Archive for 'Religion'
BBC Radical cleric Abu Qatada has pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges at a court in Jordan. The Palestinian-Jordanian was convicted in his absence of involvement in bombings in 1998 and a foiled terrorist plot in 2000 but is now being retried. His eight-year legal battle to stay in the UK ended in July.
World Net Daily – Jack Minor Orders Colorado baker to violate beliefs, submit to homosexuals’ demands Another judge has ruled homosexuals have a right not to be offended that supersedes First Amendment religious rights. In the latest case, a Denver cake baker must make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding even if the […]
BBC Two French soldiers have been killed in combat in the Central African Republic, the French presidency says. A statement said President Francois Hollande “learned with deep sadness” that the two had been killed overnight in the capital Bangui.
BBC A man has admitted killing soldier Lee Rigby but said it was not murder because “I am a soldier of Allah” and “this is a war”. Michael Adebolajo, 28, described the killing as a “military operation”. He also told the Old Bailey he loved extremist network al-Qaeda.
CNN – Dana Davidsen The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said the threat of terrorism overseas is “getting worse, not better.” “I personally see it spreading like a spiderweb, like a wildfire, through Northern Africa and the Middle East,” Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas, told CNN’s Candy Crowley on “State of the Union.”