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Iran's top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote

Iran's top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote

The candidates included custodian of Imam Reza Holy Shrine Ebrahim Raeisi, First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri, Mayor of Tehran Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, former minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mostafa Mirsalim, former Minister of Physical Education Mostafa Hashemi Taba, and President Hassan Rouhani.



Chelsea Manning documentary is in the works

Manning was deployed in Iraq as an intelligence analyst when she leaked hundreds of thousands of files to Wikileaks . Military prosecutors had argued that Manning's leaks severely damaged USA intelligence. She clearly looked forward to what life might hold for her outside the military prison walls. I wish her the most honest and heartfelt best for her future, and hope that she takes as much time as she needs to recover from the grotesque and shameful ordeal to which she was subjected.


LeBron: Boston fans are born 'pumped,' don't need any more

LeBron: Boston fans are born 'pumped,' don't need any more

So let's say there's a scenario in which the Celtics push James and Co.to a seven-game series. The key matchup will be between Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas . Boston's mettle has been tested. Crowder is expected to be the primary. This setback comes with several harsh facts attached, none worse than this reality: In the final 19 minutes, John Wall didn't score, but Celtics reserve forward Kelly Olynyk had 14 points.


Britain to investigate use of personal data in political campaigns

Britain to investigate use of personal data in political campaigns

Britain said it was investigating how politicians and campaigners use data to target voters with online advertising to make sure they comply with electoral laws and do not abuse people's privacy. Ms Denham told the Radio 4 Media Show : "Facebook and other social media platforms are very powerful". Ms Denham added: "The important part of our investigation is there's been allegations, there's been a lot of trade and analysis of people's digital trails online that then allows political ...



Trump Approves Plan to Arm Syrian Kurds

President Donald Trump walks back into the White House in Washington after seeing off Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following Erdogan's visit today. Last month, the Turkish military bombed Kurdish forces in Syria and Iraq, in one case with American forces only about six miles (10 kilometers) away.