Senegal is a critical junction for US dialogue with the Muslim world. Reaction there to the NYC mosque debate has potentially far-reaching implications for the battle against Al Qaeda.
Islamic leaders are concerned that the increasingly heated debate over the mosque near ground zero is stirring up anti-Muslim rhetoric that could incite violence and hate crimes.
Republican leader Ken Mehlman’s announcement that he is gay elicited little more than a yawn in the mainstream media. Links to Mr. Mehlman’s past statements about homosexuality are one notable feature of the coverage.
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Identity theft: Prosecutors say Nigerian-born Iguosade Osahon stole names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers from more than 750 people across the United States.
Leaving the political controversy aside, the proposed Islamic community center would fit very well into – and improve – the urban landscape around ground zero. The same can’t be said for the sleazy shops nearby.
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Matt Sky, a freelance Web designer (l.) stands in the middle of a debate with New Yorkers on both sides of the debate surrounding the proposed Muslim center near the ground zero site in New York City's financial district. Sky's sign drew several reactions from pedestrians passing by the site at 51 Park Place. The proposed Muslim center which will be modeled largely after the Y.M.C.A. has polarized Americans across the country.
The debate over the so-called Ground Zero mosque planned for lower Manhattan is bringing to the fore a debate over the meaning of America's growing Muslim population.
The count of lying to the FBI – the one conviction the jury in the Rod Blagojevich trial handed down Tuesday – is often included to make sure a jury returns at least one guilty verdict. The other counts may have been too complex.