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November 2, 2018

US to impose ‘far tougher’ sanctions on Iran Monday

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is set to reimpose sanctions on Iran on Monday that it said are "far tougher than have ever been imposed on the Islamic Republic of Iran," according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. These are the remaining sanctions lifted under the nuclear deal, reached under former President Obama, that targeted Iran's oil sector, financial transactions and banks, and shipping and ship-building industries -- seeking to cut off the regime's r..
November 2, 2018

At least 7 Coptic Christians killed in bus attack in Egypt

iStock/Thinkstock(CAIRO) — At least seven people were killed and multiple others were injured in an attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery in Egypt on Friday, a spokesman for Egypt's Coptic Church told ABC News. The bus was traveling from the Egyptian city of Sohag to the Monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor, in Minya, both south of Cairo, according to the church's official television channel. Egypt's government news service released a statement from an unnam..
November 2, 2018

Prince Harry snaps photo of Meghan Markle cradling her baby bump in New Zealand forest

Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle’s baby bump can be seen in a photo taken by none other than her husband, Prince Harry. Kensington Palace shared the photo that Harry took of Meghan in the Redwoods Treewalk Rotorua in New Zealand on the final day of the couple’s 16-day, four-country tour. Meghan, who is due in the spring, is cradling her stomach in the photo as she stands among towering trees. The Palace posted the photo on Instagram along with a message from the Duke and Duc..
November 2, 2018

Italy proposes controversial plan to help boost birth rate

iStock/Thinkstock(ROME) -- Italy wants to revive its shrinking birth rate by helping families put down roots. The country’s populist far-right government has presented a controversial plan to give free farmland for 20 years to married parents who have a third child. The gift would also come with a zero interest loan of up to $230,000 to buy or build a house in the same area. The proposal excludes common law couples and foreigners who have been in the country for less than 10 years. Critics say t..