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No NSA Reform Can Fix the American Islamophobic Surveillance Complex

Better oversight of the sprawling American national security apparatus may finally be coming:

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April 10, 2014

Largest IRS Phone Scam Ever Targets Indian Americans

The IRS will never threaten police action over the phone, Tulino emphasized.

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April 3, 2014

For Love or Money?

Canadian Charger Fraud artists find the internet to be a highly useful tool. They use it in many creative ways to bilk people out of money. One approach that is extremely lucrative for them is the romance scam. Those stung suffer not only financial loss but heartbreak as well. On March 6, Crime Prevention Ottawa […]

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March 27, 2014

Health Care Law Is ‘An Answer To A Prayer’ For Some Older Americans

These luckless people, most in their 50s and 60s, have emerged this month as early winners under the nation’s new health insurance system.

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February 20, 2014

I Am Ready to Leave My Business, But What Will Happen to It?

By Zacharia S. Bonham All great things come to an end.  Your ability or willingness to continue with your business is no different.  Perhaps you want to retire or you want to move on to a new project or business venture but you do not want to simply abandon your current business.  Below is a […]

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February 13, 2014

Why Obamacare is Good for Us

Here are the simple facts that make the case for enrolment in Obamacare.

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February 6, 2014

Rep. Keith Ellison’s Favorite Six Books

1. The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley (Ballantine, $8). This book set me on a path that I’m still walking today. I love how it describes Malcolm X’s continuous growth as a person: from poor black kid, to foster care, to street thug, to Black Nationalist, to Muslim, to humanitarian. […]

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January 23, 2014

Advice Column: Honey, Good or Bad?

Question: Is it true honey is a bad sugar for you? I switched to zero calorie sweeteners instead…

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January 23, 2014

Does Everyone Need Advance Health Care Directives?

Answer: Yes. …

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January 16, 2014

Advice Column: Is the Food Pyramid Right for Everyone?

By Noor H. Salem, TMO blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: What are your views regarding eating by following the food pyramid precisely? Answer: Back in 2010, the new MyPyramid became MyPlate. In the past it was emphasized for Americans to get 6-11 servings of grains, 3-5 servings of vegetables, 2-4 servings of fruit, 2-3 servings of dairy, 2-3 […]

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December 12, 2013

Advice Column: The Diet Soda Debate

By Noor H. Salem, TMO blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: Instead of drinking soda I go for zero calorie and diet sodas.  Is there a significant difference between regular soda and the diet one? Answer: While it may appear like diet soda is a good choice for those aiming for a healthy “diet”, it can actually be just […]

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November 27, 2013

Fashion & Faith

Fashion, faith tie into art of head-wrapping at expo in Dearborn

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November 21, 2013

Kiwi Athlete Sonny Bill Williams Converts to Islam

He’s converted from a rugby league teen sensation into an All Black juggernaut, and along the way become a promising heavyweight boxer. But Sonny Bill Williams has also made a spiritual conversion to Islam…

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October 31, 2013

Rukhsana Khan’s Wins Award for her book ‘100 Great Children’s Books’

Rukhsana Khan Wins Book Award

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October 31, 2013

Advice Column: You Mean Salt isn’t Really Bad for Me?

By Noor H. Salem blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: Am I supposed to avoid all salt in my foods to really achieve a healthy life style? Answer: Believe it or not, you shouldn’t omit sodium completely from your lifestyle. Strictly avoiding sodium in your diet could actually have reverse effects including lightheadedness and dizziness due to very low […]

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October 24, 2013

Redistributing Wealth on a Local Level: Possible

How to avoid waste in America

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October 17, 2013

Advice Column: Exciting New Fries at Burger King?

Question: I was excited when my son brought SatisFries form Burger King with 40% less fat. Are these good options compared to the regular junkies at fast food chains?

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October 10, 2013

Advice Column: Chockfull of Ingredients in Chocolate Ice Cream

Question: I found fat-free and low-calorie ice cream with delicious flavors. Are these good treats to replace regular dessert with as part of my weight loss plan?

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October 3, 2013

Everything you Need to Know About How the Government Shutdown Will Work

So… it’s shutdown time. Let’s take a look at how this will work.

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October 3, 2013

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