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Iran says Europe's proposals not enough to save nuclear deal: IRNA
Iran’s nuclear chief said on Tuesday that Europe’s proposals to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal after the U.S. withdrawal from the pact were not satisfying for Tehran, warning that all sides would lose if Iran is sidelined by the West, the IRNA state news agency said.
Nikki Haley blasts U.N. Human Rights Council as 'cesspool of political bias' as U.S. withdraws
The Trump administration has pulled the U.S. out of the United Nations’ main human rights body because of long-standing complaints that the panel is biased against Israel, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday.
Canada votes to legalize recreational marijuana
Marijuana will soon become legal in Canada — nationwide and for any purpose.
45 rockets launched from Gaza amid night of intense IDF, Hamas fire
Rocket sirens blared in the south throughout the early morning hours Wednesday, as barrages totaling some 45 rockets and mortar shells were fired toward Israeli towns, prompting three rounds of Israeli airstrikes on Hamas military sites in the Gaza Strip.
Inside the United States
Senate Democrats reject GOP legislative fix to stop family separations
Senate Democrats indicated Tuesday they may not agree to narrow legislation that would end the separation of children from parents who cross into the country illegally at the southern border.
FBI Agent Strzok, Who Vowed to Stop Trump, Booted Off Mueller Team Escorted From FBI HQ
An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team because of anti-Donald Trump text messages has been escorted out of the FBI building 'as part of the ongoing internal proceedings,' his attorney said Tuesday.
Judge temporarily blocks Arkansas' medical abortion ban
A federal judge on Monday issued a restraining order that will temporarily stop an Arkansas law that prohibits medical abortions.
Americans' Satisfaction With Country's Direction Hits 12-Year High in New Poll
More Americans are satisfied with the direction of the country than at any point in the past 12 years, according to a new Gallup poll.
How Muslim Mobs Attack Christian Churches in Egypt with Impunity
Christians coerced into an out-of-court settlement following an Islamist attack on a church building in Egypt recently saw the usual outcome – a closed church – a practice that has long oppressed Christians, according to Middle East observers.