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AllAfrica.com
Ojuogboh - Why Peace Deal With Sheriff Failedall the bad reasons. In this interview with Onyebuchi Ezigbo, one of the key al
Ojuogboh - Why Peace Deal With Sheriff Failed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 minutes ago
all the bad reasons. In this interview with Onyebuchi Ezigbo, one of the key allies of embattled Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and former National Vice Chairman of the PDP, South-south, Dr. Cairo Ojuogboh, spoke on the stalemated peace efforts and why... Read more
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Daily Maverick
And then there was one: The woman likely to be the next Public Protector, Busisiwe MkhwebaneIn March, the damning Constitutional Court Nkandla judgment found Parliament ha
And then there was one: The woman likely to be the next Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 hours ago
In March, the damning Constitutional Court Nkandla judgment found Parliament had acted “unlawfully” and “inconsistent with the Constitution” in adopting a resolution absolving President Jacob Zuma from repayments for nonsecurity benefits at his rural... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida editorial roundupof the Department of Children & Families, committed to ensuring that the troubl
Florida editorial roundup
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
of the Department of Children & Families, committed to ensuring that the troubled agency could keep children safe, secure and alive. Angela Dufrene died anyway. Her mother said so in court. "She is dead," Marjorie Dufrene said, a stunning... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA, EFF relationship will help Parliament – Steenhuisenthinks the party’s new-found co-operation with the EFF will have an impact on t
DA, EFF relationship will help Parliament – Steenhuisen
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
thinks the party’s new-found co-operation with the EFF will have an impact on their relationship in the National Assembly and will be good for the country. Past friction in the National Assembly helped the parties develop a rapport, he said from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
You Reap What You Sow: Lessons From Zambia's Electionsan opinion. Therefore, some of what I write is my opinion. It is said that opin
You Reap What You Sow: Lessons From Zambia's Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
an opinion. Therefore, some of what I write is my opinion. It is said that opinions are like noses; everyone has got one and it usually has a couple of holes in it. Take this piece for its worth while recognizing that you also have the right to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mica faces GOP challenge in bid for 13th House termMica, R-Winter Park, has never lost an election since and is campaigning for hi
Mica faces GOP challenge in bid for 13th House term
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Mica, R-Winter Park, has never lost an election since and is campaigning for his13th term. But Mark Busch of Casselberry, who is challenging Mica in the Aug. 30 Republican primary for the 7th Congressional District seat, said that's too long for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Two Republicans seek NC House majority leader’s postRep. John Bell IV of Wayne County and Rep. Michael Speciale of Craven County ha
Two Republicans seek NC House majority leader’s post
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
Rep. John Bell IV of Wayne County and Rep. Michael Speciale of Craven County have expressed interest in filling the remainder of former Rep. Mike Hager’s term as Republican House majority leader. Rep. David Lewis, a Dunn Republican and the House... Read more
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The Hill
Trump and Clinton should 'un-rig' the debatesare not interested in any competition from outsiders. You cannot get any more
Trump and Clinton should 'un-rig' the debates
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
are not interested in any competition from outsiders. You cannot get any more elite than that. Second, polls can be murky and manipulative. The 15 percent is an arbitrary number determined by the average of five polls that are chosen by insiders.... Read more
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The Atlantic
Donald Trump Isn't Relying on Faith AloneThat’s why the Trump campaign announced today that it has hired Pryor to lead i
Donald Trump Isn't Relying on Faith Alone
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
That’s why the Trump campaign announced today that it has hired Pryor to lead its faith and Christian outreach effort. According to the Trump aide Alan Cobb, she will oversee communications, social media, events, and other efforts aimed at attracting... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thailand's Prayut to consider continuing PM rolewhenever the issue came up. His remarks came after a prominent former senator
Thailand's Prayut to consider continuing PM role
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
