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Temporary sanctions relief took effect with immediate effect and this was due to become permanent on 12 July 2017. While the Obama administration had plans to lift sanctions on Sudan, despite evidence that the country was not upholding worldwide sanctions on North Korea , the Trump administration may be taking a tougher stance.
  • Judge: Grandparents excluded from Trump travel ban

    Judge: Grandparents excluded from Trump travel ban

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    After the travel ban was implemented in late June, travelers from six majority Muslim nations had to prove they had "bona fide" relationships with US citizens in order to bypass the ban and enter the United States. Hawaii appealed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which dismissed the appeal and said while the judge can't clarify the Supreme Court's order, he can interpret it.
  • 3 killed, 4 injured in terror attack at Temple Mount in Jerusalem

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    A terror attack perpetrated by three people in the Old City of Jerusalem - the capital of Israel - led to at least four people sustaining injuries on Friday, July 14. Two of those injured were critically hurt and were receiving life-saving treatment, according to ambulance personnel. Three attackers were shot and disarmed by security forces, said MDA and Israeli police.
  • Amid controversy, Trump sits down with Pat Robertson for interview

    Amid controversy, Trump sits down with Pat Robertson for interview

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    Because from day one I wanted a strong military, he doesn't want to see that, and from day one, I want fracking and everything else to get energy prices low", said Trump . For example, in February of past year Trump was part of Regent University's Executive Leadership Presidential Candidate Forums, where he fielded questions from Robertson, including what parameters he had for Supreme Court nominees.
  • Trump meets French president in Paris

    Trump meets French president in Paris

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    But we'll see what happens", Trump continued. " He's not going to be easy on people that are breaking the laws and people that show this tremendous violence, so I really have a feeling that you're gonna have a very, very peaceful and attractive Paris , and I'm coming back", Trump added.
  • Major Health Care Changes in the Senate GOP Bill

    Major Health Care Changes in the Senate GOP Bill

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    Ted Cruz , R-Texas, that would allow insurers to offer bare-bones plans in states as long as they offer at least one plan that abides by the requirements imposed by Obamacare, including covering a list of essential health benefits . Conservatives have argued more could be done to further dismantle the ACA, while moderates contend the bill does too much as far as reducing Medicaid funding, according to the report .
  • Wimbledon 2017: Magdalena Rybarikova all set to fly free

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    Fans calling her a role model was "humbling", she said, and progressing to a second major semi-final - she also made the last four at the Australian Open in 2016 - put her in a better place to help raise the sport's profile. "I'll have to ask Serena for some pointers", Venus Williams said about facing Muguruza. On Saturday, the 10th-seeded American will participate in her second Grand Slam final of the season, and 16th of her career, this time against 14th-seeded Garbine Muguruza ...
  • 'Most people would have taken that meeting'

    'Most people would have taken that meeting'

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    Meanwhile, the Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said he would call on Trump Jr.to testify as part of an investigation into Russian meddling in last year's election and would subpoena him if necessary. " President Trump is defending his son's controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer by claiming most people in politics would have taken the same meeting", Smith began, referencing Donald Trump's joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron .
  • Pelicans meet with Rajon Rondo about possible one-year deal

    Pelicans meet with Rajon Rondo about possible one-year deal

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    One of the best point guards still available is Rajon Rondo , but that might not be for much longer. Even though New Orleans just re-signed point guard Jrue Holiday to a five-year, $126 million guaranteed deal, the Pelicans reportedly are interested in having Rondo fill a backup role to give Holiday more rest during the season.
  • U.S. women's Open wide open in unpredictable season

    U.S. women's Open wide open in unpredictable season

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    Lydia Ko of New Zealand played in the same threesome with Feng and was tied for third at 68 with top-ranked So Yeon Ryu of South Korea. "It wasn't a bad day", said Alex, in her fourth full season on the LPGA Tour. Open is one of my favorite tournaments because the courses are so hard". Rain-softened greens allowed Feng to fire away at the pins and she took advantage of most of her birdie chances.