Posts Tagged ‘ center ’

Obama OK with Reid’s stance

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

SEATTLE — President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) have agreed to disagree on a Muslim group’s controversial plans to build an Islamic community center and mosque a couple of blocks from ground zero in lower Manhattan. Obama “respects the right of anybody — Democrat, Republican, independent — to disagree with his
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Bomber kills 61 Iraqis in recruitment drive (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

BAGHDAD – Young men from some of Iraq’s poorest areas waited all night outside an army recruitment center, only to become easy prey Tuesday for
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Making of a mosque mess

Aug 17th, 2010 | By admin

On Dec. 8, 2009, the New York Times published a story about a planned development in lower Manhattan: “The building has no sign that hints at its use as a Muslim prayer space, but these modest beginnings point to a far grander vision: an Islamic center n…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds
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Denver, Anthony still mulling what to do (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

DENVER (AP)—Just how much longer will Carmelo Anthony(notes) play for the Denver Nuggets? He can opt out of his contract after the upcoming season and become the headliner of the 2011 free agent class or he could play out the final two years of his contract and put off the wine-and-dine tour for a year.
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Reid against plan to build mosque near ground zero

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

The Senate’s top Democrat on Monday came out against plans to build a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, moving away from President Barack Obama on the controversial election-year issue. Locked in a tight race, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid became the highest profile Democrat to respond to Obama, who last week
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Reid breaks with Obama, opposes mosque

Aug 16th, 2010 | By politicsnews

Breaking with President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced his opposition Monday to an Islamic mosque and cultural center being sited a few blocks from Ground Zero in New York. The construction of the center, which has come under fire and become a talking point for Republicans, was supported
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US reduces roster for worlds to 13 (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—The United States reduced its roster to 13 players Sunday, cutting Jeff Green(notes) and JaVale McGee(notes). USA Basketball made the moves before it beat France 86-55 in an warm-up game at Madison Square Garden. Cutting McGee leaves Tyson Chandler(notes) as the only true center on the American roster. Neither Green nor McGee played
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Bullington gets first win, beats Yankees (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)—Bryan Bullington(notes), the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2002, threw eight crisp innings for his major league win, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 1-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday. Bullington (1-2) allowed two hits, walked one and struck out five to outpitch A.J. Burnett(notes) (9-10) who
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GOP keeps mosque flap alive

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

Republicans jumped Sunday on President Barack Obama’s defense of a proposed mosque near where the World Trade Center stood before the Sept. 11 attacks, seeking to make his comments a campaign issue for Democrats come November. Democrats meanwhile sought to change the subject. Many appeared uncomfortable with both the timing and the
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D.C. group against AZ law wants All-Star Game moved

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

WASHINGTON — Sunday’s game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Washington Nationals was briefly interrupted by protesters urging commissioner Bud Selig to move the 2011 All-Star Game from Phoenix because of Arizona’s new immigration legislation. A man emerged from the left-field stands in the fifth inning and ran into short right field after Washington pitcher Stephen
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