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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards vow to step up fight against Israel

(Worthy News) – Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international community to confront Tehran over its “destructive conduct” across the Middle East. “We will continue the relentless fight against the hegemonic system and Zionism more resolutely and powerfully than before and… will…

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US demands Hamas renounce violence, disarm before unity deal

(Worthy News) – The United States called Thursday for the Hamas terror group to disarm and renounce violence before being allowed to implement a highly touted unity deal with Palestinian rival Fatah, in a first detailed response to the agreement. In a statement, White House Mideast peace envoy Jason Greenblatt welcomed the Palestinian Authority’s impending…

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Hawaiian judge blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban

(Worthy News) – A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Trump’s revised travel ban – just hours before it was expected to go into effect across the United States. Tuesday’s decision from U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu stops the administration’s third attempt to indefinitely ban entry into the country by most nationals…

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UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan

(Worthy News) – Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan’s Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country’s civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help. The United Nations must send…

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Trump lays out new Iran strategy Friday, complicating European ties

(Worthy News) – President Donald Trump will lay out a more confrontational strategy toward Iran by the United States on Friday in a speech in which he is likely to strike a blow at an international Iran nuclear deal, complicating U.S. relations with European allies. U.S. officials said Trump was expected to announce that he…

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Trump to end Obamacare insurer subsidies, putting pressure on Congress to act

(Worthy News) – President Trump intends to end insurance subsidies under Obamacare, a move that would likely result in lawsuits and put pressure on Congress to act. According to a statement Thursday evening from the White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, the Trump administration is making the move based on guidance from the Department of…

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US officials: Trump won’t scrap Iran deal in Friday speech

(Worthy News) – US President Donald Trump will unveil a more aggressive strategy to check Iran’s growing power Friday, but will stop short of withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal, or declaring the powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization. During a White House speech at 12:45 pm (1645 GMT), Trump is expected to…

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Trump says Iran deal decision coming ‘very shortly’

(Worthy News) – President Donald Trump says he will “very shortly” announce his decision on U.S. participation in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, as aides prepared for an end-of-the-week rollout. Trump has until Sunday to notify Congress whether Iran remains in compliance with the accord under which it limited its atomic program in…

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White House plans order to expand health care options

(Worthy News) – The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that follows failed efforts by Congress to overhaul the health care system. President Donald Trump has long asserted that selling insurance…

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