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World's safest countries

International SOS, a travel security services company, has released its annual Travel Risk Map for the forthcoming year. Here are the eight countries that have the lowest risk for travelers.

Iran moving ballistic missiles by boat, US officials say

Intelligence showing that Iran is likely moving short-range ballistic missiles aboard boats in the Persian Gulf was one of the critical reasons the US decided to move an aircraft carrier strike group and B-52 bombers into the region, according to several US officials with direct knowledge of the situation.