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Iran expects region to arm Palestinians against Israel

TEHRAN — Iran expects regional countries to send weapons to the Palestinians to help them fight Israel, parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday. “Although political measures taken by the regional countries are admirable, they are definitely not sufficient,” Larijani said in remarks reported by the official IRNA news agency.…

Eight reporters hurt in Gaza media center strikes

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories — Israeli jets on Sunday bombed two Gaza City media buildings, injuring at least eight journalists, with the Israeli army saying it had hit Hamas communications sites. Russia’s state-run RT global television broadcaster said its office was badly damaged in the incident, adding that none of…

U.S. Coast Guard suspends search for oil rig workers missing in the Gulf of Mexico

The US Coast Guard suspended its search for two oil rig workers who went missing after an explosion and fire on a drilling platform off the coast. “The search is suspended pending further developments,” the Coast Guard said in a statement, adding that it had scoured a 1,400 square-mile area…

Europe to decide this week on helping NASA build manned spaceship to travel to deep space

Europe is preparing plans to join the United States in building a manned spaceship that would take men and women to the moon and beyond. The project is supported by the UK and could see a British astronaut launched into deep space before the end of the decade. The proposal…

White House denies heavy editing of Benghazi memo

The White House denied Saturday having heavily edited talking points to UN Ambassador Susan Rice about the deadly attacks on a US mission in Libya to remove references to terrorism. “The only edit that was made by the White House and also by the State Department was to change the…

Italian erotic flick wins top prizes at Rome film festival as audience boos

Italian erotic film “And They Call it Summer” which was booed during its screening at the Rome Film Festival, scooped two prizes at the awards ceremony on Saturday to catcalls from the audience. Italy’s Paolo Franchi won the best director prize for his steamy tale of a man unable to…

Mexico’s Zetas drug cartel strikes gold in the coal business

They may be known for flashy cars and state of the art weaponry, but Mexican druglords have found an earthy new source of wealth: dirty old coal. They are mining it themselves in a coal-rich area along the US border or buying it from small mine operators, then reselling it…

Israeli strike hits Gaza media building, several hurt

An Israeli air strike hit a Gaza City media building on Sunday, injuring at least six journalists, as a separate raid in northern Gaza killed two people, Palestinian medical sources said. “At least six journalists were wounded, with minor and moderate injuries, when Israeli warplanes hit the al-Quds TV office…

Greeks commemorate crushed 1970s student uprising

Thousands of Greeks marched behind a blood-stained national flag on Saturday to commemorate the violent suppression of a 1973 student uprising against a US-backed military junta. The bloodied flag that flew over the Athens Polytechnic on the night of November 17, 1973 — seen as a key moment in the…

Wisconsin asks hunters to watch for marijuana fields

Marijuana growing operations in Wisconsin, watch out: the U.S. Forest Service has instructed hunters to look out for fields in the state’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, reported CNN. In August, one fisherman in the state came upon a 8,000-plant growing operation worth $8 million. “Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is large, secluded and…

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