Shamima Rahman

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This artist is raising money to build a McDonalds in church

You've been in a church, right? Those beautifully constructed brick buildings with huge stained glass windows; places of worship that encourage reverence and reflection, artefacts that serve as a reminder of our ancestors' approach to architecture, construction and of course, religion. Ever …

Instead of Raises, McDonald's Tells Workers to Sign Up for Food Stamps

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>McDonald's has taken a lot of heat lately for the subpar wages it pays its employees, but the …

Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man

A former white supremacist was convicted of murder Thursday in the beating and stabbing death of a black man in the Antelope Valley desert.<p>A Los Angeles jury deliberated for five hours before finding Richard Phillip Ritchie, 39, guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder.<p>The jury …

Pakistan to challenge bail for Mumbai attack 'mastermind' | Reuters

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani prosecutors are to appeal against a court decision to grant bail to a man accused of plotting a 2008 militant assault in India’s financial capital that killed 166 people and seriously strained ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors.<p>Photographers run past burning …

Only fraction of Gaza pledged aid delivered

Two months after donors pledged $5.4bn to help rebuild Gaza after the war between Israel and Hamas, Palestinian, UN and other officials say barely two percent of the money has been transferred.<p>The conference in Cairo had been hailed as a success, with Qatar promising $1bn, Saudi Arabia $500m and …

Muslim woman says she was forced to attend Christian service in Ohio jail

A 24-year-old Muslim woman has filed a lawsuit against an Ohio jail after Cuyahoga County corrections officers allegedly ordered her to attend Christian prayer services or face solitary confinement, according to court filings made public Thursday.<p>Sakeena Majeed contends that an officer forced her …

McDonald's Complaint Could Redefine The Meaning Of "Employee"

A complaint from the National Labor Relations Board argues McDonald's can be held responsible for the treatment of workers at its restaurants, even if they are owned by franchisees. An industry group called it the "nightmare before Christmas."<p>They wear the company's logo on their shirt, but does a …

5 Diet Fads, Debunked

Do all the diets your friends swear by actually make a difference on the scale? We asked the experts.<p><b>1) Paleo</b><p><b>The Hype:</b> Eating like a caveman—that is, yes to meats and organs (!), seafood, game, nuts, seeds, seasonal fruits and leafy greens, no to grains, legumes, dairy, and processed foods—is the …

Hackers to Sony: We'll stand down if you never release the movie

The hackers behind a devastating cyberattack at Sony Pictures have sent a new message to executives at the company, crediting them for a "very wise" decision to cancel the Christmas day release of "The Interview," a source close to the company told CNN.<p>The email message was received by Sony's top …

The Week in Review: Thaw in U.S.-Cuba Relations

Ties between the United States and Cuba, severed more than 50 years ago, were restored this week after months of negotiations and a prisoner …

10 Daily Habits of the Happiest People You Know

Want more emotional sunshine in your world? Try these simple tips.<p>You probably know someone who's eternally positive and makes you feel good just by emanating his or her perpetual sunshine. How do you become this kind of magnetic individual? Do what happy people do.<p>1. Refuse to make …

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