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Friday's Iranian presidential election down to a two-man race

Friday's Iranian presidential election down to a two-man race

Jahanigir is part of the president's inner circle and was universally regarded as a "support" candidate for Rouhani. Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, a figure in the principlist political faction who struggled to drum up support for his presidential campaign by hammering President Rouhani, dropped out of race on Monday in favor of Raisi.


Trump tells Muslim leaders to 'drive out' terrorists

Trump tells Muslim leaders to 'drive out' terrorists

In a widely-anticipated speech to Muslim leaders on the second day of his visit to Saudi Arabia, Mr Trump encouraged Middle Eastern leaders to "drive out" terrorists, saying: "Terrorism has spread all across the world. Reacting to Trump's address, the Council on American Islamic Relations said "one speech can not outweigh years of anti-Muslim rhetoric", and urged "concrete actions.to reset relations with the Muslim world".



Sen. Lindsey Graham: Russia Probe Looks Like 'Criminal Investigation'

Most Republicans who were willing to speak after session said it was reassuring, but many Democrats were fuming ― especially at Rosenstein's refusal to answer questions about his memo. "Not completely, but pretty much", Graham said. "I'm fine with whatever people want to do", he added. There was confusion during the day surrounding Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser who has emerged as a central figure because of his own ties to Russian Federation, which led to his dismissal ...


Texas Lawmaker Threatened With Lynching After Seeking Trump Impeachment

Texas Lawmaker Threatened With Lynching After Seeking Trump Impeachment

Earlier in the week, President Trump was visited by his close advisers including lawyer and surrogate Michael Cohen to determine his need for hiring personal attorneys for Trump. On Wednesday, Green called for Trump's impeachment in a speech on the House floor. Get Texas Take, the Houston Chronicle's must-read political newsletter, sent to your inbox each weekday morning.


Morison slams Millwall pitch invaders who 'ruined our big Wembley moment'

Morison slams Millwall pitch invaders who 'ruined our big Wembley moment'

Millwall chairman John Berylson blasted the lack of stewarding and insisted the incident was different to the trouble that marred the club's 2013 FA Cup semi-final defeat against Wigan. But it is what it is. Bradford defender Tony McMahon was squared up to by Lions fans who had run the length of the pitch to taunt the losing side, while McCall said he too had been verbally abused.


President Trump told Russians 'firing nut job Comey relieved pressure'

President Trump told Russians 'firing nut job Comey relieved pressure'

He also reportedly said, "I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation". In a statement to the newspaper, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer did not directly deny claims the president had told Russian officials he felt firing Comey had taken the pressure of the Russia investigation off him.