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California Police question film-maker linked to controversial anti-Islam movie
The Guardian:  The film-maker thought to be behind the anti-Islam movie that sparked riots across the Muslim world is being questioned by police. Officers say they are investigating Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, 55, to see if he had breached the terms of a parole he is serving for fraud.
A probation order authorized in June 2010 warned Nakoula against using false identities.
Photo: Nakoula Basseley Nakoula is escorted from his home by LA police officers. (Bret Hartman/Reuters)

California Police question film-maker linked to controversial anti-Islam movie

The Guardian:  The film-maker thought to be behind the anti-Islam movie that sparked riots across the Muslim world is being questioned by police. Officers say they are investigating Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, 55, to see if he had breached the terms of a parole he is serving for fraud.

A probation order authorized in June 2010 warned Nakoula against using false identities.

Photo: Nakoula Basseley Nakoula is escorted from his home by LA police officers. (Bret Hartman/Reuters)

Typhoon Sanba slams Philippines, Japan

NBC NewsTyphoon Sanba caused major flooding and evacuations in the Philippines before heading to Japan’s Okinawa Island. 

Around 300 families were forced to evacuate in Manila, where some streets were flooded by six feet of water. Okinawa is currently experiencing 60 mph winds and heavy rain from the storm.

Photo: Residents flee their flooded homes in Manila, Philippines (Ted Aljibe / AFP - Getty Images)