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MORE FOR MISSILES Iran votes to increase spending on weapons

By a huge majority, members of Iran’s parliament voted Sunday to increase spending on the nation’s ballistic missile program and finance its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard. The moves were viewed as a response to recently announced U.S. sanctions against the Muslim country. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency reported that 247 lawmakers attended the vote session, with 240 approving the spending plan ...

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Father says Australian woman killed by Minneapolis officer was 'ripped from our arms' – VIDEO: Minneapolis chief — Justine Damond didn't have to die

The father and fiancé of an Australian woman who was shot to death last month by a police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service in Minneapolis Friday night, the same time the family had planned to be on a plane to her wedding. Justine Damond’s father, John Ruszczyk, choked back tears as he vowed ...

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NBA star Kevin Durant apologizes for India comments

Pro basketball superstar Kevin Durant tweeted an apology Friday after making comments critical of India during an interview with sports website the Athletic. Durant, a member of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, traveled to India recently, where he apparently experienced some culture shock. “It’s a country that’s 20 years behind in terms of knowledge and experience,” the website quotes ...

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Trump riles up conservative talkers with Strange endorsement in Alabama Senate primary – Who are the Alabama Senate primary candidates?

In between ratcheting up the rhetoric on North Korea and taunting Mitch McConnell – all while on vacation at his New Jersey golf club – President Trump did something else unusual this week: He endorsed the establishment pick in Alabama’s upcoming Senate GOP primary.  The president is now facing a backlash from his usual conservative media allies for stepping into the ...

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Sex offender teacher caught trying to be 'class mom'

A former Alabama high school teacher who pleaded guilty in 2014 to sending sexual text messages to a teenage male student has been locked up again. Authorities in Blount County arrested 35-year-old Crystal Gilliland Clowdus on Wednesday after she was discovered volunteering to be a classroom mom for her fifth-grade child at an elementary school, WBRC FOX6 reported. Related Image ...

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