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Court considers Calif. school’s May 5 US flag ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday wrestled with the novel question of whether it was offensive for Northern California high school students to display the American flag during a school day […]


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Mich. man recognizes mom as bank robbery suspect

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The FBI says a Michigan man who recognized his mother in surveillance photos of a bank robbery called police to turn her in. MLive.com reports the man told police his […]


15 killed in anti-Islam-film protests in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Pakistani officials say at least 15 people have been killed and more than 160 wounded in clashes between police and people protesting a film that denigrates Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. Officials at […]


Latest developments on anti-Islam film protests

CAIRO (AP) – Here’s a look at protests across the Middle East and elsewhere on Friday, four days after crowds angry over an anti-Muslim film ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad began assaulting a string of U.S. […]


US official: Marine team arrives in Yemen

WASHINGTON (AP) – An elite Marine rapid response team arrived in Yemen’s capital Friday in the wake of violence and protests at the U.S. Embassy, the Pentagon said. Pentagon press secretary George Little said the […]


US embassies in Algeria, Tunisia warn of protests

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) – The U.S. embassies in two countries that border Libya are warning of more protests, after attacks in neighboring Libya in which the U.S. ambassador and three embassy staff were killed. The […]


Egyptian protesters scale US Embassy wall in Cairo (video)

CAIRO (AP) – Egyptian protesters, largely ultra conservative Islamists, have climbed the walls of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, made their way into the courtyard and brought down the flag. They then replaced it with […]


Wear it proud: The flag as a fashion statement

(AP) – There was no mystery as to which team Varun Pemmaraju was supporting: His American flag was tied around his neck, the Stars and Stripes floating like a cape behind him. “I was going […]



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