The Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) reported Sunday that Afghan scholar Abdul Rahim Muslim Dost has offered $113 for U.S. President Bill Clinton's head.
"If anyone kills Clinton I will pay a reward of five million afghanis ($113)," Dost was quoted as saying. "If America sets the price of Osama bin Laden at $5 million, then we can set the price of the American president at five million afghanis," he threatened.
The United States has offered a five million dollar reward for the capture of Osama bin Laden, the man accused of masterminding the August 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. More than two hundred people were killed by the bombs. The Taliban is harboring bin Laden in Afghanistan and refers to him as their "honored guest."
11/20/2014 Federal Appeals Court Rejects Priests for Life Challenge to Birth Control Coverage Rule - In a victory for women's health, a unanimous panel of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit on Friday rejected a challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive coverage benefit brought by Priests for Life, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington and other religiously affiliated non-profit organizations.
Judge Nina Pillard, a former law professor who was nominated to the DC Circuit by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate in December, wrote the opinion for the Court, which found that the ACA birth control benefit did not substantially burden or violate non-profits' religious freedom.
Under the Affordable Care Act, health insurance companies must cover the full cost of all FDA-approved contraceptives - including the pill, IUDs, and emergency contraception - without requiring co-pays or cost-sharing. . . .