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Nigeria’s female candidates seek victory despite harassment

KANO, Nigeria (AP) – Nervous ahead of Nigeria’s delayed election, a group of young women picked up their cellphones and wished each other well. “Honestly I’m so tensed and scared,” one typed. “I feel like crying. This is so [...]

Nayib Bukele, an Outsider Candidate, Claims Victory in El Salvador Election

SAN SALVADOR — Salvadorans elected Nayib Bukele, the media-savvy former mayor of the capital, as their next president on Sunday, delivering a sharp rebuke to the two parties that emerged from the country’s brutal civil war in the [...]

Greeks Approve Deal to Rename Macedonia, in Victory for the West

ATHENS — Overcoming Russian meddling in the Balkans and intensive domestic opposition, Greek lawmakers on Friday cast a wrenching vote to set aside historical antagonisms and recognize the newly renamed nation of North Macedonia, [...]

Judge weighs GOP victory claim in disputed N. Carolina race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A North Carolina judge is considering a demand to order the victory of the Republican in the country’s last undecided congressional race despite an investigation into whether his lead was boosted by illegal vote-collection [...]

Bill Scher on Pelosi’s victory, Beto 2020, Green New Deal, & Trump’s crimes

Home News Bill Scher on Pelosi’s victory, Beto 2020, Green New Deal, & Trump’s crimes Guest Bill Scher joins today’s episode of the UnPresidented podcast to talk about Nancy Pelosi sealing the deal on the House speakership, whether [...]

Divisive race ends with Republican Hyde-Smith victory

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is returning to Washington as a solidly loyal Trump supporter. He campaigned for her during her Senate runoff against Democrat Mike Espy. She won Tuesday’s contest and returns [...]

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 [...]