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COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION DAY: 28 days Reporter's Notebook: In the Eye of the Trump Firestorm. It started on a Friday afternoon. The debate was two days away and Donald Trump was supposed to travel to Wisconsin the next day for an appearance at the Elkhorn Fall Fest. The press was excited for fried fair food. But that fateful afternoon everything changed. ABC’s CANDACE SMITH offers an inside look from the campaign trail with the Trump campaign: NJ Gov. Chris Christie Slams Donald Trump's 2005 Remarks About Women as 'Completely Indefensible.' New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, one of Donald Trump’s staunchest advocates, denounced Trump’s lewd comments about women in a leaked 2005 tape, saying he was with Trump when the video surfaced, writes ABC’s MORGAN WINSOR. “Let’s be really clear. It is completely indefensible,” Christie told Craig Carton on WFAN radio this morning when asked about the comments. “I won’t defend it and haven’t defended it. That kind of talk and...
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Moscow, March 28, IRNA – Moscow State University awarded here on Tuesday its honorary doctorate degree to the visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Algiers , March 28, IRNA – Iranian and Algerian officials signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the area of cinema.
Moscow, March 28, IRNA - The Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov said on Monday that in the framework of Astana agreements, Tehran, Moscow and Ankara are trying to separate normal opposition fro
Tehran, March 28, IRNA – Iran Foreign Ministry on Tuesday denounced recent comments by the United States vice president, calling them an attempt to promote Iranophobia.
Islamabad, March 28, IRNA — Iranian authorities have handed over 70 Pakistani nationals to Pakistani authorities at Taftan border in Balochistan, state media reported.
Tehran, March 28, IRNA – Algerian Minister of Culture Azzeddine Mihoubi says cultural movements play an important role in fighting against Takfiri and extremist groups, stressing that Algeria sees it
The 29.63% increase in gas prices in April will be discussed at an open meeting at the energy regulator. Electricity prices will also increase by 1%. It has already become clear that this will lead to
Tehran, March 28, IRNA - President of the Algerian Council of the Nation Abdelkhader Bensalah praised Iran’s efforts in fighting terrorism in Iraq and Syria.
Tehran, March 28, IRNA – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani urged further economic and parliamentary cooperation with Bangladesh, saying the two should also strengthen their banking interactions.
Tabloid's front page focussing on prime minister, first ministers' legs called out for sexism.
Addis Ababa - At least 25 officers of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) will participate on 27-30 March, this year, in the African Union (AU) Utulivu III military drill of Central Command, also dubbed Af
MSPs are expected to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for an independence referendum in a Holyrood vote.
Cadre deployment is set to take on a new meaning after the ANC resolved to develop a framework to hold its comrades to account, but political analysts are not convinced.
Minister Gugile Nkwinti says he has no idea why President Jacob Zuma instructed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to return home, but added that "it must be serious".
The night after a growing number of officials called for the chairman of the Trump-Russia investigation to recuse himself and the news that the President’s son-in-law will be hauled in for questioning
Argentine government offices and dependencies don't seem to be able to get things right. When they publish maps of Argentina including the disputed South Atlantic Islands, on s
The House on Tuesday is expected to vote on a controversial measure that would allow internet service providers (ISPs) to sell your browsing history and habits without your consent.The Senate voted 5
Three African students were attacked by a group of residents in Greater Noida
Argentine foreign minister Susana Malcorra has announced that Argentina has definitive international support for its defined continental shelf limits, with the exception of the
Profiles of eight people who will work out the detail of the exit deal.
According to the diplomat, the OSCE Minsk Group, which is tasked with the settlement of the conflict, can turn to the UN if need be.
Luanda - José Diogo Ventura, secretary general of the "Processo 50" Association, praised on Monday in Luanda the political trajectory of the President of the Republic, José Eduardo dos Santos, and hi
Georgian nationals with biometric passports will be able to travel to most European Union member states without visas as of March 28. The day has been eagerly anticipated by Tbilisi, which has long so
There's been an outpouring of messages and condolences following the death of struggle stalwart and icon Ahmed Kathrada.
In a slick online video, 22-year-old Turkish student Ali Gul sits in front a drum kit and framed artwork while making tart remarks about Turkey’s political leadership. He wraps up by musing that
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the third anniversary of the adoption of the UN General Assembly resolution “Territorial Integrity of Ukraine” (68/262) demands from the Russi
Moscow’s Tverskoy District Court has ordered a 25-day arrest of Nikolai Lyaskin, an associate of opposition activist Alexei Navalny and head of the Progress Party’s Moscow division, for a
Jacob Zuma tells senior leaders of the South African Communist Party that he plans to fire Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan - sources.
China is wrapping up the construction of its military infrastructure on the South China Sea islands, a U.S. think tank said in a report Monday. The country, which laid claims to almost all of the int
Limiting the number of polling stations in countries outside the EU and the prohibition of using languages other than Bulgarian during the election campaign are said to be part of the problems that in
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa will participate in negotiations with the Road Accident Fund facilitated by the CCMA.
Ahmed Kathrada died this morning at the age of 87. Here are some pictures of the Struggle icon from Independent Media's archives.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan faces a court showdown with the Guptas today, with President Zuma also there as an “interested party”. But wait there's more...
Luanda - The presidents of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos, and of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Guema, expressed their satisfaction at the spirit of solidarity that characterizes the fraternal r

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