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US Condemns Iranian Woman's Execution

The United States has condemned Iran for executing a woman convicted of killing a man to defend herself from an alleged sexual assault. The 26-year-old woman, Reyhaneh Jabbari, was hanged Saturday morning. The death penalty went ahead after the family of her alleged assailant, a former Iranian intelligence agent, refused to pardon her or accept financial compensation. At the U.S. State Department, spokeswoman Jen Psaki said there were "serious concerns with the fairness" of...

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