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Iran says Natanz nuclear facility not damaged after ‘incident'

15 minutes ago   |   National Post

DUBAI - An "incident" has occurred at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility but no damage was caused and the site is operating as usual, the national Atomic Energy Organisation said...
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'Incident' damages construction near Iran nuclear site

57 minutes ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

A spokesman says an “incident” has damaged an under-construction building near Iran's Natanz nuclear power plant, but there was no damage to its reactor
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Iran nuclear spokesman: 'Incident' damages under-construction building near Natanz nuclear site; no damage to reactor

1 hour ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles


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Pompeo calls on UN Security Council to extend arms embargo against Iran

Pompeo calls on UN Security Council to extend arms embargo against Iran

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

"Iran will be free to upgrade and expand its fleet of submarines to further threaten international shipping and freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz, the Persian Gulf...
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Iran, Russia Turkey in talks to find political solution for Syria

14 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

For the first time since September, the three key players in the conflict hold a virtual meeting to map the way forward.
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Russia did pay extremists to attack US soldiers in Afghanistan, according to 3 separate Taliban sources

Russia did pay extremists to attack US soldiers in Afghanistan, according to 3 separate Taliban sources

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Sources in the Taliban - two current commanders and one former - have confirmed to Insider that Russia pays extremists in Afghanistan to attack US soldiers. The practice was...
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Pompeo says U.S. aims to extend UN arms embargo on Iran for more than short period of time

16 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said the Trump administration's aim is not to extend the U.N. arms embargo on Iran for a short period of time...
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Saudi-led coalition launches military operation against Yemen's Houthis - state TV

17 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

DUBAI - The Saudi-led coalition has launched a military operation against Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement after it recently stepped up cross-border missile and drone...
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Putin slams US for ‘bypassing UN' on Syria sanctions while Iran's Rouhani accuses it of ‘plundering' Syrian resources

Putin slams US for ‘bypassing UN' on Syria sanctions while Iran's Rouhani accuses it of ‘plundering' Syrian resources

18 hours ago   |   RT

Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the US for “bypassing the UN” to impose “illegal” sanctions on Syria. He said humanitarian efforts in the war-torn country are...
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Russia's Putin urges Turkey, Iran to help promote dialog in Syria

18 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

MOSCOW/ISTANBUL - Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts from Turkey and Iran on Wednesday that there was a need for peaceful dialog between the opposing forces...
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Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

House passes $1.5T plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

House passes $1.5T plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

The bill now heads to the Senate, and the White House has promised to veto the plan if it makes it to the President's desk. Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

Firefighters said 69-year-old Donald Winters and his friends were preparing for a Fourth of July show for the weekend when something went wrong. Read more ...

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

San Francisco police say they will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public. Read more ...

Bad News for Trump on His Niece's Tell-All

Bad News for Trump on His Niece's Tell-All

A New York judge's order blocking Mary Trump's upcoming tell-all stood for just one day before an appellate judge in the state reversed it. The latest judge ruled Wednesday... Read more ...

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to Russia's constitution, allowing President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. Read more ...

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

For some, the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Read more ...

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year. Read more ...