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Lion elected Jerusalem mayor in victory for ultra-Orthodox

JERUSALEM (AP) – Longtime political activist Moshe Lion has been elected mayor of Jerusalem in a victory for ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents. Lion, who was backed by much of Israel’s top leadership, claimed victory over Ofer Berkovitch [...]

‘I think it’s over’: Sinema closes in on Arizona Senate victory

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema’s campaign manager released a statement Sunday calling the Democrat’s lead in Arizona’s Senate race “insurmountable.” | Matt York/AP Photo Elections It would take a stunning reversal for Martha [...]

Migrants Bring Cricket (and Victory) to Life in Northern France

Yet two years after the government cleared the “Jungle,” in October 2016, there are still frequent police raids on migrant camps, and the lives of many seem stuck in limbo. The number of migrants in the Calais area has since dropped [...]

White House prepares to spin defeat as victory

President Donald Trump and his allies have crafted a face-saving plan if Democrats trounce their way to a House majority — tout Trump as the savior of Republicans in the Senate. | Carolyn Kaster/AP photo white house The White House [...]

Pelosi declares victory before Election Day

“When we do win, when we open the new Congress, we will honor the vows of our founders, e pluribus unum,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said. | Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images elections The House minority leader’s [...]

Andrew Gillum rides Bernie Sanders endorsement, far-left support to upset victory in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum won the Democratic primary for Florida governor Tuesday, pulling off an upset against better funded and better known candidates on his quest to become the state’s first black governor. Gillum [...]

‘No Shame’: Rape Victim Watches His Attackers Take Victory Lap on TV

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ahmad Ishchi accused Afghanistan’s vice president and his guards of beating and raping him. But when they returned from exile, they were feted, not handcuffed. Source: NYT > World

Imran Khan Nears Victory in Pakistan Election

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Though the results were not final, the former cricket star said in a televised address that he would “run the country in a way it’s never been run before.” Source: NYT > World

Erdogan, Flush With Victory, Seizes New Powers in Turkey

[unable to retrieve full-text content] In a flurry of decrees since his inauguration last week, the Turkish president has made clear that he will wield unchecked authority in all walks of life. Source: NYT > World

Trump Claims a Big NATO Victory, Over Allies of the U.S.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The president took “total credit” for persuading U.S. allies to increase military spending beyond current goals — a claim quickly undercut by at least two European leaders. Source: [...]