Secularism

Groups launch challenge of Quebec's secularism bill one day after it becomes law

1 day ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - Less than 24 hours after the Coalition Avenir Quebec government used its majority to push through a bill restricting the wearing of religious symbols, a court...
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Quebec adopts secularism bill that bans religious symbols for state workers

2 days ago   |   National Post

Quebec's contentious secularism bill banning religious symbols for teachers, police officers and other public servants in positions of authority was voted into law late Sunday.
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Arsenal star chooses Turkey's controversial president as his wedding witness

6 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Mesut Ozil married Amine Gulse in Istanbul with Erdogan as a legal witness, a requirement for secular Turkish weddings.
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When Pete Buttigieg Ripped America's Missionary Zeal

When Pete Buttigieg Ripped America's Missionary Zeal

7 days ago   |   Politico

It's a sign of just how much President Donald Trump has moved the goalposts of American involvement abroad. When Pete Buttigieg outlined his “foreign policy for 2054” in a...
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Prosecutors crack down on clergy abuse as bishops gather

8 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By JULIET LINDERMAN, GARANCE BURKE and MARTHA MENDOZA DETROIT - Hundreds of boxes. Millions of records. From Michigan to New Mexico this month, attorneys general are sifting...
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Is India becoming a ‘Hindu state'?

14 days ago   |   The Washington Post

My survey of religion and politics in Bihar state helps explain India's secularism.
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Israel headed to elections again

Israel headed to elections again

20 days ago   |   Politico   |   4 articles

Israel's parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a...
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The Latest: Israeli parliament vote triggers early election

20 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

JERUSALEM - The Latest on Israel's political crisis : 12:10 a.m. Israel's parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election...
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Canadian Human Rights Museum could include Quebec's recent bid to legislate on secularism

26 days ago   |   National Post

QUEBEC - The Quebec government's latest attempt to legislate on secularism could find its way into the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg.
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Game of Thrones ' Finale Cloaked an Old Idea in More Modern Clothing

27 days ago   |   Slate

Bran is a chosen one, but Tyrion tries to sell him in more secular terms.
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

‘Attack squirrel' found during drug bust kept in cage, reportedly fed meth

‘Attack squirrel' found during drug bust kept in cage, reportedly fed meth

Sheriff's deputies rescued the “attack squirrel” who was reportedly fed meth to “keep it aggressive. Read more ...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out AIDS, and put an American on Mars

President Donald Trump officially launched his campaign for re-election in the 2020 presidential election in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night. Trump outlined a series of... Read more ...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

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Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary, according to the president. Read more ...

‘A lot of noise for nothing,' Michel Platini's lawyer says as ex-UEFA boss...

‘A lot of noise for nothing,' Michel Platini's lawyer says as ex-UEFA boss released from custody

Former UEFA boss Michel Platini has been released from French custody on Wednesday after being questioned by police on alleged corruption during the awarding of the 2022 World... Read more ...

Surveillance images released of man wanted in CTA bus shooting on South Side

Surveillance images released of man wanted in CTA bus shooting on South Side

CHICAGO - Chicago police have released surveillance images of the man wanted in connection to a CTA bus shooting that injured three people. The shooting happened around 6 p.m... Read more ...

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

MINNEAPOLIS - Max Kepler's single with one out in the 17th inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox early Wednesday in the longest game by innings... Read more ...