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Mr. Rouhani's popularity has gone down, with 74% of Iranians feeling their living standards have not improved following the nuclear deal two years ago. "There's nothing that. brings out young, liberal voters like a hard-line conservative, which Raisi is", Kupchan said. Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi further touched upon the unemployment issue in the country and implicitly accused Rouhani's government of failing to address the country's economic problems.
  • BC Greens leader Andrew Weaver seeks official party status

    BC Greens leader Andrew Weaver seeks official party status

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    Horgan says he has spoken with Liberal Leader Christy Clark but that his view of the election is much different from hers. "A large majority of people would like to see the Green Party supporting the government on a vote-by-vote basis, instead of a formal coalition".
  • North Korea: Ballistic missile test successful

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    But Tong Zhao, an analyst with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, said Sunday's test may give Pyongyang "a regional nuclear deterrence" option, meaning it might no longer need to pursue a weapon to reach as far as the USA mainland.
  • Clapper: US Gov't 'Under Assault' by Trump After Comey Firing

    Clapper: US Gov't 'Under Assault' by Trump After Comey Firing

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    Clapper said America's founding fathers had created three co-equal branches of government with checks and balances, but with Trump as president, that was now under assault and "eroding". GRAHAM: I think it was inappropriate. Republican Senator Mike Lee of Utah said on " Fox News Sunday " that if there are recordings, it is "inevitable" that they will be subpoenaed and have to be turned over.
  • China asks India to shed narrow-minded nationalism

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    PM Nawaz said, "As an old friend, it is a matter of huge pleasure for him, government and the people of Pakistan to witness the success of this event as well as the transformational potential of OBOR for the peace, progress and prosperity of the people of the world".
  • Exit polls show Merkel's CDU wins key German election

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    She is thought to have lost the debate on security, education, transport, immigration, and the comparatively high unemployment rate. It was the third straight state defeat for the SPD since March, casting a shadow over their once bright hopes of denying Merkel a fourth four-year term in the national election on September 24.
  • Death of Lisnaskea woman being treated as murder

    Death of Lisnaskea woman being treated as murder

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    Detectives remained at the scene on Abbey Road where the incident occurred yesterday. His mum Concepta "Connie" Leonard was stabbed to death before the killer turned the knife on himself at the isolated detached house near Maguiresbridge, Co Fermanagh.
  • Police search garages for body of schoolgirl Danielle Jones

    Police search garages for body of schoolgirl Danielle Jones

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    The 15-year-old was last seen alive on 18 June, 2001 when she left her home in East Tilbury, Thurrock, to catch the bus to school. The search was launched following information received by the Kent and Essex serious crime directorate (SCD) which was alerted to unusual activity in the garage block around the time of her disappearance.
  • Harper, Nationals reach $21.6 million deal for 2018 season

    Harper, Nationals reach $21.6 million deal for 2018 season

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    A White Sox 9, Padres 3: Pinch hitter Melky Cabrera had a key two-run single in host Chicago's eight-run eighth inning when San Diego relievers faced 14 batters. It should be absolutely no surprise that Thames is constantly being tested for PED use. Thames, a former Major League Baseball journeyman who couldn't earn a regular job, has hit.333 with 13 home runs, 33 runs scored and 25 RBI.