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Olympic Skier Jackie Chamoun, 22, in Topless Image Scandal in Lebanon

February 12, 2014
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What’s not to like?

Lebanon has long been known as the most liberal Arab country in the Middle East, many of its women unafraid of baring the kind of flesh that would invite scorn and outrage elsewhere in the region. But it remains conservative, at least by western standards, and topless images...

NY Times: Fraternity Life, Islamic Style

February 6, 2014
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SHORTLY BEFORE SUNUP, a dozen or so students at the University of California, San Diego, stumbled dutifully out of bed. They ironed their collared shirts, knotted their ties and piled into their cars. Their destination was the Islamic Center of San Diego, where they were to be initiated into the country’s...

UN demands Vatican “immediately remove” clergy accused of child abuse and turn them over to civil authorities

February 5, 2014
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A United Nations human rights committee has made an unprecedented demand that the Vatican “immediately remove” all clergy accused of child abuse and turn them over to civil authorities.

In its response to the report, the Vatican accused the U.N. of interfering with church teachings on the dignity of human...

Deported US Diplomat Wayne May, Wife call India a “Zoo,” Plus Offensive Facebook cow posting!

January 15, 2014
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Oh, this one just has ‘win’ all over it!

United States diplomat Wayne May, pictured right, and his wife Alicia Muller May, left, have been kicked out of India after posting offensive comments about their host country on Facebook

She also put up a picture of a cow, sacred in India, with the...

He Got Jiggy for Jesus: Mega-Church Pastor Mark Connelly resigns over multiple affairs

January 8, 2014
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Sigh …..

The married lead pastor of a mega-church in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert has been forced to resign after church leaders discovered that he has been engaging in multiple extramarital affairs with women from his congregation.

via Pastor Mark Connelly forced to resign

Ten-year-old female suicide bomber arrested before attack against Afghan police

January 6, 2014
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My God. What kind of evil recruits a ten-year-old to become a suicide bomber?

Sphozmay, 10, who was about to be used by the Taliban as a suicide bomber, sits next to a police officer at a police office in Helmand province.

A provincial official in Afghanistan say a suicide car bomber has...

Post-game prayer banned at Michigan high school after ACLU complaint

July 5, 2013
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Scumbags destroying liberty and America one sad-assed leftist step at a time.

A Michigan high school football team is forced to end their 11-year tradition of kneeling in prayer after big games.

Investigation of a complaint from the American Civil Liberties Union led officials to find that Lahser High School football coach Dan...

University Tells Student to Remove Cross Necklace

July 3, 2013
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A Sonoma State University student was ordered to remove a cross necklace by a supervisor who thought other students might find it offensive, in a case that prompted even one campus official to speculate that “political correctness got out of hand.”

via University Tells Student to Remove Cross Necklace | FOX News...

John Paul II on brink of sainthood after second miracle

July 2, 2013
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The late pope John Paul II could be made a saint as early as this year, after a second miracle was attributed to his intervention.

via John Paul II on brink of sainthood after second miracle approved, report says – ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Syrian Islamists Executed Mohammed Qatta, 14 in front of his family

June 12, 2013
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A teenager selling coffee in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo was arrested by Islamist rebel fighters for insulting the Prophet Mohammed, beaten and then executed in front of his family, a watchdog group claims.

The boy, Mohammed Qatta, 14, reportedly refused to give a customer coffee, the Syrian Observatory for Human...

Michael Adebolajo was arrested and deported by Kenya for al Qaeda link in 2010

May 26, 2013
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Seriously, you can’t make this up. Michael Adebolajo was arrested and deported by Kenya for training to fight with al Qaeda in 2010. We also know MI5 tried to recruit Michael Adebolajo.

Forget is there anything wrong with this picture – is there anything right with it? It would...

French manhunt for man in Muslim prayer cap and jellabah

May 25, 2013
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The lone attacker was described as a young man wearing a Muslim prayer cap and a North African-style robe called a jellabah. According to a police account, he was monitored on security cameras and seen shedding his robe and fleeing in European clothes before disappearing into the crowd in a...

French Soldier Was Attacked with Box Cutter

May 25, 2013
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They’re quick to announce no link between this and the UK murder “t this time.” Yeah, well, give it time, eh?

His comment comes after a man armed with a box cutter attacked a French soldier patrolling the business district of Paris on Saturday evening and stabbed him in the neck.

Police sources...

French soldier stabbed by bearded North African man in “Arab-style garment”

May 25, 2013
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A French soldier in uniform patrolling a busy commercial district was stabbed in the throat by what’s reported to have been a bearded North African male wearing “an Arab-style garment under his jacket.” No word as to whether or not he was wearing a tri-corner hat and was one of...

Monsignor Jack Doran, Newark Archdiocese resigns amid priest sex abuse scandal

May 25, 2013
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Monsignor John E. Doran will step down immediately as vicar general of the archdiocese as part of larger changes being implemented to protect children, Archbishop John J. Myers said in a letter that will be read in parishes across the archdiocese this weekend. In the letter, which church officials...

Murdered soldier Lee Rigby captured on CCTV wearing ‘Help For Heroes’ Shirt

May 24, 2013
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This is the last image of soldier Lee Rigby in his Help For Heroes top – taken just two days before his brutal murder.

Drummer Lee was a regular at the Kebab Ye takeaway in Frances Street, Woolwich, south-east London, and would visit to order food at least three...

Ibragim Todashev’s short, combative past

May 24, 2013
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The friend of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev who law enforcement forces said was shot and killed Wednesday after being questioned by the FBI about a brutal 2011 Boston-area homicide was a promising if somewhat forgettable mixed martial artist, fellow practitioners of the sport said.

Chris Palmquist, who operates the official...

Wow! Michael Adebolajo’s sister ‘Blessing’ enjoys her 15 Minutes

May 24, 2013
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I suppose it could be nerves. But can you imagine smiling like this under the same circumstances? I don’t know.

Blessing Adebolajo, 32, was led from her property yesterday morning just hours after her brother Michael, 28, was filmed ranting with blood on his hands yards from the body of the murdered...

Police Arrest 2 New Suspects in Woolwich Terrorism

May 23, 2013
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Counterterrorism police advanced their investigation into the brutal slaying of a British soldier near an army barracks here with two new arrests on Thursday and the disclosure that the two initial suspects had previously surfaced in probes of Islamist extremists.

Police haven’t named the two suspects, age 28 and 22, who they...

Boy Scouts Approve Plan to Accept Openly Gay Boys

May 23, 2013
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The Boy Scouts of America’s National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.

Of the local Scout leaders voting at their annual meeting in Texas, more than 60 percent supported the proposal.

Under the proposal drafted by the Scouts’ governing board, gay...

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