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Iran's Regime Is 'Terrified of Its Own People,' Human Rights Activist Says As Voters Go to the Polls

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Turnout for the parliamentary election is expected to be low, reflecting widespread anger at the regime after it brutally suppressed protests and shot down a passenger plane.
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Iranians vote in parliamentary election, hardliners set to cement grip

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DUBAI - Hardliners loyal to Iran's supreme leader are likely to sweep a parliamentary election on Friday that will cement their grip on power as the country faces mounting U.S. pressure over its nuclear program and growing discontent at home.
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Iranians vote in parliamentary election, hardliners set to cement grip

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DUBAI - Iranians voted on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to help hardline loyalists of the supreme leader cement their grip on power amid intensifying U.S. pressure over Iran's nuclear program and simmering discontent over economic privations.
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Iranians Vote In Parliamentary Election, After 1 Week Of Campaigning

Iranians Vote In Parliamentary Election, After 1 Week Of Campaigning

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More than 15,000 people had to win one of 290 seats in Iran's parliament, but the government disqualified thousands - many of them reformist or moderate candidates - last month.
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Stacey Abrams Spearheads 'Fair Fight,' A Campaign Against Voter Suppression

Stacey Abrams Spearheads 'Fair Fight,' A Campaign Against Voter Suppression

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Since losing the Georgia governor's race in 2018, Democrat Stacey Abrams has launched Fair Fight - a voting rights campaign that's active in 18 battleground states ahead of this year's election.
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Iran extends voting in election by two hours due to ‘rush of voters'- TV

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DUBAI - Iran extended voting by two hours on Friday because of a "rush of voters" in the parliamentary election, state television reported.
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Trump considering some domestic air travel restrictions

Trump considering some domestic air travel restrictions

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's “certainly looking at” potentially restricting air travel between some U.S. cities, especially those with significant numbers of... Read more ...

Russia sends plane with medical supplies to U.S. for coronavirus response

Russia sends plane with medical supplies to U.S. for coronavirus response

Russia is sending a planeload of masks and other supplies to help the United States fight the coronavirus pandemic as the number of cases threatens to top 200,000 across the... Read more ...

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

After mounting COVID-19 cases and public pressure, GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis finally took a step he previously said he was waiting for the White House to order. Read more ...

Trump suggests wearing a scarf against coronavirus. The CDC isn't so sure

Trump suggests wearing a scarf against coronavirus. The CDC isn't so sure

President Donald Trump on Wednesday recommended wearing a scarf over the face to prevent the spread of coronavirus, even though the efficacy of such a measure remains... Read more ...

White House Correspondents' Association boots OAN from briefing rotation...

White House Correspondents' Association boots OAN from briefing rotation after reporter defies social distancing restrictions

The White House Correspondents' Association said on Wednesday it was booting a media outlet from its rotation of news organizations that get seats in the briefing room at the... Read more ...

Royal Caribbean's CEO won't be paid until September and other executives are...

Royal Caribbean's CEO won't be paid until September and other executives are taking 25% pay cuts as the coronavirus ravages the cruise industry

Royal Caribbean said Wednesday that its CEO would forego his salary until September in the wake of the coronavirus. Other executives are taking a 25% pay cut as the pandemic... Read more ...

Schumer Calls For Hazard Pay For Frontline Workers In Coronavirus Fight

Schumer Calls For Hazard Pay For Frontline Workers In Coronavirus Fight

A next coronavirus relief package should require additional pay for workers like nurses, doctors and first responders, the Senate minority leader said. (Image credit: Saul... Read more ...

Republicans reject Pelosi's rapid push for next rescue package

Republicans reject Pelosi's rapid push for next rescue package

Senate Republicans say Congress may eventually need to craft yet another major coronavirus package. But not at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's lightning-quick pace. While Pelosi... Read more ...

DOJ's Antitrust Division gets a coronavirus-themed April Fools prank

DOJ's Antitrust Division gets a coronavirus-themed April Fools prank

In dark times, a moment of jocularity came on Wednesday for the Justice Department's Antitrust Division. William Rinner, counsel to Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim... Read more ...

The US government reportedly asked the military for 100,000 body bags

The US government reportedly asked the military for 100,000 body bags

The US government's primary disaster response agency is asking the Defense Department for 100,000 body bags, according to a Bloomberg report. The Federal Emergency Management... Read more ...