Talking About This

Over the past 48 hours in Baton Rouge, La., where the fatal shoo by police officers last week has reignited a national conversation on race and policing, over120 protesters have been arrested — including prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson. But intense attention, however, has been focused on the image […]

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Soldier guarding ‘El Chapo’ Guzman found murdered in Mexico

Mexican police are investigating the murder of a soldier who was part of the team guarding the recaptured notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, at a prison in northern Mexico. The body of Jorge Mauricio Melendez Herrera, 20, was found on Friday in Ciudad Juarez, with signs of torture. […]


Gay club attacked at least 20 dead

Gay club : At least 20 people have been killed and some 42 injured in a shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, police say. Orlando Police said officers entered the Pulse Club about three hours after the shooting unfolded – and killed the gunman, who had taken hostages. […]

Muhammad Ali: The face of ‘real Islam’

Muhammad Ali  : At a time when Muslims in America are facing scorn and bigotry, the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali should be remembered as the true, peaceful face of Islam, residents of his home town say. Hundreds of people filed past his childhood home in Louisville on Sunday, now a […]

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