An Iranian lawmaker announced a 3 million dollar award to “whoever kills Trump”, Iranian semi-official News agency reported. “On behalf of people of Kerman province, we will pay 3 million dollar award in cash to whoever kills Trump,” Ahmad Hamzeh told parliamentarians, according to ISNA. Kerman is the hometown of Qassem Soleimani, Iran's top commander of the Quds Force who was killed by a US drone on Jan. 3 in Iraq.
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Britain's Prince Harry expressed “great sadness” on Sunday at he and his wife Meghan being stripped of their royal titles as part of a historic separation settlement with the Queen. But he said he saw no other way out but to give up his royal role in search of “a more peaceful life” with his American former actress wife and baby son Archie. “It brings me great sadness that it has come to this,” Harry told supporters of his Africa-based charity in London. His emotional first remarks since the separation were aimed at calming a crisis that has shaken the very foundations of Britain's ancient monarchy. Harry also confessed to some trepidation at taking the momentous step of resigning from daily
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The newly appointed commander of Iran's elite Quds Force said the United States killed his predecessor, Qassem Soleimani, "in a cowardly way" and promised to "hit his enemy in a manly fashion". Esmail Qaani made the remarks on Monday at an introduction ceremony held for him by top Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' (IRGC) commanders to mark the formal beginning of his tenure. "They (US) hit him (Soleimani) in a cowardly way, but with God's grace and through endeavours of freedom-seekers around the world who want vengeance over his blood, we will hit his enemy in a manly fashion," he said. Soleimani's assassination in a US air strike in Baghdad on January 3 pushed the US and Iran to the brink of war, but fears of an all-out conflict eased when retaliatory Iranian attacks against US targets in Iraq on January 8 concluded without any fatalities.
Jennifer Aniston was "shaking" after her Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards win. The 50-year-old actress' performance in 'The Morning Show' saw her scoop the award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Drama Series at Sunday's (19.01.20) ceremony and she admitted she "did not expect" to triumph ahead of 'The Crown' stars Helena Bonham Carter and Olivia Colman, Jodie Comer ('Killing Eve') and Elisabeth Moss ('The Handmaid's Tale'). She told E! News afterwards: "I'm just shaking. I did not expect that. I'm very excited." And Jennifer joked about the benefits of winning thanks to the weighty Actor statuette. She quipped: "And now I'm getting a really good workout in!" The former 'Friends' star feels like
Dwayne Johnson's father Rocky died of a heart attack. The 'Fast and Furious' star's father tragically died suddenly earlier this week, and he has now revealed he passed away after a "massive heart attack". In a lengthy video posted to Instagram, he said: "A lot of you guys wanted to know what happened to my dad. He had not been feeling well, had been battling a cold and infection and on Tuesday he had what's called a deep vein thrombosis, which is essentially a clot in the leg. "It was a big ole blood clot that broke free, traveled up his body, and went right to his lung, clotted his lung and he died very quickly from a massive heart attack, just like that. That did give me great comfort in knowing
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Liverpool on Sunday took another step closer to its first Premier League title in 30 years by beating Manchester United 2 - 0, moving the Reds 16 points clear and topping the table. Virgil van Dijk scored the first goal with a header in the first half, while Mohamed Salah added the second goal in extra time during the second half. “Good game, really good game. One of the best derbies we played for sure so far. Very dominant in most periods of the game. We played outstandingly well, we dominated the opponent,” the Reds manager Jurgen Klopp said. As a result of the victory, Liverpool now has 64 points from 22 league matches while second-place Manchester United has 48 points from 23 games. Liverpool
US President Donald Trump is set to decide the fate of his administration's Middle East peace proposal, named the “Deal of the Century”, within the coming days, according to a White House official. The official said that Trump was the one who will be making the decision and is considering the timing of the announcement as a delay will not be in the interest of the plan given the upcoming US presidential election later this year.