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US insists re-imposition of Iran sanctions is legal

US insists re-imposition of Iran sanctions is legalTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United States on Tuesday defended its re-imposition of sanctions against Iran as a legal and justified national security measure that cannot be challenged by Tehran at the United Nations' highest court.



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Zimbabwe opposition leader insists he won elections

Zimbabwe opposition leader insists he won electionsZimbabwe’s main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on Saturday refused to accept a Constitutional Court ruling that upheld Emmerson Mnangagwa’s win in presidential elections last month. In his first comments since the country’s top court overturned the opposition’s legal challenge to have the results annulled, Chamisa vowed to lead “peaceful protests”. “I have a legitimate claim that I am supposed to lead the people of Zimbabwe,” the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party said Saturday.



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Trump insists he 'never thought of' denying Obama intelligence briefings

Trump insists he 'never thought of' denying Obama intelligence briefingsDonald Trump has insisted he “never discussed or thought of” denying predecessor Barack Obama access to intelligence briefings. “Fake news” reports claiming “I was going to” cut off the Democratic former president’s access to sensitive information were not true, Mr Trump said. The claim was made in a New Yorker story which reported that it was the president’s advisers who had urged the revocation of Mr Obama’s clearance.



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Colorado Bakery Owner Insists He's Not Biased Despite Going to Supreme Court Over Cake for Gay Couple

Colorado Bakery Owner Insists He's Not Biased Despite Going to Supreme Court Over Cake for Gay Couple"I serve everybody. It's just that I don't create cakes for every occasion"



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Tillerson insists Russia to blame for Syria chemical attacks

Tillerson insists Russia to blame for Syria chemical attacksUS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Saturday said he stands by his claim that Russia bears responsibility for recent chemical attacks in Syria, despite strong denials from Moscow. “These are just unacceptable deployments of chemicals in ways that violate all conventions which Russia itself has signed up for. It violates agreements that Russia undertook to be responsible for identifying and eliminating the chemical weapons inside of Syria,” Tillerson said during a visit to Warsaw.



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Trump Insists He's The 'Least Racist Person'

Trump Insists He's The 'Least Racist Person'President Donald Trump insisted Sunday night that he was not a racist, after days of people pointing out that his recent comments on immigration were racist.



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Ralph Northam Slams ‘Muslim Ban’ At Mosque, Insists He’s Running A Positive Campaign

Ralph Northam Slams ‘Muslim Ban’ At Mosque, Insists He’s Running A Positive Campaign― Democrat Ralph Northam visited a mosque in northern Virginia on Friday, urging worshippers there to vote in next week’s gubernatorial election to reject the “hatred and bigotry” coming from Washington, D.C. “I want to remind all of you that the U.S. is a country of immigrants,” Northam, Virginia’s lieutenant governor, told the men, women and children attending Friday prayers at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society.



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Tillerson again insists Syrian leader Assad must go

Tillerson again insists Syrian leader Assad must goGENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson doubled down Thursday on Washington's call for Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave power, looking past recent battlefield gains by his Russian-backed forces to insist that "the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end."



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Stephen Paddock: Isis insists Las Vegas shooter was 'soldier of caliphate' as authorities probe gunman's motive

Stephen Paddock: Isis insists Las Vegas shooter was 'soldier of caliphate' as authorities probe gunman's motiveIsis has repeated its claim of responsibility for the Las Vegas attack while alleging that Stephen Paddock converted to Islam six months ago. Investigators have not yet confirmed any link between the 64-year-old gunman and the terrorist group, with his girlfriend and relatives claiming he had no religious affiliation and was not an extremist. In a new issue of its Arabic propaganda newspaper, Isis celebrated the worst mass shooting in modern American history with a graphic showing the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino stained blood red.



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FEMA Insists Containers Sitting In San Juan Port Aren’t Filled With Aid

FEMA Insists Containers Sitting In San Juan Port Aren’t Filled With AidPuerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló told CBS just two days ago that thousands of shipping containers with food, water and medicine are just sitting in the port of San Juan not being distributed. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is disputing those claims. 



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