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Saudi oil attack was approved by Iran’s supreme leader, U.S. official says. CBS News.
Pompeo says attack was ‘act of war’ on Saudi Arabia, seeks coalition. Reuters.
Saudi Arabia shows fragments of drones and cruise missiles as it declares Iran sponsor of attacks. The Telegraph.
Trump says there are many options short of war with Iran after attacks on Saudis. Reuters.
Trump announces increased sanctions on Iran. CBS News.
German Intel: Iran sought to acquire mass destruction weapons in 2018. Jerusalem Post.
Iran’s Rouhani comes out swinging against the U.S. CNN.
Iran’s Rouhani may cancel U.N. visit if U.S. visa not issued soon: state media. Reuters.
Iran says Rouhani trip to U.N. may be canceled on U.S. visa issue. Bloomberg.
Iran to hold annual Gulf drills with 200 frigates, speedboats Reuters.
Trump capping California fundraising swing with visit to border wall. Reuters.
Trump says there is still a national emergency over border security. Reuters.
Trump targets California for plan to deal with homeless on ‘our best streets’. ABC News.
Donald Trump’s new national security adviser seen as arbiter, not ideologue. Bloomberg.
Trump’s new national security adviser Robert O’Brien will warn him not to ‘appease’ Iran. The Telegraph.
Fed approves quarter-point rate cut but is divided on further action this year. CNBC.
Trump says Powell and the Fed ‘Fail Again’ — ‘No guts, no sense, no vision!’ CNBC.
Homestead, now an empty facility for migrant children, costs $720,000 a day to staff. CBS News.
Justin Trudeau wore brownface at 2001 ‘Arabian Nights’ party while he taught at a private school. Time.
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau admits wearing brownface in 2001 school photo, apologizes. Fox News.
Israeli voters deliver deadlock, Netanyahu’s tenure in doubt. Reuters.
Netanyahu cancels U.N. trip, forgoes meeting with Trump after failing to secure an outright victory in national elections. Fox News.
Trump on inconclusive Knesset elections results: ‘Our relationship is with Israel. We’ll see what happens’. Algemeiner.
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