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  1. Fanning

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  1. Fanning

    Fanning is an unincorporated community in western Crawford County, Missouri, United States. It lies along former U.S. Route 66, now Missouri Supplemental Route ZZ, five miles west of Cuba. Fanning is also home to the world's largest rocking chair, located outside of the Fanning 66 Outpost. Fanning is named for John Fanning, originally of Limerick, Ireland. John Fanning was the local railroad agent for the surrounding area beginning in the mid-19th century when the railroad was first built through the region. His home, which still stands in Fanning, was for many decades the rail stop, postal station, and social center of the community. Fanning descendants still live in Fanning and the surrounding area.

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  1. Chris Cuomo:

    Donald Trump could be a recruitment poster for ISIS because he is fanning the flames of hate.

  2. Foster C. McClellan:

    Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.

  3. Dan Roth:

    You need to know how to take your flights of fancy and make them reproducible by body presses, then weld, glue, and bolt them together, paint them, and then fill those shells with electrical systems and HVAC, at the very least, your best bet is to partner with a company that already knows how to do this, which is why the reports of talks with [contract manufacturer] Magna Steyr are fanning the flames even more.

  4. Ryan Mauro:

    ISIL's focus on justifying killing Shiites is because it is being pressed by Shiite forces in Iraq and Syria, iSIL is hoping to enlist Sunnis by framing its jihad as part of a prophetic battle where the Shiites and Jews eventually unite behind the Antichrist. Fanning the flames of the Sunni-Shia split, which dates to shortly after the death of Mohammad, benefits ISIS by helping it recruit Sunnis, Mauro said. And the terror group's leadership appears to believe a final battle has been prophecized. Worldwide, Sunnis make up about 85 percent of the world ’s 1.6 billion Muslims. Sunnis, who believe the true lineage of Mohammad lies with those who most closely followed his teachings, control powerful Muslim nations including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and Pakistan. In addition, most Muslims in Africa are Sunnis. Shia Muslims are a relatively small minority of Shia Muslims, concentrated in Iran and Iraq. Shia Muslims believe bloodlines, not devotion, dictate the prophet ’s line of successors. Throughout history, Shia Muslims have rejected the authority of Muslim leaders elected by the people, instead following a line of clerics Shia Muslims consider to have been appointed by Mohammad or Allah. The divide goes back to the period following Mohammad ’s death in 632, when his close confidante Abu Bakr became the first Caliph of the Islamic nation. Shias believed the rightful heir was Mohammad ’s cousin and son-in-law, Ali bin Abu Talib. Both sects have spawned more than their share of terrorists, though the terror organizations operate differently. Al Qaeda, ISIS, Al-Shebab and Boko Haram are Sunni organizations, while Iranian-sponsored terrorist groups, including Hezbollah, are Shia. The 13th issue of Dabiq, a copy of which was provided to FoxNews.com by the Middle East Media Research Institute( MEMRI), is titled The Rafidah : From Ibn Saba' To the Dajjal. The Rafidah is derogatory term for Shia Muslims that translates to.


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