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  • Barr announces resignation of U. S. attorney for SDNY, U. S. attorney announces Barr is a liar

    Late on Friday evening, Attorney General William Barr issued a press release indicating that Geoffrey Berman, the U. S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York had resigned and was being replaced by Barr’s hand-picked alternative. “Finally, I thank Geoffrey Berman, who is stepping down after two-and-a-half years of service as United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York,” Barr wrote.  But an hour later, Berman produced his own statement. “I have not resigned, and have no...

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  • U.S. thinks any extension of Iran arms embargo should be open-ended: U.S. envoy for Iran

    The United States believes an extension of an arms embargo on Iran, currently due to expire in October under a 2015 nuclear deal, should be done so indefinitely without a fixed date, a top U.S. official overseeing diplomacy with Tehran said on Tuesday.

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  • U.S. Open expected to announce today it’s moving to NBC

    The U.S. Open, originally scheduled to be played last week, was postponed to Sept. 17-20.

    Fortune
  • U.S. General Throws Mike Pompeo’s Iran Policy Under the Bus

    Matthew Petti Security, “There's actually no military component of what's known as the maximum pressure campaign.” The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said that there is “actually no military component” to the maximum pressure campaign against Iran, reversing comments made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in January. U.S. forces killed Iranian spymaster Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani as he arrived in Baghdad on January 3, kicking off a round of direct U.S.-Iranian clashes. Pompeo...

    The National Interest