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Divine intervention' Indian Hindus ask gods to help Trump
NEW DELHI (AP) — Donald Trump may find it tough to get Republican leaders behind his campaign, but he's got some faraway fans trying to get the gods on his side. Around a dozen members of a right-wing Indian Hindu group lit a ritual fire and chanted mantr
New Iqaluit mosque opens doors
After years in the making, Iqaluit's new mosque held its inauguration Friday, officially opening as a place of worship. The building will serve as a prayer space and a community centre for Iqaluit's 100 or so Muslims, as well as a place to learn about Isl
Toronto pastor charged in historical sex assault
A well-known Toronto pastor charged in a historical sex assault has spoken publicly for the first time since the allegations. Rev. Brent Hawkes denied all wrongdoing at a service on Sunday morning at the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto.
Top Saudi cleric declares chess forbidden
A video clip of Saudi Arabia's top cleric saying that the game of chess is "forbidden" in Islam because it wastes time and leads to rivalry among people has provoked heated debate, and widespread criticism, among Arabic Twitter users.
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