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Muslim, Sikh Groups File Complaints Over Head Scarf Policy At OC Theme Park

An Orange County amusement park faced allegations Tuesday that Muslim and Sikh park attendees wearing religious headgear were denied access to riding Go-Karts due to “safety concerns”, according to court filings.

04/29/2014

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Jury Recommends Death For Man Who Murdered Ex-Girlfriend’s Father, Sister

A jury on Monday recommended a death sentence for a man convicted of murdering his former girlfriend’s father and sister in a fiery 2007 attack on the family’s home that prosecutors say was an ill-conceived attempt at reuniting with his ex.

12/16/2013

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SoCal Man Convicted Of Murdering Father, Sister Of His Ex-Girlfriend

A Southern California man was convicted Friday of the murders of the father and sister of his ex-girlfriend, and the attempted murder of her mother, in what prosecutors say was an ill-conceived attempt to reunite the couple.

11/22/2013

A Muslim pilgrim wears a mask as he arrives to perform evening prayers in Mecca's Grand Mosque prior to the start of the annual hajj pilgrimage, which begins on October 13.    (Photo credit: FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Officials To Watch For Muslim Pilgrims With SARS-Like Symptoms

While MERS-CoV has so far only been reported in the Mideast and Europe, doctors and emergency departments will be on the lookout for suspicious coughs and fevers, according to a report.

10/10/2013

A Muslim woman leaves the Masjid Omar ibn Al-Khattab mosque in Los Angeles.  (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

LAPD Chief Beck to Host Muslim Community Forum

The chief of the Los Angeles Police Department was set Thursday to meet with Muslim community leaders.

09/19/2013

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UC Regents Confirm Muslim Student To Board Despite Jewish Groups’ Opposition

The University of California’s governing board confirmed its first Muslim student member Wednesday, despite some Jewish groups’ claims that she marginalized Jewish students and promoted an anti-Israel agenda.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2013

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Episcopal Church Receiving Hate Mail For Agreeing To Host Muslim Conference

All Saints Episcopal Church has received hate mail after agreeing to host the national convention of the Muslim Public Affairs Council next weekend.

12/05/2012

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Jury: Muslim Hotel Owner Discriminated Against Jewish Group

Jurors said Hotel Shangri-LA owner Tehmina Adaya, who is a Muslim of Pakistani descent, broke the law when she ordered a Jewish group out of the hotel’s pool.

08/16/2012

Imane Boudlal (credit: CBS)

Ex-Disney Worker Sues In Fight Over Muslim Head Scarf

Imane Boudlal alleges she was subjected to ethnic insults such as “terrorist” and others by co-workers and supervisors while wearing her head scarf at work.

08/13/2012

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Egyptian President-Elect Has Ties To USC, CSUN

Mohammed Morsi calls Southern California home to at least some of his academic roots.

CBS Los Angeles–06/25/2012

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El Cajon Police Mull Hate Crime Charges In Death Of Iraqi Immigrant

The body of a 32-year-old mother and Iraqi immigrant will be flown back to Iraq for burial after she died over the weekend from a fatal assault in her Southland home.

CBS Los Angeles–03/26/2012

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Benetton Under Fire For Pope, Muslim Leader Kissing In ‘Unhate’ Campaign

It turns out there isn’t a whole lot of love for Benetton’s new “Unhate” campaign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/17/2011

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Muslim UC Students Convicted For Disrupting Israeli Diplomat Visit

A group of University of California students were found guilty of misdemeanor charges for disrupting a speech at UC Irvine by the Israeli ambassador in Feb. 2010

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2011

Arab Students Rally At UC Irvine

Jury Deliberations Begin In Trial Over Muslim Students’ Speech Protest

Jury deliberations have begun in the trial of 10 Muslim students charged with disrupting a speech by an Israeli diplomat at the University of California, Irvine.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2011

David Letterman reveals to his late night audience his affairs with several staffers on his show and the extortion plot against him in Manhattan on October 1, 2009. Robert Joel Halderman (known as Joe), a producer at "48 Hours" was accused of trying to extort $2 million from Letterman. Halderman reportedly lived for a time with Stephanie Birkitt, a former Letterman assistant often appeared on the show in comedy bits. (credit: CBS)

David Letterman Threatened On Jihadist Website

A frequent contributor to a jihadist website has threatened David Letterman, urging Muslim followers to “cut the tongue” of the late-night host because of a joke the comic made on his CBS show.

08/17/2011

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