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Iran Says It Killed ‘Rioters’ in Deadliest Unrest in Decades

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran acknowledged for the first time Tuesday that its security forces shot and killed protesters across the country to put down demonstrations last month over the sharply spiking price of gasoline, the deadliest unrest to hit the country since the turmoil of the 1979 Islamic...

How the Gunfights in North Mexico That Left 23 Dead Unfolded

VILLA UNION, Mexico — When dozens of pickup trucks crowded with armed men and mounted machine guns roared into Villa Union, residents of the small town near the U.S. border began to realize they were the target of a military-style invasion. What followed were hours-long gunbattles between a cartel force...

Feds Charge Valley Men With Having Machine Guns

The FBI, its federal partners, and local law enforcement units continue their crackdown on Valley residents with machine guns. On Thursday, the Department of Justice charged Eric Lopez Mercado, 25, of Lemoore, and Jose Moreno, 24 of Hanford, with illegally possessing and transferring machine guns. Charges Arise from Nuestra Familia...