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The embattled head of the Spanish Socialists Pedro Sanchez resigned Saturday after losing a vote among top party members summoned for a showdown, an advisor and an opponent said. Sanchez's opponents within the Socialist Party (PSOE) want to see the opposition party lift its veto on a new government led by acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, which could be key to unblocking Spain's nine-month political paralysis. Supporters of Sanchez however believe it would have been preferable to stop Rajoy from ruling again, even if it meant prolonging the deadlock.
NOVI, Mich. (AP) — Thousands of Michigan voters roared with approval as Donald Trump lashed out at an economic system he said was rigged against everyday Americans. They cheered louder when he declared that Hillary Clinton was to blame.
Iran has kept to a nuclear deal it agreed with six world powers last year limiting its stockpiles of substances that could be used to make atomic weapons, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) told French daily Le Monde. Confirming the findings of a confidential report by the U.N. agency seen by Reuters last month, IAEA Director-General Yukiya Amano said Tehran had observed the deal which was opposed by hardliners inside Iran and by skeptics in the West. "The deal is being implemented since January without any particular problem," he told Le Monde in an interview published on Saturday.