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Human rights award winner languishes in Iranian prison

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Human rights activist Narges Mohammadi at the Defenders of Human Rights Center in Tehran in 2007 (© Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)   By : Mary Jane Maxwell / ShareAmerica.   Narges Mohammadi is an Iranian physicist, engineer, wife, mother, defender of human rights and recipient of the 2018 American Physical Society Andrei …

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How can a phone number stop a terrorist?

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By :  ShareAmerica / IENA-NEWS   U.S. customs officials spotted something suspicious during a routine review in 2014 of flight reservation data. A Yemeni citizen was scheduled to travel from Saudi Arabia to Washington, and his phone number and email were linked to a suspected terrorist. They dug deeper, and confirmed …

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Meet U.S. Acting Secretary of State Sullivan

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 (© Jose Luis Magana/AP Images)   By :  ShareAmerica / IENA-NEWS   On April 1, 2018, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan assumed the duties of Acting Secretary of State. He will carry out those responsibilities until the new Secretary is confirmed by the U.S. Senate. As is the case …

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Tillerson: ‘Africa is the future’

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(© incamerastock/Alamy)   By : Lauren Monsen / ShareAmerica.   On the eve of his first official visit to sub-Saharan Africa, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson laid out a new framework for U.S.-Africa relations that will help lead Africa to a “place of prosperity and freedom in the 21st century.” Tillerson …

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U.S. imposes largest sanctions ever against North Korea


Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin answers questions at a press conference in Washington. (© Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images)   By :  ShareAmerica / IENA-NEWS   The Trump administration leveled the strongest economic sanctions yet against the North Korean regime today. The Treasury Department hit more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade …

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