Iran Warns Europe as Diplomat Says Officials ‘Lied’ on Crash

Tehran, Iran (AP) Iran’s president is warning that European soldiers deployed in the Mideast “may be in danger” after Britain, France and Germany challenged Tehran over breaking limits of its 2015 nuclear deal. Hassan Rouhani made the comment on Wednesday during a televised Cabinet meeting.It comes after the nations started a dispute process over Iran…

5 Jailed on Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) 5 area residents are jailed on federal drug trafficking charges. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, 15 people were arrested yesterday, including 31-year-old Miguel Silva-Torres of St. Ann, 57-year-old Frank Stogsdill of O’Fallon Missouri, 58-year-old David Henderson of Bonne Terre, 35-year-old Royce Spann of St. Louis, and 48-year-old Randall Bryant of…

Iraqis Worry US-Iran Tensions are Eclipsing Their Protests

Baghdad, Iraq (AP) Mass protests by young Iraqis against their country’s ruling elite helped force the resignation of the country’s prime minister. But now that the focus has turned to the conflict between the United States and Iran, Iraqis pushing back against government corruption, poor services and rising Iranian influence in state affairs worry their…

The St. Louis prosecutor alleges that racists interests are trying to force her out.

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner has filed what she calls an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit, accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. In the lawsuit filed Monday, Gardner, the city’s elected prosecutor, accuses “entrenched interests” of intentionally impeding…

Video: Iran Police Shoot at Those Protesting Plane Shootdown

Tehran, Iran (AP) Online videos purport to show Iranian police and security forces firing both tear gas and live rounds to disperse demonstrators who are protesting against the Islamic Republic’s initial denial that it shot down a Ukrainian jetliner. The videos obtained by The Associated Press on Monday show protesters gathered near Tehran’s Azadi, or…