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New Jersey School Board Member Quits Over Anti-Muslim Comments

April 23 – A New Jersey school board member resigned on Friday after drawing fire for anti-Muslim Facebook posts, including one saying, “America needs to get rid of people like you,” the board president said. Elmwood Park Board of Education member Gladys Gryskiewicz had come under pressure to step down after attention was drawn to

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Philadelphia Shooter Described as Quiet, Devout Muslim

By Idrees Ali and Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA, Jan 9 – The gunman who claimed allegiance to Daesh after shooting a Philadelphia police officer was described by people who knew him as a devout, quiet Muslim who became more “combative” after trips to Egypt and Saudi Arabia. As police charged Edward Archer on Saturday with attempted

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