Every president from Bill Clinton onward had pledged to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital but reneged on that promise in office.
The use of illegally obtained evidence, lead by a controversial judge and prosecutor, and targeting individuals rather than entities in a case over violating US sanctions on Iran, have raised the question, “Is it more than just a trial?”
US President Donald Trump is noted for his use of Twitter, but it was his predecessor Barack Obama who made it into the top 10 for the most retweeted tweets of 2017.
Turkish-Iranian businessman and key US government witness in its case against Halkbank executive Hakan Atilla also said the banker once refused to sign off on a transaction related to a fake sale of food to Iran as he was then unaware of the sham.
Opposition demands a full recount of votes in a presidential election held a week ago that has triggered a crisis amid claims of fraud and street protests in Honduras.
Tens of thousands of people flee for their lives after wind-driven fires tear through California communities, leaving rows of homes and a psychiatric hospital in ruins.
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