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Page One: Headlines for 1/10/20

Video may show a missile striking a Ukrainian plane in the skies over Tehran.
(video: CBSNews/YouTube)

Video may show missile striking Ukraine plane over Iran (CNN) CNN has obtained video on Thursday that appears to show a missile being fired into the Tehran sky and striking an object, around the same time that a Ukrainian plane crashed just after taking off from the city’s airport. News of the video comes hours after the leaders of Canada and Britain said that they have intelligence that the Ukrainian airliner was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile?

Ukraine and U.S. discuss plane disaster (The New York Times) President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine spoke with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday morning Washington time after he requested that the United States and other Western countries release the evidence that a Ukrainian passenger jet that crashed shortly after takeoff in Iran had been shot down. Mr. Zelensky said in a post on Facebook early Friday that the possibility that a missile had downed the Ukraine International Airlines plane on Wednesday, killing all 176 aboard, “cannot be ruled out but is not currently confirmed?”

Lebanon banks, deposits secure, says central bank governor (Reuters) Lebanon’s banks will not go bankrupt and deposits are secure, central bank Governor Riad Salameh said Thursday in remarks aimed at reassuring depositors amid a deep financial crisis that has shaken confidence in the country’s banking system. Speaking to broadcaster MTV in his first extended remarks in nearly two months, Salameh said that foreign support was needed to pull the country from crisis and that Qatar appeared open to offering help…

Kerala ordinance to assure right to burial for Christians (Indian Express) With the denial of burial for several Christians in Kerala due to a dispute between the Jacobite and Orthodox factions of the Malankara Christian Church, the state government has proposed an ordinance to ensure that every Christian has the right to get a burial at his or her home parish?

WATCH: Armenians celebrate Christmas in Kurdistan (Kurdistan24.net) Armenian Christians in the Kurdistan Region celebrated Christmas on Monday, with large numbers observing the occasion in the capital of Erbil. Christmas in the Armenian Orthodox Church, like other Christian denominations, is a culmination of celebrations of events related to the birth of Christ and the Epiphany…

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