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Trump says he discussed Biden in call with Ukrainian president

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he discussed Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son in a call with Ukraine’s president. Trump’s statement to reporters about his July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky came as the Democratic leader of a key congressional panel said the pursuit of Trump’s […]

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Iran resists sanctions, U.S. is ‘desperate’

(Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday new U.S. sanctions, under which Iran’s central bank was blacklisted for a second time, pointed to U.S. “desperation” in face of Iranian resistance. The United States on Friday imposed another round of sanctions on Iran, including on its central bank which was already blacklisted, following the […]

Rashida Tlaib & Ilhan Omar
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Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel’s offer of ‘humanitarian’ visit

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected Israel’s offer to allow her to make a “humanitarian” visit to her grandmother in the occupied West Bank. Ms Tlaib said that she could not comply with the “oppressive conditions” being imposed. A critic of Israeli policy towards the Palestinians, she had been blocked by Israel from making an […]