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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

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Is a decline in human trafficking good news?

Is a decline in human trafficking good news?

How are the world's biggest fashion brands exploiting millions in Bangladesh?

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What is the real cost of redeveloping Dharavi?

What is the real cost of redeveloping Dharavi?

How far-reaching is the  European Parliament corruption scandal?

How far-reaching is the European Parliament corruption scandal?

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

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Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

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