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Thunderbird F-16 Military Jet Flips Over at Dayton, Ohio, Air Show Practice
“A fighter jet from the famed U.S. Air Force group the Thunderbirds ran off the runway after landing and flipped over at a Dayton airfield as the team practiced for an air show, officials said. The pilot suffered injuries that are not life-threatening…” (NBC News)

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election ‘Meddling’ in Tweet Criticizing Obama
“President Donald Trump on Twitter appeared to acknowledge Russian meddling in the presidential election in a tweet Friday that attacked former President Barack Obama…” (NBC News)

MX to Trump: country not second deadliest
“Mexico strongly refuted a tweet this week by U.S. President Donald Trump saying that Mexico is the second deadliest country in the world, following which the organization that originally published the claim offered a correction…” (Mexico News Daily)

Dog fights as sport now illegal in Mexico“…Congress approved legislation two months ago to make it illegal to raise and train dogs for participating in fighting matches for recreational purposes. Today it became official with its publication in the Official Gazette of the Federation…” (Mexico News Daily)

Iran arrests Daesh-linked terrorists planning attacks in religious cities
“Iranian security forces have arrested a number of terrorists linked to the Daesh Takfiri group before they could carry out any act of terror in the country’s religious cities…” (Iran Daily)

Tehran to host int’l cartoon contest on Trump
“Iran’s capital Tehran will organize an international cartoon contest on US President Trump with the participation of over 500 cartoonists from 75 countries…” (Iran Daily Online)

Qatar blockade exposes rifts in Trump administration’s ‘peculiar’ foreign policy“While Donald Trump backs the Saudi-led ultimatum, the state and defense departments are openly critical – a mixed message that could worsen the crisis…” (The Guardian)

Housing crisis threatens a million families with eviction by 2020“More than a million households living in private rented accommodation are at risk of becoming homeless by 2020 because of rising rents, benefit freezes and a lack of social housing, according to a devastating new report into the UK’s escalating housing crisis…”
(The Guardian)

8 Celebrities With Plans to Send Humans to Mars or Beyond
“Stephen Hawking says let’s go back to the moon, then build a base there – and then do the same thing on Mars. The world-famous astrophysicist made it sound more eloquent and profound than that…” (Science Alert)

New Discovery Could Allow Us to Edit Memories to Make Them Less Traumatic
“Researchers have recently discovered two different types of memory use completely different processes in the same nerves, opening the way for a new pharmaceutical solution for treating anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)…” (Science Alert)

 

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