1. FUEL TO THE FIRE

    French Mag Prints Muhammad Cartoons

    A French policeman stands guard outside the headquarters of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. Police took up positions outside the Paris offices of the satirical French weekly that published crude caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad on Wednesday that ridicule the film and the furor surrounding it. The provocative weekly, Charlie Hebdo, was firebombed last year after it released a special edition that portrayed the Prophet Muhammad as a "guest editor" and took aim at radical Islam. (AP Photo/MIchel Euler)

    Michel Euler / AP Photo

    We get that it’s satire, but now is really not the time. Weekly satirical Charlie Hebdo has published an issue mocking the Prophet Muhammad, prompting France to shutter its embassies and schools in 20 countries. The magazine’s cover depicts an Orthodox Jew pushing a wheelchair-bound man in a turban. Not bad? Well, inside, there are illustrations of the prophet naked. The French government says it will stop any protests planned for this weekend, as riots across the Arab world have slowed down. Meanwhile, a Hezbollah-organized protest in Lebanon saw chants calling the U.S. an "enemy of God."

    Read it at Reuters