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Hateful letters stir fear at California mosques

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>> Three different mosques in California receiving similar hateful letters, all of them anonymous and all of them warning that Donald Trump would, quote, cleanse the US of Muslims. The letters delivered this week to Islamic centers in Long Beach, Clermont and San Jose threatened a genocide against Muslims and said, quote, you Muslims would be wise to pack your bags and get out of Dodge.
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All three letters were signed only by Americans For a Better Way. The council on American Islamic relations said it was considering asking the FBI to investigate. Trump had no immediate reaction but in an interview after winning the election said he was, quote, saddened to hear his supporters were harassing minorities and told them to stop it.
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>> Donald J Trump->> During the primaries he called for a, quote, total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States, later saying he would suspend immigration from countries where Islamic militants were active.