• Iranian election back to two-horse race as Tehran mayor withdraws

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    Iran's senior vice president dropped out of the country's presidential race Tuesday to endorse current President Hassan Rouhani , who is seeking a second term. Rouhani, who pledged to reduce Iran's global isolation and grant more freedoms at home, averted a second round by winning just over 50 percent. Speaking at a gathering in the mainly Kurdish populated city of Urmia in northwest of Iran, Raisi said he saw no differences between the country's diverse peoples and faiths.
  • 8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrested

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    He expresses regret for shooting the sheriff's deputy. The deputy asked Godbolt to leave, and at first, it seemed like Godbolt would comply, he said. As of Sunday morning, the name of the victims, including the deputy, had not been released. Godbolt also killed three females at the house, Strain said, before heading to another residence in the nearby city of Brookhaven and fatally shooting two boys, Strain said.
  • Iraqis demand compensation after US probe into Mosul strike

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    He said IS has tried to set up similar incidents since then, prompting Iraqi and coalition forces to adjust combat tactics and watch locations more carefully in advance of strikes. "The best way to protect civilians is to defeat ISIS", the general said, using an alternate acronym for the group. Initially, residents say they were inundated with journalists and Iraqi government officials, but within a week the neighborhood was "abandoned", said Ali Idriss, 30, whose home is within eyesight ...
  • Qld police officer injured near Grafton

    Qld police officer injured near Grafton

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    Unconfirmed reports suggested the shooting occurred during a police pursuit. "He is contained within the exclusion zone", a police spokesman told AAP. Police could not confirm the identity of the victim but say they were responding an incident in the region. Queensland Police have urged people to avoid Wallers, Forestry, Ringwood and Fords Roads.
  • NKorea fires apparent Scud-type missile into eastern waters

    NKorea fires apparent Scud-type missile into eastern waters

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    The North Korean regime has hundreds of artillery cannons and rocket launchers within range of one of the most densely populated cities on Earth - Seoul , the capital of South Korea , Mattis said. This is the ninth missile test North Korea has conducted this year . As with a number of previous North Korean tests, the timing of Monday's launch came close to a key global event.
  • Memorial Day services in NEPA

    Memorial Day services in NEPA

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    The parade will start at 11:00 a.m.at the Quincy American Legion. ALTOONA - The Bishop Eugene A. Garvey Catholic War Veterans Post 1691 Memorial Day parade will start at 8:45 a.m. The day finishes with a patriotic concert at Pacific Auditorium at 7 p.m. "This is the 150th anniversary of the Memorial Day celebration and it's very important to us that it stays focused on its intended objective", Cliff Post, the Parade Chairman, explained.
  • NKorea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

    NKorea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

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    The missile was sacked at 5:39 a.m. local time (4:39 p.m. Sunday ET) from an area near Wonsan, Kangwon province, toward the eastern part of the Korean Peninsula, according to a statement from South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff . Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to take "concrete action" with the USA after North Korea's latest missile launch, which landed in the Sea of Japan.
  • Singaporeans urged to take precautions when travelling to southern Philippines

    Singaporeans urged to take precautions when travelling to southern Philippines

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    A Philippine soldier sits on an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) while residents fleeing from Marawi city drive past on a highway going to Marawi, in Balo-i town, on the southern island of Mindanao, May 24, 2017. "The situation is very fluid and movements are dynamic because we wanted to out-step and out-manoeuvre them", he said. Martial law has been declared in Mindanao following heavy clashes between Filipino government troops and militants in Mindanao's Marawi city .
  • Courtois: Sanchez goal should never have stood

    Courtois: Sanchez goal should never have stood

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    While Wenger has done little to curb the endless rounds of speculation, he admits that the matter should have been cleared up long before supporter protests were sparked. The Arsenal players expect Wenger to confirm he will be staying on. I just want to do well for this club and, after that, it is down to the board members to decide if I am the right man to take this club further and for me to decide if I'm the right man, that is it.