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Plane crashes in Iran's Zagros Mountains with 66 on board

Today 06:05 GMT

Local media have reported all 66 passengers on board a plane that crashed in the town of Semirom in the Zagros Mountains have died.

An Iranian plane on Sunday crashed in southwest Iran, with all 60 passengers and 6 crew members on board believed to be dead, local media reported. The plane crashed near the remote mountain town of Semirom in the Zagros Mountains, about 620 kilometers (390 miles) south of the capital, Tehran, the Fars news agency reported.

Source: The Guradian

US feminist Susan Brownmiller on why her groundbreaking book on rape is still relevant

Today 06:05 GMT

In the more than 40 years since its publication, Susan Brownmiller’s controversial, groundbreaking book about rape, Against Our Will, has never been out of print.

After everyone had read this story, Crothers announced that rape was an important feminist issue and that it should be explored by the group.

Source: Common Domain

Tensions Carry to Ice, Too, as Russians Torch U.S. Men 4-0

Today 06:05 GMT

GANGNEUNG, South Korea—The confrontation of the U.S. and Russian men’s hockey teams in the Winter Games tournament here on Saturday promised to test the Olympic goal of promoting peace through sport.

Several Russian fighters have died in Syria under U.S. air fire in what is regarded as the first combat directly involving Washington and Moscow in decades. And on Friday, U.S. authorities indicted Russian companies and Russian citizens on charges of engaging in a widespread effort to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

Source: The Guradian

Selma Blair: 'I'll lose everything, I'll go to court'

Today 06:05 GMT

It turned out there were 38 other women accusing him, and he called them cunts and cocksuckers and liars, so I thought, OK, I’ll lose everything, I’ll go to court.

A leading voice in exposing Hollywood talks single parenthood, stray dogs and how speaking out helped her. Halfway through our interview, Selma Blair’s one-eyed dog Buster climbs on to the restaurant table at the Chateau Marmont in LA and happily devours an entire plate of leafy greens.

Source: Washington Post

In this mac and cheese, there’s even more to love

Sunday 21:50 GMT

NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS | Per serving (based on 6): 440 calories, 19 g protein, 52 g carbohydrates, 17 g fat, 7 g saturated fat, 45 mg cholesterol, 550 mg sodium, 3 g dietary fiber, 6 g sugar

Share the love.. 2 to 3 cups shredded mild or sharp cheddar, Colby or Monterey Jack cheese (see headnote). Bring a large pot of water (about 4 quarts) to a boil over high heat. Choose a pepper Jack instead of a simple Colby cheese for a further flavor boost.

Source: Washington Post

This group trains women to run for office. Here’s how one outraged, post-Trump class fared.

Today 06:05 GMT

Then, in December, she came across a Facebook post linking to a group called Emerge America, a national nonprofit that trains Democratic women to run for elected office.

Emerge Virginia’s Class of 2017, selected from a record 56 applicants — gathered in a drab suburban Richmond trade union building six days before Trump’s inauguration, it was clear that she wasn’t the only one whose private life helped provide motivation to pursue public office.

Source: The Guradian

'They still respect their priest':the Mexican bishop who negotiates with cartel bosses

Today 06:05 GMT

“Just to be allowed to talk with them and be able to resolve a very small problem – even if it is tiny – is important to me.”. Rangel has brokered prisoner exchanges between rival groups and even negotiated the release of kidnap victims, by speaking regularly to faction leaders, who he says – for all their brutality – “still respect their priests”. “I can talk with them,” said Rangel, although he allowed that with at least eight separate organized crime groups in the diocese, his pleas for peace aren’t always heeded.

Source: BBC

VAR: Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says system must be perfect

Today 06:05 GMT

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says the video assistant referee (VAR) system must be improved after his side had a goal ruled out in their 2-0 FA Cup fifth-round win at Huddersfield.

8 January - Brighton's win over Crystal Palace is the first English club game with VAR available, but it was not used to overturn a decision. 16 January - Leicester's Kelechi Iheanacho has a goal disallowed in the win over Fleetwood for offside - but it is then awarded after VAR consultation. 17 January - Chelsea's Willian is booked for diving against Norwich, when it appeared he was fouled in the box, but the VAR did not launch a review. 27 January - In Liverpool v West Brom, the referee and VAR consulted to rule out an Albion goal, give Liverpool a penalty and delay awarding the Baggies their winner. The video assistant referee (VAR) system - which is being used in some Fifa tournaments, as well as Serie A and the Bundesliga, has been trialled in certain FA Cup games this season involving Premier League clubs.

Source: The Guradian

Hakan Sukur – Turkey’s fallen hero who can never return home

Today 06:05 GMT

In the picture, Hakan Sukur is next to two witnesses, the nation’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the cleric Fethullah Gulen.

A sensitive man, who so missed Turkey when he played abroad, finds his name tarnished in the country where once it rang out in stadiums and in the streets.

