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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, seen in March, issued a statement Monday at the United Nations General Assembly stating that abortion is not an international human right. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Iran's Foreign Minister: 'Abandon The Illusion' That Tehran Will Cave To Pressure

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