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Iranian missile strikes its own ship, killing at least 19 sailors

World May 11, 2020

Iranian missile strikes its own ship, killing at least 19 sailors

An Iranian warship was hit by a friendly fire missile during naval exercises, killing 19 sailors, state media and the army said Monday, amid tensions with the U.S. in Gulf waters. The incident involving the Konarak vessel occurred on Sunday afternoon near Bandar-e Jask, off ...

Mercury rises as Japan sees midsummer heat in May

National May 11, 2020

Mercury rises as Japan sees midsummer heat in May

Temperatures across Japan soared Monday, with many areas in the Kanto region topping 30 degrees Celsius — levels on par with those of midsummer days. As of noon, the mercury had hit 31.7 degrees Celsius in Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture; 31.1 C in Kiryu, Gunma Prefecture; ...