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Trump's strike on Iran/Iraq
By:Stacy Pritchard, Kentucky
Date: Friday, 3 January 2020, 8:18 pm

Here's what we're following today.

The Trump-ordered strike on a Baghdad airport overnight killed Iran’s top military leader, Gen. Qassem Soleimani. It’s the latest move in an escalation of tensions between Iran and the U.S. Soleimani was a cult figure in Iran and was famous in the Middle Eastern world the way generals seldom are.

There’s a month to go until the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary, and anything can happen.

As hard as it may be to believe, the bushfires ravaging large swaths of Australia are likely to get worse in the coming days.

The Trump administration announced it will crack down on certain vaping products containing fruit, mint and other e-cigarette flavors to keep them away from kids. Manufacturers will have 30 days to take the products off the market.

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