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Iranian-Canadians dance, cheer and celebrate death of top general in Iran

Iranian-Canadians dance, cheer and celebrate death of top general in Iran

Soleimani's efforts ended up provoking the USA attack on Friday that killed him and Muhandis, marking a major escalation of tensions between the United States and Iran. "They should bear the full resp...

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Pompeo: Europe not 'helpful' as could be over Soleimani killing

Pompeo: Europe not 'helpful' as could be over Soleimani killing

A total of five Revolutionary Guards and five Hashed fighters were killed in Friday's strike near Baghdad global airport. The U.S. has ordered all citizens to leave Iraq and closed its embassy in ...

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Graham says he wants to start impeachment trial in 'coming days'

Graham says he wants to start impeachment trial in 'coming days'

Senate Judiciary Chair Lindsey Graham (R-SC) pledged on Sunday to help Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) change the Senate's rules on impeachment trials if House Speaker Nancy Pel...

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USA singer Pink pledges $750K to fight Australia wildfires

USA singer Pink pledges $750K to fight Australia wildfires

Pink has pledged a donation of $500,000 to help firefighters battle the Australian bushfires that have left thousands fleeing their homes. Australia is being ravaged by the worst wildfires seen...

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Christian leaders pray over Pres. Trump in Miami

Christian leaders pray over Pres. Trump in Miami

The President also highlighted the United States attack that he ordered and that killed Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The rally comes just...

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Selective Service Website Crashes Amid Apparent Fear of Iran War Draft

Selective Service Website Crashes Amid Apparent Fear of Iran War Draft

WW3 has been trending on Twitter since Friday's killing of a top Iranian battlefield commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, in a USA drone strike; the move is widely expected to result in spiralling host...

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Japan promises full inquiry into 'regrettable' Carlos Ghosn escape

Japan promises full inquiry into 'regrettable' Carlos Ghosn escape

Under the terms of his bail, Ghosn had to have cameras installed at the house's entrance. Few people would have been able to escape as Ghosn did, but if they had the means and contacts, they certain...

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Opposition parties do not have enough knowledge of CAA: Ram Madhav

Opposition parties do not have enough knowledge of CAA: Ram Madhav

It is not against anyone including Muslims, he said and urged people not to believe in the false information spread by the opposition parties. According to the CAA, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist,...

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Hackers briefly deface website for USA government library with pro-Iranian message

Iran has been increasing its cyber capabilities but is not in the same league as China or Russian Federation. The U.S. Selective Service Website homepage was also down on Sunday in the U.S. " Iran ...

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Britain urges Iran to come in from the cold

Britain urges Iran to come in from the cold

He urged all sides to "engage to de-escalate the situation", amid heightened tension following the U.S. airstrike that killed Qassem Soleimani, the commander of Iran's elite Quds Force . Defence Secr...

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Polling Stations Open in Presidential Runoff in Croatia

Polling Stations Open in Presidential Runoff in Croatia

The crowd at Milanovic's campaign headquarters began to celebrate as soon as the exit polls were published. This presidential election is important because it could shake up the political scene in C...

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JNU Students' Union president, faculty seriously injured in attack inside campus

JNU Students' Union president, faculty seriously injured in attack inside campus

The student union blamed the latest violence on the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad ( ABVP ), a right-wing student body linked to India's governing BJP political party. Union Home Minister has sp...

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Senate Republican eyes rule change to kick start Trump impeachment trial

Senate Republican eyes rule change to kick start Trump impeachment trial

She said in December she wants to wait to "see the process that's set forth in the Senate" before appointing the House impeachment managers who will act as prosecutors in the Senate trial. After McCon...

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Australia counts cost after day of fire fury

Australia counts cost after day of fire fury

Video and images shared on social media showed blood red skies taking over Mallacoota, a coastal town in Victoria where as many as 4,000 residents and tourists were forced to shelter on beaches as the...

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Mike Pompeo sees 'real likelihood' Iran will try to hit United States troops

Meanwhile, Hossein Dehghan, the military adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told CNN in an exclusive interview Sunday that Iran's response to Soleimani's death "for sure will ...

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Multiple dead in crash involving bus, trucks in Pennsylvania

Multiple dead in crash involving bus, trucks in Pennsylvania

Video from the scene appeared to show snow falling on the roadway. Pleasant, Excela Health spokeswoman Robin Jennings said. The UPMC Somerset Hospital received 18 patients, a spokesperson told WTAE...

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Man shot dead after fatal stabbing in France

Man shot dead after fatal stabbing in France

But in a statement, the French national anti-terrorist investigation body (PNAT) said that while Nathan C was known to have had psychiatric problems, worrying evidence had also emerged about his conve...

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Raab urges Cyprus to 'do the right thing' over Ayia Napa teenager

Raab urges Cyprus to 'do the right thing' over Ayia Napa teenager

During her trial, Judge Michalis Papathanasiou, who reduced the woman to tears on a number of occasions, dismissed evidence put forward by United Kingdom experts that supported her claim of being atta...

