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  1. Rights group, worried about HIV, urges Philippines actionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    A human rights watchdog says the Philippines is facing one of the fastest growing epidemics of HIV in the Asia Pacific, fueled by government policies that restrict intervention, including access to condoms by men who have sex with men. Human Rights Watch said in a report released Thursday that HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men has increased tenfold in the last five years, but the government has failed to adequately target prevention measures on that population.

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  2. Germany's top court rules Muslim schoolgirls must join swimming lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... before lower courts that swimming in a burkini revealed the shape of her body, something that goes against her religion. The CDU board sings the national anthem in front of a screen showing German chancellor Angela Merkel on the national flagon ...

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  3. Pope likens scandal-seeking media to excrement loversRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Manila Bulletin

    Pope Francis on Wednesday compared scandal-obsessed media outlets who smear politicians and spread gossip to people sexually excited by excrement - and described their readers as feces eaters. Pope Francis greets the crowd during his weekly general audience at the Paul VI audience Hall on December 7, 2016 in Vatican.

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  4. Rights group, worried about HIV, urges Philippines actionRead the original story

    15 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A human rights watchdog says the Philippines is facing one of the fastest growing epidemics of HIV in the Asia Pacific, fueled by government policies that restrict intervention, including access to condoms by men who have sex with men. Human Rights Watch said in a report released Thursday that HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men has increased tenfold in the last five years, but the government has failed to adequately target prevention measures on that population.

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  5. Pakistan mourns 47 killed in air crash, as investigators seek answersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Star Online

    Pakistan on Thursday mourned the 47 victims of its deadliest plane crash in four years, among them a famed-rockstar-turned-Muslim evangelist, two infants and three foreigners, as officials sought to pinpoint the cause of the disaster. Engine trouble was initially believed responsible, but many questions remain, stirring new worries about the safety record of money-losing state carrier Pakistani International Airlines.

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  6. Elder Christofferson prays in U.S. Senate, speaks at Library of...Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Deseret News

    Elder D. Todd Christofferson, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the LDS Church, participated in events at two major American institutions on Wednesday. He began the day offering the morning prayer in the U.S. Senate, then spoke at the Library of Congress about the legacy of the Book of Mormon, which has been part of an exhibit there since June.

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  7. How do I convince people in my own community to support marriage equality?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sydney Star Observer

    If nobody believes I'm Greek, how can I begin to lobby the Greek-Australian community to support marriage equality? A COUPLE of things happened online recently, that have forced me to acknowledge something I had been avoiding in the marriage equality debate until now. covers 24 hours in the life of Ari, a young, Greek-Australian, gay guy as he goes on a day-long bender of sex and drugs, while dealingwith the constraints of his traditional family.

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  8. Pope warns about fake news - from experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    Pope Francis is warning about the dangers of fake news, and he should know: Earlier this year, he was reported - falsely - to have endorsed Donald Trump for U.S. president. In an interview published Wednesday with the Belgian Catholic weekly Tertio, Francis repeated a frequent warning of his that the media can fall prey to spreading slander, scandal, defamation and disinformation.

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  9. Memorial for Mike Ivers set for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yuma Sun

    Mike Ivers, as then-president of Yuma Community Food Bank, talks about the challenges facing the agency in this photo from November 2015. A memorial for Ivers has been scheduled for Friday.

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  10. In Banks, Food and Hotels, Bosnia Taps Fast-growing Halal MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Voice of America

    Workers make salami at Akova Impex Meat Industry Ovako, which makes halal-quality certified products, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dec. 2, 2016. Bosnian banks, food producers and hoteliers are adopting halal standards to tap a fast-growing market thanks to the country's large Muslim population, an influx of Gulf tourists and growing trade with the Arab world.

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  11. Daughters of Eve book launched at National Media MuseumRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    A BOOK put together in a year-long interfaith project by the Muslim Women's Council was launched at the National Media Museum . Shared Heritage of Daughters of Eve details the use of the hijab and was a project by women from Christian, Judaic and Muslim faiths who met regularly.

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  12. For promoting tolerance, Norwich Sikh honored by FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Day

    ... he said. “After that, people were coming in, helping out, asking me to tell them more about my religion and where I came from.” An award he received Wednesday at the 10th annual Interfaith Spiritual Wellness Fair - the FBI ...

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  13. Dozens of Demonstrators Stage Mock Auction in Salt Lake City to...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    Demonstrators concerned about their grandchildren's future "auctioned off" the Great Salt Lake, the "Trembling Giant" and other iconic Utah and world resources today to call attention to the inevitable impact the Bureau of Land Management's continued sale of oil and gas leasing of America's public lands will have on our climate, water, land and future. Demonstrators hold a mock auction in Salt Lake City on Wednesday to protest a BLM oil and gas lease auction.

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  14. Preparing an emergency supply of foodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    The shelves are fully stocked at the Home Storage Center in Indianpolis. Operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

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  15. Pomona Armory prepping to become a winter shelter for the homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Volunteer Jonathan Jeppsen, with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, right, helps set up a tent in the courtyard of the Pomona Armory Wednesday. The tent is part of the Winter Shelter Program for the homeless.

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  16. The Church of Scientology Choir Shares Holiday Cheer with the CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    On Saturday the 3rd of December, the Church of Scientology Flag choir performed Christmas carols at the Scientology Information Center in downtown Clearwater during an open house. Over 180 visitors from diverse backgrounds toured the Center.

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  17. Pakistan: All 47 passengers on board domestic flight perish in plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    Pakistan army troops and rescue workers search for bodies at the site of a plane crash, in a village near the town of Havelian, about 75 kilometers northwest of the capital, Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. Pic: AP THERE were no survivors after a plane carrying 47 people crashed into a mountain in northern Pakistan on Wednesday, the airline's chairman said, as recovery operations continued late into the night at the remote crash site.

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  18. Submissions in B.C. child-bride case wrap up, judge to rule Feb. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SooToday

    The fates of three people accused of removing girls from Canada so that they could be married to older men are now in the hands of B.C. Supreme Court Justice Paul Pearlman, who is to deliver his verdict on Feb. 3. Lawyers wrapped up their submissions Wednesday in a case that delved into the polygamous beliefs and practices in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Brandon Blackmore, Gail Blackmore and James Oler - who are, or have been members of the church - are accused of taking girls across the border for a sexual purpose in 2004.

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  19. How a Lebanese immigrant helped pave the way for the study of Islam and Muslim culture in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    ... of the struggle to make the education system in the United States more inclusive along lines of race, ethnicity, religion, gender and sexuality go back earlier than the 1960s. One man - an immigrant who first came to the United States from Lebanon ...

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  20. MILO at MSU: - Making America Great And Welcoming In Islam Are Mutually Exclusive'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    Breitbart Senior Editor, MILO appeared at Michigan State University tonight giving a speech about Islam titled "Reclaiming Constantinople" where he discussed Islam's warlike history with the west, and the multiple attempts of Muslim empires to conquer the European continent. Speaking about Islam growing throughout Europe and how America can combat it, MILO said, "Firstly, we can look to European countries that have resisted the Islamic surge.

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