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Saudi Organizations Desecrate Holy Quran State organizations in Saudi Arabia have desecrated the Holy Qur’an by discarding over fifty copies in Taif city’s street sewerage canals. According to a Saudi official in the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, the incident was reported by a local student, who saw the holy books […]

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Two Million Americans Will Lose Jobless Benefits A new report warns that more than two million Americans will lose their federal unemployment benefits, if Congress fails to extend the jobless-aid program. Another 1 million Americans, who exhaust their state benefits, will not be eligible for the federal program in the first quarter of 2014, according […]

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Bangladesh Building Collapse toll tops 600 Police said Sunday that more that 600 bodies have been recovered from the garment-factory building that collapsed well over a week ago as the grim recovery work continued in one of the worst industrial accidents ever. Sunday night the death toll had reached 622. Well over 200 bodies have […]

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US Military Sexual Assaults an Epidemic Sexual assaults in the US military are a growing epidemic across the services and thousands of victims are still unwilling to come forward despite a slew of new oversight and assistance programs, according to a new Pentagon report. Troubling new numbers estimate that up to 26,000 military members may […]

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130 Guantanamo Prisoners on Hunger Strike Now more than 130 detainees at the United States’ infamous Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba are staging a hunger strike to protest disrespect of the Qur’an and confiscation of personal items, The Associated Press reported on Monday. Aamer, who has spent over a decade at the prison without charges, […]

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Record High of 50 Million Americans on Food Stamps New figures show that poverty is on the rise in the US, as the number of people receiving food stamps has soared to a record high of almost 50 million Americans. The number of Americans who are enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has […]

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100s of Rohingya Muslims Found Adrift off Indonesia Coast Sixty-three Rohingya Muslims, including 23 children, fleeing the violence in Myanmar have been found adrift in a wooden boat in western Indonesia, in the second such event in one week. Indonesia police said on Friday that the vessel was found by fishermen with no engine while […]

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US May Use Drone Raids Inside America The attorney general, Eric Holder said a drone strike within the borders of the US and against an American citizen may be carried out in what he called an extraordinary circumstance. He made the remarks in a statement in a response to an inquiry by Republican Senator Rand […]