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Religious Oppression Rises Despite Arab Spring, Pew Study Shows

<b>By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service</b><p>WASHINGTON (RNS) People who hoped the Arab Spring would lead to greater religious freedom across the Middle East have been sorely disappointed, and a new Pew study confirms that the region has grown even more repressive for various religious groups.<p>“In 2011, …

Thai Monks Arrested In Child Sex Scandal

Thai police said Wednesday they had arrested two monks for procuring a 14-year-old boy to perform sexual acts with an abbot, in the latest scandal to shake the kingdom's Buddhist clergy.<p>The pair, who deny any knowledge of the alleged abuse, could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted, Police …

Primark backs safety drive in wake of Bangladesh factory disaster

Primark has warned that it could pull its clothes manufacturing operations out of Bangladesh if a safety drive fails to improve standards in the wake …

Liberal activists warm to Hillary Clinton for president

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Hillary Clinton was absent from Netroots Nation, the largest gathering of liberal activists in the country, but when talking about 2016, no one was more present on the lips of attendees here than the former secretary of state.<p>“A lot of people are looking to Hillary Clinton right …

US seeks extradition of NSA leaker Snowden, administration official says

The United States has contacted authorities in Hong Kong to seek the extradition of alleged National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden in accordance with the U.S.-Hong Kong Agreement for the Surrender of Fugitive Offenders, an administration official said on Saturday.<p>A senior State Department …

Syrian Rebels Executed Teen 'For No More Than A Joke', Mother Of Slain 14-Year-Old Says

A Syrian mother witnessed the unthinkable when she saw her 14-year-old son, Muhammad al-Qatta, shot in cold blood in Aleppo on June 9. Now, Nadia Umm Fuad is speaking out about how Syrian rebels executed the teen "for no more than a joke" he made about the Prophet Muhammad.<p>In an interview with The …

Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen Compete for Samsung’s Super Bowl Ad (Within An Ad)

Is this a Samsung ad or the new Judd Apatow movie? If there’s any confusion there, it’s 100% intentional, as the electronics manufacturer’s Super Bowl ad sports appearances from two longtime Apatovian leading men: Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen.<p>Created by agency 72andSunny and blockbuster director Jon …