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Highly likely. The infant mortality rate in Iran is 13 (per 1000 births); the infant mortality rate for African Americans in Ohio (but not specialized to Youngstown) is 15.6. There may be difference in definition (in the USA, some neonatal deaths that are included in the IMR are classified as stillbirths in other countries and excluded), but Ohio would not ...


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Two hours after Donald Trump's tweet, actor Mark Hamill responded with another tweet in Farsi which translates to Please ignore the fact that I created a travel ban for you and threatened to bomb your cultural sites At the time of posting this, Hamill's tweet had 278K likes - more than Trump's 267K likes. As of January 25, Trump’s tweet has 369.4K likes, ...


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Yes, the claim is currently true, but may or may not have been true at the time of the claim. [I am going to use the timestamps shown to me by Twitter; these may be regional and differ for you.] Twitter's advanced search currently shows only five distinct tweets with above 90,000 likes with Farsi as the language: March 15th, 167.8K likes for video of a ...


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It's plausible, but unclear. According to official statistics, Iranian women have a significantly lower maternal mortality rate than Ohio blacks. However, who has the higher infant mortality rate is harder to judge, because it has a less clear definition, the stats for the two populations are close, the rates are very similar and year-on-year changes ...


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