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Group Planned Gradual Coup in Turkey: Media

ANKARA (Reuters) – Documents seized by Turkish police indicate that a shadowy, ultra-nationalist illegal organization planned to trigger a coup to unseat the Turkish government, newspapers reported on Thursday.

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July 7, 2008

Houston Sheriff’s Dept Apologizes to Muslims

On February 15th, 2008, a lawsuit was filed calling for the removal from office of Thomas, as well as District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal, who resigned almost immediately.

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July 3, 2008

Medina: Holy City Takes Hi-Tech Turn

MEDINA (SAUDI ARABIA) – SAUDI Arabia is pouring billions of dollars into Medina, city of the Prophet Muhammad (s) and the cradle of Islam, to turn the city into a high-tech bastion.

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July 3, 2008

America Is the Rogue Nation

The Iranians are not going to shrug off an attack and say, “You naughty boys, you.”

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July 3, 2008

Muslim Physicist Says Feds Retaliated Against Him

Pittsburgh – An Islamic nuclear physicist on Thursday accused the U.S. Department of Energy of revoking his security clearance in retaliation for his criticism of the government’s treatment of Muslims.

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July 3, 2008

Muslims in Denver Building Clout

This is a cooperative effort by American Muslims and the organizers are admonishing all Muslim Americans to support this ambitious but necessary initiative.

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July 3, 2008

Indian Muslims for “Movement” Against Terrorism

NEW DELHI—The silent dissent brewing among Indian Muslims about their being discriminated against is making louder noise than ever before with each passing day. Particularly after terrorists strike in the country Muslims feel the heat from this discrimination.

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July 3, 2008

IAEA Examines Syria Site in “Good Start” to Atom Probe

VIENNA (Reuters) – A U.N. nuclear watchdog inquiry into allegations of a secret nuclear reactor in Syria is off to “a good start” and inspectors were able to take extensive test samples at the site, their team chief said on Wednesday.

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July 3, 2008

New Report Highlights Ties Between Global Warming and US Security

A new National Intelligence Assessment says that food shortages and migration caused by a warming climate could threaten US national security by aggravating ethnic strife around the globe, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.

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July 3, 2008

Return of the Coneheads!

The new fashion trend in the Middle East–big hair hijab

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July 3, 2008

Investments–Does It Matter?

Is the worst now behind us economically?

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July 3, 2008

Our Undenurtured Children

This week I learned of a recently published book entitled, Ships Without a Shore: America’s Undernurtured Children, by Anne R. Pierce a self-described independent scholar.

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July 3, 2008

U.S. Cuts Trade Benefits for India, Brazil, Others

WASHINGTON, June 30 (Reuters) – Gold necklaces from India, an alloy from Brazil and 23 other developing country products will no longer receive U.S. duty-free treatment, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said on Monday.

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July 3, 2008

FACTBOX-McCain, Obama Infrastructure Priorities

(Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidates, Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama, have spent the past week articulating policy goals for shoring up and modernizing the nation’s infrastructure.

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July 3, 2008

Obama to Visit Middle East, Europe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, looking to bolster his expertise in foreign policy, will travel to Europe and the Middle East to consult on issues like terrorism and nuclear proliferation, his campaign said on Saturday.

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July 3, 2008

Election Could Delay Fed Rate Rise Until December

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve may be hesitant to raise interest rates ahead of the U.S. election in November, although there is no hard evidence to support the widely held view that politics influences monetary policy.

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July 3, 2008

Obama Issues New Call for National Service

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama promised on Wednesday to create new opportunities for national service that would give Americans a chance to fight growing challenges on issues like poverty, climate change and education.

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July 3, 2008

Turkey Not Facing Up to Its Past

Turkey has curbed the worst excesses of its security forces, with the help of Western-style reforms and a drop in combat with Kurdish rebels and other militants. But authorities still deny official involvement in 1990s-era “disappearances” …

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July 3, 2008

Sailing to Gaza

Late this summer a boat – possibly two – will attempt to enter Gaza on its Mediterranean border. While this plan is primarily an attempt to break the Israeli siege of Gaza and to challenge Israel’s claim that it does not control Gaza, the secondary purpose is to bring some needed supplies.

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July 3, 2008

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