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Iran's Revolutionary Guards threaten to avenge military parade attack
Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to exact 'deadly and unforgettable' vengeance for an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and Tehran accused Gulf Arab states of backing the gunmen.
Pompeo: No end to NKorea sanctions until 'denuclearization'
Top U.S. diplomat Mike Pompeo said Sunday that economic sanctions on North Korea won’t be reduced until it completes 'denuclearization' after leader Kim Jong Un offered to close the North’s main nuclear site in exchange for U.S. concessions.
Iran warns US, Israel of revenge after parade attack
The deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a 'devastating' response from Tehran, accusing them of involvement in an attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz.
Mike Pompeo blasts Russia: 'They have not proven helpful' anywhere in the world
Russia has worked against U.S. interests in Ukraine, Syria, and in other hot spots across the globe, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a blistering takedown of Moscow that comes on the eve of a key United Nations summit in New York City.
Israeli Expert Fears Russia Seeking to ‘Change Rules of the Game’ in Syria
Veteran Israeli analysts believe President Vladimir Putin is exploiting the downing of a Russian plane in order to change the rules of the game in Syria, and that the US has abandoned Israel on the issue of Iranian entrenchment in the war-torn country.
Syria fired missiles for 40 minutes after Israeli strike, hitting Russian plane
The Israeli report into the downing a Russian plane off the coast of Syria during an Israeli airstrike on Monday runs some 40 pages in English and Russian and shows that Syrian anti-aircraft batteries fired dozens of barrages indiscriminately for 40 minutes after the initial Israeli attack.
Inside the United States
As Senate Hearing Set for Kavanaugh, Second Accuser Comes Out
The Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled a hearing Thursday for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who says he sexually assaulted her as a teenager, as a claim of sexual misconduct emerged from another woman.
Trump border wall going up in Texas
The United States was to begin construction in Texas on Saturday of part of President Donald Trump's border wall designed to curb illegal immigration, which he calls a security threat.
Christian conservatives believe in Trump's power to turn away a Democratic 'blue wave'
Predictions of a looming Democratic 'blue wave' haven’t soured Christian conservative activists, who say President Trump has notched so many surprise wins that they have faith he will again defy the naysayers and deliver Republican victories in November.
Florence floodwaters reveal fish washed up on North Carolina interstate
Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence are leaving quite a fishy situation in North Carolina.