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Archive | March 2, 2011

Militants Gun Down Pakistan’s Only Christian in Cabinet

Taliban extremists claimed responsibility for the murder of Pakistan’s Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti yesterday morning, the only Christian member of Pakistan’s cabinet. The assassination is the second political assassination linked to controversial blasphemy laws after the first assassination of Salman Taseer on January Tuesday, January 4, 2011. President Asif Zardari condemned the “heinous act” […]

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2 U.S. Air Force Personnel Shot, Killed Inside Bus at Frankfurt Airport Terminal 2

A gunman fired shots at U.S. Air Force personnel on a bus outside Frankfurt airport on Wednesday, killing two airmen and wounding two before being taken into custody, authorities said. A man opened fire on or near a bus carrying U.S. soldiers at Germany’s Frankfurt airport Wednesday afternoon, killing two U.S. airmen and injuring two […]

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Libya Air Strikes and Land Military Offensive Retakes Brega

Armed forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi have retaken the eastern city of Brega with air strikes less than two miles from a Libyan oil terminal. Rebels fighting in the east fear this is the start of a broader offensive against citizens in towns that have toppled Gadhafi’s rule. Marsa Brega also known as […]

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Westboro Baptist Church Military Funeral Protesters

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the First Amendment protects fundamentalist church members who mount attention-getting, anti-gay protests outside military funerals. The Supreme Court has ruled that the First Amendment protects fundamentalist church members who gather for attention-getting, anti-gay protests outside military funerals.

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