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January 16, 2017 8:26 PM Why Lindsay Lohan has everyone thinking she converted to Islam

Lindsay Lohan just deleted her Instagram and Twitter posts and quoted the Islamic greeting "Alakum salam," meaning "Peace be unto you," in her bio. Some fans are saying that she's converted to Islam after recently being seen in a headscarf given to her during her time in Turkey. Lindsay Lohan just deleted her Instagram and Twitter posts and quoted the Islamic 11

January 15, 2017 2:04 PM Former Uzbek President’s Daughter Questioned by Swiss Prosecutors

Gulnara Karimova is under house arrest after disappearing from public view almost three years ago, lawyer says The elder daughter of Uzbekistan’s late President Islam Karimov was questioned recently over money-laundering accusations by Swiss prosecutors while under house arrest in Tashkent, according to a lawyer who attended the meetings. The account 12

January 14, 2017 8:29 PM 'We are Europe' French presidential candidate Macron tells rally

PARIS "We are Europe, we are Brussels, we wanted it and we need it," French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron told thousands of supporters on Saturday in a call for a stronger and united European Union. Opinion polls indicate that Macron, who is running as an independent in the April-May election, is gaining on the frontrunners, conservative candidate 10

January 11, 2017 2:12 AM President Obama’s Farewell Address: Full Video and Text

It’s the conviction that we are all created equal, endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable rights, among them life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It’s the insistence that these rights, while self-evident, have never been self-executing; that We, the People, through the instrument of our democracy, can form a more perfect union 18

January 10, 2017 3:22 AM Airport shooting suspect may have planned to visit half-brother in Naples, family says

One day before Esteban Santiago opened fire in the Fort Lauderdale airport, he spoke to one of his half-brothers in Southwest Florida about the difficult time he was having, a family member told the Sun Sentinel. "He called my older brother, and my brother told him 'Come to Naples anytime you want. There is always a place for you to stay with me,'" Esteban 15

January 9, 2017 1:01 PM Iran mourns 'sheikh of moderation' Rafsanjani

Tehran (AFP) - Iran began three days of mourning Monday after the death of ex-president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a pillar of the Islamic revolution who became a leading counterweight to hardliners. Tributes poured in for the moderate cleric, including from President Hassan Rouhani, who was reportedly at Rafsanjani's bedside before he died of a heart 13

January 8, 2017 8:31 PM Iran’s former president, who was set to a key role in selecting next supreme leader, dies

Former Iranian president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, one of the most influential figures in Iran since the Islamic revolution and a driving force for reform, has died at the age of 82 after suffering an apparent heart attack, state media reported Sunday. Though his power had waned since he served two terms as president from 1989 to 1997, Rafsanjani 8

January 8, 2017 5:50 PM Iran's ex-President Hashemi Rafsanjani dies

TEHRAN, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died Sunday of a heart attack, according to the state-run news agency. He was 82. The Islamic Republic News Agency announced Rafsanjani died after being taken to Tajreesh Martyres Hospital in northern Tehran earlier in the day. His death also was confirmed by the Fars news agency 75

January 8, 2017 4:52 PM Ali Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani, Former President of Iran, Dies at 82

TEHRAN — Iran’s state television on Sunday confirmed the death of Ali Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani, a former president and a leading reformer, who had a stroke on Sunday. He was 82. “Ayatollah Hashemi-Rafsanjani, the head of the expediency discernment council, after a lifetime of ceaseless endeavors towards the path of Islam and the revolution, left this world 83

January 7, 2017 6:05 PM Drunken driver was going 75 mph before fatal Bronx wreck

Tanbir Islam leaves the 49th Precinct, charged with DWI and the death of his friend, among other charges. A drunken driver who abandoned his car and fled after a massive Bronx crash, leaving his friend to die, was going three times the speed limit when he veered into an oncoming lane of traffic, court papers reveal. Firefighters responding to the Thursday 20