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Truck drivers in Iran on strike over low wages

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A semi-official Iranian news agency is reporting that truck drivers in four provinces in the country are on strike over low wages.

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Alaska man pleads guilty in Florida airport shooting

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An Alaska man pleaded guilty Wednesday in exchange for a life prison sentence in the Florida airport shooting that killed five people and wounded six.

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Apple reveals new privacy controls for iPhone and Mac users

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Apple reveals new privacy controls for iPhone and Mac users

It looks like Apple CEO Tim Cook is out to embarrass Mark Zuckerberg again.

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Hawaii man describes ‘powerful and hot’ lava bomb snapping his leg in half

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Hawaii man describes ‘powerful and hot’ lava bomb snapping his leg in half

As the nation was transfixed on the bright red lava spewing from fissures created by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, one island a resident told his frightening tale of getting too close to the molten rock — and nearly losing a leg to a “powerful and hot” lava bomb.

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Jewish group questions sainthood for WWII-era cardinal

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A leading Jewish organization has criticized the Vatican’s decision to move World War II-era Cardinal August Hlond along the path to possible sainthood, saying he was “extremely” hostile to Poland’s Jews and failed to condemn a 1946 pogrom.

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Navy mom surprises daughter in Texas after 7-month long deployment

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Navy mom surprises daughter in Texas after 7-month long deployment

A third grade student at an elementary school in Texas got a special surprise Tuesday during her lunchtime when her mother was brought home a day early after a seven-month long deployment with the Navy.

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Andrew Garfield says his first kiss was with 30 girls: ‘It was a free for all’

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Andrew Garfield says his first kiss was with 30 girls: ‘It was a free for all’

Andrew Garfield’s first kiss wasn’t quite the traditional experience.

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Kobe Bryant calls out Kanye West for slavery comments: ‘What the hell are you talking about?’

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Kobe Bryant calls out Kanye West for slavery comments: ‘What the hell are you talking about?’

NBA all-star Kobe Bryant is the latest celebrity to weigh in on Kanye West’s now infamously controversial comments on slavery.

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Opposition leader’s associates jailed for anti-Putin protest

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Opposition leader’s associates jailed for anti-Putin protest

Several associates of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have been sentenced to 25 or 30 days in custody for staging an unsanctioned protest in Moscow.

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Montana bear researcher working ‘dream job’ mauled by grizzly, walked 2 miles with fractured skull

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Montana bear researcher working ‘dream job’ mauled by grizzly, walked 2 miles with fractured skull

A woman working her “dream job” as a bear researcher walked two miles with a fractured skull after being mauled by a grizzly last Thursday in northwestern Montana, officials said.

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