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Ilhan Omar quotes Bush in defense of 9/11 comments

The controversy over Rep. Ilhan Omar's remarks about the September 11, 2001, terror attacks widened Friday, as progressives and 2020 hopefuls rushed to the Minnesota Democrat's defense and President Donald Trump amplified the issue by tweeting a video featuring the destruction of the World Trade Center.

Brunei's LGBT community flees new stoning laws

When the tiny, oil-rich kingdom of Brunei first announced in 2013 that it would adopt strict Islamic laws, including death by stoning for gay sex, many in the country's LGBT community considered fleeing.

Omar calls for solidarity with Muslims after mosque attacks

Democratic freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, one of the first two Muslim women to serve in Congress, said on Friday that "love trumps hate" and urged solidarity with Muslims in the wake of a deadly terror attack at two mosques in New Zealand.

Note to 5th-grader: 'You're a terrorist'

A 10-year-old Muslim girl found two threatening handwritten notes in her cubby in an elementary school west of Boston, and police are investigating the notes as a hate crime.