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Fatwa forbids Muslims from traveling to Mars

The Mars One project plans to send a crew of colonists to the Red Planet in about 10 years, but Muslims may have to defy a religious edict to make the trip.

By February 21, 2014

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NSA logged online porn habits of Muslim 'radicalizers' -- report

The targets' appetite for sexually explicit material means their reputations can be undermined on charges of hypocrisy, according to a document released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

By November 27, 2013

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Mocking Muslims on Facebook gets Walmart manager fired

A Hamburg, N.Y., Walmart assistant manager likens two Muslim women's full-cover clothing to a Halloween costume. He is fired, even though he says he didn't post the comments and picture from work.

By September 6, 2013

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YouTube slapped with lawsuit by 'Innocence of Muslims' actress

The film that sparked protests across the Middle East is now the subject of a lawsuit brought by one of the video's actresses, who says she was unaware of its anti-Muslim content.

By September 19, 2012

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Our holiday lights are so bright, NASA can see them from space

All those strings of lights you're decorating your house with are contributing to a brightening effect in cities around the world, and a satellite can see the difference.

By December 17, 2014

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Wired at the Western Wall, where smartphones heighten the holy

Even the ancient city of Jerusalem has been transformed by tech, as visitors to holy sites turn to mobile devices to reach out to God.

By August 26, 2014

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Myanmar's first non-government phone carrier, Ooredoo, goes live

The Qatar-based phone company is the first to open for business since the Asian country's military dictatorship dissolved three years ago.

By August 6, 2014

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Facebook outages ripple across Myanmar after violent clashes

Users report experiencing several-hour blackouts on the social network after sectarian riots left two people dead and 14 injured. Facebook says it can't find any technical issues on its end.

By July 7, 2014

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By June 20, 2014

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Central African Republic bans texting during wave of violence

After activists try to organize a general strike through text messages, the country's telecommunications ministry deems SMS a security threat.

By June 4, 2014