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Iran blames US and Gulf allies for Ahvaz parade attack

Iranian officials have blamed Gulf states and the United States for Saturday's attack on a military parade that killed 29 people, and accused them of backing the Arab separatist 'al-Ahvaziya' armed group.

Translation: 10 Soldiers killed in an attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz in southwestern Iran.



Meet the People Launching some of the First Georgist Political Parties in Decades

The New Physiocratic League, a political-economic project with a mission to create a world where we regain and amplify our earned income and democratize our physical space, launches a campaign for the first Georgist political party in decades and pave the way for more Georgist political parties to be established.

For one of the first Georgist political parties in decades, which will be the first of many worldwide.



Texas superintendent resigns after "black quarterback " comment

HOUSTON - A white Texas school superintendent who posted online that "You can't count on a black quarterback" - in reference to Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson - has resigned.

Redden had criticized Watson for letting the clock run down before completing a pass in a 20-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans last Sunday.



Florence good Samaritan arrested after helping pets during storm

The owner of Crazy's Claws N Paws, a donation-based animal rescue center, was in the process of converting a warehouse space into a proper animal shelter when she decided to use the building to help keep pets dry.

On Monday, after Florence passed, Hedges got a call from Wayne County Animal Control regarding the animals.



Jim Knoblach Drops Out Of Race After Daughter Says He Molested Her For More Than Ten Years

Republican lawmaker, Jim Knoblach, has ended his reelection campaign after his daughter alleged that he molested her for more than a decade.

Laura has spoken out before about the more than decade-long period of alleged abuse, and even talked to her friends about it.



Shell and Exxon 's secret 1980s climate change warnings

Global changes in air temperature would also "Drastically change the way people live and work." All told, Shell concluded, "The changes may be the greatest in recorded history."

The oil industry's secret climate change predictions are becoming reality, and not by accident.



Modicare: India launches world 's biggest experiment in universal healthcare

Sucheta and Asha speak as they wait to attend a mobile hospital run by the Smile Foundation, a healthcare and education charity working to bring primary healthcare services to communities that have been failed by the government system.

Living well below the poverty line, they are precisely the people Modicare should be about to cater for - yet not a single person who visited Smile's mobile hospital on its rounds, one week before the programme's launch, is aware of the government scheme.



Two car bombs explode in Somali capital, one dies

MOGADISHU - One person died and another was injured in two car bombs that exploded in the heart of the Somali capital on Saturday and the Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attacks.

"Two people were injured in the two car bombs. One of them died of the wounds," said Major Mohamed Hussein, a police officer.



VW 's Porsche to stop offering diesel models: Bild am Sonntag

"There won't be any more diesel cars from Porsche in the future," Oliver Blume told Bild am Sonntag in an interview.

Porsche has sold diesel versions of its cars for nearly a decade, Bild am Sonntag said.



Korean War to be declared officially over after 65 years, following historic summit between North and South

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Former Dutch PM calls Benjamin Netanyahu a 'war criminal ' who should be tried in The Hague

Former Dutch prime minister Dries van Agt has described Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a war criminal who should be tried in the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

"Speaking to Dutch television channel NPO 1, Mr van Agt said:"There's a war criminal coming to this country.



CIA declassifies cache of Soviet jokes its agents compiled during the Cold War

A cache of Soviet jokes that was compiled by CIA agents during the Cold War has been released among a cache of declassified documents.

'His friend asks "Did you get him?" "No," he replies, "The line there was even longer than the line here.'.Another quip compared Gorbachev to the reformist Czechoslovakian politician Alexander Dubček who worked to make the government more transparent while lifting controls on the arts, free speech and the press.The process ended when the Soviets marched troops into Czechoslovakia and kicked him out of office.Other jokes poke fun at food shortages and living conditions in the USSR during the 1980s, especially when compared to America.It goes: 'A Chukchi is asked what he would do if the Soviet borders were opened."I'd climb the highest tree," he replies.



Tribal members settle abuse cases against Mormon church

Allegations have been made against the church by more than a dozen tribal members from the Navajo Nation and Crow Tribe of Montana.

