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A look at Iran's presidential candidates

A look at Iran's presidential candidates

The elections are also for city and village councils. Iranians began voting Friday in the country's first presidential election since its nuclear de. Iranians headed to the polls as soon as the stations opened on Friday morning. Raisi has said he won't seek to tear up the nuclear deal. Raisi also has promised monthly cash payments to the poor, a populist move that's been popular with Iranian voters in the past.



Jason Chaffetz Expected To Step Down Before His Term Ends

As chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Chaffetz is in charge of investigating wrongdoing in the government. In his role as chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Chaffetz on Tuesday requested "all memorandum, notes, summaries and recordings referring or relating to any communications between Comey and the President" in a letter addressed to acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe.



Senate committees want Comey memos; intelligence panel asks him to testify

Comey relating to the FBI's investigation of alleged ties between President Trump's associates and Russian Federation, or the Clinton email investigation, including all audio recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, and memoranda", reads one of the letters from Senate Judiciary Chairman Sen.


Proposed CFA split would reduce force

Proposed CFA split would reduce force

BENDIGO can expect few changes to the way in which fire services are delivered after the state government announced it would split the CFA and career firefighters - but some fear the devil may be in the detail. "Where's the report, the smoking gun that says the CFA isn't working?" Volunteers have long complained that the government has not consulted them enough before making fire service announcements.



China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea

China's top diplomat, Foreign Minister Wang Yi, on Thursday reiterated calls for its dismantling. Before leaving Seoul for Beijing , Lee said Moon could meet Xi as early as July at a Group of 20 summit in Germany, while a separate meeting could also be possible in August.


Border Patrol agents shoot man at checkpoint near Tombstone

Border Patrol agents shoot man at checkpoint near Tombstone

Wednesday at the highway checkpoint north of Tombstone, about 70 miles from Tucson, which was temporarily closed due to windy weather. The woman said he had just left home and she was anxious about his medical condition and the guns and alcohol in his truck, sheriff's spokeswoman Carol Capas said.