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US, Israel defend killing of top Iran general

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Soleimani's assassination lawful as well as necessary to protect American lives. But many members of Congress, especially Democrats, are asking why the president didn't consult them. They say carrying out the air strike without their authorization is illegal. Donald Trump's decision could have lasting effects not only on his foreign policy but also on his presidency, the 2020 presidential race and his upcoming impeachment trial in the Senate. Courtney Kealy reports from Washington.

Qasem Soleimani’s body returned to Iran

Qasem Soleimani’s body returned to Iran

Iran's top military chief Qasem Soleimani killed in US strike

Iran's top military chief Qasem Soleimani killed in US strike

Mourners attend the funeral of Qasem Soleimani

Mourners attend the funeral of Qasem Soleimani

US politicians react differently to Qasem Soleimani’s death

US politicians react differently to Qasem Soleimani’s death

Oil prices steady on prospect of balancing supply

Oil prices steady on prospect of balancing supply

British pound hits record low against the US dollar

British pound hits record low against the US dollar

Ethereum completed long-awaited Merge upgrade

Ethereum completed long-awaited Merge upgrade

Australian firm transforms old farms into lush forests

Australian firm transforms old farms into lush forests

Power outages take toll on South Africa's economy

Power outages take toll on South Africa's economy

Major central banks hike interest rates

Major central banks hike interest rates

Turkish President Erdogan to hold meeting on Mir payment system

Turkish President Erdogan to hold meeting on Mir payment system

US central bank raised benchmark rates by 75 basis points

US central bank raised benchmark rates by 75 basis points

Crude oil, natural gas prices spike amid continued supply fears

Crude oil, natural gas prices spike amid continued supply fears

Share prices surge ahead of key central bank meetings this week

Share prices surge ahead of key central bank meetings this week

China slashes benchmark rates, hikes stimulus to prop up economy

China slashes benchmark rates, hikes stimulus to prop up economy

Global heating rages as nations focus on securing dirty fuel

Global heating rages as nations focus on securing dirty fuel

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