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France helicopter crash: Five killed as two army aircraft collide

France helicopter crash: Five killed as two army aircraft collide

All the people on board were officers, a source close to the inquiry said. It is not yet clear what caused the collision. They added that one body had still to be recovered from the wreckage. In a tweet Defence Minister Florence Parly expressed "great sadness" and said she was en route to the crash site. Both helicopters were five-seater Gazelles, which are made by Britain and France through a joint agreement with Westland Aircraft.


Iranian Police Arrest 29 Women for Participation in Anti-Hijab Protests

Iranian Police Arrest 29 Women for Participation in Anti-Hijab Protests

Though once strictly enforced through public admonishments, arrests, and fines, punishment has been less common since President Hassan Rouhani came to power in 2013. Soheila Jolodarzadeh, a female member of the Iranian parliament, said the protests were the result of long-standing restrictions against women. On social media on Friday, Masih Alinejad , an exiled Iranian activist who started the campaign against the compulsory hijab, singled out Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif for ...



Federal Bureau of Investigation says it has 'grave concerns' at 'omission of material fact'

While Trump and House Republicans work on releasing the Nunes memo in order to derail the investigation, however, other sources believe that doing so will be a disaster. FBI Director Christopher Wray personally pushed to stop the memo from being released , saying it contains inaccuracies and a slanted narrative. White House spokesman Raj Shah said on Thursday that White House involvement in the memo is limited to whether the memo should be blocked from release, as opposed to whether ...


Greg Monroe Agrees To Sign With Celtics

Greg Monroe Agrees To Sign With Celtics

Monroe gives the Celtics a scoring option in the paint. Woj notes that the Celtics were ultimately able to offer him more money "based upon carving up $5M out of its $8.4 million Disabled Player Exception awarded with the season-ending injury to Gordon Hayward ".


Of Course Trump Is Lying About His State of the Union Ratings

Of Course Trump Is Lying About His State of the Union Ratings

Though he managed to get the number right, his speech trailed the ratings of SOTU's from Barack Obama , George W. Bush and Bill Clinton . "Thank you for all of the nice compliments and reviews on the State of the Union speech", Trump tweeted .


Trump administration says Syria making new chemical weapons despite 2013 deal

Trump administration says Syria making new chemical weapons despite 2013 deal

Years of efforts by two USA presidents have failed to end the harrowing reports on chemical weapons use in Syria. The US and Russian Federation agreed in 2013 to destroy Syria's chemical weapons arsenal by 2014. Syria has denied using illegal chemicals. The scientists said the samples also matched those taken from the site of another alleged chemical attack past year.