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Feb10

Survey: Majority of Europeans oppose Muslim immigration

By: Deutsche Welle Source: Deutsche Welle In response to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry into the United States for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Shumer said: “This order is against what we believe in America.” Of all the executive action taken by Trump in his brief term thus far, this one caused the greatest uproar in the US and internationally. Trump banned the entry of citizens from the seven countries for 90 days, all refugees for 120 days and Syrians indefinitely. The order led to mass protests and drew scorn from foreign leaders. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the ban “contradicts the...

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Feb09

New report sheds light on extremist violence in the US and Muslims

By: Robert Valencia Source: Mic.com It’s been a tough couple of weeks for Muslims in the United States. First, President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring refugees and travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. Then, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway justified said ban by fabricating a “Bowling Green Massacre,” falsely claiming two Iraqi refugees carried out an attack that never took place. The ongoing court battle over Trump’s travel ban, which some have deemed unconstitutional, has invoked the president’s long history of anti-Muslim rhetoric. As part of the effort to block Trump’s order, attorneys...

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Feb06

Qatar Airways takes record for longest flight ever

By: PanARMENIAN.Net Source: PanARMENIAN.Net The longest commercial flight in the world – Qatar Airways‘ Doha to Auckland service – touched down ahead of schedule on Monday, February 6, the New Zealand Herald says. Flight QR920 was due to land at Auckland Airport at 7.30am but landed 15 minutes early after a flight of about 16-and-a-quarter hours. This afternoon’s return journey could take more than 18 hours because of headwinds. The airline’s chief executive Akbar Al Baker was aboard the flight and when asked whether any rise in fuel prices could affect commitment to the route, he said it was a long term commitment to the country. “We never close a route...

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