Day: May 12, 2012

Kansas lawmakers pass anti-Islamic law measure

Source: USA Today. TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A bill designed to prevent Kansas courts or government agencies from making decisions based on Islamic or other foreign legal codes has cleared the state Legislature after a contentious debate about whether the measure upholds American values or appeals to prejudice against Muslims. […]

JPMorgan Sought Loophole on Risky Trading

WASHINGTON — Soon after lawmakers finished work on the nation’s new financial regulatory law, a team of JPMorgan Chase lobbyists descended on Washington. Their goal was to obtain special breaks that would allow banks to make big bets in their portfolios, including some of the types of trading that led […]

Indian Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh visits international headquarters of Ahmadiyya Muslim community at Qadian town.

Union Minister for Environment and Forests as well as Rural Development (India) Jairam Ramesh visits the International Headquarter of Ahmadiyya Muslims at Qadian in the Gurdaspur District of Indian Punjab. Source: The Times of India, Chandigarh. GURDASPUR: Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday announced a special package for […]

Teen arrested in mosque vandalism

Washington post An 18-year-old has been charged with felony destruction of property for allegedly vandalizing a mosque that was under construction in Chantilly, Fairfax County police said. Trenton M. Carter of the 14400 block of Round Lick Lane in the Centreville area was arrested May 3, police said. Carter and possibly other […]