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Texans begin nightly smashing windows of Muslim family only six weeks after they move in

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Islamic group calls attack on Plano family a hate crime (KTVK)

A Muslim family in Plano, Texas fear that they may have been targeted with a hate crime after rocks smashed through their windows at least two times in the last week.

The family told KTVT that they moved to Plano six weeks ago, and that they believe that the people throwing the rocks may be sending a message about their religion.

Windows in the home have been smashed twice in the last two days. At their request, the names of the family members were not being released.

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Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) spokesperson Alia Salem explained to KTVT that there had been a spike in anti-Muslim hate crimes in recent weeks.

“Right now, we’re getting multiple hate crime reports every single day,” Salem said.

For the Plano homeowner, the attackers damaged more than just windows.

“More than the damage — it’s not the window — it’s the terrifying factor of it,” the homeowner pointed out. “It is them trying to terrorize us or scare us. The kids are scared to go up or down [the street] alone.”

“You move into a neighborhood thinking, expecting,” the homeowner added. “This is just unfortunate and scary.”

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Watch the video below from KTVT, broadcast Dec. 10, 2015.


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Sam Elliott narrated a powerful new Joe Biden ad — and it aired during Game 1 of the World Series

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Actor Sam Elliott narrated a new ad for Joe Biden that aired during Game 1 of the World Series.

"There is only America," Elliott said. "No Democratic rivers, no Republican mountains, just this great land and all that's possible on it -- with a fresh start."

"Cures we can find, futures we can shape, work to reward, dignity to protect," Elliott continues, as the Star Spangled Banner plays quietly on a piano in the background.

"There is so much we can do if we choose to take on problems and not each other," the narrator continues. "And choose a president who brings out our best."

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WATCH: Trump had his microphone muted on Tuesday — at his own rally

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At President Donald Trump's Tuesday evening rally in Erie, Pennsylvania, a sound problem resulted in the president's microphone being unexpectedly cut in the middle of his speech.

"I think we have every endorsement including New York's Finest, New York City's Finest, we love our—" Trump was saying. At that point, the microphone cut out, and the president continued talking inaudibly.

It took several moments for technicians to restore the audio, at which point the president walked toward a row of sign-toting fans standing behind him.

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The President’s mic gets muted at his own rally pic.twitter.com/XPOyIeGdDm

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‘You’re gonna get a kick out of it’: Trump tries to spin his 60 Minutes meltdown at rally

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump reportedly stormed out of an interview with CBS News' Lesley Stahl for "60 Minutes." It is currently unclear what set him off.

However, at his rally in Erie, Pennsylvania later that night, the president tried to spin the whole thing as entertainment, telling his supporters he couldn't wait for them to see the interview and that "You're gonna get a kick out of it. Lesley Stahl is not gonna be happy."

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"You have to watch what we do to 60 Minutes. You'll get such a kick of it. You're gonna get a kick out of it. Lesley Stahl is not gonna be happy." -- Trump pic.twitter.com/EPUcAL7uiA

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