Muslim group, CAIR, regains tax-exempt status

(RNS) The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a national Muslim civil rights group that has frequently drawn fire from conservatives, has regained its tax-exempt status. By Bob Smietana. 

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Oregon mosque under FBI scrutiny says it’s being pushed to adopt Americanized Islam

PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) The largest mosque in Oregon stands out for its traditional focus and charismatic imam. The imam has been at the center of a mysterious FBI probe, and he's suing over being placed on a no-fly list. Many at the mosque suspect the government is trying to harass people into a more westernized Islam. By Helen Jung.

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Muslims petition attorney general for NYPD probe

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(RNS) More than 30 Muslim and legal advocacy groups are urging New York’s attorney general to investigate the New York City Police Department after it was hit by a second scandal in as many weeks involving Muslim Americans. By Omar Sacirbey. 250.

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Muslims call for NYPD chief to resign over video

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(RNS) Muslim American groups are calling for New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly to resign after for allegedly covering up his role in “The Third Jihad,” a documentary film that critics say demonizes Muslims and was shown to nearly 1,500 police officers and detectives. By Omar Sacirbey. 250.

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