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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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Obama administration defends $400 million ‘ransom’ payment to Iran

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest denied $400 million paid to the Iranians was linked to the release of prisoners in January, saying the payment settled a longstanding dispute between the two countries from More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, February 18th, 2016
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Iran claims GOP wanted Pastor Abedini, prisoner release delayed until after election

Pastor Saeed Abedini was imprisoned in Iran for working with an effort to build an orphanage, but after years in jail, the American pastor was finally released. Now a top Iranian official claims that Republican More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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This Day in History: ‘Hello Dolly’ opened, Ike took control and the Shah in Iran fled to Egypt

A few moments in time have been carved out on January 16. In fact, seventy years ago, during World War II General Dwight D. Eisenhower formally assumed command of the Allied forces in London. It was twenty years More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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US credited with ‘secret negotiations’ with Iran to get nuclear deal done

Journalists were asked by the Obama administration to keep the details of the “secret diplomacy” out of the headlines until the deal was done. Now the Nov. 24 Guardian article pulls away the proverbial curtain, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, February 21st, 2013
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Discovery Channel set to air ‘Argo’ Inside story to examine Iran hostage crisis, narrated by Bryan Cranston

The day before Sunday’s Oscars, where Argo is nominated for seven awards, Discovery Channel is giving viewers an inside look at what really happened during the operation that inspired the film. Warner Bros Narrated More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 5th, 2013
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Scoot McNairy talks ‘Argo,’ ‘Promised Land’ and working with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt

Scoot McNairy had a busy 2012 with roles in three major films, working alongside of Hollywood’s biggest names. McNairy spoke with Media Mikes in an interview released Friday about working with the likes of More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 24th, 2012
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‘Hobbit’ makes 2012 a ‘Great year for movies’

The word “great” is thrown around too loosely, so let’s begin by explaining that a “Great Movie” is not only fantastic the first time you watch the film, but holds up over time and More...


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