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Kennesaw Denies Request For Mosque At Mall

The Kennesaw City Council has rejected a request by the residents to open a mosque at a strip mall, setting up a possible legal battle in the community northwest of Atlanta.

FIFA Chief Rejects Responsibility For Welfare Of Workers In Qatar

Sepp Blatter, who heads soccer's governing body, said the companies that employed the migrant laborers building the infrastructure for Qatar's 2022 World Cup were responsible for their safety.

Indian TV Host Slapped For Wearing A 'Short Dress'

Police arrested 24-year-old Akil Malik for allegedly slapping Gauhar Khan during the filming of India's Raw Star, a televised singing contest that she hosts.

Demonstration Planned In Athens Over Ferguson Case

The University of Georgia NAACP and the UGA Office of Student Affairs Multicultural Services and Programs are organizing what's described as a peaceful vigil and march in honor of Michael Brown, who was shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri.

Attorney General Eric Holder at Ebenezer Baptist Church

Holder To Target Racial Profiling In Wake Of Ferguson

At an event at Ebenezer Baptist Baptist Church in Atlanta, Holder says new Justice Department guidance will ensure fair and effective policing.

VIEVU body cameras

Maker Of Body Cams Focusing On New Fed Funding For Cops

Vievu, a leading manufacturer of body cameras for law enforcement, is about to get much busier thanks to Ferguson fallout and a promise of more Obama administration money.

Bobby Keys, Who Played Saxophone For The Rolling Stones, Dies At 70

During the course of his long career, Keys played with everyone from John Lennon to Eric Clapton, but it was work with the Stones for which he was most famous.

Chicago Council Strongly Approves $13 Minimum Wage

Saying that inflation has outpaced wage growth, the ordinance will raise the city's minimum wage to $10 by next July, with new increments added each summer thereafter.

Reports: Ashton Carter Emerges As Obama's Top Pick For Secretary Of Defense

Carter served as the No. 2 defense official under Leon Panetta. While relatively unknown to the public, he's respected for his intelligence.

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