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"In New York. Good morning. The Trump administration has ordered a thousand more troops to the Middle East, this after Iran said it will break with the twenty thousand nuclear deal that limits, how much uranium it can stockpile. The White House is demanding that Iran complied with the accord, the President Trump called the worst deal in history. We should not yield to nuclear extortion by Iranian regime. I'm Kerry Nolan. It's morning edition from NPR and WNYC. President Trump kicks off his reelection campaign in Florida today. And a mysterious man with a fringed bask who sings like Elvis is winning over country music fans. It's Tuesday, June eighteenth, the New York legislative session ends tomorrow, and the news is next. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm korva Coleman. Iran's president says his country will not wage war against any nation, but the US will not succeed in its efforts to keep Iran. Secluded NPR's. Peter Kenyon reports the comments come as the Pentagon orders and additional one thousand troops to the region in remarks carried by Iranian state television president Hassan Ruhani offered a soft-spoken criticism of the Trump administration's policies saying those facing us our group of politicians with little experience, Ronnie made no mention of recent attacks against tanker ships, new, the strait of Hormuz, which Washington blames on Iran. He did say that American efforts to cut off from the world, have not been successful. China is warning against further escalation and Russia called on the US to drop the additional troop deployment those forces include engineers as well as surveillance and force protection personnel. Peter Kenyon, NPR news is dental, Hong Kong's chief executive is hinting that a controversy. You'll build that sparked massive protests could be ended millions of Hong Kongers turned out on the streets over the past two weeks to object. The Bill would send some Hong Kong criminal suspects to China face trial Carrie Lam apologized for the turmoil. The Bill caused and says, she won't push it again without broad support. If we do not have that level of confidence. So address does and scientists and fears and differences in Pena, we will not proceed with the legislative exercise again. Some Hong Kong activists are rejecting her apology. Some say they're going to speak to reporters later today. President Trump is tweeted that immigration and customs enforcement will start removing migrants who are illegally in the US he referred to the recent agreement with Mexico, but there's no evidence yet of stepped up efforts to deport more people. The tweet comes as President Trump prepares to formally kick off his reelection campaign tonight in Florida. A federal judge in Maryland is hearing request today to reconsider allegations against Trump administration plans to add a citizenship question to the twenty twenty US senses, NPR's Hans lo Wong reports these lawsuits in Maryland. Could result in new rulings that put additional blocks on the citizenship question you Trump administration says it wants to better protect the voting rights of racial, minorities, by adding the question is this person a citizen of the United States, but attorney Natee Shah of Asian Americans advancing Justice AJC argues newly uncovered daggummit show administration officials wanted the question to give a political advantage to Republicans, and non Hispanic white people. We're saying that there is racial animus involved against Latinos, and Asians. And onset dozens by adding this question. US district judge George Hazel, Maryland. Previously ruled that claim as well as a claim of a conspiracy within the ministration did not have enough supporting evidence but he's hearing those allegations again today. In"