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As Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford says she will testify to Congress, will Trump get his Supreme Court pick?

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Poetry and bickering at Iran’s presidential debate

In this photo released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting on Friday, May 31, 2013, presidential candidates from left, Mohammad Reza Aref, Mohsen Rezaei, and Hasan Rowhani, attend a TV debate, in a state-run TV studio, in Tehran, Iran. A hard-liner calls for "reconciliation with the world" as Iran's ailing economy takes center stage at the first presidential debate by eight candidates to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The hopefuls, vetted by the countrys ruling clerics, argue about how to deal with high inflation and unemployment, stemming in part from international sanctions over the Islamic Republic's disputed nuclear program. (AP Photo/Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, Mehdi Dehghan)TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran's ailing economy, hit hard by international sanctions over its disputed nuclear program, was supposed to be the center of the first debate Friday between eight hopefuls running for president but the biggest fight on stage was over the format of the debate itself.