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Mecca (Saudi Arabia)

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  • Time for the West to cease intervention

    PARIS -- We have today entered a new political -- or politico-religious -- period in which the Muslim peoples of the Middle East are seizing control of their own fortunes, a control lost as a result of the First World War and the defeat of the Ottoman...
  • U.S. extends closure of diplomatic posts in Muslim world

    The State Department said Sunday that it was extending the closure of 19 embassies and consulates in the Muslim world through next Saturday, but not solely because of heightened concerns about terrorist attacks in the region. Jen Psaki, a department...
  • Medical marijuana momentum should be building, but isn't

    Medical marijuana momentum should be building, but isn't
    As he walked along a sidewalk, the man was dressed normally except for a battered football helmet, which seemed amusing. Suddenly, his whole body went rigid, forming an arch, and he fell, with the back of that helmet hitting the concrete first. It was...
  • Osama bin Laden, born to privilege, dies a pariah

    Osama bin Laden, born to privilege, dies a pariah
    Osama bin Laden, a scion of one of Saudi Arabia's wealthiest families, became the grim apostle of a strain of Islamic radicalism that exalted violence against non-believers, and the leader of a terrorist network that launched repeated attacks in the West,...
  • Sugar cane, not biotech, may grow on Mecca Farms

     
    Farmers could soon return to taxpayer-owned Mecca Farms, where Palm Beach County once planned to create a "biotech village" with high-tech companies and high-paying jobs. The Palm Beach County Commission on Tuesday will consider leasing a portion of the...
  • Plan for dome and minaret rejected as part of DuPage County mosque

     
    Amid opposition from local residents, leaders of a planned mosque near Willowbrook were dealt a setback Tuesday in their ongoing efforts to include a minaret …...
  • 5-year-old boy injured after falling from school bus in Mecca

     
    A 5-year-old boy was being treated for injuries after he fell from a moving school bus in Riverside County, officials said Monday afternoon....
  • L.A. Unified settles federal civil rights probe, agrees to reforms

     
    The Los Angeles Unified School District agreed to sweeping revisions in the way it teaches students who are learning English as well as black students, to settle a federal civil rights investigation into whether the district was denying the students......
  • Montebello councilwoman says City Hall is trying to silence her

     
    Dismayed by one council member's repeated whistle-blowing about the embattled city, Montebello City Council members on Wednesday are slated to discuss a host of rules on how council members communicate and use city letterhead. The move comes after some...
  • Mecca tire-recycling plant ordered to remove stockpiles that pose fire danger

     
    Federal environmental regulators Wednesday ordered a tire recycling plant in the Coachella Valley town of Mecca to remove excess stockpiles of tires that pose a fire danger. The tire recycler operates on the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians reservation...
  • Have gun, Will talk: Arizona Sheriff Clarence Dupnik not speechless over Tucson shootings or much else

     
    Gabrielle Giffords and 19 others dead or wounded....
  • 'Portlandia': Where the dream of the '90s lives on...

     
    So, a friend visited L.A. over the holidays and he'd just moved to Portland, Ore., two weeks ago from New York, where he'd been living for the last three years. He showed me pictures of his multi-bedroom house that he's......