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Texas Rangers Win the Rights to Yu Darvish

Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers emerged victorious from a blind bidding process for the services of Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish.

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December 22, 2011

Al Faruq Aminu Traded to the New Orleans Hornets

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Former Wake Forest University forward Al-Farouq Aminu was one of three players traded to the New Orleans Hornets last week by the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for superstar point guard Chris Paul, who ironically is also a former Wake Forest Deamon Deacon. Aminu is in his second […]

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December 22, 2011

Boxing Council Orders Hopkins-Dawson Rematch

The World Boxing Council last week ordered a rematch between light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins and former titleholder Chad Dawson

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December 22, 2011

Houstonian Corner (V13-I52)

Pakistani community demonstrates in Houston against recent killings of Pakistani soldiers

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December 22, 2011

Community News (V13-I52)

Syed Rahman wins national award from Jericho NY / Tulsa OK Muslims bring gifts to nursing home residents / Islamic Center of Boston creates scholarship / Signature campaign against Lowes

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December 22, 2011

BADC Chair Nazmul Hassan Receives PhD

The Bangladeshi American Democratic Caucus (BADC) Chairman Nazmul Hassan (Shahin) received a PhD

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December 22, 2011

Three Million Could Lose Jobless Pay in Impasse

More than three million people stand to lose unemployment insurance benefits in the near future because of an impasse in Congress over how to extend the aid and how to offset the cost.

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December 22, 2011

BADC Chair Nazmul Hassan Receives PhD

The Bangladeshi American Democratic Caucus (BADC) Chairman Nazmul Hassan (Shahin) received a PhD

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December 22, 2011

Analysis: 2012 Could Prove Even Wilder Ride than 2011

… but you don’t have to believe the world is about to end to realize that next year contains perhaps the widest range of political risks to the global economy in recent history.

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December 22, 2011

My Tortured Journey With Former Guantanamo Detainee David Hicks

My Tortured Journey With Former Guantanamo Detainee David Hicks

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December 22, 2011

Occupy Boston Dismantled

By Karin Friedemann, TMO At 5am, Saturday, December 10, 2011, police swept through Occupy Boston’s encampment at Dewey Square. Protesters first erected the encampment on September 30. As the officers moved in, about two dozen demonstrators linked arms and sat down in nonviolent protest and police soon began arresting them, according to the Boston Globe. […]

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December 22, 2011

Amorous Driving Plagues Kuwait

in many parts or the world, amorous drivers are a force to be reckoned with and are responsible for the degradation of road safety.

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December 22, 2011

Successful Convention of the Muslim Public Affairs Council

With the phenomenon of Islamophobia on the rise and now the province of Presidential candidates, thoughtful Americans welcome organizations which confront this problem and work toward solutions.

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December 22, 2011

Tariq Ali Comes to Oakland

Tariq Ali

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December 22, 2011

Shaik Jeelani Receives Presidential Honor

Dr. Shaik Jeelani, Vice-President for Research and Sponsored Programs at Tuskeegee University, was honored with the Prediential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

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December 22, 2011

N. Korea Leadership to Be Spread

North Korea will shift to collective rule from a strongman dictatorship after last week’s death of Kim Jong-il, although his untested young son will be at the head of the ruling coterie, a source with close ties to Pyongyang and Beijing said.

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December 22, 2011

Activists: 111 Killed in Syria’s “Bloodiest Day”

Syrian forces killed 111 people ahead of the start of a mission to monitor President Bashar al-Assad’s implementation of an Arab League peace plan, activists said on Wednesday, and France branded the killings an “unprecedented massacre.”

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December 22, 2011

Pakistan: Calligraphic Exhibition to Mark Islamic New Year

To mark the arrival of the Islamic year 1433, an exuberant exhibition of Islamic calligraphy was arranged in Islamabad by Gallery Louvre.

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December 22, 2011