Tag: National elections

Moldovans cast ballots in election between East and West

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BUCHAREST — Voters in Moldova were casting their ballots Sunday in a snap parliamentary election that is a choice between East and West. ...

‘We need help’: Haiti’s interim leader requests US troops

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s interim government said it asked the U.S. to deploy troops to protect key infrastructure as it tries to stabilize the...

Long-time world ski president Kasper dies at 77

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OBERHOFEN, Switzerland — Gian Franco Kasper, who retired after 23 years as president of the International Ski Federation last month, has died, the governing...

QAnon has receded from social media — but it’s just hiding

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On the face of it, you might think that the QAnon conspiracy has largely disappeared from big social media sites. But that's not quite...

DeSantis parts with Trump in response to Surfside tragedy

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SURFSIDE, Fla. — When the coronavirus ravaged Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis defiantly bucked mask mandates. He later cracked down on protesters advocating racial justice,...

Taking Trump’s cue, Bolsonaro clouds vote with fraud claims

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BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil’s presidential election is 15 months away, yet barely a day passes without President Jair Bolsonaro raising the specter of fraud...

Eyeing another run, Grassley shows Iowans he’s keeping up

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SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — In dress shirts and pants, Chuck Grassley and Tom Cotton dropped to their knees on stage at a recent Iowa...

Houston voter who waited 6 hours arrested for illegal voting

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AUSTIN, Texas — A Houston man who received widespread attention after standing six hours in line to cast a ballot in the 2020 Democratic...

Biden with few options to stabilize Haiti in wake of slaying

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MIAMI — The last time Haiti was thrust into turmoil by assassination was 1915, when an angry group of rebels raided the French Embassy...

Toyota changes stand, halts donations to election objectors

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DETROIT — Toyota has reversed itself and now says its political action committee will no longer contribute to the Republican legislators who voted against...