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Iranians burn Trump’s effigies, US flags at protests against nuclear deal withdrawal (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Crowds have taken to the streets across Iran to denounce Donald Trumps’ decision to pull the US of the 2015 nuclear deal. The people chanted anti-American slogans and set fire to Trump’s effigies and American flags. The Iranians began protesting shortly after the Friday prayers as they carried banners, reading: “Down with the US” and pictures of Trump with a ...

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Price-hiking pharma co. paid $1.2 mn to Trump’s lawyer for doing nothing

The disclosure that the pharmaceutical giant Novartis paid over $ 1 million to President Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen may not be a scandal Trump’s foes hope for, but it may help answer why drug prices are so high. Novartis, AT&T and Korea Aerospace Industries were named as companies that had contracted Cohen’s consulting company by Michael Avenatti, the attorney ...

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‘Death to America!’: Iranian lawmakers burn US flag in response to Trump’s decision (VIDEO)

Iranian lawmakers burned a picture of a US flag while shouting “death to America!” during a session of the country’s parliament, in response to the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal. Angry MPs joined in the fiery spectacle Wednesday with anti-American chants, while also adding a piece of paper, reportedly representing the nuclear deal, to the flames. In footage ...

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Iran deal is ‘not dead’ despite Trump’s withdrawal, but ‘risk of confrontation is real’ – French FM

Although Washington has broken an “international commitment” and France regrets the move, the landmark nuclear agreement is still “not dead,” according to French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. “The deal is not dead. There’s an American withdrawal from the deal but the deal is still there,” Jean-Yves Le Drian told RTL radio on Wednesday, speaking several hours after US President ...

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Trump’s decision to withdraw from Iran deal shows US unable to negotiate – Russian Foreign Ministry

Moscow is “deeply disappointed” by Washington’s decision to pull out from the Iranian nuclear deal, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The step taken by the US is a “flagrant violation” of the international law, it added. “The US once again acts contrary to the position of most countries while pursuing solely its own narrow selfish and momentary interests,” the Russian ...

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Mural with Trump’s head on a spear brings death threats to wrong artist

A school mural in California depicting President Donald Trump’s severed head on a spear has been covered up, following a deluge of complaints, racist comments and even death threats. The mural, painted at the Chula Vista MAAC Community Charter School in San Diego County, was created at an annual fundraising event that highlights street art. It shows an Aztec priest ...

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Moscow welcomes Trump’s desire to meet Putin, mend ties & curb arms race – Lavrov

Russia welcomes Donald Trump’s desire to engage with Moscow regarding an arms race and other global challenges, but the US leader’s deeds must match his words, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said. “We have repeatedly stated that we positively assess President Donald Trump’s desire to establish normal dialogue between our countries,” Lavrov told Italy’s Panorama magazine on Thursday. He added, ...

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EU leaders brace for ‘defending’ against Trump’s trade war threats

Be it warm hugs in Washington or unity over Syrian strikes, it all fades when money talks, and the leaders of Germany, France and Britain say they will “defend” against any US unilateral trade measures against the EU. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and UK Prime Minister Theresa May had a joint phone call on Saturday and ...

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Senate committee votes to protect Mueller from Trump’s potential attempt to fire him

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday in favor of legislation to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from any attempt by President Donald Trump to fire him. Passing by 14 votes to seven, the legislation was backed by every Democrat on the panel, as well as four Republicans, although only one was needed to secure a majority and send the ...

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Frenemies at the table: Kim & Moon to foster goodwill at historic meeting – but Trump’s shadow looms

After a decade-long pause, the two Koreas are holding a top-level summit this week. Seoul may score some domestic political points, but it’s in no real position to negotiate essential changes with Pyongyang. This Friday, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet face to face, marking the first such summit in over a decade. ...

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