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Iran film portrays the Prophet Muhammad, drawing criticism

In this picture taken on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi, director of “Muhammad, Messenger of God” movie speaks in an interview with The Associated Press in Tehran, Iran. In Islam, portraying the Prophet Muhammad has long been taboo for many.  In the new 190-minute film, the story focuses on Muhammad’s childhood, never showing his face. The movie instead focuses on others to tell his story. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

ALLAHYAR, Iran (AP) — Here in this Persian replica of Mecca, built at the cost of millions of dollars, an Iranian film company is attempting to offer the world a literal glimpse of the Prophet Muhammad despite traditional taboos against it.

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Terrorism expert says Tsarnaev note uses jihadi material

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombers fired 56 bullets at police during a violent confrontation days after the 2013 attack, a ballistics expert testified Tuesday during the federal death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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