Warsame blasts anti-Somali rhetoric in wake of Damond shooting. – Star Tribune

Warsame blasts anti-Somali rhetoric in wake of Damond shooting. – Star Tribune

Minneapolis City Council Member Abdi Warsame pushed back Sunday against what he called racism, Islamophobia and xenophobia directed at the Somali-American community after officer Mohamed Noor fatally shot Justine Damond last week.9 Warsame was surrounded by at least two dozen members of the Somali community as he held a news conference outside the Darul Quba […]

Erdogan in Saudi Arabia to Tackle Qatar Rift – AP

Erdogan in Saudi Arabia to Tackle Qatar Rift – AP

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president has condemned Israeli security precautions at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site saying the Islamic world would not remain silent. Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed reporters Sunday in Istanbul before departing on a visit to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar. He says: “No one can expect the Islamic world to remain unresponsive after the […]

Citing Recusal, Trump Says He Wouldn’t Have Hired Sessions – Nytimes

Citing Recusal, Trump Says He Wouldn’t Have Hired Sessions – Nytimes

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Wednesday that he never would have appointed Attorney General Jeff Sessions had he known Mr. Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation that has dogged his presidency, calling the decision “very unfair to the president.” In a remarkable public break with one of his earliest political supporters, […]

UN Chief Urges More International Cooperation on Africa – VOA

UN Chief Urges More International Cooperation on Africa – VOA

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. secretary-general urged the international community Wednesday to, in his words, “change the narrative” about Africa. Antonio Guterres said countries should cooperate more with the continent to recognize its vast potential and prevent and manage conflicts there. Guterres told a Security Council debate about enhancing peace and security in Africa that the […]

Angry Democrats file no-confidence motion against Trump

Angry Democrats file no-confidence motion against Trump

Two dozen congressional Democrats Wednesday launched a no-confidence motion against Donald Trump, an effort that will have no practical effect but highlights the rancour aroused by the US president. “This is an attempt at a political intervention,” Representative Steve Cohen told reporters as he unveiled the resolution questioning Trump’s fitness to serve as commander in […]

The troubling US post-prison experiment to ‘rehabilitate’ an ISIS supporter – FOX News

The troubling US post-prison experiment to ‘rehabilitate’ an ISIS supporter – FOX News

When a young man from Minnesota’s Somali community who admitted trying to join ISIS appeared for sentencing in November, the judge made him an offer: avoid more prison time and participate in an experimental “terrorist rehabilitation.” But two months ago Abdullahi Yusuf, 21, was back before the judge charged with violating the terms of his […]

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