• Hundreds of thousands in Iran mark 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution
Hundreds of thousands in Iran mark 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution

The 1979 Revolution in Iran toppled the US -backed Shah regime of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, an event seen as a turning point in Iran's history. Bolton's assertion that Iran is now pursuing nuclear weapons contradicts the findings of both the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Trump administration's top intelligence officials, who jus...

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  • Indian soldiers killed, 35 wounded by vehicle bomb in Kashmir
Indian soldiers killed, 35 wounded by vehicle bomb in Kashmir

The attack saw explosives packed inside a van rip through buses in a convoy of 78 vehicles carrying some 2,500 members of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF ). In February of that year, militants attacked a CRPF convoy in Pampore area before taking refuge in a government building. The sacrifices of our courageous jawans shall ...

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  • Trump says Rep. Omar should resign after tweets evoking anti-Semitic tropes
Trump says Rep. Omar should resign after tweets evoking anti-Semitic tropes

Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for a series of controversial tweets some have called anti-Semitic. Daniel Shapiro, former USA ambassador to Israel under former president Barack Obama, added that Omar's "outrageous comments equating politicians' support for Israel with being bought off by American Jewish money are a vile anti-Semitic trope ".

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  • Here's how U.S. Congress could stop President Trump's national emergency
Here's how U.S. Congress could stop President Trump's national emergency

His decision was announced by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor on Thursday (Feb 14) and confirmed by White House press secretary Sarah Sanders in a separate statement. Sen. Failure to enact it would shutter many government programs, from national parks maintenance and air traffic controller training programs to the c...

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  • Woman who allegedly tossed chair over balcony surrenders to police
Woman who allegedly tossed chair over balcony surrenders to police

Police confirmed the incident took place on Saturday at around 10 a.m.in the Harbour and York streets area. She also didn't impose stricter bail conditions saying that Zoia has no prior record and is presumed innocent under our justice system.

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  • United Kingdom teen runaway who joined Daesh 'wants to come home'
United Kingdom teen runaway who joined Daesh 'wants to come home'

She told the newspaper she didn't regret joining the group and wasn't troubled the first time she saw the severed head of one of its execution victims - comments that will likely make it more hard for her to convince British authorities she is ready to rejoin civilian society.

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  • Australia Prepares for up to 300 Medical Transfers After Refugee Amendment
Australia Prepares for up to 300 Medical Transfers After Refugee Amendment

The Conservative coalition's historic parliamentary defeat will deprive ministers of the power to decide if illegal migrants being held on islands in the Pacific are sick enough to be sent to Australia. When the sitting government last lost a vote on substantive legislation in 1929, then prime minister Stanley Bruce immediately called an election, ...

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  • Revolutionary Guard members killed in Iran bombing, state media say
Revolutionary Guard members killed in Iran bombing, state media say

And in early December, two people were killed and around 40 wounded in an attack in the strategic port city of Chabahar, on the province's Arabian Sea coast, which Zarif blamed on "foreign-backed terrorists". "Especially when cohorts of same terrorists cheer it from Warsaw streets & support it with twitter bots?" Most recently, an attack on a mil...

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  • Netanyahu Confirms Israeli Military Strike in Syrian Golan Heights
Netanyahu Confirms Israeli Military Strike in Syrian Golan Heights

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah Wednesday on the sidelines of Warsaw's Middle East conference , telling him that the recent rapprochement between the two countries was "changing the world".

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  • US Air Force agent charged with espionage for Iran
US Air Force agent charged with espionage for Iran

Monica Elfriede Witt, the former Air Force technical sergeant and Defense Department intelligence contractor indicted on federal espionage charges unsealed Tuesday, spent more than a decade in the service before her eventual defection to Iran , according to the Air Force and Justice Department .

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  • Pompeo warns allies Huawei presence complicates partnership with U.S.
Pompeo warns allies Huawei presence complicates partnership with U.S.

US officials are deeply troubled by Huawei's expansion in Europe, especially in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member states where they believe it poses significant information security threats. That campaign has included an outright ban on Huawei gear by the USA government in its agencies and in any telco that receives federal funds (so, most ...

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  • North and South Korea Want to Host the 2032 Olympics Together
North and South Korea Want to Host the 2032 Olympics Together

General Robert Abrams, the new head of US Forces Korea, said on Tuesday the summit had helped dial down tensions on the Korean peninsula, but had not led to substantive changes. "So when I look at the whole spectrum, to me North Korea.is less unsafe today than it was at the end of 2017, in spite of the fact that they may have made another five to s...

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  • President Buhari mourns death of APC supporters in Port Harcourt
President Buhari mourns death of APC supporters in Port Harcourt

In a statement, Judith Amaechi, who runs the women and youth team in support of Buhari in the region for his All Progressives Congress (APC ) party, expressed "deep shock over the death of APC members who were in a stampede". Former President Bill Clinton speaks at The Clinton Global Initiative Winter Meeting at Sheraton New York Times Square on...

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  • Ex-boyfriend held in death of woman in suitcase
Ex-boyfriend held in death of woman in suitcase

Javier de Silva, 24, was arrested Monday night in Queens, New York , police told ABC News. The victim's body was found on February 5 inside a suitcase discarded near a CT road by highway workers. Reyes, a Barnes & Noble store clerk, had broken up with her boyfriend five days earlier, according to Sanchez. "I asked about her ex-boyfriend". Re...

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  • Insects are facing extinction worldwide
Insects are facing extinction worldwide

Francisco Sánchez-Bayo of the University of Sydney said, 'If insect species losses can not be halted, this will have catastrophic consequences for both the planet's ecosystems and for the survival of mankind. They maintain soil structure and fertility, pollinate plants and control insect and plant pests. 'It is very rapid. "Unless we change our...

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  • California governor pulls plug on LA-SF high-speed train
California governor pulls plug on LA-SF high-speed train

Gavin Newsom said he's abandoning the plan as "too costly". "We'll connect the revitalized Central Valley to other parts of the state, and continue to push for more federal funding and private dollars". Former California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed to deploy troops at the Trump administration's request previous year, although he said they couldn't par...

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  • Elusive black leopard spotted in Kenya for first time in 100 years
Elusive black leopard spotted in Kenya for first time in 100 years

After learning that several had been spotted in the Laikipia area of Kenya - the only area thought to have black leopards in all of Africa - he made a decision to investigate further and set up an expedition this January. While albinism causes whiteness due to a lack of pigmentation, the genetic variation melanism results in an excess of dark pig...

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  • Ted Cruz Calls Green New Deal ‘Kooky’ and ‘Nutty’
Ted Cruz Calls Green New Deal ‘Kooky’ and ‘Nutty’

The plan, initially championed by freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, calls for a New Deal-style mobilization to shift the USA economy away from fossil fuels such as oil and coal and replace them with renewable sources such as wind and solar.

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  • Post-Brexit Britain ready to use 'hard power'
Post-Brexit Britain ready to use 'hard power'

In a hawkish speech in London, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said leaving the European Union was an opportunity for Britain "when we must strengthen our global presence". Williamson also said the country's cyber forces will be reinforced to defend and launch attacks. "To talk, but fail to act, risks our nation being seen as little more...

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  • Police investigating video of woman throwing chair off condo balcony
Police investigating video of woman throwing chair off condo balcony

A photo posted online showed two mangled chairs resembling the one in the video sitting on a sidewalk. Police say the items landed in front of the entrance to a condo building on the ground below. Sgt. Ron Boyce told Radio-Canada that police believe the condo is at 55 Bremner Blvd., and said condo management is working with them. Toronto po...

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