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No. 2 UCLA Tops No. 7 Northwestern, Makes Third Straight Sweet 16

Jaime Jaquez Jr. registered 24 points and eight rebounds to help UCLA post a 68–63 victory over Northwestern on Saturday night, March 18, in NCAA Tournament West Region play at Sacramento, Calif. Amari Bailey added 14 points and six assists as the second-seeded Bruins (31–5) advance to a third straight Sweet 16 for the first […]

One dead and 32 hurt in a bus accident in northwestern Austria

One person died and 32 more were hurt, two of them seriously, when a bus rolled off the road in northwestern Austria Source

Father and son dead after heavy rain, flooding in northwestern Albania

The two men were swept away in their car by floodwaters in the Shkodra region. Source

Northwestern Heatwave Sparks Calls for Transformative Climate Action

Children play in the Salmon Springs Fountain on June 27, 2021 in Portland, Oregon. Record-breaking temperatures lingered over the Northwest during a historic heatwave this weekend. (Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images) As the Pacific Northwest and southwestern Canada bake under what’s being described as a “once-in-a-millennium” heat dome, green groups on Monday reiterated the need for transformational change to […]

Northwestern scientist who wrote anti-Semitic, racist tweets commits suicide

JTA — A Northwestern University neuroscientist who caused controversy with a series of racist, misogynist and anti-Semitic posts he wrote on social media has died by suicide. Bart van Alphen, a postdoctoral fellow who studied sleep patterns, appears to have maintained multiple social media accounts under the name @The_Dr_Caveman that denigrated women, echoed far-right slurs […]

Tourism projects worth $255m underway in northwestern Iran

TEHRAN – A total of 31 tourism-related projects worth 10.7 trillion rials (about $255 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) are being implemented across the northwestern West Azarbaijan province, the provincial tourism chief has said.  Hotels, hotel apartments, travel agencies, eco-lodge guest houses, traditional restaurants as well as recreational and tourist facilities are […]

Iran pounds rebels in second day of northwestern border clashes, state media reports

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Northwestern U. Sends Freshmen and Sophomores Home Days After Arrival

Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro announced this week that freshmen and sophomore students would be asked to leave campus to mitigate the spread of coronavirus on campus. Many students affected by the decision arrived on campus just days before the announcement. According to a report by the Daily Northwestern, Northwestern University has announced that freshmen and […]

Security forces disband terrorist team in northwestern Iran

FNA- Security forces in the Northwestern province of West Azarbaijan arrested members of a terrorist team who plotted to conduct sabotage acts and assassinations in Iran. “(The members of) a group which aimed to carry out sabotage operations in the province (West Azarbaijan) and assassinate at least 10 figures were arrested by the security forces,” […]

5.7-magnitude earthquake strikes northwestern China

The tremor hit at a depth of 6km, CGTN reports, citing the China Earthquake Networks Center. No casualties or damage have been reported. The region was struck by a 6.5 earthquake on August 8, with tremors reaching as far as neighboring Kazakhstan. READ MORE: 6.5 quake hits western China, tremors reach Kazakhstan The county is […]

Photos: Fifth Urmia Grape Festival underway in northwestern Iran

Chi Chest coastal village in West Azarbaijan Province, northwestern Iran, is currently playing host to the Fifth Urmia Grape Festival which was inaugurated on September 7 and will be open to visitors until September 15. Earlier, commenting on the festival, Jalil Jabbari, the director general of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of East […]

Photos: Nomadic lifestyle in northwestern Iran

ISNA | Tohid Mehdizadeh: Atmianlu nomads are from one of the biggest tribes living in Arasbaran region, northwestern Iran. Quch Gulu countryside in Arasbaran annually hosts over 100 nomadic families. Atmianlu nomadic families annually gather in the beautiful Quch Gulu area, near the city of Ahar in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province, as of early June. […]

Photos: Chamomile season in northwestern Iran

ISNA | Ali Anvar:  Fandoghlou tourist region is a beautiful steppe forest of mostly hazelnut and wild apple trees. Spring is the season of chamomile in the forest. Here are photos of the beautiful chamomile flowers growing in Fandoghlou region, near the city of Ardabil in northwestern Iran.   Source Article from

What Are They Hiding? Feds Tell Florida Cops to Deny Public Records Requests on Orlando Attack

by Claire Bernish of The Free Thought Project A letter revealed by the Orlando Sentinel shows the FBI requested law enforcement agencies who responded to and investigated the massacre at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub to withhold information from the public. A letter from the FBI dated June 20 attached to a lawsuit brought by the City of […]

15 reasons not to trust that latest nutritional study

     Nutritional studies are often the best we’ve got. Without them, we’d be plucking anecdotes from a swirling vortex of hearsay, old wives’ tales, and prejudices. Some actionable information would definitely emerge, but we wouldn’t have the broader vision and clarity of thinking offered by the scientific method. Most of them are deeply flawed, though. […]

Photos: Spring tulips in Mashhad

Iran’s masterplan to ramp up energy exports Iran, which possesses the second-largest natural gas reserves in the world, has recently announced its intention to dramatically increase its energy production.… Source Article from

Jihadi John Version 2.0

It didn’t take long for IS (Islamic State) to find a new cartoon-style villain to fill the shoes of Mohammed “Jihadi John” Emwazi. The masked villain often appeared in high-value productions, narrating them with a perfect British accent, as the enemies of IS were slain in increasingly elaborate and equally gruesome manners. Just as Jihadi John’s […]

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