The attacks, claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels, knocked out more than half the kingdom’s oil output and threatened to drive up already high tensions between Iran and its foes in the Persian Gulf. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo directly blamed Iran for the attacks, but offered no specific evidence.
Russian authorities hope to prove that, among Joseph Stalin’s victims in Sandarmokh, Soviet soldiers taken captive and shot by the Finnish army during World War II are also buried. That theory enrages some who say it looks like an attempt to blur the memory of Stalin’s purges.
At least a dozen children diagnosed as being on the spectrum were conceived with sperm from the same donor, spurring a lawsuit. The phenomenon is believed to be unprecedented and has attracted the attention of some of the world’s foremost experts in the genetics of autism.