10 things you need to know today: November 24, 2013

World powers strike a deal on Iran's nuclear program, Filipinos celebrate Manny Pacquaio's victory, and more

President Barack Obama announces an interim agreement on Iranian nuclear power.
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1. Iran nuclear deal is reached

The U.S. and five other world powers struck a historic accord with Iran on Sunday, agreeing to ease some economic sanctions in exchange for Iran stopping production of near-weapons grade nuclear fuel for about six months. The interim deal will allow international powers to try to strike a permanent pact. Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu has since called the agreement a "historic mistake." [Wall Street Journal]

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