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US hits Iran with fresh sanctions over space launch

US accuses Iran of violating UN convention after launching a satellite-carrying rocket into space on Thursday.

Iran launched its Simorgh satellite rocket

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Reince Priebus replaced as White House chief of staff

Donald Trump tweets that he has replaced Reince Priebus with homeland security secretary John Kelly as chief of staff.

John Kelly (right) will replace Reince Priebus (left)

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Venezuela bans protests against new assembly vote

The opposition say they will defy the ban ahead of President Maduro's controversial Constituent Assembly vote on Sunday.

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US general: No changes yet to transgender policy

Official says Pentagon will not immediately change current policy allowing transgender people to serve in US military.

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Obamacare 'skinny repeal' fails in US Senate

Senate rejects scaled-down 'skinny repeal', derailing the Republican Party's seven-year quest to overturn Obamacare.

Senator John McCain

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Three killed in Venezuela as opposition strike begins

Fresh clashes lift number killed in four months of violence to more than 100, as Maduro's controversial election nears.

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House, Senate Republicans reach deal to move sanctions

Measure hitting three US foes with more financial penalties draws concern from Germany which says EU was not consulted.

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Lebanon calls on US to help solve Gulf crisis

Visiting Washington, DC, PM Saad Hariri says 'dialogue is the best way' for improving Saudi-Qatari relationship.

Saad Hariri, Lebanon's prime minister

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US senate rejects repeal bill for Obamacare

Republicans, struggling to keep seven-year-old promise to end the law, turn focus to passing slimmed-down 'skinny' bill.

John McCain

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Trump: US military will 'not accept' transgender people

President's statements via Twitter signal reversal of Obama-era decision to let trans people openly serve in military.

transgender people

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US comedy icon Jerry Lewis dies at 91

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Dick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dies

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Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

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Venezuela 'congress in resistance' rejects new assembly

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Luisa Ortega 'fearing for her life' flees to Colombia

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Cautious welcome online for Steve Bannon's exit

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A 6-4 ruling upholds bill making the practice legal in cases of rape, non-viable fetus and threat to mother's life.

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