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Iran Strikes Back at US With Missile Attack at Bases in Iraq

A stampede at a funeral for a top Iranian general slain in a U.S. airstrike has killed 56 people and injured 213 others. Iranian state TV gave the updated death toll in the stampede in Kerman, the hometown of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, as the procession got underway. There was no information as to what had set off the stampede. Online videos showed people lying lifeless on a road and others shouting and trying to help them. Soleimani’s burial was delayed, with no new time set for it.

Record Warmth, Weekend Rain to Follow Bitterly Cold Thursday

Cold enough for you? It won’t last. Bitterly cold temperatures — just above freezing — seize the tri-state Thursday, a day after vicious winds and some snow squalls across the region. We only have to deal with one day of that, though. Thursday night won’t feel as frigid overnight as it did Wednesday. Strengthening flow out of the southwest brings…