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Judge Revokes ‘Illegally Procured’ U.S. Citizenship of al-Qaeda Jihadist

A federal judge, at the request of President Donald Trump’s administration, has revoked the “illegally procured” U.S. citizenship of an Egyptian-born “confessed al-Qaeda operative” who was convicted and sentenced to 15 years in the late 1990s for terrorism-linked offenses in Egypt, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced.

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Iran Responds to Trump on Nuclear Deal: U.S. Criticism ‘Worn Out’

U.S. and Iranian officials traded criticisms over compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal on Thursday, following Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s certification to Congress that Iran was following the letter of the deal but could still merit sanctions for its “alarming ongoing provocations” across the Middle East, including sponsorship of terrorism.

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DHS Chief: Obama Did ‘Nothing’ to ‘Truly’ Secure Border

The U.S.-Mexico international boundary, under former President Barack Obama, was a “very, very open border almost” and illegal aliens “understood” they could enter the United States and blend into the population, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly tells CNN, noting that is no longer the case.