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Arak heavy water reactor's secondary circuit
Atomic Energy Organization of Iran via AP
AP News
January 14, 2020 - 8:31 am
Britain, France and Germany have launched action under the Iran nuclear agreement paving the way for possible sanctions in response to Tehran’s attempts to roll back parts of the deal, the European Union's foreign policy chief said. Read more here.
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Wreckage of Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800
Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP
AP News
January 14, 2020 - 7:00 am
Iran's judiciary said Tuesday arrests have been made for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from Tehran last week. Read more here.
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Taal Volcano
Aaron Favila/AP
AP News
January 14, 2020 - 6:46 am
A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava into the sky and trembled constantly Tuesday, possibly portending a bigger and more dangerous eruption, as tens of thousands of people fled villages darkened and blanketed by heavy ash. Read more here.
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In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018 file photo Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, and Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry watch a flypast of Royal Air Force aircraft pass over Buckingham Palace in London.
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 10:32 am
Queen Elizabeth II agreed Monday to grant Prince Harry and and his wife Meghan their wish for a more independent life, allowing them to move part-time to Canada while remaining firmly in the House of Windsor.
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Aftermath of Philippines volcanic eruption
Aaron Favila/AP
AP News
January 13, 2020 - 9:46 am
Red-hot lava gushed out of a volcano near the Philippine capital on Monday, as tens of thousands of people fled the area through heavy ash and frightening tremors. Experts warned that the eruption could get worse and plans were being made to evacuate hundreds of thousands more. Read more here.
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Robert O'Brien
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 9:02 am
Defense Secretary Mark Esper and other administration officials joined President Donald Trump in trying to draw attention to dissent in Iran instead of lingering questions about the scale of the threat used to justify a drone strike on Iran’s top military leader. Read more here.
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Department of Environmental Protection agents perform a prescribed burn in 2019, to clear combustible materials that could start a wildfire.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
David Madden
January 13, 2020 - 4:30 am
With massive wildfires causing historic levels of destruction in Australia, some wonder if similar devastation could happen here. That question was put to those who deal with wildfires in the New Jersey Pinelands. Read more here.
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People gather for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the Ukraine plane crash, at the gate of Amri Kabir University that some of the victims of the crash were former students of, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday.
Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo
AP News
January 12, 2020 - 9:03 am
Iranian demonstrators defied a heavy police presence Sunday night to protest their country's days of denials that it shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 176 people, the latest unrest to roil the capital amid soaring tensions with the United States. Read more here.
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People walk past a picture of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex, in Windsor, Friday.
Frank Augstein/AP Photo
AP News
January 11, 2020 - 12:26 pm
Queen Elizabeth II ended 2019 with a public plea for global harmony after a rocky year. Read more here.
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Debris at the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran.
Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo, File
AP News
January 11, 2020 - 10:10 am
Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Saturday acknowledged that it accidentally shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 people aboard, after the government had repeatedly denied Western accusations and mounting evidence that it was responsible. Read more here.
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