whenever the issue came up. His remarks came after a prominent former senator said he would launch a new political party and nominate Prayut as Thailand's next prime minister after general elections planned for late 2017 take place. Paiboon... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chakwera's K650 Million Mansion Raises Questions - Chidzanja - Nkhoma Alleges Party Funds Abusediverting party funds to fund the construction of his personal mansion in Lilon
Chakwera's K650 Million Mansion Raises Questions - Chidzanja - Nkhoma Alleges Party Funds Abuse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
diverting party funds to fund the construction of his personal mansion in Lilongwe. The said mansion sits on a 5-acre land in an exclusive suburb of Area 6 in Lilongwe and ha so far consumed MK600 million of what the anti-Chakwera faction--led... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Crisis Lingers, Court Reaffirms Sheriff's SackBy Anayo Onukwugha, Chibuzo Ukaibe and Kunle Olasanmi There appears to be no e
PDP Crisis Lingers, Court Reaffirms Sheriff's Sack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Anayo Onukwugha, Chibuzo Ukaibe and Kunle Olasanmi There appears to be no end in sight to the leadership wrangle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after the party's national convention slated for Port Harcourt, River State, yesterday, was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bid to Scrap Presidential Age Limit BeginsUganda’s President Yoweri Museveni Tuesday confirmed that he had received a pet
Bid to Scrap Presidential Age Limit Begins
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni Tuesday confirmed that he had received a petition that seeks the removal of the presidential age limit. A statement from State House Entebbe said the president received the proposal seeking the amendment of Article... Read more
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Anwar Ibrahim Blog
Asean’s tough guys dig in « Demi RakyatBY ACHARA ASHAYAGACHAT . 15/8/2016 (BANGKOK POST) Citizens of Thailand are not
Asean’s tough guys dig in « Demi Rakyat
Anwar Ibrahim Blog / Posted 7 days ago
BY ACHARA ASHAYAGACHAT . 15/8/2016 (BANGKOK POST) Citizens of Thailand are not alone in the region when it comes to having to put up with dialogue-averse strongman leaders looking to consolidate authoritarian power. The 15 million people of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prayut mulls staying on as premiersuch an unforeseeable thing. Like I've said, why fear the invisible ghost? Anyo
Prayut mulls staying on as premier
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
such an unforeseeable thing. Like I've said, why fear the invisible ghost? Anyone else [can be the next prime minister] and I think there are many more who are better than me," Gen Prayut said regarding the matter. "Try choosing one of them,... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
The continuing relevance of the U.S. Constitution in American politics Posted Aug. 17, 2016 at 7:02 AM Posted Aug. 17, 2016 at 7:02 AM In the hurl
The continuing relevance of the U.S. Constitution in American politics
Desert Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Posted Aug. 17, 2016 at 7:02 AM Posted Aug. 17, 2016 at 7:02 AM In the hurly-burly of a presidential campaign, it is easy to forget what a privilege it is to select the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Yarborough, Jordan, Redman, MacLean and Freeman bios and questionnairesFLORIDA HOUSE, DISTRICT 12, REPUBLICAN PRIMARY Terrance Freeman Bio I am a pr
Yarborough, Jordan, Redman, MacLean and Freeman bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
FLORIDA HOUSE, DISTRICT 12, REPUBLICAN PRIMARY Terrance Freeman Bio I am a proud husband and father of four daughters. After a successful professional baseball career I earned college and advanced degrees in physical education, sports psychology,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Zanzibar President, Jumbe a Victim of His Own ReformsFront (CUF). CUF secretary-general Seif Sharif Hamad said Mzee Jumbe stood for
Former Zanzibar President, Jumbe a Victim of His Own Reforms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Front (CUF). CUF secretary-general Seif Sharif Hamad said Mzee Jumbe stood for the dignity of the people of Zanzibar, and paid for it. "Zanzibaris should remember that it was Mzee Jumbe, who, when still the President of Zanzibar initiated the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Hurdle Halts Select Team March to New-Look Electoral CommissionThe joint select committee of Parliament on electoral reforms are yet to agree
One Hurdle Halts Select Team March to New-Look Electoral Commission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The joint select committee of Parliament on electoral reforms are yet to agree on the number of commissioners that will sit in a new team to manage the 2017 General Election. While the ruling Jubilee coalition wants nine commissioners on a full-time... Read more
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Roll Call
Ryan to Cover 12 States Campaigning for House Candidates in Augustoverwhelming primary victory in Wisconsin last week, Speaker Paul D. Ryan is hi
Ryan to Cover 12 States Campaigning for House Candidates in August
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
overwhelming primary victory in Wisconsin last week, Speaker Paul D. Ryan is hitting the campaign trail to help some of his House Republican colleagues and GOP congressional hopefuls replicate that success. Ryan will visit eight states between now... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The 2016 General Elections and Matters Arisingwill take an objective view of the whole electioneering process for the benefit
