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Iran in ‘successful’ test of satellite-launch rocket

Tehran (AFP) – Iran on Thursday “successfully” tested a satellite-launch rocket, days after warning Washington of a response to new US sanctions over the Islamic republic’s ballistic missile programme, state television said. It said the launch vehicle, named Simorgh after a bird in Iranian mythology, was capable of propelling a satellite weighing 250 kilograms (550 …

Iran in ‘successful’ test of satellite-launch rocket

Tehran (AFP) – Iran on Thursday “successfully” tested a satellite-launch rocket, days after warning Washington of a response to new US sanctions over the Islamic republic’s ballistic missile programme, state television said. It said the launch vehicle, named Simorgh after a bird in Iranian mythology, was capable of propelling a satellite weighing 250 kilograms (550 …

Twisted Rose Restaurant Raises Money for Algonquin Flood Victims

Twisted Rose Algonquin, IL (PRWEB) July 27, 2017 Twisted Rose, a world cuisine restaurant and sports bar in Algonquin, IL, is holding a four-day fundraiser from July 27-30 to benefit the victims of Algonquin’s recent flooding. In Algonquin, the Fox River hit a new record high, cresting at 13.15 feet, and flooding resulted in …

Rikers Inmate Who Climbed Fence and Disappeared Is Found on Island

“Went out with a total of six inmates, and went back with five, and no one noticed anything wrong,’’ said the official, who requested anonymity to speak candidly about a continuing investigation. “Nobody saw it. This is simply staff negligence.” Photo Naquan Hill Credit New York State Department of Corrections Peter Thorne, a spokesman for …

BAM and Lumberyard Create New Dance Residencies

Photo David Neumann, center, in his work “I Understand Everything Better,” at the Abrons Arts Center in 2015. Mr. Neumann was chosen for a new residency partnership between the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Lumberyard. Credit Andrea Mohin/The New York Times The Brooklyn Academy of Music, in what it says is its first formal relationship …