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September 28, 2018 3:17 PM Tennessee business leader fatally shot while hosting run, police say

A former airline executive and Tennessee business leader was fatally shot Thursday night as he hosted a 4-mile run, and police launched a search for his killer. Philip Trenary, the president and CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce and former Pinnacle Airlines CEO, was shot and killed in downtown Memphis. He was hosting the annual “Move it Memphis 110

September 25, 2018 9:57 PM Pompeo criticizes EU plan for special Iran payment channel

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The European Union’s plans for a “special purpose vehicle” (SPV) designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions against Iran’s oil exports is deeply counterproductive, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday. “Unfortunately, just last night I was disturbed and indeed deeply disappointed to hear remaining parties in the Iran (nuclear) 64

September 24, 2018 8:42 AM At U.N., Trump Will Face an Iran Gap With European Allies

This week will be the first General Assembly gathering since President Trump quit the Iran nuclear accord President Trump and his European counterparts square off at the United Nations this week on key policy issues dividing old allies: the fate of the Iran nuclear agreement and how to constrain the Islamic Republic’s regional ambitions. The week of marathon 59

September 23, 2018 12:28 PM Iran Revolutionary Guards threaten to avenge military parade attack

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran’s Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak “deadly and unforgettable” vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and Tehran accused Gulf Arab states of backing the gunmen. Saturday’s assault, one of the worst ever against the elite force of the Islamic Republic 229

September 20, 2018 11:15 PM Lake Victoria ferry capsizes, killing at least 44

KAMPALA, Uganda – At least 44 people died when after a passenger ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, a Tanzanian official said late Thursday, and the death toll was expected to rise when rescue efforts resumed at daybreak. Thirty-seven people were rescued after the sinking Thursday afternoon, Mwanza regional commissioner John Mongella told The Associated 86

September 18, 2018 7:29 PM Russia Blames Israel for Loss of Plane Shot Down by Syrian Forces

But leaders of the two countries quickly worked to defuse further tensions MOSCOW—Russia blamed Israel on Tuesday for the loss of a reconnaissance plane downed accidentally by Syrian forces reacting to a raid by Israeli jet fighters, but leaders of the two countries quickly worked to defuse further tensions, underscoring the desire of regional powers 54

September 18, 2018 4:50 PM Greece to move 2,000 out of overcrowded Lesbos migrant camp

FILE - In this Wednesday, May, 2, 2018, file photo, children play inside the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece. Authorities are to move about 2,000 asylum seekers out of a severely overcrowded migrant camp on the island of Lesbos by the end of September, Greece's government spokesman said on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 as charities 74

September 18, 2018 5:45 AM Ex-Iowa State golfer found dead at course; suspect charged

AMES, Iowa – A former Iowa State University golfer was found dead at a golf course Monday, and a man was charged with murder. Police said in a news release that 22-year-old Celia Barquin Arozamena was found dead Monday at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames and officers determined she had died after being assaulted. They said 22-year-old Collin Daniel Richards 79

September 18, 2018 5:15 AM ‘A Nest of Spies’: Niger’s Deserts Become Front Line of Fight Against Jihadism

Once-sleepy capital hosts project to halt the migrant trail from West Africa toward the Mediterranean and combat the expansion of regional terrorism activity; some worry nation could become a target NIAMEY, Niger—Diplomats, spies and hostage negotiators gather nightly on the moonlit terraces of colonial-era hotels in this remote desert capital to trade 55

September 17, 2018 8:15 PM West Virginia man allegedly huffed paint, beat mother with spatula

Glenn Casdorph, 30, allegedly huffed spray paint and then beat his mother with a spatula on Thursday, according to local news reports. (West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority) A man in West Virginia was arrested Friday for allegedly huffing spray paint and then beating his mother with a spatula, according to local news reports 76