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Tehran's mayor drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

Tehran's mayor drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

Three front-runners have emerged in Iran's presidential election: Hassan Rouhani, Ebrahimi Raisi, and Mohammad Ghalibaf. The Supreme Leader - now an ultra-conservative cleric named Ayatollah Ali Kha...

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FBI chief's unceremonious ouster boomerangs on president

March 8, 2017: During a cybersecurity conference at Boston College, Comey says he plans to serve his entire 10-year term, quipping, "You're stuck with me for another 6 1/2 years". Mitch McConnell, the...

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Party leaders won't rule out or commit to a coalition

The final outcome of British Columbia's election will not be known until absentee ballots are counted. Clark's Liberals won 43 of the 87 seats in the legislature, while the NDP had secured 41. "Brit...

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Emotional Zabaleta proud of ´wonderful nine years´ at Manchester City

At Manchester , it was pretty much a ideal night for Manchester City. Arsene Wenger's Arsenal must win their final game at home to Everton on Sunday and hope Liverpool slip up at home to relegated ...

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Donald Trump insists he has 'absolute right' to give Russian Federation secrets

Donald Trump insists he has 'absolute right' to give Russian Federation secrets

The White House refused to comment on the report. It is extraordinary for a president to share such information without consent of the country that collected it, apparently violating the confidentiali...

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House chairman seeks Comey-Trump documents

Republican U.S. Representative Jason Chaffetz , chairman of a House of Representatives oversight committee, said his committee "is going to get the Comey memo, if it exists". Democrats say that they ...

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Local history professor comments on Comey memo developments

Local history professor comments on Comey memo developments

The existence of the memo was first reported Tuesday by The New York Times , which said it was drafted after a February meeting in the Oval Office. Last week, the Republican president fired Comey, ...

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Seoul: North Korea missile program progressing faster than expected

Seoul: North Korea missile program progressing faster than expected

Council diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity because the consultations were private, said China never mentioned working with the USA on a new sanctions resolution, and both China and Russian ...

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Attackers of peaceful protesters in Washington DC were Erdogan's security detail

Attackers of peaceful protesters in Washington DC were Erdogan's security detail

He committed to backing Turkey's fight against the Islamic State group and a Kurdish insurgency known as the PKK, which the USA, the European Union and Turkey all consider a terrorist organization. Th...

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UN Ready to Impose Further Sanctions on North Korea

UN Ready to Impose Further Sanctions on North Korea

The reclusive North, which has defied all calls to rein in its weapons programs, has been working on a missile, mounted with a nuclear warhead, capable of striking the USA mainland. Council members ex...

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Corbyn ally Len McCluskey ADMITS Labour can not election

And in the longer term we look to a faster rate of growth, driven by increased private and public investment, to keep our accounts in shape. "This is a program of hope". "The question you always hav...

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Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

One of the men wept as his sentence was read out and pleaded for leniency. The convicted men will be publicly caned in the province's capital Banda Aceh on May 23 before the fasting month of Ramadan...

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Tehran mayor Ghalibaf withdraws candidacy in Iran's presidential candidacy

Tehran mayor Ghalibaf withdraws candidacy in Iran's presidential candidacy

Qalibaf called on his supporters to vote for Raisi on May 19. "I ask all my supporters in the country to support the success of our great brother Hojatoleslam Seyed Ebrahim Raisi", Qalibaf stated in...

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China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

North Korea has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of a year ago in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continent...

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Virat Kohli and co. will play in ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Defending champions India will take part in the Champions Trophy next month, BCCI said on Sunday, ending weeks of speculation over the team's participation in the premier tournament. India have made i...

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Derek McInnes: Rangers should be

Derek McInnes: Rangers should be "embarrassed" to finish behind Aberdeen

Suggesting Rangers are poised to take advantage of McInnes losing key players this summer, Caixinha further bemused his opposite number by publicly stating his admiration for out of contract Dons sk...

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Russian Federation ready to provide transcript of Lavrov-Trump talks

The highly classified information about an Islamic State plot was collected by Israel, a crucial source of intelligence and close partner in the fight against some of the America's fiercest threats in...

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Tillerson's Israel Comments Got The Worst Kind Of Guy 'Furious'

Tillerson's remarks were the first time that a senior figure in the President Trump administration has publicly raised the possibility that moving the embassy to Jerusalem could harm the new admin...

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Trump, Erdogan seek to strengthen ties: White House

Trump, Erdogan seek to strengthen ties: White House

President Donald Trump meets with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington , Tuesday , May 16, 2017 . Trump stated that the U.S. would "offer our s...

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Memo alleges Donald Trump tried to shut down investigation

The Times report also said Comey documented every conversation he had with Trump in detailed memos, including the president's request to drop the investigation on Flynn. "There are other memos about...

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Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend may be spared jail

Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend may be spared jail

Judge Ian Pringle told her that normally such an offence would mean a custodial sentence. "To prevent this extraordinary, able young lady from following her long-held desire to enter the profession ...

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Putin: I Can Prove Trump Passed No Secrets

Putin: I Can Prove Trump Passed No Secrets

US President Donald Trump and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meet for talks in the Oval Office at the White House. The spy in question, whose life now hangs on the line after Trump report...

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French President Emmanuel Macron meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin

French President Emmanuel Macron meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin

In comments to reporters ahead of her meeting with Macron, and following Sunday's confidence-boosting victory for her conservative Christian Democrats in a state election, German Chancellor Angela M...

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Trump Defends Sharing 'Facts' About 'Terrorism And Airline Flight Safety' With Russia

Lawfare got into more of the potential problems, like the possibility of this disclosure violating the president's oath of office and of it raising the stakes over whether Trump records conversations...

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White House insists Trump's disclosures 'wholly appropriate'

White House insists Trump's disclosures 'wholly appropriate'

Following the meeting, the White House contacted the CIA and National Security Agency to contain the damage, according to the Post . Spicer made his debut at the podium January 21 by reading a fi...

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White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

Last year, we lost twelve officers in California, a number that always carries significant weight, no matter how high or low it may appear. Former U.S. The police officers were quick to turn the pra...

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Sanchez at the double as Arsenal down Sunderland

Sanchez at the double as Arsenal down Sunderland

Behind champions Chelsea and Tottenham, Liverpool (73 points, one match remaining), City (72 points, two matches remaining) and Arsenal (69 points, two matches remaining) are chasing the final two t...

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White House denies Trump caused 'lapse in national security'

White House denies Trump caused 'lapse in national security'

He said the agenda is deregulation, tax reform and repealing and replacing the health care law. Garland, the federal judge nominated to the Supreme Court a year ago by President Barack Obama, was deni...

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Pakistan Not Allowed To Play Kulbhushan Jadhav 'Confession' Video At UN Court

India and Pakistan on Monday sparred in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the death sentence awarded to ex-Indian Navy Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav with New Delhi seeking annulment of the...

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THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch: defense chief

THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch: defense chief

One source said if two or three booster engines are combined, the maximum range would increase to more than 10,000 km. North Korea on Sunday test-fired a ballistic missile from a region near its wes...

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