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Iran Says It Captured US Drone

Posted December 4th, 2012 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Iran state media say the country has “captured” an American drone over Persian Gulf waters after it entered Iranian airspace. Media reports said Tuesday the unmanned ScanEagle drone was captured by the naval unit of the Revolutionary Guards as it was patrolling and gathering information. The reports do not elaborate on where or how the […]

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Typhoon Bopha Pounds Southern Philippines

Posted December 4th, 2012 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful typhoon is pounding the southern Philippines, uprooting trees, blowing off roofs, and sending thousands of residents fleeing to government shelters. Typhoon Bopha made landfall early Tuesday off the southern island of Mindanao, packing winds of up to 210 kilometers per hour. It is expected to be the strongest storm this year to hit […]