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2 arrested in New Zealand for online threats to Christchurch mosques which saw deadly white supremacist attack in 2019

2 arrested in New Zealand for online threats to Christchurch mosques which saw deadly white supremacist attack in 2019

20 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Police in New Zealand have detained two individuals accused of making online threats against two Mosques in the city of Christchurch, both of which were the scene of the...
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Pope Francis On A Historic Visit To Iraq

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Pope Francis' Apostolic Visit to Iraq begins on March 5, 2021. This first ever papal visit to Iraq aims to provide moral support to Christian minorities in Iraq and the region...
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Pakistan's Finance Minister Unexpectedly Loses Senate Vote

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan faced a surprise loss in the country's upper house of parliament election after Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh lost a tightly fought...
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Chechen cleric rebukes locals for providing ‘occult services' as Russian region continues crackdown on ‘swindlers' & ‘charlatans'

Chechen cleric rebukes locals for providing ‘occult services' as Russian region continues crackdown on ‘swindlers' & ‘charlatans'

1 day ago   |   RT

A theologian in Russia's Muslim-majority region of Chechnya has reprimanded three women after local law enforcement detained them for occultism, a charge which has become more...
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What Mikaela Shiffrin thinks about talk of US boycotting Olympics in China

What Mikaela Shiffrin thinks about talk of US boycotting Olympics in China

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Olympic champion skier Mikaela Shiffrin has said she should not have to choose between her “morals” and her “job” amid calls for a boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in...
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China's Winter Olympics Adds to Pressure for Tokyo to Hold Games

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

There are many reasons why Japan is determined to hold the already-delayed Tokyo Olympics this summer, but one that is seldom discussed publicly: China.
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Intense preparation paves way for pontiff to meet ayatollah

1 day ago   |   ABC News

Pope Francis will visit this weekend a preeminent Shiite Muslim cleric in Iraq to make history with a message of coexistence
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Florida deputy suspended for anti-Muslim Facebook rant

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News

A Florida deputy ranted about “intolerant” Muslims “taking over America” in a Facebook post that landed him in hot water and with an almost month-long suspension.
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Asia Rebuffs U.S. Sanctions on Myanmar, Giving Generals Lifeline

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg

As the U.S. looks to build a coalition to further punish Myanmar's generals, it's not having much success convincing governments in Asia to follow suit.
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No jab, no Hajj: Saudi says all Muslims will need to have Covid vaccine before they can perform annual pilgrimage to Mecca

No jab, no Hajj: Saudi says all Muslims will need to have Covid vaccine before they can perform annual pilgrimage to Mecca

2 days ago   |   RT

Health authorities in Saudi Arabia have said that any Muslim wanting to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca will first need to be provide proof that they've been...
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Lightning top Blackhawks on Killorn's horn-beating OT goal

Lightning top Blackhawks on Killorn's horn-beating OT goal

CHICAGO - Alex Killorn scored 4:59 into overtime, with the puck barely over the line at the horn, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night... Read more ...

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 33 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 107-102 on Thursday night and snap a... Read more ...

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Matt Martin scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a three-game series. Read more ...

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

PITTSBURGH - Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault pointed to his team's three-game set in Pittsburgh as a potential turning point. A chance to figure out just where the... Read more ...

Creighton athletic director announces Greg McDermott has been suspended...

Creighton athletic director announces Greg McDermott has been suspended 'from all team activities'

Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott has been suspended from all team activities, according to a statement from Creighton's athletic director. Read more ...

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

BOSTON - Jayson Tatum had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics won their fourth straight game, outlasting the short-handed Toronto Raptors 132-125 on Thursday night. Read more ...

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

Dr. Mark Rupp says the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are all "tremendously effective" against COVID-19. Read more ...

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Franz Wagner scored 19 points, Hunter Dickinson added 14 and No. 2 Michigan wrapped up the Big Ten title with a 69-50 victory over rival Michigan State on... Read more ...

Big 12 champ No. 3 Baylor beats No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70

Big 12 champ No. 3 Baylor beats No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70

WACO, Texas - Jared Butler scored 22 points and No. 3 Baylor, fresh off clinching its first Big 12 title on the road two days earlier, beat No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70 on... Read more ...

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

The FBI on Thursday arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide, on charges related to the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, marking the first known instance of an... Read more ...