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Utah State Senator's Summer Visit to Iran Sparks Firestorm

A Utah state senator who traveled to Iran last week has set off a firestorm there, where hard-liners accuse him of being “part of a major Western project to infiltrate'' the country as authorities imprison others with ties abroad. And that was even before knowing that Sen. Jim Dabakis is gay — a crime in Iran that can carry the death penalty. For his part, the Salt Lake City-based art dealer said such cross-cultural exchanges will help relations between Iran and the U.S., which...

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