Source: The Guradian

How can I make money from my DNA?

Today 03:19 GMT

If you unlock the secrets of your DNA by paying a company to read your genes, behind the scenes it is probably making money by selling on your data for research.

Co-founded by Harvard DNA sequencing pioneer George Church, his graduate student Dennis Grishin and entrepreneur and former Google employee Kamal Obbad, it was launched earlier this month. The system involves using blockchain technology, which records data in an endless ledger protected by encryption, and is the technology behind the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

Source: The Guradian

'Plagiarism': Spain's manchego makers in Mexican standoff over famed cheese

Today 05:09 GMT

The producers of Spain’s renowned manchego cheese have accused their Mexican counterparts of “crude plagiarism” in a row that is holding back a new trade deal between the EU and Mexico. “We have to defend our manchego tooth and nail,” says Francisco Tejado, walking through the factory of Spain’s biggest cheese producer, Garcia Baquero, located in the arid plains of La Mancha, the region famed for the cheese.

Source: New York Times

Far From the Games, a Canadian Skater Says Russia Cost Him a Spot

Today 06:05 GMT

A year and a half after the scandal surfaced — and just two months before the start of the Games — the I.O.C. announced on Dec. 5 that Russia was effectively banned from the Olympics.

Russia has the third-largest presence at the Olympics after the I.O.C. ruled that nearly 170 athletes could participate under the banner “Olympic Athletes From Russia.” Dutton and others are frustrated that several sports governing bodies, including those for speedskating, luge and ice hockey, have yet to discipline tainted Russian athletes, meaning they can continue participating in events outside of the Olympics.

Source: Washington Post

U. S. freestyle skier Nick Goepper flies from the back of the pack to the podium

Today 06:05 GMT

With a dazzling final run, American skier Nick Goepper vaulted from the back of the pack to win a silver medal Sunday in the men’s slopestyle event.

“It won’t stop me from competing (obvi) but it does prevent me from shaking Pence’s hand so... Silver linings!”. Post Nation: ‘I can’t tone it down’: Olympic skater Adam Rippon speaks out for young LGBT Americans. ‘I just didn’t attack the way I should have’: Ted Ligety falls short in giant slalom. Red Gerard wins first U.S. medal of PyeongChang Olympics, a gold in men’s slopestyle

Source: Washington Post

Fans celebrate freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy and boyfriend sharing televised kiss

Today 06:05 GMT

Four years ago, American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy had planned to come out as gay with a televised kiss at the Sochi Olympics before backing out.

Post Nation: ‘I can’t tone it down’: Olympic skater Adam Rippon speaks out for young LGBT Americans. ‘I just didn’t attack the way I should have’: Ted Ligety falls short in giant slalom. Red Gerard wins first U.S. medal of PyeongChang Olympics, a gold in men’s slopestyle

Source: Washington Post

Blackhawks twist the ‘dagger’, hammer Capitals

Today 04:15 GMT

Through two periods, the Blackhawks, losers of eight straight entering this game, had a five-goal lead with 33 shots to the Capitals’ 12. Holtby was mercifully yanked after two periods, with Philipp Grubauer in net for the third frame.

The Blackhawks continued to get comfortable in the Capitals’ zone, pelting Holtby with a whopping 22 shots on goal during the opening 20 minutes. Less than three minutes after Wilson tied the game, Brandon Saad wove a pass through two defenders to Vinnie Hinostroza in front.

Source: DW

What's in a kiss 12 *fun* facts about kissing

Saturday 16:21 GMT
Source: New York Times

In Colombia Border Town, Desperate Venezuelans Sell Hair to Survive

Saturday 11:49 GMT
Source: BBC

What to expect at the 2018 Bafta Awards

Sunday 17:16 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Saakashvili supporters march in Kiev calling for president to quit

Sunday 17:16 GMT
Source: DW

Bundesliga LIVE: VfL Wolfsburg vs. Bayern Munich

Saturday 15:26 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Hanif Kureishi: my beautiful box-set binge

Saturday 11:49 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Homeland: Claire Danes sulks her way through more relentless catastrophising

Saturday 11:49 GMT
Source: CTV

#BeccaToldMeTo: Teen who inspired kindness movement dies at 18

Today 08:59 GMT
Source: Washington Post

How two GMU professors teamed up to create high-tech music

Today 17:16 GMT
Source: Global News

Trudeau, Sajjan ask to meet with Indian politician who criticized Canadian government

Today 17:17 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Beats, rhymes and ice: Olympians rely on their tunes, and science backs them up

Today 08:59 GMT
Source: Common Domain

The Pride Flag Waves at the Olympics for Adam Rippon

Today 06:05 GMT
Source: NBC News

Celebrate Lunar New Year with dumplings, noodles, meatballs and more

Today 17:16 GMT
Source: DW

Berlin 24/7: The sound of Berlin

Today 06:05 GMT

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte