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  1. To demand Diwali holiday US Hindu Groups to hold a grand rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Merinews

    ... New York City mayor Bill de Blasio on March 4, announced that the city is adding the Muslim holy days of Eid ul-Fitr and Eid al-Adha as holidays in its public school calendar as "respect for one of the great faiths of this earth" and as an ...

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  2. Letter: Respect Muslim culture in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Albany Times Union

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced the schools should close on two very important religious holidays: Eid al-Fitr , which marks the end of Ramadan, and Eid al-Adha , another day of remembrance. The mayor commented on Twitter that it is "a change that respects the diversity of our city."

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  3. Happy Holidaze, from New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Accuracy In Academia

    In New York City schools, kids are learning Rs: reading, writing, and Ramadan. Thanks to the far-Left priorities of Mayor Bill de Blasio , city schools have added two Muslim holidays to the school calendar - a concession that took even Big Apple parents by surprise.

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  4. The Story Of How Pope Francis Got Pizza Delivered To The PopemobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Switched

    After revealing earlier this month that he missed being able to grab a slice of pizza in peace, Francis received a delicious surprise from an Italian pizzeria on Saturday -- a handcrafted pie in the Vatican's colors delivered straight to his popemobile. "The only thing I'd like to do is to be able to go out one day without anyone recognizing me and go get a pizza," the pope said during an interview with the Mexican broadcaster Televisa.

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  5. Why Islam Needs a ReformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Wall Street Journal

    To defeat the extremists for good, Muslims must reject those aspects of their tradition that prompt some believers to resort to oppression and holy war A man prays during the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, at Jama Masjid in New Delhi on Oct. 6, 2014. 10 comments

  6. Boko Haram attacks Nigerian town, kills 11: witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | GlobalNews

    In this Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 file photo, a Nigerian soldiers stand guard during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Maiduguri, Nigeria. BAUCHI, Nigeria - Witnesses say Boko Haram extremists have attacked a Nigerian town and killed 11 people who had just returned home after the military reclaimed the town.

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  7. De Blasio Sows Confusion as New York Allows Prayer in Pre-KRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Bloomberg

    The moves by de Blasio, who calls himself a "spiritual person," have ignited criticism from civil libertarians who usually support his progressive agenda. They say he's blurred the separation of church and state by advocating use of public facilities for Sunday services and, in the latest example, allowing Jewish yeshivas and Catholic schools to conduct midday prayer breaks in taxpayer-funded pre-kindergartens.

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  8. Area Muslims are battling for holy days offRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  9. Errol Louis: Close school once in a blue moonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | New York Daily News

    Close school once in a blue moon: After Muslim holidays, some want to give all 1.1 million NYC public-school kids off for Lunar New Year and Diwali New York State Senator Daniel Squadron wants public schools to be closed for the Lunar New Year as well. Squadron's district includes Chinatown.

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  10. A. Barton Hinkle on the God-Awful Mess Religion in the Public Sphere MakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    In the 213 years since Jefferson wrote of the First Amendment's 'high and impregnable' wall between church and state in his letter to the Danbury Baptists, debate regarding private faith and the public sphere has waxed and waned. Get ready for some more waxing.

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  11. David Bloomfield: No school on Eid? A secular decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | New York Daily News

    No one wants to be a killjoy, but the city's exuberant pronouncement that it is creating two new religiously-based school holidays, with the likelihood of more to come, raises constitutional questions that Mayor de Blasio needs to answer. Last week, the mayor and Schools Chancellor Carmen FariA a announced that the important Muslim holy days of Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha would be added to the public school calendar, with all 1.1 million students and their teachers getting the days off in an effort "to reflect the strength and diversity of our city."

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  12. Officials Call on Mayor to Add Lunar New Year to School CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Your News Now

    To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views to be used over the next 30 days. The rally comes on the heels of the mayor's decision to add the Muslim holidays of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr to the school closings calendar.

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  13. NYC officials intensify push for Lunar New Year school holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    New York City officials and members of the Asian-American community rallied on the steps of City Hall on Friday to urge the city to designate the Lunar New Year as an official school holiday. This action comes on the heels of Mayor Bill de Blasio's recent announcement that New York City public schools will close during two Muslim holidays , Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr.

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  14. Eid in New York: Symbolic victory for American MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Al Jazeera

    Hisham Aidi teaches at Columbia University. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Rebel Music: Race, Empire and the New Muslim Youth Culture, a study of black internationalism and global youth culture.

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  15. Muslim students welcome school calendar changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Riverdale Press

    Sadique Rahman, 18, and Humail Patel, 17, from the Bronx Science Muslim Student Association, speak to reporters in the high school's prayer room on March 6. Last October, Bronx High School of Science senior Sadique Rahman had a math test on the same day as Eid al-Adha, one of the most important holidays in Islam. A member of the school's Muslim Student Association , he came to school to take the test - but received two detentions for showing up late, as he had been carrying out the day's morning prayers.

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  16. Anna Duggar is offended that NYC public schools will start observing Muslim holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    News: Starting this year, New York City schools will observe two Muslim holidays: Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha . On those days, there will be no classes.

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  17. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Lunar landing: Schools in neighborhoods with large populations of people of Asian descent such as Sunset Park see absence rates of as high as 90 percent on Lunar New Year, according to a pol. United in support: PS-IS 30 student Farzana Ali and schools chancellor Carmen Farina applaud the news that students will get two Muslim holy days off starting this summer.

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  18. Inside the Dangerous Lives of Underage Gold MinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Wall Street Journal

    After many hours of manual labor mining gold in Burkina Faso, Nuru Haruna, 13, rests in a barrel used for collecting water at a site near Gangaol in July 2014. BANI, Burkina Faso-When the price of gold started to descend in recent years, the children of this desert village did the same: They dug deeper into the ground, risking their young lives to unearth more of the precious metal.

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  19. Pol to mayor: Let kids lift off on Lunar New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Lunar landing: Schools in neighborhoods with large populations of people of Asian descent such as Sunset Park see absence rates of as high as 90 percent on Lunar New Year, according to a pol. United in support: PS-IS 30 student Farzana Ali and schools chancellor Carmen Farina applaud the news that students will get two Muslim holy days off starting this summer.

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  20. The Science Behind Western Vs. Indian Cuisine: What Makes The Latter So Delicious?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | International Business Times

    The researchers have revealed the reason why Indian food is appreciated by the people all over the world. In Photo: Dolma, a traditional dish of stuffed vegetables, and other food are laid out on a table at Mevlida Mrgic's home in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, July 13, 2014.

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