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    Iran’s Guardian Council Ratifies Nuke Deal

    It’s a go. The agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for lifting economic sanctions was a landmark deal, and it’s now passed the final hurdle to become Iranian law. Though the country’s parliament approved the bill yesterday, it still had to make it through the Guardian Council, which ensures that laws don’t violate religious guidelines on the constitution of Iran. Now Iran is expected to start shutting down portions of its nuclear program — as long as Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei doesn’t voice a public objection, which he hasn’t thus far.

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