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Suspect in Seattle gay bar fire pleads guilty to federal arson charge

| Saturday, May 3, 2014
FacebookMusab Mohamed Masmari
SEATTLE — A man who set fire to a crowded Seattle nightclub just after midnight on New Year's Eve has pleaded guilty to a federal arson charge.

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Arson suspect in Seattle gay bar fire may have been provoked by sex ‘slave’ email

| Thursday, April 24, 2014
FacebookMusab Mohamed Masmari
SEATTLE — The man accused of a setting fire to a gay nightclub on New Year's Eve may have been provoked by an email he received from someone offering to be his sex "slave."

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Fla. man charged with attempting to burn, kill lesbian couple and their eight kids

| Thursday, April 3, 2014
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MIAMI -- A Florida man faces ten counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of arson for allegedly attempting to burn and kill a lesbian couple and their eight children.

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Seattle police make arrest in New Year’s Eve arson at gay nightclub

| Saturday, February 1, 2014
FacebookMusab Mohamed Masmari
SEATTLE — A 30-year-old man suspected of starting a fire at a crowded Seattle nightclub on New Year's Eve has been arrested, police said Saturday.

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Investigators say New Year’s Eve fire at Seattle gay nightclub was arson

| Thursday, January 2, 2014
KOMO-TVNeighbors bar, Seattle.
SEATTLE -- Police and fire investigators said Thursday that a New Year Eve's fire at a popular Seattle gay nightclub was most likely arson.

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LGBTI center in Macedonia torched in latest wave of anti-gay violence

| Saturday, July 6, 2013
LGBTI Center in Skopje, Macedonia
SKOPJE, Macedonia – The country’s LGBTI Support Center has been set on fire by unknown arsonists. At around 4:20 a.m., on July 5, an unknown number of people climbed on to the roof of the center, punched a hole in the tiles and poured gasoline on the roof planks, setting them on fire.

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Deadly arson in New Orleans gay bar remembered 40 years later

| Monday, June 24, 2013
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NEW ORLEANS -- Forty years ago, on June 24, 1973, an arsonist set fire to the UpStairs Lounge, a popular gay bar on the corner of Iberville and Chartres Streets in New Orleans.

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Residents suspect LGBT-tolerant church targeted by arsonist

By Debra Tobin| Logan Daily News | Tuesday, August 21, 2012
This entrance and sign are all that remain of South Bloomingville Christian Church. It was burned nearly to the ground Friday morning. Some suspect arson.
SOUTH BLOOMINGVILLE, Ohio — All that remains of South Bloomingville's last historic landmark are smoldering embers and the bell that once could be heard throughout the community. Residents woke early Friday morning saddened to find that the South Bloomingville Christian Church was burned nearly to the ground.

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Flaming projectiles aimed at gay nightclub in Salt Lake City

| Friday, August 17, 2012
Club JAM, Salt Lake City, Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Police and fire investigators In Salt Lake City are actively seeking the identities of three or four people in their late teens or early 20s who launched flaming projectiles at Club JAM, a gay patronized nightclub located north of the Capitol Hill neighborhood in downtown.

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Oklahoma man suffers burns after vandals scrawl gay slur, set car on fire

By Robin Dorner| The Gayly | Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Jon Ferguson looks over the damage to his burned car.
EDMOND, Okla. -- An Oklahoma gay man says he awoke in the early morning hours on July 21 to the noise two men dressed in black and wearing face masks vandalizing his car -- he said one of the suspects threw something in his vehicle that caused an explosion and fire, while the man other fled.

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