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Iran calls for calm after water protests, clashes

Iran calls for calm after water protests, clashesIran called for calm on Sunday after protests in a southern city over water shortages turned violent overnight with reports of police shooting at demonstrators who attacked banks and public buildings. “No one has been killed in the unrest and just one person has been wounded in a shooting,” said Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, quoted by the state news agency IRNA. “Our effort is to bring these protests to an end as soon as possible with restraint from police and the cooperation of authorities, but if the opposite happens, the judiciary and law enforcement forces will carry out their duties,” Rahmani Fazli was quoted as saying.



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Iran's Rouhani calls for unity in face of economic woes

Iran's Rouhani calls for unity in face of economic woesIranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Tuesday for national unity to preserve “confidence” and “hope” in the face of unrest over the Islamic republic’s mounting economic woes. Rouhani’s remarks came as vendors in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar, a traditional area of support for Iran’s leadership, continued a rare strike that began Monday over the collapse of the rial on foreign exchange markets. “The media, the scholars, the preachers, the (Shiite) seminaries, all those with a public voice, the parliament, the judicial system… we must all join hands,” Rouhani said in a long televised address during an annual conference organised by the judiciary.



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Trump calls for deportation without due process rights

Trump calls for deportation without due process rightsPresident Trump's suggestion that immigrants crossing illegally into the U.S. should not get due process is getting major pushback from lawmakers and immigration advocates.



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Trump Attacks Immigration Laws, Calls For Deportations Without Trials

Trump Attacks Immigration Laws, Calls For Deportations Without TrialsPresident Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on the United States' immigration



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France calls for sanctions as Italy defiant on stranded migrant ship

France calls for sanctions as Italy defiant on stranded migrant shipEU states that refuse to accept migrants should face financial penalties, French President Emmanuel Macron said Saturday, prompting a furious response from Rome on the eve of an emergency mini-summit in Brussels about the escalating crisis dividing Europe. Macron’s comments came after Italy’s new populist government defiantly declared that its ports were closed to foreign-flagged rescue ships, after accusing fellow EU members of failing to share the burden of migrant arrivals.



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GOP senator defends EPA chief, calls ethics allegations lies

GOP senator defends EPA chief, calls ethics allegations liesWASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator who had expressed concerns about Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt mounted an outspoken defense of him Wednesday after a face-to-face meeting, calling ethics allegations against Pruitt "outrageous lies."



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Meghan McCain Calls Out Ivanka Trump's Silence On Family Separation Policy

Meghan McCain Calls Out Ivanka Trump's Silence On Family Separation PolicyMeghan McCain blasted Ivanka Trump on Tuesday for remaining silent on the



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Russia calls out US 'cynicism' for rights council pullout

Russia calls out US 'cynicism' for rights council pulloutRussia on Wednesday voiced surprise at the United States’ decision to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council, accusing Washington of “gross cynicism” and “disregard” for the world body. “The US has once again brought a powerful blow to its own human rights reputation by demonstrating its disregard for the UN and its bodies,” Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a briefing in Moscow.



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American Academy Of Pediatrics President Calls Trump Border Policy 'Child Abuse'

American Academy Of Pediatrics President Calls Trump Border Policy 'Child Abuse'The children separated from their parents at the border are experiencing



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Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probe

Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probeDonald Trump’s personal lawyer on Sunday called for an investigation into special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, claiming it was tainted from the outset under former FBI director James Comey. Giuliani’s comments were the latest in a barrage of attacks on the probe by the president and his lawyers as Mueller appears to be nearing a conclusion to his investigation into possible collusion between Trump’s campaign and Moscow.



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