Tensions high one year after US attack that killed Iran’s Soleimani

January 04, 2021

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People pass by posters of Gen. Qassem Soleimani along with several other illustrated portraits alongside.

People pass by posters of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, center left, head of Iran's Quds force and fighters killed in fighting during the anniversary procession in the cemetery in Najaf, Iraq, Jan. 4, 2021.

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Anmar Khalil/AP

It’s been one year since the US killed Iran’s top military commander Qasem Soleimani in a drone attack in Iraq. And, on the campaign trail, Democratic candidate Joe Biden said he would end a Trump administration program that makes asylum seekers at the US-Mexico border wait out their court cases in Mexico. President-elect Biden has walked back the timeline of his promise. So what’s next? Also, in the US, hairy crabs are seen as a menace, but in China they are a delicacy — and lately, they are selling big.

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