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Iran displays domestically built mobile missile defense system MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order

Iran displays domestically built mobile missile defense systemIran displayed what it described as a domestically built long-range, surface-to-air missile air defense system on Thursday, at a time of rising tension with the United States. Iran shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone in the Gulf with a surface-to-air missile in June. It says the drone was over its territory, but the United States says it was in international airspace.


Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country.
North Dakota court overturns life term in cut from womb case Raiders, Pack play on 80-yard field due to issues

North Dakota court overturns life term in cut from womb caseA judge overstepped by giving a life prison sentence to a man whose girlfriend cut the baby from the womb of an unsuspecting neighbor, the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled Thursday, ordering that the man be resentenced. William Hoehn, of Fargo, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit kidnapping in the August 2017 attack on Savanna Greywind, who died of her injuries but whose baby survived. Hoehn's girlfriend, Brooke Crews, admitted that she sliced Greywind's baby from her womb.


The Raiders-Packers preseason game Thursday night was played on an 80-yard field due to issues in the original end zones of IG Field in Winnipeg.
The northernmost reaches of the Earth are on fire. Here's what this record-breaking hot summer looks like from space. McGregor: 'I was in the wrong' for punching man

The northernmost reaches of the Earth are on fire. Here's what this record-breaking hot summer looks like from space.Climate change comes with a higher risk of wildfires. This summer, fires have ravaged the Arctic, and the flames can be seen from space.


Conor McGregor expressed regret for his actions in April, when he struck an older man inside a Dublin bar in an ugly incident captured on video.
A Mexican judge says 2 people can legally use cocaine — but they can't buy or sell it O's claim dubious record with 259th HR allowed

A Mexican judge says 2 people can legally use cocaine — but they can't buy or sell itA court in Mexico ordered the government to allow plaintiffs to "possess, transport and use cocaine," but not to sell or buy it.


The Orioles surrendered their 259th home run of the season Thursday night at Camden Yards, breaking a tie with the 2016 Reds for most homers allowed by a team in a single season.
Albania bulldozes restaurant after owner attacks tourists Panthers' Newton in walking boot with foot injury

Albania bulldozes restaurant after owner attacks touristsAlbanian officials on Wednesday razed a beachfront restaurant whose owner was captured on camera attacking a car rented by Spanish tourists, as the country scrambles to clean up its reputation as a burgeoning holiday destination. The incident, filmed by the victims' tour guide from inside their vehicle, took place at the weekend in Porto-Palermo on the Ionian coast in southern Albania, a popular tourist spot. The restaurant owner, 51-year-old Mihal Kokedhima, was arrested and faces trial for "verbally assaulting a group of Spanish tourists for futile reasons", damaging their car and causing minor injuries, police said.


Panthers quarterback Cam Newton left Thursday night's preseason game against New England in the first quarter with a foot injury.


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Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

In a Five to Four Decision, Voting Just Got Harder

In a five to four decision along party lines, the Supreme Court ruled on the controversial Shelby County v. Holder case. The ruling, believed by many sets the nation back decades in Civil Rights, while others see it as the fault of Congress dropping the ball on updating the act when it should have years ago.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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