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The controversial hearings over al-Qaida and homegrown terrorism in the U.S. have begun, and people on both sides of the issue are speaking out. Opponents say the hearings stigmatize all Muslims and could be used to inspire terrorists, while New York Republican Peter King - who called the hearing - says the controversy is “hysteria” and that U.S. Muslims need to do more to stop terrorism.
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"So many people have been offended by the process. I don't know how the governor could build any consensus for the rest of his term and move forward." – Educator Dave Sebora, talking to USA Today about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the controversy around his budget plan, which heated up today.
Pope Benedict’s new book, “Jesus of Nazareth,” hit the shelves today, and in it, the pontiff talks about how Jews were not responsible for the death of Jesus and that Jesus was against all violence. Watch a report below:
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