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Iranian President and Foreign Minister Offer Western Nations ‘A Narrowing Window’ To Renegotiate Nuclear Deal
Iranian President Hassan Rouani threatened Wednesday to resume enrichment of uranium if the terms of the 2015 nuclear accord, from which the U.S. withdrew this time last year, were not renegotiated within 60 days among the powers that remain signatories to it.
China backtracked on almost all aspects of U.S. trade deal - sources
The diplomatic cable from Beijing arrived in Washington late on Friday night, with systematic edits to a nearly 150-page draft trade agreement that would blow up months of negotiations between the world’s two largest economies, according to three U.S. government sources and three private sector sources briefed on the talks.
U.S. Slaps New Sanctions On Iran As Tehran Threatens More Uranium Enrichment
The United States tightened the screws further on Iran with sanctions on its metal industry on the day Tehran said it was suspending some of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
Trump says China 'broke the deal' in trade talks, will pay through tariffs
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China 'broke the deal' in trade talks with Washington and would face stiff tariffs if no agreement is reached.
Netanyahu on Iran: We will not let them get nuclear arms
Israel will not let Iran attain nuclear weapons, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday just hours after Iran announced that it will continue its nuclear program.
Inside the United States
House Democrats Vote to Hold Barr in Contempt: White House Asserts Executive Privilege Over Mueller Report
House Democrats move to hold the attorney general in contempt of Congress. They say William Barr is withholding parts of the Mueller report.
'We Will Only Get Louder': Pro-Lifers Plan Major Rally to Respond to Dem Who Harassed, Threatened Teens
Pro-life activists will rally in Philadelphia Friday in response to a viral video of state Rep. Brian Sims (D-PA) harassing and threatening to dox teenagers and elderly women who were silently praying outside of a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic.
FBI: 850 open investigations into domestic terrorism
The FBI has more than 850 open investigations into domestic terrorism across the country, and the threat continues to grow, top counterterrorism officials said Wednesday.
Wycliffe Associates Looking Toward Launch of 100 New Bible Translations for Millions in the Dayak People of Borneo
Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, intends to launch 100 new Bible translations this year among the most populous people on the island of Borneo. More than three million Dayak people on Borneo, representing 287 languages, are without the Scriptures.
US and UK should use foreign policy to help persecuted Christians, say Church leaders
The Archbishop of Canterbury hosted US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt at a meeting of faith leaders on Wednesday to discuss how Christians can be protected from persecution.
Asia Bibi Finally Leaves Pakistan a Free Woman
Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who was held on death row for eight years in Pakistan, is a free woman.