A federal judge in Utah previously denied a request from Mormon church lawyers who wanted the cases to be tried in Salt Lake City because the allegations did not involve any abuse on tribal land.



Small men in big offices lack vision, says Imran after India calls off talks

Taking to Twitter, PM Imran Khan said, "Disappointed at the arrogant & negative response by India to my call for resumption of the peace dialogue. However, all my life I have come across small men occupying big offices who do not have the vision to see the larger picture."

All my life I have come across small men occupying big offices who do not have the vision to see the larger picture.



They Made It! Japan 's Two Hopping Rovers Successfully Land on Asteroid Ryugu

The suspense is over: Two tiny hopping robots have successfully landed on an asteroid called Ryugu - and they've even sent back some wild postcards from their new home.

We are sorry we have kept you waiting! MINERVA-II1 consists of two rovers, 1a & 1b. Both rovers are confirmed to have landed on the surface of Ryugu.



Former top White House official revises statement to special counsel about Flynn 's calls with Russian ambassador

A former top White House official has revised her statement to investigators about a key event in the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, after her initial claim was contradicted by the guilty plea of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, according to people familiar with the matter.

Flynn pleaded guilty last December to lying to the FBI about his calls with Kislyak and has been cooperating with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. He is scheduled to be sentenced in mid-December.



Walmart warning it 'll raise prices as Trump 's China tariffs kick in

Walmart, the biggest U.S. retailer, warned the Trump administration the newest round of tariffs on imported Chinese goods could prompt it to raise prices on products from shampoo to bicycles to food.

China retaliated in response to Mr. Trump's tariffs as promised, following through with its own tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods from aircraft to liquified natural gas.



U.S. agency accuses Walmart of pregnancy discrimination in lawsuit

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Friday filed a lawsuit accusing Walmart Inc of forcing pregnant workers at a Wisconsin warehouse to go on unpaid leave and denying their requests to take on easier duties.

The EEOC in the lawsuit said Gilliam became pregnant in 2015, and Walmart denied her requests for restrictions on heavy lifting, additional breaks, and a chair to use while working.



Mexico: Journalist shot dead in Chiapas town

Armed men shot dead journalist Mario Gomez as he was leaving his home in southern Mexico, the El Heraldo de Chiapas newspaper reported on Friday.

El Heraldo reported that two attackers shot Gomez at point-blank range outside his front door in Yajalon, a jungle town in the state of Chiapas near the border with Guatemala.



Croydon Cat Killer: London pet owners dismiss fox verdict

Cat owners and animal rescue groups in London have expressed pronounced skepticism after police determined that there was no sign of human involvement in the deaths of hundreds of cats over the past few years.

"I've been in hundreds of gardens helping people deter foxes and I've found cats' heads in gardens, tails and bits of legs," John Bryant, an expert in humane fox deterrence in the London area, told The Guardian.



JAXA confirms tiny robots from Hayabusa2 landed on asteroid

A pair of tiny robots released by the Hayabusa2 space probe touched down Saturday on an asteroid 300 million km from Earth, JAXA said.

Next month, the Hayabusa2 will deploy an "Impactor" that will explode above the asteroid and shoot a 2-kg copper object into its surface to create a crater a few meters in diameter.



Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in attack advert

Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar, a Republican from the party's most conservative wing, is standing for re-election in November.

It opens with "Grace, rural physician", declaring, "Paul Gosar the congressman isn't doing anything to support rural America."



Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Survivor found

A man has been rescued from a ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, two days after it overturned with the loss of at least 170 lives.

Mr Magufuli reportedly said in a televised speech that "Negligence has cost us so many lives", and said it seemed "Clear that the ferry was overloaded".



Donald Trump urged Spain to 'build the wall '

Donald Trump suggested the Spanish government tackled the Mediterranean migration crisis by emulating one of his most famous policies and building a wall across the Sahara desert, the country's foreign minister has revealed.

A similar plan in the Sahara would be complicated by the fact that Spain holds only two small enclaves in north Africa - Ceuta and Melilla - and such a wall would have to be built on foreign territory.