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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) on Saturday blasted President Obama for agreeing to a nuclear deal with Iran, invoking the Holocaust to describe how he believes the agreement may impact Israel.

"This president’s foreign policy is the most feckless in American history. It is so naive that he would trust the Iranians. By doing so, he will take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven," he said in an interview with Breitbart News on Saturday.

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LISLE, Ill. (AP) — Family and friends of an Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail remembered her Saturday as a "courageous voice" for social justice and promised to keep fighting for clarity on the circumstances surrounding her death.

Hundreds of people attended Sandra Bland's funeral near the Chicago suburb where she grew up. They celebrated her life with words and songs of praise, and her mother danced in the church aisle with her arms raised. She and other mourners, though, said they were still struggling to understand how a traffic stop for failing to use a turn signal escalated into a physical confrontation and landed her in the cell where authorities say she killed herself three days later.

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama mixed blunt messages to Kenya's leaders on gay rights, corruption and counterterrorism Saturday with warm reflections on his family ties to a nation that considers him a local son.

He foreshadowed a focus on Kenya in his post-White House life, saying, "I'll be back."

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After a fundraiser for Scott Walker called Donald Trump "DumbDumb" in an email, the real estate mogul on Saturday turned his insults toward the Republican Wisconsin governor and fellow presidential candidate.

"I can finally attack," Trump said at an event in Iowa, calling Walker fundraiser and venture capitalist Gregory Slayton's comments "horrible," according to The Hill.

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Despite being denied press credentials by the Donald Trump campaign, reporters for the Des Moines Register attended and covered his Saturday campaign event.

The Trump campaign had told the Des Moines Register that reporters for the paper would be unable to obtain press passes for a Saturday speech in Iowa due to an editorial published by the paper calling for Trump to drop out of the presidential race.

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A top fundraiser for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), Gregory Slayton, called Donald Trump "DumbDumb" in a fundraising email and stands by his comment, according to the Wall Street Journal.

"As you’ve seen Gov Walker is now well ahead of everyone not named DumbDumb (aka Trump) in the national polls," Slayton, a venture capitalist and former consul general to Bermuda, wrote in the email. "He’s also a plain spoken member of the 99% (as opposed to someone pretending to be so)…and that will be a KSF in 2016."

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PHOENIX (AP) — In an angry rebuke, a judge on Friday ordered the U.S. Marshals Service to seize a collection of records from Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office and leveled harsh criticism at the sheriff's lawyers for failing to turn over documents that had been requested months ago in a racial profiling case.

U.S. District Judge Murray Snow's criticism centered on the agency's failure to hand over more than 1,400 identification documents in a related investigation into allegations that deputies pocketed items during busts.

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said on Friday that he doesn't believe Donald Trump will follow through on his threat to run as a third-party candidate in the presidential race.

"I don't think he's going to do that. I think he knows that if you're going to beat Hillary Clinton — if Hillary Clinton is going to get beat, there's only one party that's going to beat her: It's the Republican Party," Priebus told Fox News' Greta Van Susteren, according to The Hill.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify Oct. 22 before the House committee investigating the deaths of four Americans in the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, her presidential campaign said Saturday.

The committee did not immediately confirm the date for the former secretary of state's appearance.

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