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By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Chancellor asks for probe on pressure over governor primary

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The chancellor of the North Dakota University System is asking for the state to investigate what he calls attempts by people to manipulate his office into influencing the 2016 primary election More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Pennsylvania official: Hackers maybe sought voter records

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's top elections official says he thinks Russian hackers who tried to access the state's election systems last year had hoped to alter voter registration records in an effort to More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Jaeger: North Dakota systems targeted, not breached

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger is acknowledging that the state's election systems were targeted by hackers last year, but giving few details. Jaeger says the state was notified Friday More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Tom Brady turns back on Trump amid national anthem protests

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who supported Donald Trump during the election, on Monday said he disagreed with the president’s suggestion that NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Japan’s PM says he will call snap election for parliament

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Monday he will call a snap election for parliament’s more powerful lower house for next month. Abe said at a news conference that he will dissolve the More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Mayor Walsh, 3 challengers on Boston’s preliminary ballot

BOSTON (AP) - Voters participating in Boston's preliminary election will be narrowing the field of mayoral candidates from four down to two. Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh is seeking re-election to a second four-year More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Angela Merkel, German chancellor, wins fourth consecutive term in Sunday’s federal election

By Austin Davis SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES BERLIN | Germans overwhelmingly delivered Chancellor Angela Merkel and her conservative Christian Democrats a fourth consecutive term Sunday in a federal election More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Angela Merkel set to win fourth term as German chancellor

BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives secured a fourth consecutive term in office on Sunday in an election that brought a far-right party into the German parliament for the first time in more More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Some Trump supporters grumble in battleground Michigan

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) - Republicans in Michigan, where Donald Trump triumphantly stamped the election last year, are giving the president mixed reviews nine months into his term in light of the all-but-dead More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Military, overseas voting begins in Ohio’s fall election

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Voting has opened for military and overseas voters in Ohio's fall election. That voting began Saturday. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO'-sted) says registration for the Nov. More...