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    Trump Extends Iran Deal, Imposes Rights Sanctions

    “This is a last chance.” That’s what President Donald Trump said Friday of the 2015 deal that lifted international sanctions in exchange for Iran curbing its nuclear program, which he’s extending while imposing new sanctions. The Islamic Republic, already under pressure in the wake of last week’s nationwide protests, said the U.S. “crossed a red line” with new restrictions on 14 Iranians, including the country’s judicial chief, for human rights abuses. Trump’s urging the pact’s signatories to fix its “terrible flaws” or he’ll pull out of the agreement in a few months.

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