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Iran denies downing plane, says West should share evidence

  • Jan 10, 2020

Iran on Friday denied Western allegations that one of its own missiles downed a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran, and called on the U.S. and Canada to share any information they have on the crash, which killed all 176 people on board. Western leaders said the plane appeared to have been uninten

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Iran denies downing plane, says West should share evidence

  • Jan 10, 2020

Iran on Friday denied Western allegations that one of its own missiles downed a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran, and called on the U.S. and Canada to share any information they have on the crash, which killed all 176 people on board. Western leaders said the plane appeared to have been uninten

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Iran launches 12 ballistic missiles on an American millitary base in Iraq

  • Jan 08, 2020

Tehran(BL)-Iran fired more than 12 ballistic missiles at an American base in Iraq on Wednesday as a revenge for the killing of its major general, Qasem Soleimani with an airstrike earlier this week. There is no known casualties on the attack this morning on the American base. This incident has surely heighte

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Battery factory collapses in fire in New Delhi, injuring 14

  • Jan 02, 2020

NEW DELHI— A factory manufacturing batteries caught fire and collapsed in the Indian capital Thursday, injuring 13 fire officials and one security guard, police said. A fire official said three people were rescued from the debris of the building in Peera Garhi area in western New Delhi. Thirty-five fir

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Militiamen withdraw from US Embassy but Iraq tensions linger

  • Jan 02, 2020

BAGHDAD— Iran-backed militiamen withdrew from the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Wednesday after two days of clashes with American security forces, but U.S.-Iran tensions remain high and could spill over into further violence. The withdrawal followed calls from the government and senior militia le

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Cheers, tears, prayers for 2020: A new decade is ushered in

  • Jan 01, 2020

Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell to a decade that will be remembered for the rise of social media, the Arab Spring, the #MeToo movement and, of course, President Donald Trump. A look at how the world is ushering in 2020: ___ NEW YORK Fireworks burst and confetti fell as throngs

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Remains of 6 people found after Hawaii tour helicopter crash

  • Dec 28, 2019

 The remains of six people have been found after a helicopter on a tour of one of the most rugged and remote coastlines in Hawaii crashed at the top of a mountain on the island of Kauai, authorities said. Officials said Friday that there are no indications of survivors and that a search for the last per

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Remains of 6 people found after Hawaii tour helicopter crash

  • Dec 28, 2019

 The remains of six people have been found after a helicopter on a tour of one of the most rugged and remote coastlines in Hawaii crashed at the top of a mountain on the island of Kauai, authorities said. Officials said Friday that there are no indications of survivors and that a search for the last per

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Hundreds of accused clergy left off church’s sex abuse lists

  • Dec 28, 2019

Richard J. Poster served time for possessing child pornography, violated his probation by having contact with children, admitted masturbating in the bushes near a church school and in 2005 was put on a sex offender registry. And yet the former Catholic priest was only just this month added to a list of clergy member

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