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Missing After Crab Boat Sinks in Gulf of Alaska

Missing After Crab Boat Sinks in Gulf of Alaska

The 130-foot crab fishing vessel was from Dutch Harbor, the Coast Guard said. The Coast Guard says two "extremely hypothermic" members of the Scandies Rose's seven-man crew were found in a life raft...

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Venezuela condoles with Iran for Soleimani killing

Venezuela condoles with Iran for Soleimani killing

This comes after Iran threatened to retaliate against the United States following an airstrike which killed Ghaan's former superior, General Qasem Soleimani . "China opposes the use of force in worldw...

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Iranian Tension Rises after U.S. Drone Strike Kills Top Iranian Commander

Iranian Tension Rises after U.S. Drone Strike Kills Top Iranian Commander

Under my leadership we have destroyed the ISIS territorial caliphate and recently American special operations forces killed the terrorist leader known as Al-Baghdadi. "It can go after USA and US allie...

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Vehicle plows into German tourists in northern Italy, 6 dead

Vehicle plows into German tourists in northern Italy, 6 dead

The accident happened at around 1:15 am local time in the South Tyrol region that borders Austria, the daily Corriere della Sera said. Reports suggest the group had left a nightclub and were waiting...

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Fatal shark attack near Esperance off WA's south-east coast claims man's life

Fatal shark attack near Esperance off WA's south-east coast claims man's life

The ABC reported the man was a diver. The West Australian state government said the attack occurred near Cull Island, which lies about 6km off the mainland's Esperance coast. Anybody who sees a shar...

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Trump Threatens To Strike '52 Targets' If Iran Attacks Any Americans

While no one claimed Saturday's attacks in Baghdad , a hardline pro-Iran faction in Iraq's Hashed al-Shaabi military network shortly after urged Iraqis to move away from United States forces by Sun...

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Schumer: New unredacted emails show need for impeachment witnesses

Schumer: New unredacted emails show need for impeachment witnesses

There may be a direct link now from Donald Trump to the Ukrainian hold on USA aid. According to Just Security , McCusker sent an email to OMB officials on August 9 and said: "As we discussed, as ...

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Not probing Faiz poem but student protest: IIT-Kanpur

Not probing Faiz poem but student protest: IIT-Kanpur

In response to another tweet, the IIT-Kanpur deputy director said, "This talks about protest march and that a committee has been constituted to look into the complaints". There was a war of words on s...

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China replaces head of Hong Kong liaison office

China replaces head of Hong Kong liaison office

In November, Hong Kong's pro-democracy camp scored a landslide victory in a municipal-level vote - seen as a referendum on the city's Beijing-backed government. "We sincerely hope for the best for Hon...

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French knife attacker was radicalized, anti-terrorism prosecutors say

French knife attacker was radicalized, anti-terrorism prosecutors say

The 22-year-old suspect, identified only as Nathan C, went on a rampage at a park to the south of the French capital. A witness said he saw the attacker stab one man and that he appeared to select vic...

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President Trump Reminds the World of Soleimani's Terror

President Trump Reminds the World of Soleimani's Terror

In a dramatic escalation amid tensions between the two countries, the Pentagon confirmed Thursday that the USA killed Soleimani , the leader of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Forc...

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Bravery award for dead fireman, which was presented to the young son

Bravery award for dead fireman, which was presented to the young son

Commissioner Fitzsimmons honoured Geoffrey at the service by posthumously awarding him a Commissioner's Commendation for Bravery and a Commissioner's Commendation for Service. "Their sacrifice and ser...

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Heat, lightning threaten further fires in Victoria

Heat, lightning threaten further fires in Victoria

More than 780,000 hectares have already been razed and two people found dead in East Gippsland, including Buchan man Mick Roberts at his home on Wednesday. About 24 communities are isolated and reachi...

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Australia fires: Royal Family sends 'thoughts and prayers'

Australia fires: Royal Family sends 'thoughts and prayers'

So there are still windows for people to get out". Nearly 150 "volatile, dynamic" fires are still blazing across the state, Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said , after the servic...

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Meat Loaf Is the Latest Adult to Malign Teen Activist Greta Thunberg

Meat Loaf Is the Latest Adult to Malign Teen Activist Greta Thunberg

Rock veteran and self-proclaimed "sex god" Meat Loaf recently did an interview with the Daily Mail , where he claimed 17-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg "has been brainwashed" and that...

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7 dead as 2 more bodies found in Cambodia building collapse

7 dead as 2 more bodies found in Cambodia building collapse

By Saturday morning, 18 people had been rescued, injured but alive, and crowds watched in the afternoon as two more were pulled out and rushed to ambulances more than 20 hours after the accident. In e...

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Iranian leader vows 'bitter revenge' for US

Iranian leader vows 'bitter revenge' for US

Iranian state TV carried a statement by Khamenei also calling Soleimani "the worldwide face of resistance". "Martyrdom was the reward for his ceaseless efforts all these years", Khamenei said on h...

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