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Religion as a political tool
The success of ?political Islam?, with its flagrant blend of religion and politics, in penetrating civil society is one of the country?s foremost challenges and a potential impediment to the development of a modern democratic state.
Court overturns convictions in Amish hair attacks
CINCINNATI (AP) ? Personal conflict, not religion, was the driving motive behind beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish, an appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in overturning the hate-crime convictions of 16 men and women.
Appeals court overturns hate crime convictions in Amish haircut assault case
CINCINNATI ? Personal conflict, not religion, was the driving motive behind beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish, an appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in overturning the hate-crime convictions of 16 men and women.
Court overturns hate-crime convictions in Amish beard cutting case
An appeals court ruled the Amish defendants acted on personal motivations, not religion in the 2011 hair and beard cutting attacks. The judges ruled the jury had received incorrect instructions about how to weigh the role of religion in the case.
Court overturns hate-crime convictions in Ohio beard- and hair-cutting attack...
Personal conflict, not religion, was the driving motive behind beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish, an appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in overturning the hate-crime convictions of 16 men and women. Circuit Court of Appeals panel sided with arguments brought by attorneys for the Amish defendants, who were convicted two years ago in five attacks in 2011. The attacks were in ...
Court overturns convictions in Amish hair attacks in Ohio
CINCINNATI -- Personal conflict, not religion, was the driving motive behind beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish, an appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in overturning the hate-crime convictions of 16 men and women.
Teaching kids about religion: Where to start and what to say
A majority of Americans believe in God, but the way in which they recognize a higher power varies significantly. How can parents take an active role in teaching kids about religion, and allowing them to draw their own conclusions?
Isis a terrorist organisation, not an Islamic group, says deputy home minister
No religion, even Islam, can accept what Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) is doing, says a minister, condemning the jihadist group that is now terrorising the Middle East. Deputy Home Minister Datuk Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said Isis was a "terrorist" organisation that was inhumane. "Isis is not an Islamic group," he said, adding...
Is Religion Only in Your Head?
In the early 1980s I visited the town of Medjugorje where a group of young people reported that they were experiencing visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The scientists wired the children up to machines to record their physiological responses during the apparitions.
Religion Unimportant to Most LGBT Americans
Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) are much less likely to be religious than non-LGBT Americans, according to a new Gallup poll. Moreover, about 40 percent of non-LGBT adults identified themselves as highly religious, compared with just 24 percent of LGBT adults. Participants were categorized as "highly religious" if they said religion played an important role ...

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Numerex Receives 2014 M2M Evolution "Battle of the Platforms Award"
ATLANTA -- Numerex , a leading provider of on-demand and interactive machine-to-machine (M2M) enterprise solutions enabling the Internet of Things, today announced that it has received a 2014 M2M Evolution ...
Evolution used similar molecular toolkits to shape flies, worms, and humans
Although separated by hundreds of millions of years of evolution, flies, worms, and humans share ancient patterns of gene expression, according to a massive analysis of genomic data. Two related studies tell a similar story: even though humans, worms, and flies bear little obvious similarity to each other, evolution used remarkably similar molecular toolkits to shape them.
To study evolution, scientists raise fish to walk on land
How did our ancestors first adapt to living on land? An unusual species of air-breathing fish offers clues.
Unusual Fish that 'Walks' Holds Clues to Animal Evolution
These first four-limbed animals, the so-called stem tetrapods, ultimately gave rise to amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, including the largest animals to ever live on the planet. When fish started moving onto land, "the fossil record suggests there was a great deal of diversity among fish, and thus a lot of competition between the fish," said lead study author Emily Standen, an ...
Canadian study on walking fish sheds light on evolution of limbs
Research conducted at McGill University studied the effect of a lifetime of walking on a certain type of fish. "What we wanted to pin down was: if you change the environment of this fish, does it change its behaviour or does its anatomy change?" said Emily Standen, now at the University of Ottawa.
Evolution Of ?Madden NFL? Video Game Captured In Two-Minute Drive (Video)
The ?Madden NFL? video game franchise has come a long way since 1988 when it...
KORE Receives 2014 Las Vegas M2M Evolution Battle of the Platforms Award
KORE, the world?s largest managed wireless network services provider specializing in machine-to-machine communications, today announced that it has received a 2014 Las Vegas M2M Evolution Battle of the Platforms Award from TMC and Crossfire Media.
Evolution of guard position has thinned once-talented ranks
Evolution of guard position has thinned once-talented ranks
KORE Customer Receives 2014 M2M Evolution Business Impact Award
KORE, the world?s largest managed wireless network services provider specializing in machine-to-machine communications, today announced that its customer, Clear Blue Technologies, has received a 2014 M2M Evolution Business Impact Award from TMC and Crossfire Media.
Jon Hamm On The Evolution Of Don Draper On 'Mad Men'
Hamm has never won an Emmy despite 13 nominations, including two this year for Mad Men . In 2010, Hamm talked with Fresh Air about how Draper was "losing touch" with his life and the world around him.

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