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Netanyahu praises Nikki Haley after she quits UN post

Netanyahu praises Nikki Haley after she quits UN postIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the outgoing US ambassador to the United Nations after she resigned on Tuesday, following a tenure in which she asserted Washington’s support for Israel. “I thank ambassador Nikki Haley for her uncompromising struggle against the hypocrisy of the UN,” he wrote in Hebrew on his official Twitter account, wishing her success in her future endeavours. Haley has been a favourite in Israel as she pushed a hawkish line on Iran — Israel’s implacable foe — and led the United States in quitting the UN Human Rights Council, accusing it of bias against Washington and Israel.



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Nasa astronaut quits training programme for the first time in 50 years

Nasa astronaut quits training programme for the first time in 50 yearsA Nasa astronaut-in-training has quit for the first time in 50 years. Nasa has not announced why the candidate left and says that it is unable to elaborate on the man’s reasoning. Robb Kulin resigned halfway through his two years of training at Johnson Space Centre in Houston.



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Fox News Regular Bruce Turkel Quits Over Immigration Coverage

Fox News Regular Bruce Turkel Quits Over Immigration CoverageBruce Turkel, a Miami advertising executive who had been a frequent guest on



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GOP Strategist Quits 'Corrupt' Party Of 'Feckless Cowards,' Will Vote For Democrats

GOP Strategist Quits 'Corrupt' Party Of 'Feckless Cowards,' Will Vote For DemocratsVeteran GOP strategist Steve Schmidt renounced his Republican Party membership



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Iran deal: State Department nuclear expert quits after Trump withdraws US from agreement

Iran deal: State Department nuclear expert quits after Trump withdraws US from agreementA top nuclear expert has resigned from the US State Department after Donald Trump announced the US would pull out from the Iran nuclear deal. Richard Johnson, the assistant coordinator for Iran nuclear issues at the Office of Nuclear Implementation, reportedly handed in his resignation this week. A civil servant, Mr Johnson had been involved in failed negotiations including the UK, France and Germany to save the deals after Mr Trump threatened to pull out.



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Rudy Giuliani Quits Law Firm After Wild Week Of Interviews

Rudy Giuliani Quits Law Firm After Wild Week Of InterviewsRudy Giuliani, the former New York mayor who has become one of President



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Armenia's leader quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'

Armenia's leader quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled Armenia for 10 years, resigned Monday as prime minister after thousands of people poured into the streets to protest his political maneuvering to cling to power in this former Soviet republic.



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Iran threatens to 'vigorously' resume enrichment if US quits deal

Iran threatens to 'vigorously' resume enrichment if US quits dealIran warned Saturday it is ready to “vigorously” resume nuclear enrichment if the United States ditches the 2015 nuclear deal, and said further “drastic measures” are being considered in response to a US exit. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told reporters in New York that Iran is not seeking to acquire a nuclear bomb, but that its “probable” response to a US withdrawal would be to restart production of enriched uranium — a key bomb-making ingredient.



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Iran threatens to 'vigorously' resume enrichment if US quits nuclear deal

Iran threatens to 'vigorously' resume enrichment if US quits nuclear dealIran is ready to “vigorously” resume nuclear enrichment if the United States ditches the 2015 nuclear deal, and further “drastic measures” are being considered in response to a US exit, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Saturday. Zarif told reporters in New York that Iran is not seeking to acquire a nuclear bomb, but that Tehran’s “probable” response to a US withdrawal would be to restart production of enriched uranium — a key bomb-making ingredient.



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Iran's Khamenei quits Telegram

Iran's Khamenei quits TelegramIran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced Wednesday that he would no longer use the hugely popular messaging app Telegram, shifting instead to domestic services. The announcement came as rumours continued that Iran would soon block Telegram, built by Russian tech guru Pavel Durov and the most popular social media service in the country with some 40 million users — roughly half the population. “In line with safeguarding national interests and removing the monopoly of the Telegram messaging network, the website for the preservation and publication of the works of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei will stop its activities in this network from this moment,” said the last message on Khamenei’s Telegram channel.



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