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    Today’s headlines include: Calls for White House Press Secretary to resign over claims that Hitler did not use chemical weapons; and former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run in next month’s presidential race.

    There have been wide spread calls for the Trump administration to fire the white house press secretary Sean Spicer after he said during a briefing yesterday that Hitler did not use chemical weapons.

    In shock move, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run in the country’s presidential race next month, despite a warning not to do so by the country’s supreme leader. We’ll be looking at what this means for the country’s political future.

    United Airlines has been facing a PR meltdown this week after security staff were filmed violently removing a passenger from one of its flights.  We’ll be looking at how the incident is now affecting the airline’s value, as share prices have dropped notably over the last two days.

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