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US denies Iran claims of prisoner deal; UK plays it down

The issue burst into public view with a report in Iran of a deal for the Islamic Republic to release U.S. and British prisoners in exchange for Tehran receiving billions of dollars.

Iran names suspect in Natanz attack, says he fled country

Iran has begun enriching a small amount of uranium up to 60% purity — its highest level ever — in response amid talks in Vienna aimed at saving its tattered nuclear deal with world powers.

Iran’s top leader bans COVID-19 vaccines from US, Britain

Iran is home to the worst virus outbreak in the Middle East, with nearly 1.3 million people infected and nearly 56,000 dead.

Iraq issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani killing

The warrant was issued by a judge in Baghdad’s investigative court tasked with probing the Washington-directed drone strike that killed Gen. Qassim Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the court’s media office said.

Iran plans 20% uranium enrichment ‘as soon as possible’

Tensions are already high as Sunday is the first anniversary of a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad that killed a top Iranian general.

Iran builds at underground nuclear facility amid US tensions

Those images from Maxar Technologies show Iran has cleared and dug out a site potentially for a building at Fordo's northwest corner. That's where analysts previously identified a cluster of buildings as providing support and research and development there.

Iran’s supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist

Iranian officials have blamed Israel for the killing.

Satellite photos show construction at Iran nuclear site

Since August, the satellite photos show Iran has built a new or regraded road to the south of Natanz toward what analysts believe is a former firing range for security forces at the enrichment facility.

US officials link Iran to emails meant to intimidate voters

The activities attributed to Iran mark a significant escalation at a time when most public election interference discussion has centered on Russia.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.