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Netanyahu heads to Europe with Iran on his mind

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is heading to Europe in a bid to rally support from key allies for amending the international nuclear deal with Iran and for pushing Iranian forces out of neighboring Syria.
Netanyahu is set to meet with leaders from Germany, France and Britain, beginning with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday.
Addressing his Cabinet on Sunday, Netanyahu said archenemy Iran would top his agenda and voiced optimism for the visit. Israel has been a leading...
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Trump lawyer plays down chance president would self-pardon

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Washington, Jun 4 (AP) - As the White House sharpened its legal and political defenses against the special counsel Russia probe, an attorney for President Donald Trump's legal team made it clear that it would combat any effort to force the president to testify in front of a grand jury.
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Congress faces immigration showdown, tension on tariffs

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Washington, Jun 4 (AP) - This was supposed to be the quiet time on Capitol Hill, but Congress returns to work Monday facing a showdown in the House over immigration while Senate Republicans are trying to stop an all-out trade war after President Donald Trump's decision to impose import tariffs on...
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Populists campaign in Sicily after forming Italy govt

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Rome, Jun 4 (AP) - Days after taking office, the two pillars of Italy's first populist government led rallies Sunday in Sicily to maintain their popular support while detailing their strategies for deporting migrants and implementing other campaign promises that helped put them in power.
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Slovenians vote as anti-immigrant party sees strong support

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Ljubljana, Jun 3 (AP) - Slovenians are voting Sunday in a parliamentary election with polls predicting that an anti-immigrant party will win the most votes but not enough to form a government on its own.
The ballot is being held a few weeks earlier than the country's regular four-year span...
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