Iran 'Unintentionally' Shot Down Ukrainian Jetliner, Killing 176 People

Iranian media quoted the military as saying human error led to the attack. The foreign minister blamed "US adventurism." Missiles struck the plane just after it took off from Tehran.(Image credit: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)
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Iran Says It Shot Down Ukrainian Jetliner By Mistake

Iranian media quoted the military as saying human error led to the attack. The foreign minister blamed "US adventurism." Missiles struck the plane just after it took off from Tehran.(Image credit: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)
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Iran's foreign minister said 'US adventurism' is to blame for the Iranian military shooting down a passenger jet

Javad Zarif, the foreign minister for the Iranian government, blamed the United States for creating a "time of crisis" that led to the error.
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'Disastrous mistake': Iran acknowledges shooting down Ukrainian airliner

Iran said on Saturday its military had shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 aboard in a "disastrous mistake", saying air defenses were fired in error while on alert after Iranian missile strikes on U.S. targets in Iraq. Iran had denied for days after Wednesday's crash that it had brought down the airliner, although a top Revolutionary Guards commander said on Saturday that he told authorities about the unintentional missile strike the day it happened. Foreign governments condemned Iran'...
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Wieskamp leads Iowa to 67-49 win over No. 12 Maryland

The Iowa Hawkeyes were down to eight scholarship players and still outplayed No. 12 Maryland. Joe Wieskamp scored 26 points and Big Ten scoring leader Luka Garza had 21 as Iowa beat Maryland 67-49 Friday night. ''We realized we had a decision to make,'' Wieskamp said.
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She Was 92 and Loved Cats. An Attack Left Her Dead on the Street.

“It’s crazy that you could harm somebody like that,” said a neighbor in Queens.
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How to Get Socially Conscious Funds Into Your 401(k)

Your colleagues choose the investments. Be polite. Respect their duty to act in your best interest. Bring friends. And keep trying.
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Northern Ireland Breaks a Three-Year Political Stalemate

The pressure of an impending Brexit pushed the warring parties into a deal that restores the power sharing government. But can they work together effectively?
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Teens who changed a digital billboard to display pornography identified by police

Police in a Detroit suburb have identified two teenage boys responsible for changing a digital billboard along an interstate highway to display pornography, according to Auburn Hills police Lt. Ryan Gagnon
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Parole Denied For Man Who Buried California Victim Alive

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom has blocked parole for the killer of a developmentally disabled California man who was buried alive, it was announced Friday. Newsom on Thursday reversed an August decision by a state panel to grant parole to David Weidert, the Fresno County district attorney announced. Weidert can considered for release again in a year. “I have considered the evidence in the record that is relevant to whether Mr. Weidert is currently dangerous,” Newsom wrote. “When co...
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Why America Needs a Royal Family

Yes, this is the conclusion I have drawn from Megxit.
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Iran Says It Unintentionally Shot Down Ukrainian Airliner

After maintaining for days that there was no evidence to show one of its missiles had struck the plane, the Iranian military said it was an accident caused by human error.
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Williams destroys Anismiova to set up Pegula showdown

Serena Williams showed no signs of sentiment as she clinically dispatched teenager Amanda Anismiova 6-1 6-1 in just 45 minutes on Saturday to advance to the Auckland Classic final against Jessica Pegula. Williams, who won the first of her 23 Grand Slam titles before Anisimova was born, gave the 18-year-old a harsh lesson in tennis reality and showed again that she was not prepared to let the next generation take over just yet. Anisimova said on Friday it had been a life-long dream to play Willia...
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Iran admits shooting down jetliner with missile; says the strike was unintentional

Iran has admitted publicly that its military "unintentionally" shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, culminating days of intense back-and-forth between the U.S. and Iran as the two nations volley threats and accusations at one another.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Iran plane crash: Ukrainian jet was 'unintentionally' shot down - state TV

Iran had so far denied responsibility for Wednesday's Ukrainian plane crash, which killed 176 people.
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'We want this': Hong Kong election tourists join Taiwan rallies

