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Iran Launches Rocket Into Space as Nuclear Talks to Resume

A rocket preparing to be erected at a launch pad at Imam Khomeini Space Center, Iran on June 14.

A rocket preparing to be erected at a launch pad at Imam Khomeini Space Center, Iran on June 14.

Source: Maxar Technologies/AP

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Tehran, Iran (AP) -- Iranian state television said Sunday that Tehran had launched a solid-fueled rocket into space, drawing a rebuke from Washington ahead of the expected resumption of stalled talks over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers.