Election


Former Prime Minister, a U.S. Citizen, Wins Somalia Vote

A former prime minister who holds dual Somali-U.S. citizenship was declared Somalia’s new president Wednesday, immediately taking the oath of office as the long-chaotic country moved toward its first fully…

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Somalia Faces Presidential Election Under Threat of Attack

Somalia is holding a groundbreaking presidential election Wednesday amid a security lockdown that has closed the capital’s international airport and cleared major streets. Fears of attacks by Islamic terror group…

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NYS Seeks to Intervene in NYC Voter-Purge Suit

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office will seek to intervene in a lawsuit accusing New York City election officials of mishandling an effort to purge outdated…

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No Doubt Russia Interfered in Election, Intel Chief Says

Brushing aside Donald Trump’s dismissiveness, the nation’s intelligence chief insisted Thursday that U.S. agencies are more confident than ever that Russia interfered in America’s recent presidential election. And he called…

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Great Expectations: Small Businesses Upbeat About 2017

Donald Trump’s election as president has made many small business owners more upbeat about 2017. Dean Bingham says he’s cautiously optimistic because business picked up at his auto repair shop…

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Obama Says He’d Have Beaten Trump in Election

President Barack Obama said in an interview released Monday that he would have beaten Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “if I had run again,” delivering an implicit criticism of Hillary…

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