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Sarko: Butt Out of Turkey's EU Bid, Obama

Franco-US relations sour over Turkey tiff

(Newser) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy put an end to Barack Obama's European honeymoon when the US leader pushed for Turkey's membership in the European Union, reports the Times of London. The move would signal that Muslims are "our friends, neighbors and partners," Obama suggested. Sarkozy, who opposes Turkey's membership,... More »

LAPD Plan to Map Muslims Raises Furor

Police say they need data to reach out; critics call it religious profiling

(Newser) - A plan by the LAPD to map Muslim communities in the city is drawing flak from civil libertarians and others who say it smacks of religious profiling, the LA Times reports. Police officials, though, defend the plan as a way to help them reach out to Muslims through social services.... More »

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