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6 hrs ago | via HeraldSun.com
Making her first official visit to her hometown, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Thursday told civic leaders that recent heartbreaks look to her like "one of those moments" that often precede major advances in civil and human rights. Opening a community civil-rights forum at N.C. Central University, Lynch said federal authorities continue to investigate two "traumatizing" crimes, the February shooting deaths of three college student in Chapel Hill and the shooting two weeks ago of eight people in a Charleston, South Carolina, church. Comment?
Thursday Jun 25 | via NewsOn6 Tulsa
A New York prison guard charged in connection with the maximum-security prison escape of two killers admitted to providing them with tools, paint, frozen hamburger meat and even access to a catwalk electrical box -... A prison guard charged in connection with the escape of two killers admitted providing them with tools, paint, frozen hamburger and even access to a catwalk electrical box, but claims he never knew they planned to bust... An abortion rights group will ask a Kansas judge Thursday to block the state's first-in-the-nation ban on what it says is the most common method for terminating second-trimester pregnancies, contending that the... A Kansas judge on Thursday blocked the state's first-in-the-nation ban on an abortion procedure that opponents describe as dismembering a fetus, concluding that it would likely present too big an obstacle for women... The site of a massacre a ... (more) Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Creative Loafing
Investigators stated a tip from a local florist led them to capture Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof in Shelby on Wednesday. The woman said she recognized the suspect's car and haircut from police reports but was scared to call police until a friend convinced her. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via NorthJersey.com
RAMADAN, which began Wednesday night and continues through July 17, has always been a time of reflection, a chance to stop and recharge my batteries, an opportunity to take a break from the regular pace. Islam prescribes this month of fasting, and as with many, my favorite place to be during Ramadan is the mosque in the evenings. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via Newsday
Ramadan observers gather at the Islamic Center of Long Island mosque to break fast on July 1, 2104. Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales Ramadan has always been a time of reflection, a chance to stop and recharge my batteries, an opportunity to take a break from the regular pace. Comment?
Monday Jun 15 | via Jacksonville Daily News
The man accused of killing three Muslim students in Chapel Hill earlier this year is set to appear in court. Comment?
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