By Tim Reid ANAHEIM, Calif. (Reuters) - Muslim Americans responded with a mix of frustration, exasperation and anger to what many see as a growing wave of Islamophobia fueled by two of the Republican Party’s most popular presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Ben Carson. At the Islamic Institute of Orange County, which houses a mosque and a school in Anaheim, in southern California, tensions were already mounting since a group of white men screamed at mothers and children arriving at the center on this year’s anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, calling them cowards who did not belong in America. Many of the country’s 2.8 million Muslims say such tensions could become uglier during a presidential race that they fear is already tapping a vein of anger and bigotry.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A former peanut company executive was sentenced Monday to 28 years in prison for his role in a deadly salmonella outbreak, the stiffest punishment ever handed out to a producer in a foodborne illness case.
A U.S. federal grand jury is examining allegations of corruption involving Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and individuals close to him, the New York Times reported on Monday, quoting anonymous sources. The inquiry, run by a unit of the Justice Department that probes international corruption, is centered on U.S. properties bought in recent years by Najib's stepson and properties relating to "a close family friend", the newspaper said. It is also examining an allegation that $681 million was deposited into Najib's personal bank account, the New York Times added.
Two passers-by in San Francisco saw something they didn't feel right about and got involved. Their actions and the video one of them filmed helped police arrest a man accused of using a hidden camera to capture images of women in their underwear.
DENVER (AP) — A federal jury on Monday convicted a man of murder for pushing his wife to her death off a cliff as they hiked in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park to celebrate their wedding anniversary, rejecting his claim that her fall was a tragic accident.