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In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets family of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in the U.S. airstrike in Iraq, at his home in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. Iran has vowed

Iran's popular Gen. Soleimani became an icon by targeting US

Jan. 3, 2020 1:50 PM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — For Iranians whose icons since the Islamic Revolution have been stern-faced clergy, Gen. Qassem Soleimani was a popular figure of national resilience in the face of four decades of U.S. pressure. For the U.S. and Israel, he was a shadowy figure in command of Iran's proxy forces,...

Bill introduced to redesignate Jimmy Carter historic sites

Dec. 20, 2019 2:15 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Some historic places in former President Jimmy Carter’s hometown may get more federal protection under a bill introduced by Georgia’s congressional delegation to give them a new designation. The legislation would reclassify the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site located in...