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  • Take coronavirus seriously, Iranian state media urge people
  • Take coronavirus seriously, Iranian state media urge peopleEight out of 31 provinces are considered in a red status, meaning the epidemic has been on the rise, while seven, including the province where Tehran is located, are on alert as the virus is still a threat, Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on state TV. State television is airing warnings such as “Coronavirus is very close” and “Let’s take the coronavirus danger seriously”. The country, which has had the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, has seen a sharp increase in infections and deaths since restrictions were gradually lifted from mid-April.




  • Messages claiming Iran nuclear site fire deepen mystery
  • Messages claiming Iran nuclear site fire deepen mysteryAn online video and messages purportedly claiming responsibility for a fire that analysts say damaged a centrifuge assembly plant at Iran's underground Natanz nuclear site deepened the mystery Friday around the incident. The multiple, different claims by a self-described group called the “Cheetahs of the Homeland” included language used by several exiled Iranian opposition organizations, as well as focused almost entirely on Iran's nuclear program, viewed by Israel as a danger to its very existence. The disparate messages, as well as the fact Iran experts had never heard of the group before, raised questions about whether Natanz again had faced sabotage by a foreign nation as it had during the Stuxnet computer virus outbreak believed to have been engineered by the U.S. and Israel.




  • Letters to the Editor: The Russian bounty scandal raises a terrible question: Is Trump a traitor?
  • Letters to the Editor:  The Russian bounty scandal raises a terrible question: Is Trump a traitor?With the Russian bounty scheme, the United States faces a crisis worse than anything in Watergate.




  • There is no epidemic of fatal police shootings against unarmed Black Americans
  • There is no epidemic of fatal police shootings against unarmed Black AmericansIdeally officers would never need to take anyone's life. But the data on police killings doesn't support reducing or abolishing law enforcement.




  • Vanessa Guillen: Woman charged over missing soldier 'killed with hammer'
  • Vanessa Guillen: Woman charged over missing soldier 'killed with hammer'Cecily Aguilar is accused of helping to dismember and bury the body of a missing Fort Hood soldier.




  • China crackdown sparks Western offers of asylum for Hong Kongers
  • China crackdown sparks Western offers of asylum for Hong KongersWestern nations are moving to offer millions of Hong Kongers refuge after Beijing passed draconian security laws designed to choke the city's democracy movement -- but many obstacles prevent a mass exodus. The United Kingdom is leading allies in offering nearly half the city's 7.5 million people a potential pathway to British citizenship, with strong indications Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States may also offer some form of asylum. In a direct challenge to China, members of the so-called FiveEyes alliance have framed the move as a moral imperative -- a bid to help citizens of a once-free city escape the clutches of a police state.




  • Family says BSO caused death of man at Ft. Lauderdale airport about 3 months ago
  • Family says BSO caused death of man at Ft. Lauderdale airport about 3 months agoNearly three months after a 29-year-old man died while in custody of Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies, his family is demanding answers.




  • A Black woman questioned her hotel bill — and an employee called police, NC suit says
  • A Black woman questioned her hotel bill — and an employee called police, NC suit saysThe suit comes days after a video showed a worker at another hotel in North Carolina call police on Black guests at the hotel pool.




  • Carlos Ghosn: Japan ask US to extradite ex-Green Beret and son over Japan escape
  • Carlos Ghosn: Japan ask US to extradite ex-Green Beret and son over Japan escapeThe ex-soldier and his son are held in the US for allegedly helping the ex-Nissan boss flee Japan.




  • Boeing communications chief resigns over article from 30 years ago
  • Boeing communications chief resigns over article from 30 years agoBoeing's communications chief resigned Thursday following a complaint over an article he wrote more than 30 years ago contending that women should not serve in combat. Niel Golightly leaves his post at Boeing after just months on the job. In a press statement, he said that the article "was a 29-year-old Cold War navy pilot's misguided contribution to a debate that was live at the time."




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