Britain, France, Germany formally accuse
Iran of breaking nuclear deal


Britain, France and Germany on Tuesday
formally accused Iran of violating the terms
of its 2015 agreement to curb its nuclear
program, a step by the three powers that
could lead eventually to the reimposing of
U.N. sanctions lifted under the deal.

Democrats say measure to rein in Trump
on Iran will pass Senate


U.S. Senate Democrats said on Tuesday they
had enough votes in the Republican-controlled
Senate to pass a resolution curbing President
Donald Trump's ability to wage war on Iran
without congressional approval, which would
be a rebuke of the president after he ordered
a strike that killed an Iranian commander in
Iraq.

Syria says Israeli aircraft strike airbase
thought used by Iranian forces

Syria accused Israel of carrying out an airstrike
on a military airbase near Homs Tuesday night.
The SANA state news agency claimed missiles
shot by aircraft caused limited damage to the
T-4 airbase, which is thought to be used by
Iranian forces and allied Shiite militias.

US Supreme Court throws out suit accusing
Iran of funding terrorism

The US Supreme Court on Monday threw
out a lower court ruling that revived a $1.68
billion lawsuit against Iran's central bank by
families of troops killed in the 1983 bombing
of the US Marine Corps barracks in Lebanon
in light of a new federal law that could help
the plaintiffs recover damages.

Lebanon must cooperate with IMF
but needs a new government - Hariri

Lebanese politicians have been unable to
agree on a new government since Hariri
resigned as prime minister in October,
prompted by protests against state
corruption and bad governance. This
has left the country rudderless and
with no rescue plan as the financial and
economic situation worsens.

China Is Destroying Multilateralism;
Trump Is Creating a New Order

China, the world's leading cyberattacker and
master intellectual property thief, in November
nominated one of its nationals to head the
UN's World Intellectual Property Organization.
If **** Binyang is selected in March, she will
be able to bend international rules to favor her
country's assault on others' technology. In any
event, her nomination reveals Beijing's brazen
ambition to dominate multilateral institutions.

Jewish, Iranian groups demand Canada list
Iran military force as terrorist group

Leaders from Canada’s Iranian and Jewish
communities have given the federal government
30 days’ notice to list Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary
Guard Corps (IRGC) in its entirety as a terrorist
organization, B’nai Brith Canada, a senior human
rights advocacy organization said in a press release.

Puerto Ricans standing on faith amid fear of
deadly aftershocks

“A prayer circle in Ponce, Puerto Rico with a
rainbow above at a time when earthquakes
aftershocks are causing damage & fear - here,
there's a refusal to be mentally defeated, and
for many people, a faith-fueled belief that
things will be better,” CBS This Morning lead
correspondent, David Begnaud shared in a
tweet
from Puerto Rico Sunday amid reports
of thousands sleeping outdoors to escape
calamity.

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OTHER HEADLINES:


Top Trump Official Rejects Claims Releasing
Peace Plan Before Israel Election Is 'Interference'


Even if Trump's peace plan released now,
Area C is still a battleground


Trump's ex-Mideast envoy isn't sure Israelis and
Palestinians ready for peace


Barr says DOJ was consulted before Soleimani
strike as Trump goes on defensive


Commentary: A powder keg that could engulf
the world


Iran state TV sees at least 2 news anchors quit:
'Forgive me for the 13 years I told you lies'


France and Russia want to safeguard Iran nuclear
deal: Macron


GOP leadership: There aren't 51 votes to dismiss
Trump articles of impeachment


The stage is finally set for impeachment's dramatic,
divisive endgame