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Many in Muslim world want sharia as law of land: survey

(Reuters) - Large majorities in the Muslim world want the Islamic legal and moral code of sharia as the official law in their countries, but they disagree on what it includes and who should be subject to it, an extensive new survey says.Full story

Tokyo governor apologizes for remarks on Muslims, Istanbul

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo's outspoken governor, Naoki Inose, who heads the city's bid for the 2020 Olympics, apologized on Tuesday for "inappropriate" comments he made about rival candidate Istanbul and Islamic countries. Full story

Conspiracy theorists, meet conspiracy theories

  Maggie Haberman from Politico, NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin, Hinni Shamsi of the ACLU’s National Security Project, and New York City Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson join Alex Wagner to discuss the latest information coming out about Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s possible connections to jihad and the radicalization of th

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  Boehner apparently not yet serious on budget talks

Rachel Maddow describes how House Speaker John Boehner is offering budget proposals with no real compromises and then eliciting complaints from conservative media as a means of characterizing his proposal as something it is not.

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