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Nikki Haley: Trump Has Grounds to Declare Iran in Violation of Nuclear Deal
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday said President Donald Trump would be justified if he denied Iranian compliance to the nuclear accord when it comes up for a quarterly review next month, though she said she does not know what Trump will decide.
Syrian army, allies break Islamic State siege in eastern city
Syrian government forces on Tuesday reached troops besieged for years by Islamic State in the eastern city of Deir al-Zor, the militants’ last major stronghold in Syria, the army said.
South Korea's Moon discusses 'unpredictable' North Korea situation with Putin
South Korean President Moon Jae-in told Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that the situation on the Korean peninsula could become unpredictable if Pyongyang did not halt its 'provocative actions' after its latest nuclear bomb test.
Trump reportedly to meet with Abbas, Netanyahu on sidelines of UN gathering
US President Donald Trump is expected to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York later this month, Haaretz reported Wednesday citing local officials.
Unmanned subs, sniper drones, gun that won’t miss: Israel unveils future weapons
The Defense Ministry’s weapons development department on Tuesday unveiled nine pieces of technology, including two unmanned submarines and a hybrid gas-electric powerful tank, that are due to enter service in the IDF in the coming years.
PA arrests radio station chairman who publicly denounced Abbas
The Palestinian Authority Preventative Security arrested Ayman Qawasmeh, the chairman of the Minbar al-Huriyya radio station, in Hebron late Sunday evening, a senior PA security official said on Monday.
Hezbollah reacts to IDF drill: We are ready for any act of Israeli stupidity
Lebanon did not remain silent following the start of a massive IDF drill simulating a war, with a Hezbollah official threatening that 'the Israelis won’t succeed in surprising us.'
Inside the United States
Trump declares Hurricane Irma emergencies as Florida worries megastorm could be worse than Harvey
As Hurricane Irma barreled toward the Caribbean on Tuesday -- on a path that could send the Category 5 megastorm toward Florida -- people up and down the state were starting to prepare for the worst.
Trump phaseout of DACA gives Congress six months to devise solution for Dreamers
The Trump administration on Tuesday declared the Obama-era DACA program unconstitutional and ordered a phaseout, giving Congress six months to devise a permanent solution for 800,000 young adult illegal immigrant Dreamers who could be at risk of deportation.
Irma becomes strongest Atlantic hurricane outside Gulf and Caribbean ever recorded
Irma spun into a monster storm Tuesday morning with sustained winds topping 180 mph, becoming the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded outside the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, National Hurricane Center forecasters said in their 11 a.m. advisory.
Mixed reaction to DACA spells trouble for Republican action on immigration
Congressional Republicans flashed a glimpse Tuesday of the coming battle they will face over what to do with those protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era directive for young illegal immigrants who have grown up in the U.S. and could lose their legal status when the Trump administration completes its phase-out of the program next spring.
Federal appeals court gives go-ahead to new Texas voter ID law
A federal court of appeals voted 2-1 on Tuesday to stay a lower judge's ruling preventing Texas from implementing a revised version of its voter ID law.
Hurricane Irma is so strong it's registering on devices designed to detect earthquakes
Hurricane Irma is so strong it's showing up on seismometers — equipment designed to measure earthquakes.
Texas churches sue FEMA for disaster relief after Harvey
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has been sued by three Texas churches severely damaged in Hurricane Harvey, over what they called its policy of refusing to provide disaster relief to houses of worship because of their religious status.their religious status.