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Interview Re. Terrible Effects of Torture on the Torturers

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December 21, 2011

Rodents

Rodents explained, for kids

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December 15, 2011

Cheikh Mbodj Fighting for his Place

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com University of Cincinnati men’s basketball player Cheikh Mbodj is in his first year with the Bearcats. The 6-10, 245 lb junior spent his first two college years at North Texas Junior College. And he has been a big part of the Cincinnati team thus far. However, this week […]

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December 15, 2011

Amir Khan Loses Controversial Decision

Pakistani-British boxer Amir Khan lost his Junior Welterweight titles to Lamont Peterson this week in a controversial split decision.

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December 15, 2011

Yaya Toure Kept from Representing Country

English Premier League football club Manchester City has been granted special dispensation to delay Yaya Toure’s departure for the Africa Cup of Nations.

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December 15, 2011

Houstonian Corner (V13-I51)

International Trade Center ball / Houston police donate food

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December 15, 2011

Community News (V13-I51)

Salman Khan commencement speaker at MIT / Muslim food pantry in Bronx to close / Irfan Khan joins Phoenixville PA school board / Tri-faith initiative in Omaha makes historic land purchase

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December 15, 2011

Sound Vision Event for Shariah Education

A fundraiser was held Saturday evening at the Dearborn Hyatt to counter the “anti-Shariah” legislation that is sweeping the nation.

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December 15, 2011

All-Female Health Seminars for Minorities in Michigan

By Nargis Rahman, TMO The audience listens to the 2nd lecture in a series at the the women’s health seminar on breast and cervical cancer.      Photo by Subha Hanif Hamtramck, Michigan– Bangladeshi Americans for Social Empowerment, a non-profit group in Michigan, will host a health seminar in Hamtramck on osteoporosis in January for minority women. […]

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December 15, 2011

Newt’s Tax Plan, and Why His Polls Rise the More Outrageous He Becomes

Newt Gingrich has done it again. With his new tax plan he has raised the bar from irresponsibility to recklessness.

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December 15, 2011

Good Morning, Occupy Boston!

By Karin Friedemann, Boston On December 8, Judge Frances McIntyre lifted the restraining order protecting Occupy Boston from being shut down. McIntyre said that while the protesters are exercising their rights to freedom of expression, the occupation of state land is neither speech “nor is it immune from criminal prosecution for trespass or other crimes.” […]

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December 15, 2011

Robo-Parking

By Sumayyah Meehan, TMO You know the feeling. The sheer exuberance experienced when a sweet parking spot opens up right before your eyes. It’s probably near the entrance of the place you are visiting and the perfect size to ensure your car won’t get dinged by the doors of your parking neighbors. Contrastingly, you might […]

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December 15, 2011

Hydroelectric Dam Causes Ripples of Protests for Bangladesh

Protests, human-chains and rallies have emerged in Bangladeshi communities across the world this month against the building of the Tipaimukh Dam between India and Bangladesh. Bangladeshi environmentalists said the dam will affect agriculture, fishing industries, and 30 million people with possible river drying due its construction. A joint venture was signed October 22 with India’s […]

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December 15, 2011

Sibal’s Censorship-Agenda

new boost to anti-corruption drive of Anna Hazare and his team members

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December 15, 2011

Sibal’s Censorship-Agenda

By Nilofar Suhrawardy, TMO NEW DELHI: Paradoxically, the attempt made by Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal to consider censoring certain social networking sites has given a new boost to anti-corruption drive of Anna Hazare and his team members. This was reflected at the token fast undertaken by Hazare last Sunday (December 11) at […]

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December 15, 2011

Americans would benefit from a Muslim version of the Huxtables

A conservative Christian group has launched a boycott against “All-American Muslim.”

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December 15, 2011

U.S. Military Chapter in Iraq Draws to a Close

Nearly nine years after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq ousted Saddam Hussein, American troops are pulling out and leaving behind a country still battling insurgents, political uncertainty and sectarian divisions.

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December 15, 2011

Experience of a lifetime

Internship with the Center for Global Understanding

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December 15, 2011