Chattanooga Muslims anxious  in wake of deadly mass shooting

Jul 19, 2015

Chattanooga Muslims anxious in wake of deadly mass shooting

As the death toll rose to five, a handful of governors ordered National Guardsmen to take up arms in response to the brazen attacks on two Tennessee military sites. In Chattanooga, a city that prides itself on strong ties between people of different faiths, ...

Black group, KKK hold separate rallies at South Carolina Statehouse

Jul 19, 2015

Black group, KKK hold separate rallies at South Carolina Statehouse

Hundreds of people taunted each other on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse during separate rallies staged by two groups from outside the state. Black Educators for Justice, based in Jacksonville, Florida, held its rally Saturday on the north side of the Statehouse, ...

Probe of Tennessee shooter focuses on links to Islamic militants

Jul 18, 2015

Probe of Tennessee shooter focuses on links to Islamic militants

The suspect in the fatal shootings of four U.S. Marines traveled to Jordan and possibly other Middle Eastern countries for seven months last year, authorities said on Friday as the investigation focused on any signs of a connection to Islamist militants. Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, ...

Easy access to guns common link in U.S. mass killings

Jul 18, 2015

Easy access to guns common link in U.S. mass killings

FOCUS A possible jihadi in Tennessee. A white supremacist in South Carolina. A Ph.D. student dropout sowing terrorism at a “Batman” movie in Colorado. In one day, three alleged or convicted mass killers shared headlines in America, with a common thread running through all ...

Jul 18, 2015

2009 Philippine massacre suspect Ampatuan dies

The patriarch of a warlord clan who is on trial for the Philippines’ worst political massacre has died, his lawyer said Saturday, days after he slipped into a coma. Andal Ampatuan Sr. and seven other members of the powerful Ampatuan clan are among 100 ...