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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | The Latest: Lawyers agree to more deputies at recount site

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla — The Latest on the Florida election recount of 2018 (all times local): 2 p.m. Lawyers for the Republican and Democratic parties and their candidates have agreed to add three more sheriff’s deputies to monitor the recount of the Florida governor and Senate races at the Broward County election supervisor’s office. Circuit … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | The Latest: Lawyers agree to more deputies at recount site

ATLANTA | Broken voting machines, long lines under scrutiny in Georgia

ATLANTA  — Malfunctioning voting machines, missing power cords and hourslong lines at the polls are being scrutinized by candidates and election officials in Georgia, where the governor’s race is undecided while votes are still being tallied. Democrat Stacey Abrams, vying to become the nation’s first female black governor, trails Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brian … Continue reading ATLANTA | Broken voting machines, long lines under scrutiny in Georgia

ATLANTA | Broken voting machines, long lines under scrutiny in Georgia

ATLANTA — Malfunctioning voting machines, missing power cords and hourslong lines at the polls are being scrutinized by candidates and election officials in Georgia, where the governor’s race is undecided while votes are still being tallied. Democrat Stacey Abrams, vying to become the nation’s first female black governor, trails Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brian … Continue reading ATLANTA | Broken voting machines, long lines under scrutiny in Georgia

TOAMASINA, Madagascar | Madagascar voters go to the polls to choose a president

TOAMASINA, Madagascar— Voting started Wednesday in Madagascar where nearly 10 million registered voters are casting their ballots with hopes that a new leader will take this Indian Ocean island nation out of chronic poverty and corruption. The 36 presidential candidates have all promised to improve the country’s economy, create new jobs and end graft, but … Continue reading TOAMASINA, Madagascar | Madagascar voters go to the polls to choose a president

COLUMBUS, Ohio | In tight race, Ohio governor rivals hedging bets on Trump

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — In Ohio’s hard fought governor’s race, candidates of both parties are using the final stretch to hedge their bets on Donald Trump. Even as Vice President Mike Pence plans a Wednesday campaign stop for Republican Mike DeWine, the state attorney general is embracing the support of Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sihk), a … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | In tight race, Ohio governor rivals hedging bets on Trump

PARIS | Ronaldo says rape allegation affecting his personal life

PARIS — Cristiano Ronaldo‘s personal life is being impacted by the rape allegation against him, the soccer star said in an interview with France Football magazine. Excerpts from the interview were distributed Monday, with a full story expected to run in the French weekly magazine on Tuesday. “Of course this story is interfering in my … Continue reading PARIS | Ronaldo says rape allegation affecting his personal life

TBILISI, Georgia | Georgians choose new president directly for last time

TBILISI, Georgia  — Voters in Georgia are choosing a new president for the former Soviet republic, the last time the president will be elected by direct ballot. Opinion polls ahead of Sunday’s election suggested that none of the 25 candidates is likely to receive the absolute majority need for a first-round win. If no one … Continue reading TBILISI, Georgia | Georgians choose new president directly for last time

LONDON | Irish voters chose a president in a nationwide ballot

LONDON — Irish voters are choosing a president in a nationwide election. Polling stations throughout the country are open Friday with more than 3.2 million people entitled to vote. The official results are expected Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning. Six candidates are competing for the mostly ceremonial post, including incumbent President Michael Higgins and challenger … Continue reading LONDON | Irish voters chose a president in a nationwide ballot