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Rouhani, a moderate cleric who won a landslide victory in 2013 and then ended Iran's economic and isolation through a landmark nuclear deal with world powers, defended his record during a sustained attack by Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.
  • French reactions to Emmanuel Macron victory

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    Parisians lined the streets outside Mr Macron's campaign headquarters to see his motorcade whisk him away to the Louvre party. Le Temps carried pictures of joyous Macron supporters on its website and said the election's principal outcome was that France had chosen "a new man to begin its transformation".
  • Macron Defeats Le Pen For French Presidency

    Macron Defeats Le Pen For French Presidency

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    Investors in Europe were already betting heavily on a Macron victory, with regional indexes rising by around 4% in the weeks leading up to the election. He also acknowledged the anger of many voters and vowed to protect the weakest members of society. Despite having served briefly as economy minister in President Francois Hollande's deeply unpopular Socialist government, Macron managed to portray himself as the man to recast a political landscape moulded by the left-right divisions of the ...
  • Emmanuel Macron becomes France's youngest President

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    Initial estimates showed Macron, a 39-year-old former investment banker, winning between 65 per cent and 66.1 per cent of the ballots - higher than expected - and Le Pen scoring between 33.9 per cent and 35 per cent. The candidates' polar-opposite visions presented the 47 million registered voters with the starkest possible choice. Analysts said she looked set to maintain her grip on the National Front (FN), despite criticism from some party members, including her own relatives, over her ...
  • Trump Blasts 'Fake News' Coverage Of House Obamacare Repeal Bill

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    They cite concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditions, along with cuts to Medicaid. A moderate Republican, Sen. Senate Republicans, meanwhile, are assuring voters that they will take up the issue and write their own bill. But he's defending the House version anyway.
  • Gas leak in mine in central China kills 18 miners

    Gas leak in mine in central China kills 18 miners

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    Investigators are testing the gas while police have detained an unspecified number of people in connection with the accident, Xinhua said. China, world's largest coal producer has witnessed accidents of similar nature in the past. At least 38 people died in two separate coal mine disasters in China in December. Across all industries tracked by State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS), 198 deaths occurred in 15 major accidents.
  • Pentagon: Turkey put USA troops in danger with surprise airstrikes

    Pentagon: Turkey put USA troops in danger with surprise airstrikes

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    We have no secret agenda. Mark Toner, a State Department spokesman, said the United States was "deeply concerned" about the Turkish airstrikes, which were "not approved" by the USA -led coalition. Turkey's military outposts on the border with Syria came under fire from Kurdish militia across the frontier, the army said on Wednesday, a day after Turkish warplanes bombed groups in northeastern Syria and Iraq affiliated to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).Four outposts of the ...
  • Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra no stranger to controversies

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    Vishwas said the AAP member of legislature Amanutullah Khan's charge that he, Vishwas, conspired with the ruling BJP to split AAP was a grave offense and a lie. "I will send them to jail", he said. The latest episode has the potential to create rumblings in the AAP, which survived a crisis last week after senior leader Kumar Vishwas revolted against the party's functioning.
  • Anna Nicole Smith's Daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead, Stuns At The 2017 Kentucky Derby

    Anna Nicole Smith's Daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead, Stuns At The 2017 Kentucky Derby

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    Smith died in 2007 when Dannielynn was five months old. The father-daughter pair, who live in rural Kentucky, have been attending the Derby together for the past seven years. Perhaps topping prior years' outfits, her dress featured multiple shades of pink, complemented by her fascinator hat and flower-studded shoes. As noted as in a US Weekly report from November 2012, Larry allowed Guess Jeans to sign Danni to a contract with the brand to become the face of its junior clothing ...
  • French election: voters choose between Macron and Le Pen

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    Macron won a resounding victory over far-right rival Marine Le Pen. The election of a French president who championed European unity could strengthen the EU's hand in its complex divorce proceedings with Britain , which voted previous year to leave the bloc.