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Singer Pink says she's donating $500,000 to help fight the deadly wildfires that have devastated parts of Australia.
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AP News
January 04, 2020 - 1:35 pm
American pop singer Pink says she is donating $500,000 to help fight the deadly wildfires that have devastated parts of Australia. Read more here.
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A woman wades through flood water in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday.
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AP News
January 04, 2020 - 12:08 pm
Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia's capital, as rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday. Read more here.
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A Forest Corporation worker manages a fire hose as he battles a fire near Moruya, Australia, Saturday.
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AP News
January 04, 2020 - 11:19 am
A father and son who were battling flames for two days are the latest victims of the worst wildfire season in Australian history, and the path of destruction widened in at least three states Saturday due to strong winds and high temperatures. Read more here.
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Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei later on Friday appointed Qassem Soleimani's deputy, Maj. Gen. Esmail Ghaani as the new commander of the Revolutionary Guard's Quds Force. Soleimani was killed in the U.S. airstrike in Iraq.
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AP News
January 04, 2020 - 10:01 am
A new Iranian general has stepped out of the shadows to lead the country's expeditionary Quds Force, becoming responsible for Tehran's proxies across the Mideast as the Islamic Republic threatens the U.S. with "harsh revenge" for killing its previous head, Qassem Soleimani. Read more here.
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Donald Trump
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AP News
January 03, 2020 - 3:48 pm
President Donald Trump declared Friday that a “reign of terror is over" as he marked the death of an Iranian general killed in a U.S. strike and as the Pentagon scrambled to reinforce the American military presence in the Middle East in preparation for reprisals. Read more here.
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A woman mournsIranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani.
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AP News
January 03, 2020 - 12:49 pm
The unprecedented killing of Iran's top general in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq has sent shockwaves across the Middle East, with Iran and its allies vowing revenge amid fears of an all-out war. Read more here.
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Protesters demonstrate over the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 3, 2020.
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AP News
January 03, 2020 - 8:22 am
Global powers warned Friday that the world has become a more dangerous place and urged restraint after the U.S. assassinated Iran's top general, although Britain and Germany also suggested that Iran shared blame for provoking the targeted killing that dramatically ratcheted up tensions in the...
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A burning vehicle is shown at Baghdad International Airport following an airstrike, in Baghdad, Iraq, early Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.
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Tim Jimenez
January 03, 2020 - 7:28 am
A U.S. airstrike at Baghdad International Airport has killed Iran's top general, Qasem Soleimani. Iran is now vowing revenge. Experts and officials are trying to make sense of the action. Read more here.
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Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Quds Force, attends an annual rally commemorating the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, in Tehran, Iran.
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AP News
January 02, 2020 - 9:01 pm
Gen. Qassim Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, was killed in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport Friday, Iraqi television and three Iraqi officials said. Read more here.
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Massive plumes of smoke rise from wildfires burning in East Gippsland, Victoria.
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AP News
January 02, 2020 - 7:54 am
Thousands of tourists fled Australia's wildfire-ravaged eastern coast Thursday ahead of worsening conditions as the military started to evacuate people trapped on the shore further south. Read more here.
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