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Counting begins in Iran Presidential election

Counting begins in Iran Presidential election

He cited no evidence. Voters who spoke to The Associated Press from the cities of Bandar Abbas, Hamadan, Isfahan, Rashat, Shiraz and Tabriz also described crowded polling places. Six candidates had ...

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Saudi Arabia pulls out all stops for Trump visit

President Trump will try to leave his troubles behind as he departs on the first foreign trip of his presidency. Mr Trump has tried to put investigations into his campaign and his first four months ...

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Trump administration gives notice on NAFTA renegotiations

Premier Kathleen Wynne says a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement is an opportunity to improve trade relations for Ontario. Farm Country suddenly went on red alert. Many farme...

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GST announced: Dal, milk, rice and other items to get cheaper

The tax rate on gold has not been finalised yet, he said, adding that the Council will meet again on June 3. On Friday, the Council is likely to decide the tax rates of items like beedi, biscuits,...

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Turkey Protesters Say Erdogan Supporters Attacked Them in Washington

The bloody brawl sent nine to the hospital and Turkish security officials were seen coming out of the ambassador's residence, then retreating to the residence grounds, a law enforcement official said,...

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Osinbajo Signs Executive Orders On Ease Of Doing Business, Others

Osinbajo Signs Executive Orders On Ease Of Doing Business, Others

This is in opposition to a statement made by Laolu Akande, special adviser on media and publicity to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, that his principal will sign the budget into law. Osinbajo had said...

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30 leaders reaffirm their commitment to Belt and Road

30 leaders reaffirm their commitment to Belt and Road

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks at the Leaders' Roundtable Summit of the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation at Yanqi Lake International Convention Center in Beijing ,...

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North Korea's detention of U.S. citizen 'concerning': White House

North Korea's detention of U.S. citizen 'concerning': White House

The English version of the state-run Korean Central News Agency identified the detained citizen as Jin Xue Song, a Chinese version of the name Kim Hak-song. "He was a very diligent, hardworking man de...

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Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz To Leave Office At The End Of June

Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Thursday that he will resign from Congress next month, a move that calls into quest. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday said his office is making plans to hold a special ele...

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Greenpeace asks Alberta regulator to halt Kinder Morgan Canada IPO

Greenpeace asks Alberta regulator to halt Kinder Morgan Canada IPO

Finally, Advantage Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in QUALCOMM during the fourth quarter worth $200,000. The share price is trading in a range of $19.32 - 19.62. After $1.20 actual EPS re...

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Pentagon plans to 'annihilate' IS fighters

Pentagon plans to 'annihilate' IS fighters

Dunford said the coalition, working alongside Turkish and partnered forces, has cleared "ISIS elements" from the Turkish-Syrian border, stemming the flow of foreign fighters, weapons and money to ISIS...

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Trump discusses North with Moon envoy

Trump discusses North with Moon envoy

However, he stressed the need for a peaceful resolution by working through the United Nations with countries including China , the North's traditional ally and benefactor. Hong said South Korea ha...

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Attack on Libya airbase kill 141 people

Attack on Libya airbase kill 141 people

However, both the GNA and defence ministry condemned Thursday's attack by the Third Force and said they had not ordered any such action, vowing to investigate and sanction those responsible, accordi...

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Sen. Lindsey Graham: Russia probe looks like it's a 'criminal investigation'

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Russia probe looks like it's a 'criminal investigation'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has told senators that he knew FBI Director James Comey was going to be fired even before he wrote a memo that provided a basis for Comey's dismissal. "I believe...

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Firing FBI chief eases 'great pressure' from probe

But he added: "I haven't lost my confidence in the president to be our president, I just haven't". "I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation". "I believe it hurts our country terribly, b...

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Brother and sister from Portugal won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Brother and sister from Portugal won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

He said: "We live in a world of disposable music, fast food music without content and I think this can be a victory for music that means something". Bulgaria came in second place with 615 points and M...

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Trump complains of 'witch hunt' Russian Federation probe in paranoid tweets

Graham said that lawmakers need to speak with the new special counsel, former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III, about not impeding his investigation. A New York-born Vietnam war vet aged 72, Mue...

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Anti-government protests claim another life in Venezuela

Anti-government protests claim another life in Venezuela

Venezuela has been hit by a series of violent protests since early April, that have left at least 34 people dead and hundreds injured, as the opposition ramps up the pressure on Maduro to call overd...

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Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal

Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal

Press TV staff casts their ballots for Iran's 2017 elections. Voters told NL Times that there were between 100 and 200 people standing in line to vote shortly after the Iranian Embassy in The H...

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Trump Reportedly Told Russians That Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Eased Investigation

Trump Reportedly Told Russians That Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Eased Investigation

The dollar also managed to claw back some losses, having tumbled to seven-month euro lows but analysts said Trump's troubles were unlikely to throw the Federal Reserve off its course of raising intere...

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Trump told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure from investigation

Rosenstein was picked by Trump to be deputy attorney general in mid-January. But he added, "I wrote it". And yet, here we're confronted with fresh evidence to the contrary - with Trump admitting to R...

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Word of Trump pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation director could come within days

Word of Trump pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation director could come within days

And while Trump praised chief of staff Reince Priebus after the House passed a health care bill last week, associates say the president has continued to raise occasional questions about Priebus' leade...

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North Korea hails 'defence science warriors' in grand parade

North Korea hails 'defence science warriors' in grand parade

Even though during his presidential campaign Moon Jae-in advocated a more moderate approach towards North Korea , he has also said that Pyongyang must slow down its weapon development before South Ko...

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Syria, Russia condemn US-led coalition strike

Syria, Russia condemn US-led coalition strike

The attack was the first such close confrontation between US forces and fighters backing President Bashar al-Assad. The Syrian military official did not say how many soldiers were killed, but the Sy...

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Video Shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Watching Attack on Washington Protesters

And in general, Erdogan is a figure who presides over profound political polarization back home. They have no right to lay their hands on reporters or protesters or anyone else for that matter, when t...

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Trump sets plan to renegotiate NAFTA, local lawmakers keeping watch

Lightizer says the goal of bringing the three countries to the table will be to enable the U.S.to use the deal to support higher paying jobs and to grow the economy. President Trump made a campaign pr...

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Mexico private sector eyes more NAFTA content in future products

Mexico private sector eyes more NAFTA content in future products

USDEC is supported by staff across the United States and overseas in Mexico, South America, Asia, Middle East and Europe. There also has been some speculation that the United States would seek separ...

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PM congratulates Xi on OBOR summit

PM congratulates Xi on OBOR summit

Noting that China and Italy both boast ancient civilizations, Xi said the two countries have been connected by the historic Silk Road. In 2013 Chinese President Xi Jinping had unveiled the "Silk R...

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Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

August 29, 2016: Yet another explicit photo of Weiner emerges, this time of him shirtless in boxers sitting next to his sleeping 4-year-old son. He is expected to appear in a federal courtroom in Ma...

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White House says Trump will hold off on naming FBI director

White House says Trump will hold off on naming FBI director

Trump met with the Russians on May 10, the day after he fired Comey. Trump told television anchors at a lunch Thursday he was close to making a selection. Clarification: This story has been updated ...

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