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DNC chairman declares Jerusalem the capital of Israel despite delegates’ disapproval (VIDEO)

DNC chairman declares Jerusalem the capital of Israel despite delegates’ disapproval (VIDEO)

When the Democratic National Committee dropped the word “God” from their platform ahead of this week’s convention, Republicans capitalized on the exclusion. Now a last minute attempt to reverse that measure may have made matters worse. The delegation at day two of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte was split on Wednesday after a motion […]

Disabled Pakistani girl framed in Koran-burning case? Imam arrested for falsifying evidence

Disabled Pakistani girl framed in Koran-burning case? Imam arrested for falsifying evidence

Pakistani police arrested an Imam on Sunday over accusations he had planted evidence on a Christian girl accused of burning a Koran, allegedly to frame her. Witnesses say the cleric tore pages from the Koran and planted them in the girl’s bag. Imam Khalid Chishti had previously presented police with evidence that Rimsha Masih – […]

OWS march rolls through Charlotte ahead of Democratic convention (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

OWS march rolls through Charlotte ahead of Democratic convention (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Hundreds of people have taken part in the March on Wall Street South event in Charlotte, carrying banners, banging drums and chanting slogans against corporate greed. The protest ahead of the Democratic National Convention proceeded peacefully. The turnout at the event was lower than organizers had expected, with only about 1,000 activists from dozens of […]