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Man Arrested in Attack Outside Omar Mateen's Mosque

CAIR claims the victim was assaulted because he was Muslim

(Newser) - Florida authorities say they've arrested a suspect in the early Saturday beating of a man outside a Florida mosque that Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen had attended, the AP reports. The Council on American-Islamic Relations said racial slurs were made by the attacker as he beat a Muslim man,... More »

Brit's Ex Charged in Hit-and-Run

Paparazzo hit with three felony charges

(Newser) - Britney Spears’ paparazzo ex has been charged with three felonies after police say he hit a man with his car while trying to dodge restraining order paperwork from the Spears clan, E! reports. Adnan Ghalib allegedly injured the process server and drove off—he is charged with assault with a... More »

Chris Brown Busted in Rihanna Assault Probe

Brown, Rihanna cancel Grammy gigs

(Newser) - Singer Chris Brown surrendered yesterday to Los Angeles police investigating an alleged assault against girlfriend Rihanna, reports E! Online. Both stars canceled their scheduled Grammy performances yesterday. The incident occurred as the pair became involved in a heated argument in a car. Rihanna, 20, suffered bruises to her face in... More »

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