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'Life is really difficult': Tehranis share economic grievances

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 13:35

The streets of Iran's capital have been relatively quiet as protests hit much of the country, but Tehranis still have plenty to complain about and demand action from the government. My husband is a government worker but his salary is no way enough for us to make ends meet," said Farzaneh Mirzaie, 42, a mother of two. It is a story heard up and down the country as Iran struggles to recover from years of poor economic management and crippling international sanctions.


N.J. Teen Killed Parents, Sister, Family Friend in Brutal New Year's Eve Shooting, Police Allege

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 13:33

Authorities in New Jersey have detained a 16-year-old boy who stands accused of the brutal New Year’s Eve slayings of his parents, sister, and a 70-year-old family friend, PEOPLE confirms


Gunman kills two Christians at alcohol store south of Cairo: security sources

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 13:31

A masked gunman shot dead two Christian brothers at their alcohol shop south of Cairo on Monday, security sources said. The incident took place just days after attacks on a Coptic church and another Christian-owned shop also south of the Egyptian capital that killed more than 10 people, as security forces brace for attacks against the Arab world's largest Christian minority ahead of Orthodox Christmas celebrations. The gunman used a rifle in the attack, shooting at the shop from outside after pulling up on a motorcycle, two security sources said.


Best photos of the year from Caters News

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 13:13

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and these striking images of 2017 are no exception. The photo highlights include incredible snapshots of the natural world as well as some awesome animal and human encounters. The vibrant gallery also shows thrill-seekers pushing themselves to the limit with breathtaking stunts captured in perfect clarity. The pictures have been taken by a host of photographers from around the world. (Caters News)


Las Vegas Rings in 2018 Under Unprecedented Security

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 13:08

Las Vegas welcomed 2018 with unprecedented security in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. modern history just three months ago


Israel indicts teenage Palestinian girl who slapped soldiers

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 12:57

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An Israeli military court on Monday indicted a teenage Palestinian girl who was filmed last month in the West Bank slapping Israeli troops who refused to respond.


Netanyahu wishes success to Iran protesters, denies Israeli involvement

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 12:56

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Iranian anti-government protesters on Monday, while denying as "laughable" Tehran's apparent accusations that Israel was behind the demonstrations. Five days of protests in Iran have posed the boldest challenge to its clerical leadership since pro-reform unrest in 2009. "I wish the Iranian people success in their noble quest for freedom," Netanyahu said in a video posted on his Facebook page.


Baltimore breaks city record for killings per capita in 2017

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 12:15

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore has set a new per-capita homicide record as gunmen killed for drugs, cash, payback - or no apparent reason at all.


Boston Mayor Marty Walsh takes oath for second term

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 11:54

BOSTON (AP) — Mayor Marty Walsh took the oath of office for a second term as Boston's chief executive on Monday, promising to make the city stronger.


Donald Trump Rages Against Iran, Pakistan In First Tweets Of 2018

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 11:36

President Donald Trump dedicated his first tweets of the new year to lashing out at Pakistan and Iran.


Britney Spears Ends Her Vegas Residency with Live New Year's Eve Performance

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 11:23

An era in Britney Spears‘ legacy ended with a lively New Year’s Eve performance on Sunday night


12-Year-Old Girl Charged With Criminal Homicide After Killing Teen, Police Say

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 11:03

The victim was a 16-year-old girl


Bangladesh prosecutors seek death for opposition leader's son

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 08:10

Bangladesh prosecutors on Monday demanded the death sentence for the son of opposition leader Khaleda Zia for his alleged role in a deadly 2004 grenade attack in which current prime minister Sheikh Hasina was injured. More than 20 people were killed in the assault on a rally led by Hasina when she was in opposition and Zia was in power. Zia's son Tarique Rahman, who lives in exile in London, says the criminal conspiracy case against him is part of a political witch-hunt.


The F-15 Eagle: The Amazing Fighter Jet No Air Force Can Shootdown?

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 08:01

According to official releases from Boeing and the U.S. Air Force, the F-15 Eagle has a clear-cut win-to-loss ratio of 104 to zero. Iraqi sources claimed that on Jan. 4, 1991 – 13 days before the U.S.-led coalition launched Operation Desert Storm — Iraqi fighters intercepted a formation of Israeli F-15s over western Iraq and shot down one of the Eagles near the H-3 air base complex. Sadik added that some other pieces of wreckage were sent to Iraqi air force intelligence in Baghdad.


CEO Of World’s Biggest Catering Company Among Those Killed In Seaplane Crash

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 07:33

Richard Cousins, the CEO of one of Britain’s biggest companies, and four of his family members were killed in Sydney, Australia on New Year’s Eve when their sightseeing seaplane plunged into a river, according to multiple reports.


U.S. Politicians Can Afford To Grow A Spine On Saudi Arabia

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 07:00

WASHINGTON ― On the morning of Sept. 10, 2016, aircraft bombed a remote area in western Yemen where workers were drilling a well for a nearby village.


50 Tons Of Trash Expected After Times Square New Year's Eve Bash

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 05:27

New Year’s Eve in Times Square, New York City is always one heck of a party — but it’s also a cleanup effort of enormous proportions.


Remember Don Lemon's Drunken NYE Rant Last Year? Turns Out There's A Happy Ending.

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 05:05

CNN audiences may remember that host Don Lemon had quite the time celebrating New Year’s Eve last year.


Las Vegas rings in 2018 under unprecedented security

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 04:19

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas welcomed 2018 with fireworks, big-ticket musical acts and unprecedented security in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. modern history just three months ago.


Barack Obama Shares His Favorite Books And Songs From 2017

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 03:59

Former U.S. President Barack Obama has been closing out 2017 by trying to lift Americans’ spirits.


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