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Crowd sets fire to Hindu center in Pakistan

03/16/2014 2:20am
Police say a crowd set fire to a Hindu community center in southern Pakistan after allegations circulated that a Hindu had desecrated Islam's holy book.

Indian PM aspirant to contest from Hindu holy city

03/16/2014 3:40am
The main opposition candidate for Indian prime minister will contest next month's elections from a revered Hindu holy city, a decision analysts say is a sign of his commitment to Hindu nationalism.

Firefighters discover church's Bible in the ashes of Harlem explosion

03/16/2014 10:03am
A day before investigators expected to gain full access to the site of a deadly explosion that leveled two New York buildings, firefighters digging through the rubble found an intact Bible belonging to the evangelical church that once stood there.

Egypt crackdown brings most arrests in decades

03/16/2014 11:11am
Egypt's crackdown on Islamists has jailed 16,000 people over the past eight months in the country's biggest round-up in nearly two decades, according to previously unreleased figures from security officials. Rights activists say reports of abuses in prisons are mounting, with prisoners describing systematic beatings and miserable conditions for dozens packed into tiny cells.

Fetching 'Peabody & Sherman' tops box office

03/16/2014 5:01pm
Street racers couldn't catch a time-traveling dog and his son at the multiplex this weekend.