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An Iranian journalist who had spoken to Raisi supporters after the election told Reuters they were furious at the way the president had spoken about their candidate and themselves. And although Rouhani's reformist discourse was relatively limited during the 2013 campaign, activists read between the lines and saw his presidency as an opportunity to escape the closed political arena shaped by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad .
  • U.S. strikes Syria militia threatening U.S.-backed forces

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    The Pentagon said it had been operating in the Al-Tanf area for months training partner forces to battle IS. USA officials and Syrian activists said the airstrike took place in the Tanf desert along a highway near the border with Jordan , although it was unclear if it struck the Syrian army or just militias allied with the government.
  • India opens its longest bridge near China border

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    Speaking on the BJP's one year rule in the state Prime Minister Modi said that within one year of party's rule in Assam, the state got rid of a lot of problems. Compared to the previous UPA government which was "steeped in corruption", the NDA dispensation has delivered graft-free governance, which is its "most outstanding" achievement, the BJP today said.
  • Led coalition admits 105 civilians killed in Mosul strike

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    He said the 500-pound bomb contained almost 200 pounds of explosive weight. From where he stood at least five completely destroyed homes were visible. US reconnaissance aircraft were overhead watching the facility but also did not see the civilians, Isler said. "For the coalition and America to hold themselves responsible for the airstrike is a good sign, and we would like for them to look after those who lost their loved ones", said Zakhi, 51, a Mosul University worker.
  • Cloud Computing pulls surprise to win Preakness

    Cloud Computing pulls surprise to win Preakness

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    The 13-1 long shot was one of five fresh horses in the Preakness that didn't run in the Kentucky Derby on May 6th. When he launched a drive on the outside in the stretch, Always Dreaming was already in command. Always Dreaming won his previous four races and was unbeaten before this surprising loss. "Once he got a spot early, we figured the race can be won or lost in that first turn", Brown said.
  • Bitcoin experiences surge in value of cryptocurrency

    Bitcoin experiences surge in value of cryptocurrency

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    However, customers will need to have their digital currency stored on Coinbase, one of the top Bitcoin exchange sites. Presently, most of the trading activity for bitcoin is relegated to Asia, though with the disruption affecting most large exchanges, this phenomenon could have global ramifications for the bitcoin market.
  • Secret Republican Senate Talks Shaping Health Care Legislation

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    Thursday, NPR discussed the Republican "health care" bill that recently passed the House. MacArthur is a Republican who played a key role in helping the GOP-led U.S. "This measure ensures that New Yorkers' health stays a priority and is protected regardless of the current uncertainty within the federal healthcare conversation".
  • Conte offers support for Wenger ahead of final showdown

    Conte offers support for Wenger ahead of final showdown

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    The fans were able to forgive 2013-14's failures as they were swept up in new-found optimism that the silverware would start flowing again. But I definitely prefer Petr Cech , I think he's a better keeper, and I also think that Cech should reap the rewards of having played an entire season for Arsenal and be the starting Cup Final goalkeeper.
  • Trump discussed terrorism and climate change with Pope Francis, says Tillerson

    Trump discussed terrorism and climate change with Pope Francis, says Tillerson

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    By deciding to stick with old-school requirements in the Vatican (wearing veils) but not in Saudi Arabia , Melania and Ivanka showed the U.S. is only willing to honor one of the two religions beyond the diktats of etiquette. President Donald Trump seems to have put put his previous criticism of Pope Francis firmly in the past after meeting the Holy Father at the Vatican Wednesday.
  • Conte wants to stay 'many years' at Chelsea

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    But Arsenal played for 19 years in a row in this competition. "I just want to always make a decision, is it right or is it wrong, is it good or not?" Since losing to Manchester United that got everyone excited that there may yet be a title race in the Premier League, Chelsea have won seven straight, scoring a minimum of three goals in six of those seven games.
  • Iran accuses US of "Iranophobia"

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    Cardin, arguing for the legislation, said Iran's leaders are taking the country "on a path of destruction". "The population in Iran is generally satisfied and even representatives of the team opposed to Rouhani have recognized the results of the election".