Leung is one of scores of Hong Kong election tourists who have travelled to Taiwan this week to witness something denied to them -- universal suffrage. Tsai, who is seeking a second term, has repeatedly invoked the seven months of pro-democracy protests engulfing the financial hub as a warning call for what might happen should Beijing succeed in its wish to one day take control of Taiwan. In the days running up to Saturday's presidential and parliamentary elections, Hong Kongers have become an...
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Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite with Snapdragon 855 launching in India on Flipkart on January 23

Update: Flipkart has now confirmed that S10 Lite will be launched in India on January 23rd. Earlier:Samsung introduced the Galaxy S10 Lite and Note10 Lite smartphones yesterday, and the phones will be showcased at the CES 2020 next week. Now Flipkart has confirmed that it will launch the Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone in India soon. Samsung has also enabled notify option for the  S10 Lite and Note10 Lite on its website, so we can expect both the phones as early as this month. To remind you the...
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Aerospace Chief Says He Wishes He Was Dead After Iran Admits Shooting Down Ukraine Jet

Iranian authorities have said they accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jet with 176 people aboard—and the country’s aerospace chief said he wishes he was dead.Tehran’s first acknowledgement of responsibility came early Saturday, just over a day after Western leaders said they had evidence to suggest Iran has downed Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752. All aboard the Kyiv-bound plane were killed when it plummeted from the sky earlier this week in what Iranian authorities initially blamed o...
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Jadeveon Clowney will not be penalized, fined for helmet to helmet hit on Carson Wentz

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney will not be penalized for his helmet to helmet hit that knocked Eagles QB out of last Sunday's Wild Card in Philadelphia. The NFL decided not to fine Jadeveon Clowney for his hit on Carson Wentz during Sunday's playoff game, according to a source. Wentz remained in the game until the end of the series, but was eventually taken to the medical tent for evaluation with a concussion specialist.
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One week in, Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy has yet to talk to Dak Prescott

Mike McCarthy has had a whirlwind of a week. The former Green Bay Packers coach interviewed with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones late last week, had a sleepover at his Texas home and was then hired to lead the organization just days later. Given McCarthy's history with quarterbacks — he's worked with greats like Joe Montana, Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, to name a few — one would think that speaking with Prescott would be among the first things he'd do upon arrival in Dallas, even with...
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...But Change Is...

Neil Peart has passed away. And so it goes. . [Author: Tam]
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Australia: Free Julian Assange before it's too late! - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

People have signed a petition to halt the extradition of Julian Assange from the United Kingdom to the United States.
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Iranian armed forces say the passenger plane was brought down by human error, according to state TV

The field in Iran where a Ukrainian aircraft crashed two days ago has been cleared of most of the wreckage, and the public has been trawling through what's left behind, new images shared with CNN show.
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Skeptics Blast Trump’s New Claim That Soleimani Targeted 4 U.S. Embassies

"Either Fox News gets higher level briefings than Congress ... or ... there was no such imminent threat."
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Iran Admits It ‘Unintentionally’ Shot Down Ukrainian Plane

Iranian state TV cited a military statement with the admission.
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Iran Admits It Shot Down Ukrainian Plane By Mistake

The head of the Revolutionary Guard's aerospace division said an officer mistook the passenger jet for a cruise missile.
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Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian airliner 'unintentionally' – state TV

‘Human error’ blamed as admission comes after initial denials were contradicted by western allies’ intelligenceIran has announced that its military “unintentionally” shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 people onboard, according to state TV.The statement came on Saturday morning with “human error” blamed for the downing of the plane. The responsible parties would be held accountable, the statement read on state TV said, with the government offering its apologies to the victims’ famili...
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Financial Success For Your Future Through Market America, UnFranchise Businesses

Since its inception in 1992, Market America has provided unmatched, entrepreneurial opportunities for middle-class individuals. They believe that integrity and prosperity are intertwined, and the company culture reflects that. UnFranchise… Read more » The post Financial Success For Your Future Through Market America, UnFranchise Businesses appeared first on
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