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David Cameron's Call For Muslim Women To Learn English Sparks Outrage

The British prime minister has a plan to help battle extremism by teaching Muslim women in Britain to speak English. If migrants don't learn English, David Cameron says they may face deportation. But his comments sparked outrage from Muslims and migrant advocates, who say the state is unfairly singling out Muslim women, while providing limited resources for newcomers to Britain to learn the local language.
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Aerial Images Show Destruction Of Ancient Christian Monastery In Iraq

The new images obtained by The Associated Press show the site of St. Elijah's Monastery in the ISIS-held city of Mosul. ISIS likely destroyed the monastery in the fall of 2014.
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In Russia, Epiphany Comes With A Shockingly Cold Swim

To celebrate the feast of Epiphany marking the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan, thousands of Russian Orthodox faithful take a dip in icy waters. How does it feel? "Absolutely good," one man says.
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2 FLDS Towns Set To Face Religious Discrimination Trial

The towns serve as headquarters for the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, known as FLDS. They're accused by the Justice Department of discriminating against non-FLDS members.
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Trump Gets Mixed Response From Conservative Liberty University

Donald Trump spoke at Liberty University in Virginia on Monday. The Christian school has become an important stop on the presidential campaign trail.
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Thou Shalt Not Toss Food: Enlisting Religious Groups To Fight Waste

The Environmental Protection Agency is launching an initiative to engage religious leaders of all faiths to reduce food waste. Many groups have already embraced the challenge as a moral imperative.
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Chef Trades Toque For Amish Beard, Opens Off-The-Grid Deli In Maine

A Chicago chef tired of the kitchen grind moved his family to join an Amish community in Maine. He's now selling charcuterie and cheese from a cabin in the woods.
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Inside The Nationwide Tour To Support 'Godly Leaders'

The Rev. Franklin Graham, an evangelical Christian leader, speaks with NPR's Michel Martin about his 50-state tour to rally conservative evangelical voters.
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Sikhs In Fresno Worried After Recent Attacks

Sikh-Americans in Fresno, Calif., are apprehensive in the wake of two recent attacks in the area on elderly Sikh men.
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Anglican Communion Temporarily Suspends U.S. Episcopal Church

Anglican leaders meeting in Canterbury have temporarily suspended the U.S. Episcopal Church from full participation in the Anglican Communion. The move comes at the behest of conservative bishops — mostly from Africa — who are unhappy with the American church's stance on same-sex marriage and gay clergy.

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