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Giving Back to the Springfield Community One Lunch at a Time

Khuram Abbasi, owner of Omar & Sons Furniture in Springfield, has always enjoyed giving back to his community. After noticing those in need right around his store, Abbasi began offering the community a free lunch. Every other Friday Abbasi and his wife Sadia prepare a home-cooked meal that friends and family help serve to the community. Connecting Point’s Zydalis Bauer visited Omar & Sons to learn more..massive

Gun fired outside east London mosque during Ramadan prayers

Police tapeThe Metropolitan police have launched an investigation after a shot was fired outside a London mosque during prayers for Ramadan. Police said there were no injuries, and they believe the shot came from a blank-firing handgun, and significantly, they were not treating it as a terrorist incident. The single shot was fired outside a mosque in Ilford in east London at 10.45pm….MORE: THE Guardian

Comment on the Finsbury Park ‘terrorist attack against Muslim worshippers outside the mosque in Seven Sisters Road, London:

“And do not think of those killed in Allah’s path as dead: indeed they are alive and receive their sustenance from their Lord. They rejoice in the bounty provided by Allah. (Surah 3, Aal-e Imran verse 169-170)

Mississippi: Parking lot outside restaurant collapses and swallows 12 cars, no one injured

A cave-in of a restaurant parking lot in Mississippi swallowed 12 cars and now experts are expected to The Associated Pressbegin work Monday to determine the cause of the weekend collapse, authorities said.

No one was reported injured when the pavement gave way Saturday night, leaving a long gash in the ground into which the vehicles tumbled.

Meridian Public Safety Director Buck Roberts told The Meridian Star (http://bit.ly/1kDvuui ) that the collapse was not the result of a sinkhole, …more:  usnews.