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Trump Questions Facebook Decision to Provide Congressional Investigators with Ads Linked to Russia

U.S. President Donald Trump continued to renounce investigations into Russia’s meddling in last year’s U.S. presidential election as a “hoax” and renewed his attacks on the media for what he believes was favorable coverage of Democratic presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton. Trump’s remarks come one day after Facebook said it will share with congressional investigators the 3,000 advertisements on the social media site that were found to be linked to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. “The Russia hoax continues, now it’s ads on Facebook. What about the totally biased…

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McMaster: Trump Decision on Iran Nuclear Deal Will be Part of Broad Strategy

U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster refused Thursday to disclose whether President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw the United States from the 2015 international pact curbing Iran’s nuclear weapons development, but said the decision will be part of a broad U.S. strategy toward Iran. “When the announcement is made, it will fit into a fundamentally sound and broad strategy aimed at addressing Iran’s destabilizing behavior and prioritizing protecting American vital interests,” McMaster said on NBC’s Today show. While McMaster declined to offer insight into the decision, he acknowledged it…

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Trump Says He Has Made Decision on Iran Nuclear Deal: ‘I’ll Let You Know’

U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has decided whether to pull the United States out of the 2015 international pact curbing Iran’s nuclear weapons development. “I have decided,” he told reporters while on a photo call in New York with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. “I’ll let you know.” On Tuesday, Trump disparaged the deal at the U.N. General Assembly, calling it one of the worst transactions the U.S. has ever entered into. It was negotiated during the administration of his predecessor, Barack Obama. Its provisions keep Tehran from…

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Trump Makes Decision on US Involvement in Iran Nuclear Accord

U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has made a decision on whether to pull the United States out of the 2015 international pact curbing Iran’s nuclear weapons development. Trump declined to say what his decision is, but the U.S. rift with Iran took center stage at the United Nations General Assembly, a day after he denounced Tehran as “an economically depleted rogue state whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed and chaos.” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in his speech Wednesday, told the annual gathering of world leaders at the 193-nation…

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