Category: News

Guesthouse Voyeur Jailed

 A voyeuristic hotel manager has been sentenced to six months behind bars. Clarence Birkbeck, 67, who managed Kastle Court guesthouse in Newcomen Terrace, Redcar, Teesside, was arrested after a couple spotted a spy camera between two wardrobes. Police who investigated…

Lawmakers Sign Letter Against Anti-Muslim Prejudice

Approx. 2 Dozen Maryland Lawmakers Sign Letter Against Anti-Muslim Prejudice Ike Leggett’s signature tops the list of Maryland lawmakers signing a letter in protest of the Chevy Chase Women’s Republican Club’s invitation to Fred Grandy to speak at a private…

Since 9/11: A light on Islam

By Jeff Brumley If there are any silver linings to the tragedy of 9-11, First Coast Muslims say one of them may be that Northeast Florida’s Islamic community has grown in its outward focus and accessibility, area religious leaders say.…

Suicides Increase

The number of suicides in Iran rose by 4.9 percent in the first three months of the Iranian calendar year, Forensic Medical Examination Center head Ahmad Shodjai said today. Shodjai said 952 people committed suicide in Iran, 274 of whom…

Poverty Rate Rises in America

Poverty rate rises in America By Annalyn Censky @CNNMoney September 13, 2011: 12:53 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Amid a still struggling economy, more people in America fell below the poverty line last year, according to new census data released Tuesday.…