September 8th, 2010
09:57 AM ET

On the Radar: BP findings, Islamic center imam, economy

Islamic center imam speaks - The imam at the center of the controversy over an Islamic center near New York's ground zero is speaking out as a broad coalition of Christian, Jewish and Islamic leaders this week denounced what they described as a rising tide of anti-Muslim bigotry across the United States.

CNN's Soledad O'Brien has an exclusive interview with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf on "Larry King Live" at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday. Submit questions for the imam via iReport here.

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September 8th, 2010
08:45 AM ET

Iran suspends woman's stoning sentence

Iran has put the stoning sentence of a woman convicted of adultery and murder "on hold," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast told state-run Press TV on Wednesday.

While the statement did not differ greatly from previous, sometimes contradictory reports from the Iranian government about the fate of the woman, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, it did indicate continued attention to the murder aspect of her case.

"The sentencing of Ms. Ashtiani for adultery has been stopped and (her case) is being reviewed again, and her sentencing for complicity in murder is in process," Mehmanparast said.

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September 8th, 2010
07:47 AM ET

Wednesday's live video events

9:30 am ET - NFL greats visit Wall Street - NFL greats Phil Simms and Warren Sapp join sportscaster James Brown in ringing the opening bell on Wall Street.

9:30 am ET - Hillary Clinton on global affairs - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses the Obama administration's vision of American global leadership before the Council on Foreign Relations.

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