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Most Florida counties done with hand recounts in Senate race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Officials say most of Florida’s counties have finished their hand recount in the state’s contentious U.S. Senate races. State officials ordered a manual recount on Thursday after a machine recount showed that [...]
Iraqi Voters Strengthen Hand of Militia Leader Who Battled U.S.
BAGHDAD — Moktada al-Sadr, a firebrand militia leader whose forces once battled American troops in Iraq and were implicated in widespread atrocities against civilians, has emerged as the surprise front-runner in the Iraqi national [...]
Kim Jong-un’s China Visit Strengthens His Hand in Nuclear Talks
In images and in words, Mr. Kim and Mr. Xi signaled that they had repaired the relationship between their countries, which had soured as Mr. Kim had accelerated his nuclear program and Mr. Xi had responded by endorsing — and enforcing [...]
Hand Grenades and Gang Violence Rattle Sweden’s Middle Class
Mr. Zuniga found work as a health aide, most recently caring for adults with severe disabilities and Alzheimer’s disease. He was a genial bear of a man who called everyone by a nickname — Bandito, Diablo, Loco, Feya — and no one, [...]
TFW You’re Trying To Buy Back Your Shit And They Hand You A Pee Tape
NO RUSSIA! NO RUSSIA! UNLESS … Okay, maybe there is Russia. Who’s ready to start the week with some weirdass Spy vs. Spy stuff? We honestly have no idea what to make of Friday’s dueling stories from The Intercept and the New York Times. [...]
Donald Trump offers a helping hand to China and Russia
Dilip Hiro Dilip Hiro, a TomDispatch regular, is the author, among many other works, of After Empire: The Birth of a Multipolar World. (Nation Books), His 36th and latest book is The Age of Aspiration: Power, Wealth, and Conflict in Globalizing [...]
El Salvador Again Feels the Hand of Washington Shaping Its Fate
“It’s going to be chaos,” said Bertila Parada, whose son built a life and a family in the United States, benefitting from the so-called Temporary Protection Status granted by the United States. “He gave them 19 years of work, [...]
A Foreign Hand in Protests? Iranians See Confirmation in Their History
American intelligence officials and Iran watchers say the protests appear to have started organically. The demonstrations, which are widespread and amorphous, do not match the playbook that Western intelligence agencies have used to mount [...]
A Little Preview Of How Trump Gonna Hand Our Infrastructure $$$ To His Golfing Pals
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a hand sneaking into everyone’s pocket…forever From Providence, Rhode Island, comes this tale of what Donald Trump’s glorious infrastructure plan might look like: much, much higher costs to [...]
Russian election hacking inquiry sees Facebook hand over ads
Facebook on Thursday agreed to hand over to congressional investigators more than 3,000 Russia-linked social media ads that appeared on its platform, two weeks after it notified Capitol Hill that fake accounts had spent about $ 100,000 on [...]