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After Attack, An Uproar Over A Call For French Jews To Quit Wearing Yarmulkes

A Jewish community leader in the southern city of Marseille has sparked controversy by calling on Jews to stop wearing skullcaps after a teacher was the victim of an anti-Semitic attack.
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Division Over Social Issues Threatens Global Split Among Anglican Churches

The Archbishop of Canterbury has called the leaders of the Anglican "provinces" to England to discuss the division over social issues, including homosexuality, same-sex marriage and female bishops.
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Why Can't Washingtonians Resist Asking Each Other What They Do For A Living?

Is "What do you do?" the quintessential Washington question? And what exactly are people asking it trying to find out?
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Trump Invited To Iowa Mosque. Imam: He's A Great Man With Bad Ideas

The imam of the oldest mosque in North America, the Mother Mosque of America in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has invited Donald Trump to visit. David Greene talks to Imam Taha Tawil about the invitation.
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"Paper Love" – Searching for the Girl Left Behind in WWII Europe (Rebroadcast)

Journalist and author Sarah Wildman searches archives, history books and European capitals for her grandfather's "true love" -- a young doctor he left behind when he fled Nazi-occupied Vienna in 1938.

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Faced With Firing, Wheaton Professor Stands By Her Gesture Of 'Solidarity'

Wheaton College has begun the process to fire Larycia Hawkins for stating that Muslims worship the same God as Christians. "It was about solidarity," Hawkins says, "which is a Christian principle."
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Friday News Roundup - International

World leaders condemn a North Korean nuclear test but doubt it was a hydrogen bomb. A feud between Saudi Arabia and Iran escalates. And France marks the one-year anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attack. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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New York City Settles Lawsuits Over Surveillance Of Muslims

New guidance against religious profiling by police officers in New York City were announced as part of the settlement. Renee Montagne talks to Hina Shamsi of the American Civil Liberties Union.
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NYPD Agrees To Settle 2 Lawsuits On Surveillance Of Muslims

The New York Police Department has agreed to settle a pair of lawsuits that allege it illegally targeted Muslims in terrorism investigations. The settlement, if approved by a judge, will codify rules for terrorism investigations and provide more oversight.
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Saudi Arabia Vs. Iran: Why Their Feud Goes Beyond Sectarian Tensions

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Rutgers University professor Toby Jones, who has written about the politics behind the execution of a Shiite leader in Saudi Arabia.

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