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Iran rejected criticism of the nuclear deal earlier Thursday, a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had warned that the deal would delay, but not prevent Tehran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. He nevertheless added that the Trump administration had "no intention of passing the buck to a future administration on Iran". His administration did, however, try to bar Iranians from visiting or immigrating to the US through a visa ban targeting six majority-Muslim countries.
  • Israel names its first woman judge for Sharia court

    Israel names its first woman judge for Sharia court

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    Khatib is from the town of Tamra, located in the lower Galilee region. The committee members, bsides Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked , are Minister of Religions David Azoulay, President of the Sharia Court Abd Al Hakim Samara, Director of Shari'a Courts Iyad Zahalka, MK Esawi Frej (Meretz), MK Yoav Ben Tzur (Shas), and representatives of the Israeli Bar Association Attorneys Osama Saadi and Rasmi Zahalka.
  • Runner seizes chance to splash Prince William, Kate Middleton at water station

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    The video lasting for about seven minutes was published on the official Facebook page of the royal family . William, second in line to the English throne, said that having children has put things in a new perspective, helping him understand why certain things make him upset, particularly when it comes with working with veterans and their families.
  • US Navy gathers off Korea

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    Meanwhile, the US submarine MI docked in Busan, South Korea , yesterday. North Korea called the deployment of the "Carl Vinson" carrier group "an extremely unsafe act by those who plan a nuclear war to invade", and even vowed to sink the carrier with a " single strike ".
  • Muhammadu Buhari : President congratulates Turkey on successful referendum

    Muhammadu Buhari : President congratulates Turkey on successful referendum

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    But the tight result of a highly charged campaign laid bare divisions in the country, while European observers and the head of Turkey's bar associations union said a decision to count unstamped votes broke electoral law. Mehmet Hadimi Yakupoglu, the Republican People's Party's representative to the High Electoral Board, said the party had asked the board to annul Sunday's referendum "because we weren't able to ensure election safety".
  • Macron, Le Pen to Face One Another in French Runoff

    Macron, Le Pen to Face One Another in French Runoff

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    Crowds danced on a Paris plaza as Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon held what is seen as a last-chance rally and concert. Investors are anxious that if Melenchon is able to maintain this dynamic in the final days of the campaign, he's likely to qualify for the second round of the vote on May 7, where his opponent could turn out to be the the far-right Marine Le Pen who opposes immigration and wants to pull France out of the euro zone.
  • Teacher to return to Tennessee to face charges

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    Marshal-owned air plane, said Daniel T. Shelton, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service. Prosecutors say he planned to get a small boat and conducted a test run to cross into Mexico across the water from San Diego. They did not have any apparatus for cooking or preparing food. Bozeman says the family has a hard time hearing the details of where Elizabeth and Cummins stayed over the time and what evidence has been recovered.
  • Serena Williams and Her Rep Confirms Pregnancy

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    Last year, Serena Williams made public about her engagement with Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian. For fans and friends the announcement underscored Williams' superwoman status. Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is still recovering from the effects of a terrible assault at her home, which damaged her hand. Kim Clijsters retired briefly to start a family then came back to tennis and won three Grand Slam titles.
  • KNWA - President Donald Trump is approaching his 100th day in office

    KNWA - President Donald Trump is approaching his 100th day in office

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    CNN's Jim Acosta accused President Trump of being hypocritical for promising during the presidential race that Mexico would pay for the border wall. Spicer said he is "very confident" Congress would pass a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown this week, but is ultimately uncertain what the outcome will be.
  • Alberta dairy farmers fire back at Trump

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    The president then broke from a prepared statement to attack Canada's dairy, energy and lumber industries. "In Canada, some very unfair things have happened to our dairy farmers and others, and we're going to strategy working on that", Mr Trump said in prepared remarks.
  • Judge blocks part of Trump's sanctuary cities executive order

    Judge blocks part of Trump's sanctuary cities executive order

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    However, US District Judge William Orrick III (pictured below) in San Francisco blocked the order on Tuesday, striking a fresh blow to the president's pledged clampdown on illegal immigration. He cited comments by the president and Attorney General Jeff Sessions as evidence of the order's scope and said the president himself had called it a "weapon" to use against recalcitrant cities.