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Iran's Ahmadinejad defends decision to run

Responding to the Leader's advice, Ahmadinejad said that he had no intention or plan to run for president, just to express full support for the candidacy of his protege Hamid Baghaei five months later. Ahmadinejad's candidacy could fracture hardline support for Raisi, thus jeopardizing Raisi's chances. More than 500 people have filed as possible candidates since registration began Tuesday and ends Saturday. Read More

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Zarif calls USA bombing of Syria unacceptable

However, the Syrian nerve gas attack blamed on Russia's ally, Syrian President Bashar Assad, and the retaliatory U.S. missile attack against Syria has sent U.S. Trump said it was "certainly possible" though "probably unlikely". This comes after consensus from USA and world leaders that his government forces were behind the attack. Read More

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Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza!

Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza!

Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. Sunday. "It kind of gives me a sense of okay I know where those eggs are.it still sounds like a fire detector but I know its an egg", Fisher says. participated in the annual Easter Egg Party today , April 13th. Open to children from infants through sixth-graders. Laura Tait giving away Easter eggs. Read More

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Almost $500K in campaign funds has gone to Trump-owned entities

The Trump Make America Great Again Committee, a joint venture between the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee, collected more than $9.8 million in total receipts at the end of the first quarter. They also spent at least $2.7 million on data, telemarketing, and other fundraising activities to maintain its database of largely small donors. Over 250,000 contributors have given online to either Trump's campaign or to the RNC this year, GOP sources told the Post. Read More

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United States attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines': Russia, Iran

United States attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines': Russia, Iran

The Lebanese militant group has invested thousands of fighters in the defense of Assad's government. "We understand that the latest action taken by the United States was a measure meant to prevent the further worsening of the situation". In an interview on "Fox News Sunday", H.R. McMaster pointed to dual USA goals of defeating the Islamic State group and removing Assad from power. The strike was the first time American forces targeted a Syrian government installation in the course of the war. Read More

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Emma Morano, world's oldest person, dies in Italy at age 117

I'm happy she didn't suffer but passed away that way, tranquilly", Bava said Saturday. Morano, who lived in northern Italy, was born on November 29, 1899, four years before the Wright brothers first took to the air. "She forgets nothing", Yamile Vergara, her nurse for over 40 years, said at the time. Morano told reporters that she had a fiancé who died during World War I, before she was forced into marrying someone else who threatened to kill her if she refused. Read More

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Selfie time: Modi rides the Delhi metro with Australian PM Turnbull

The Australian PM also emphasised on the need to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) led by China in the wake of the U.S. Prime Minister Narendra Modi sure takes his selfies seriously. The joint statement said India welcomed the passage of the Civil Nuclear Transfers to India Act by the Australian Parliament, which could ensure commercial exports of Australian uranium begins soon. Read More

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Trump dumps Russia, woos China instead

Trump says he immediately called US Defense Secretary James Mattis after reports emerged about the incident in Idlib province. Sandy Pho, a senior program associate for the Kissinger Institute on China at the Wilson Center, said that Trump, like many new presidents, has been facing a learning curve on the ways of Beijing . Read More

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Interest in where and when Trump may attend church services

The decision by White House officials signals a major change from the Obama administration , which had released numerous records during his presidency, according to the magazine. "The Obama administration agreed to release the visitor logs in response to our lawsuits, and despite the Trump administration's worry over 'grave national security risks and concerns, ' only positives for the American people came out of them". Read More

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Trump Jr. mocks college students' concern over Chick-fil-A

Trump Jr. mocks college students' concern over Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy has publicly spoken about his opposition to gay marriage. If a private company has the right to the fund anti-gay marriage initiatives like Krayden suggests, don't students also have the right to protest Chick-fil-A coming to their campus? "I've tried very hard within the last semester and a half to promote this safe environment for the LGBTQ community", said Rachel Coury, president of Lambda, a gay rights group. Read More

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Trump strategy on N. Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

At the same time, in his words, North Korea is a nuclear power concerned over Washington's so-called "humanitarian operations". "We will go to war if they choose", he added. USA and Afghan officials have been anxious by reports that Russian Federation is strengthening ties with the Taliban, seeking to stop the Islamic State from creeping into Central Asia. Read More

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Thousands flee homes in Syria 'population swap'

Residents leaving Fouaa and Kefraya will be taken to government-held areas in Aleppo. The Observatory said 2,200 people from Zabadani and Madaya had left, among them 400 rebels. Dozens of rebel fighters, including from al-Qaida's former Syria affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front, stood guard at the marshalling point, the AFP correspondent reported. Read More

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US declines to brand China a currency manipulator

A currency manipulator designation is largely symbolic and triggers negotiations between the United States and any country determined to be manipulating its exchange rate. "One by one we are keeping our promises", he wrote on Twitter . Consumer products and automobiles are the main drivers of the trade deficit. In 2016, Americans bought more than 75 percent of Canada's exports. Read More

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Nigeria thwarts Boko Haram plan to attack US, UK embassies

