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Jaws!!!

jaws explained!

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October 31, 2013

Syria Peace Talks Face Delay, Big Powers Split

International powers are unlikely to meet their goal of convening peace talks on Syria in Geneva next month as differences emerge between Washington and Moscow over opposition representation, Arab and Western officials said.

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October 31, 2013

Dreams Of Greatness Inspire Ambitious Afghans

not even in his wildest dreams could Mohammad Nabi have believed that his decision to while away the hours with a miniature cricket bat would lead him to play in the 2015 World Cup.

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October 31, 2013

Special Report: As Egypt’s Brotherhood Retreats, Risk Of Extremism Rises

Before they were imprisoned, top Brotherhood leaders often told followers that avoiding violence would give the movement the moral high ground against the government…

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October 31, 2013

Polio Reemerges in Syria and Israel, Threatening Europe

New cases in Syria highlight the vulnerability of nearby countries to the viral disease

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October 31, 2013

Voters to Decide Nine Proposed Constitutional Amendments

In addition to local and municipal races in many areas of the state, voters statewide will decide the fate of nine proposed constitutional amendments to the Texas Constitution in a statewide election on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

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October 31, 2013

Community News (V15-I45)

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October 31, 2013

Fundraiser for The Muslim Unity Center

One of the older and stronger mosques in the Detroit area is so not by virtue of the wealth of its congregants but more because of the faith and commitment and involvement of the community…

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October 31, 2013

WSU Hosts Rabaa_Detroit: Rally, Panel & Frozen Flash Mob

Events in Detroit

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October 31, 2013

Advice Column: Instant Soup

By Noor H. Salem, TMO blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: I run off to work and never have time to prepare lunch.  I found instant noodle soup cups that are prepared by adding boiling water. They have chicken flavors and vegetables in the soup. Is this a good idea for a mid-day lunch?   Answer: Quick meals, high-speed, […]

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October 31, 2013

How the Sunni-Shia Schism Is Dividing the World

the absence of any institutional memory in the State Department, Foreign Office or Quai d’Orsay means that no one need remember that 15 of the 19 mass-killers of 9/11 were also Salafists and – let us above all, please God, forget this – were all Sunni citizens of Saudi Arabia

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October 31, 2013

Planning Ahead Reduces Stress

“Take advantage of five matters before five other matters: your youth, before you become old; and your health, before you fall sick; and your richness, before you become poor; and your free time before you become busy; and your life, before your death.”

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October 31, 2013

Analysis: Awash In Oil, U.S. Reshapes Mideast Role 40 Years After OPEC Embargo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Forty years after an Arab oil embargo throttled the U.S. economy, surging North American energy production has brought the United States closer to a long-dreamed “energy independence” that is reshaping its goals and role in the Middle East.

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October 31, 2013

Iran Says Four Rebels Killed in Fresh Border Clash

TEHRAN: Iranian security forces have killed in a fresh clash four members of an extremist rebel group behind an attack that left 14 Iranian border guards dead, a top border guard commander said Tuesday.

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October 31, 2013

Democracy Now: Spying on Allies Shows “Institutional Obsession” with Surveillance

First of all, what General Alexander said there—and remember, he’s probably the most powerful military official in the United States. I think everybody, more or less, agrees on that. He didn’t actually say that newspapers should stop publishing. He said something far more pernicious. He said, “We,” namely the government, “should come up with ways to stop them from continuing to report.” And he then said, “I’m not really sure exactly what ways there are, but the courts and the Congress should try and figure that out.” Now, I can’t imagine, in a minimally free country, how courts and Congress could get together and stop journalists from reporting on newsworthy stories, the way that General Alexander is calling for something to be done.

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October 31, 2013

Indian, Pakistani Troops to Observe Calm on Border

Islamabad/Jammu: India and Pakistan on Tuesday agreed to end skirmishes and to observe calm in the Sialkot sector of the international border so that farmers from both sides can harvest their crops.

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October 31, 2013

Requesting Your Assistance: Protect the Right to Wear Hijab

By Zeynep Kandur, İstanbul, Turkey To the Editor: Women shout slogans to protest against a ban on the wearing Islamic head scarves in universities, in Ankara, Turkey.  Photograph by Burhan Ozbilici, AP In response to the letter written by Professor Carol Delaney, dated October 9, 2013: Professor Delaney claims that the lifting of the ban […]

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October 31, 2013

US drones: Pakistani Teen Tells US How His Grandmother Was Killed by Strike

A Pakistani teenager moved a translator to tears on Capitol Hill as he spoke of the moment his grandmother was killed in a US drone strike.

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October 31, 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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