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US sanctions Chinese oil trader for violating Iran restrictions: Pompeo

US sanctions Chinese oil trader for violating Iran restrictions: PompeoThe United States is placing a leading Chinese oil importer on its sanctions blacklist for trading in Iranian crude, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday. “As part of that maximum pressure campaign, I am announcing that the United States is imposing sanctions on the Chinese entity Zhuhai Zhenrong and its chief executive Youmin Li,” Pompeo said in a speech.



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Speaker Pelosi accused of violating House decorum

Speaker Pelosi accused of violating House decorumHouse Majority Leader Steny Hoyer ruled Nancy Pelosi broke House rules when delivering remarks introducing the resolution condemning the president's remarks; Mark Meredith reports from Capitol Hill.



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Iran trying to 'blackmail' world by violating nuclear deal: Netanyahu

Iran trying to 'blackmail' world by violating nuclear deal: NetanyahuIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Iran of breaching the nuclear deal in order to “blackmail” the international community into relieving economic pressure on the Islamic republic. “This week Iran openly violated the nuclear deal by increasing the stockpile of enriched uranium (to beyond that) allowed under the deal,” Netanyahu said at an early reception in Jerusalem marking the United States’ July 4 independence day. Iran said Monday it had exceeded a limit on its enriched uranium reserves set under a 2015 nuclear deal that has edged towards collapse.



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Girl banned from wearing MAGA hat claims school is violating her First Amendment rights

Girl banned from wearing MAGA hat claims school is violating her First Amendment rightsA California high school student who was banned from wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat on campus is challenging her school district for impinging on her First Amendment rights. Maddie Mueller, who attends Clovis North High School in Fresno, is a member of Valley Patriots. The conservative activist group asked its affiliates to wear the well-known hat bearing Donald Trump’s campaign motto on Wednesday.



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Lebanese businessman pleads guilty to violating US sanctions

Lebanese businessman pleads guilty to violating US sanctionsWASHINGTON (AP) — A Lebanese businessman accused of providing millions of dollars to the Hezbollah militant group pleaded guilty Thursday and admitted his role in a money laundering conspiracy in an effort to evade U.S. sanctions, the Justice Department said.



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Stormy Daniels accuses Trump’s lawyer of defamation, violating campaign finance laws

Stormy Daniels accuses Trump’s lawyer of defamation, violating campaign finance lawsThe White House pushed back against Daniels’ allegations of a 2006 affair with Trump and refuted a claim made during an interview with 60 Minutes that she had been physically threatened to keep quiet about it.



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Russia violating duty to halt Syria's use of chemical weapons: U.S.

Russia violating duty to halt Syria's use of chemical weapons: U.S.By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – Russia has violated its duty to guarantee the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons and prevent the Assad government from using banned poison gas, the United States said on Wednesday. “For Russia to claim that the Assad regime has eliminated its chemical stockpiles is just absurd. Its continued denial of the Assad’s regime culpability in the use of chemical weapons is simply incredible,” U.S. disarmament ambassador Robert Wood told the Conference on Disarmament.



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Woman falls out window to her death while violating protective order

Woman falls out window to her death while violating protective orderPolice say a woman is dead after falling five stories from the window of an apartment where she wasn't supposed to be.



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Tehran Police Say Women Will No Longer Be Arrested For Violating 'Islamic' Dress Code

Tehran Police Say Women Will No Longer Be Arrested For Violating 'Islamic' Dress CodePolice in Iran’s capital are loosening up restrictions regarding dress code after decades of pushback from women in the country.



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Haley displays missile as evidence Iran is violating UN resolutions

Haley displays missile as evidence Iran is violating UN resolutionsThe Trump administration accused Iran of violating United Nations resolutions, unveiling what officials said was proof that Iran is exporting missiles and other military hardware to a rebel group in Yemen.



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