Feds Tie Turkish Tycoon to Ahmadinejad

Previewing their evidence against a Turkish gold trader accused of laundering money for Iran, prosecutors told a federal judge Monday about a letter Reza Zarrab wrote to former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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Feds Grilled Over Climate Change Flip-Flop

With two weeks left in Barack Obama’s presidency, lawyers for the government acknowledged in a court filing that climate change is caused by humans and that its effects could be catastrophic. On Friday, the lawyer who authored that document couldn’t tell a judge whether the Trump administration would now reverse its position and deny that climate change is real.

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Iran’s Nuclear-Deal Compliance Divides House

President Donald Trump’s budget proposal would cut $10 billion from the State Department. A House Democrat warned fellow lawmakers Wednesday that the 29 percent slash could interfere with the inspections that ensure Iran is not developing nuclear weapons.

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