Some children were used to carry out bombings, but the numbers were relatively small compared to the overall attacks carried out by the group. "We took a vow in April 2014 that we'll not stop until our girls are back and alive", said Fatima Abba-Kaka, an activist attending the marches, cultural events and an inaugural lecture by the Emir of Kano, one of the two most important Muslim leaders in Nigeria. Read More

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China warns war could break out 'at any moment' over North Korea

Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing for North Korea's most important. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi delivers a speech at the China Development Forum in Beijing in March. "He is making a big mistake", the US President said. Yi said that "all relevant parties should be highly vigilant" about the situation and that war would result in a situation "in which everybody loses and there can be no victor". Read More

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Aaron Hernandez: Hernandez found not guilty in double murder

The jury also acquitted him of witness intimdation for shooting the star's prosecution witness, Alexander Bradley, in Florida in 2013. It convicted him of a single charge: unlawful possession of gun. Prosecutors said Hernandez opened fire on a auto carrying two men because he felt disrespected when one of the men bumped into him and spilled his drink. Read More

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Brewers win 4th straight with 10-4 rout of Reds

Brewers win 4th straight with 10-4 rout of Reds

The Brewers send Tommy Milone (0-0, 9.00 ERA) to the mound in game two of the series tonight. Thames would tack on another run with a solo shot in the fifth inning. Zach Davies will pitch for Milwaukee tomorrow, and his only game at Cincinnati in his career was a great one, freezing out the Reds through four innings. Read More

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Serbian Premier Aleksandar Vucic elected president

Vucic's predecessor Tomislav Nikolic, a pro-Russian member of his Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), is likely to retire from political life. The president of the electoral commission Vladimir Dimitrijevic has confirmed that voting took place in an atmosphere of calm and that no significant irregularities were reported. Read More

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Kansas gives GOP 'warning sign' over Georgia special election

Ted Cruz appeared with him at a campaign rally in Wichita on Monday. Estes defeated Democrat James Thompson , drawing 52.5 percent of the vote to Thompson's 45.7 percent. National Republicans showed some concern in the closing days of the race, however. They nearly always pick up seats in midterm elections for Congress, and they usually win more at the state and local level too. Read More

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Taxes: President scraps tax plan, timetable threatened

Taxes: President scraps tax plan, timetable threatened

Other options are being shopped on Capitol Hill. Mr. Trump said Democrats should be motivated to find negotiate on health care because " they own Obamacare". "Tax reform doesn't rise to that level of intensity", he added. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, said that all of the trial balloons surfacing in public don't represent the work that's being done behind the scenes. Read More

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Sweden attack suspect refused residency

Sweden attack suspect refused residency

Hundreds of flower bouquets covered steps leading down to the square next to where the truck ploughed into the Ahlens department store, with more piled up under boarded-up windows. Although some of them did not suffer life-threatening injuries and have since been released from hospital, it is reported that at least 10 remain in medical facilities in "serious condition". Read More

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Georgia cops fired after videos surface of them punching and kicking motorist

In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017 photo released by the Gwinnett County (Ga .) Sheriff's Office, Demetrius Bryan Hollins poses for a photograph after being arrested. The seemingly low rate of discipline for officers over the use of excessive force is why Hollins' case has drawn the attention of the Black Lives Matter chapter for the Greater Atlanta area, activists said. Read More

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After UP CM, Rajasthan Governor opposes holidays on birth anniversaries

After UP CM, Rajasthan Governor opposes holidays on birth anniversaries

Currently, the state is supplying power for 18 hours to rural areas, 20 hours in Tehsil towns and Bundelkhand and 24 hours in district headquarters, cities and industries. The chief minister also launched the "1912" toll-free helpline for complaints. Speaking on the occasion, the CM said that his government is dedicated to the poor people of the state and that it will fulfil all promises made in the BJP's election manifesto. Read More

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8 coaches of Rajya Rani Exp derail near Rampur, 2 injured

8 coaches of Rajya Rani Exp derail near Rampur, 2 injured

The ministry's tweet claimed that only two person had been injured in the accident while ground reports said that at least a dozen hsd sustained injuries. The Northern Railways have already arranged for a rescue train. Top railways officials, including Moradabad Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Pramod Kumar, have reached the spot and medical teams have been pressed into action, Sharma said. Read More

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Libyan coast guard says 97 missing after migrant boat sinks

Some of the African migrants who were rescued. Though some of the rescued sang songs of joy, according to a tweet from the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF), one teenager was found dead in a rubber dinghy. Libya is a major transit point for migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. The International Organization for Migration reports that as of April 9, some 664 migrants have died on the Mediterranean, with 90 percent on the Libya-to-Italy route. Read More

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Sanders calls on Trump to come to Congress over Syria strikes

In his first televised interview, H.R. McMaster pointed to dual US goals of defeating the Islamic State group and removing Assad from power. "From now on we will respond with force to any aggressor or any breach of red lines from whoever it is and America knows our ability to respond well", said the statement published by the group on media outlet Ilam al Harbi (War Media). Read More

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