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Muslim woman set to run for US Congress seat

Cheryl Sudduth is set to become the second Muslim woman to run for Congress in the United States. Seeking to enter the House of Representatives to represent the 11th congressional district of California, she hopes to improve the public  education system, and close the achievement gap among underserved and vulnerable members of the community. As ...

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Spying or no flying?

In mid-April, after an eight-year, “Kafkaesque” ordeal implicating its vast architecture of official secrecy and bureaucratic intransigence, the US government finally, if grudgingly, informed Dr Rahinah Ibrahim that she was no longer on the No Fly List. Dr Ibrahim, a Malaysian architecture professor, had been placed on the list as a result ...

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US spy agency NSA monitored 122 world leaders

New leaks by the US National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden demonstrates that the NSA collected data on 122 world leaders in a single month. According to German news magazine Der Spiegel, the intelligence database included 300 files only on German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to the document, the ...

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