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Ian Brady, seen here in police custody prior to a court appearance, was sentenced to life in prison after killing five children.

Infamous Murderer Of Children Can't Be Cremated To Music Of Berlioz, Court Says

Ian Brady killed five children in the 1960s, in an infamous case of depraved murder. Brady died five months ago, but arguments over disposing of his body only now seem to be over, with a U.K. court saying Brady will be cremated with "no music and no ceremony," rejecting a plan to play the "Witches' Sabbath" portion of Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique.

Top Stories: Trump's Tough Line On Iran; He'll Also End ACA Subsidies

Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- Trump to Detail Tougher Line On Iran's Nuclear Program.

-- 31 Killed In Deadliest Week For Wildfires In California's History.

President Trump speaks during a nomination announcement at the East Room of the White House on Thursday.

Trump To Detail Tougher Line On Iran's Nuclear Program

President Trump on Friday is expected to announce a tough new approach to Iran that could result in eventually unraveling the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

However, he is unlikely for now to remove the U.S. from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which he has called "the worst deal ever." Instead, he will turn to Congress to decide whether to reimpose sanctions on Iran by not recertifying Tehran's compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

U.S. Army Gen. John Nicholson told the Senate Armed Services Committee in February that the war in Afghanistan was at a "stalemate."

'The Taliban Can't Win,' Says Commander Of U.S. Forces In Afghanistan

Gen. John W. "Mick" Nicholson settles into his wood-paneled office inside the American-led military headquarters in Kabul. It's lined with plaques, pictures and ceremonial swords.

Firefighters watch from their fire trucks as wildfires continue to burn on Thursday, near Calistoga, Calif.

31 Killed In Deadliest Week For Wildfires In California's History

The death toll from a series of blazes in Northern California has reached at least 31 people — making it the deadliest week for wildfires in the state's history. Officials are warning that more deaths are likely.

"We're moving into a recovery phase," Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano said. "That is the reality part of it."

Speaking late Thursday, Giordano said that two more bodies had been recovered as search teams moved into areas where people had been reported missing in the wake of the fires.

Shop owner Jeff Binkley displays an AR-15 "Sport" rifle at Sarge's Sidearms on Sept. 29, 2016 near Benson, Ariz.

Poll: Majorities Of Both Parties Favor Increased Gun Restrictions

In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, most Americans — regardless of party — favor tightening restrictions on firearms, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll.

But significant partisan divides remain — and perhaps relatedly, they exist alongside divides in knowledge about guns in America.

A bump stock (left) fits on a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing speed, making it similar to a fully automatic rifle. Some lawmakers are calling for restrictions on the device after the Las Vegas shooting.

Lawmakers Say The ATF Should Regulate Bump Stocks. It's Not That Simple

Two weeks ago, bump stocks were just an odd-sounding firearm attachment largely unknown outside gun enthusiast circles.

That all changed early last week with the deadly shooting in Las Vegas where police discovered a dozen of the devices in the shooter's hotel room overlooking the city's neon-lit Strip. Now, Republicans and Democrats in Congress, the National Rifle Association and other pro-gun groups are asking for a fresh look at the legality of bump stocks.

President Trump walks with FEMA administrator Brock Long, second from right, and Lt. Gen. Jeff Buchanan, right as he tours an area affected by Hurricane Maria in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 3.

What Does Being A U.S. Territory Mean For Puerto Rico?

President Trump posted a series of early morning tweets on Thursday that put the disaster spotlight back on Puerto Rico.

Top Exec At Amazon Studios Put On Leave After Harassment Allegations

Updated at 2:30 a.m. ET

Roy Price, the head of Amazon Studios, has been put on leave following allegations published in The Hollywood Reporter that he sexually harassed a female producer for the series The Man in the High Castle.

President Trump arrives on Long Island to deliver remarks on law enforcement at Suffolk Community College in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., on July 28.

Trump Administration To End Obamacare Subsidies For The Poor

Updated at 11:40 p.m. ET

The Trump administration said Thursday that it would end the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing reduction payments designed to help low-income Americans get health care. Not paying the subsidies, health care experts have warned, could send the health insurance exchanges into turmoil.

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