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Eminem Drops Surprise Album and Advocates for Gun Control in New Music Video

Rapper Eminem once again dropped a surprise album, releasing of “Music to Be Murdered By” on Friday. The follow-up to 2018’s “Kamikaze” — also released without warning — was announced on Twitter just after midnight. The Detroit rapper also released a new music video for…

Iran’s Supreme Leader Calls Trump a ‘Clown’ in Friday Prayers Sermon

(TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s supreme leader said President Donald Trump is a “clown” who only pretends to support the Iranian people, as he addressed Friday prayers in Tehran for the first time since 2012. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Trump will “push a poisonous dagger” into…

Bangladesh Says Regularly Submerged Silt Island Now Ready for Rohingya

(DHAKA, Bangladesh) — A Bangladeshi island regularly submerged by monsoon rains is ready to house 100,000 Rohingya refugees, but no date has been announced to relocate people from the crowded and squalid camps where they’ve lived for years, officials said Thursday. Flood protection embankments, houses,…

China’s Birthrate Sank to Lowest Level on Record Last Year

China’s birthrate dropped to the lowest level since at least 1949 last year and the labor force continued to shrink, in the latest sign of slowing growth prospects for the world’s second-largest economy. The number of births per 1,000 people declined to 10.48, the lowest…

Denver Officials Won’t Hand Over Information Requested by ICE

(WASHINGTON) — Denver officials on Thursday said they would not hand over information requested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on four men wanted for deportation. ICE, the Homeland Security agency tasked with arresting and deporting people in the U.S. illegally, sent four administrative subpoenas…