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Renowned Turkish Pianist on Trial for Insulting Islam

Posted October 18th, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A world-renowned Turkish pianist is on trial on charges of inciting religious hatred and insulting Islam in comments he made on Twitter in April. Forty-two year old Fazil Say appeared in an Istanbul courtroom Thursday to defend himself against the charges, which stemmed from several tweets making jokes about Muslims. If convicted, he faces up […]

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US Republican Race Moves to Colorado, Minnesota

Posted February 7th, 2012 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney is hoping to solidify his frontrunner status for the Republican Party’s nomination with strong showings in caucuses Tuesday in Colorado and Minnesota. Romney appears poised to win in Colorado. But polls in Minnesota have suggested any of the four Republican candidates could take first place, with former Pennsylvania senator Rick […]

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