Election


Rivlin Rejects Early Elections as ‘Insane’

Arguably the strongest reaction to the notion of calling early elections came from outside the country on Monday, when Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin said that to do so would be…

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Dutch PM Rutte Scores Big Victory Over Far-Right Wilders

Dutch center-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte scored a resounding victory over anti-Islam and anti-EU Geert Wilders in an election on Wednesday, offering huge relief to other governments across Europe facing…

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Exit Poll: Dutch PM Rutte Beats Anti-Islam Leader Wilders

The Netherlands’ main exit poll suggests Prime Minister Mark Rutte easily defeated anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders in Wednesday’s Dutch parliamentary election, which was seen as a litmus test for populism…

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Poll: Netanyahu Down, Lapid Up

The latest poll of the Israeli electorate shows the trend of a weakening Likud and a strengthening Yesh Atid has continued, Globes said on Monday. The opinion sampling, taken by…

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White House Adviser Asked FBI to Dispute Russia Reports

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump’s campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents…

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NYC Lowers Cost Estimate for Presidential Protection

New York City has lowered its cost estimate for guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence. Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill has written to New York’s congressional…

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De Blasio Has Election Year Issue: Ban the Bags

Two weeks after the state stung Mayor Bill de Blasio by barring the city from implementing a shopping bag fee, the Democrat is mulling whether to totally ban plastic bags…

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