The 2016 General Elections and Matters Arising
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
will take an objective view of the whole electioneering process for the benefit of politicians who have ears to listen and act accordingly if they desire to win the upcoming Presidential and Parliamentary elections on 7th December,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Fullwood, Davis, Brown and Gaillot compete for Democratic primary for Florida House, District 13FLORIDA HOUSE, DISTRICT 13, DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY Rep. Reggie Fullwood, Tracie Da
Fullwood, Davis, Brown and Gaillot compete for Democratic primary for Florida House, District 13
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
FLORIDA HOUSE, DISTRICT 13, DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY Rep. Reggie Fullwood, Tracie Davis, lee Brown II, J.R. Gaillot Reggie Fullwood’s Bio Elected in 2010, Reggie Fullwood currently represents District 13 in the Florida House of Representatives. For the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Ignore hype: All is not lostOXFORD — A bit of advice for people in a total tizzy over the presidential elec
Ignore hype: All is not lost
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 8 days ago
OXFORD — A bit of advice for people in a total tizzy over the presidential election: Get a soda and some popcorn, turn off CNN and Fox for an hour or two and watch the 2015 movie, “Our Brand is Crisis.” By the time the movie’s closing credits roll,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trump's policy calls for vetting of aliens' viewsvetting of immigrants seeking admission to the United States, vowing to overhau
Trump's policy calls for vetting of aliens' views
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
vetting of immigrants seeking admission to the United States, vowing to overhaul the country's screening process and block those who sympathize with extremist groups or don't embrace American values. He laid out a broad, nonspecific plan... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
CDC: Talks on senate's role with NLA on FridayRepresentatives of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) will sit down with t
CDC: Talks on senate's role with NLA on Friday
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
Representatives of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) will sit down with the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) on Friday to discuss how to amend the draft charter's transitory provisions, CDC spokesman Udom Rathamarit said on Tuesday. The... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Parties keep first say on PM picksConstitution Drafting Committee chairman Meechai Ruchupan indicates he now need
Parties keep first say on PM picks
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
Constitution Drafting Committee chairman Meechai Ruchupan indicates he now needs two ways to select a prime minister after next year's expected elections - the second one involving the appointed Senate helping to choose an unelected premier. (Photo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kiraitu, Orengo Team Seeking to Extend Their Term By a YearThe team of MPs and senators handling talks on electoral reforms wants to be gi
Kiraitu, Orengo Team Seeking to Extend Their Term By a Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The team of MPs and senators handling talks on electoral reforms wants to be given one year so that it can supervise the implementation of its recommendations. Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria, who was among seven legislators representing Jubilee in the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
What you need to know about Thailand's referendumThai referendum: Animals, campaign bans and arrests all part of vote on draft c
What you need to know about Thailand's referendum
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
Thai referendum: Animals, campaign bans and arrests all part of vote on draft constitution A referendum in which campaigning is banned, monkeys are destroying polling material, and an unelected Senate could choose a potentially unelected Prime... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I'm Ready to Work With Raila and Cord, Says MudavadiCord, a development that would see him play a bigger role in the outfit. Sugge
I'm Ready to Work With Raila and Cord, Says Mudavadi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Cord, a development that would see him play a bigger role in the outfit. Suggestions of him being named the presidential candidate or at least a running mate have been rife this past week within the opposition. His allies say they have had a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IEBC Select Team Deadlocked on Law Amendments, Voters' RegisterNairobi — Members of the CORD and Jubilee Coalitions in the Joint Parliamentary
IEBC Select Team Deadlocked on Law Amendments, Voters' Register
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Nairobi — Members of the CORD and Jubilee Coalitions in the Joint Parliamentary Select Committee on electoral reforms are headed for a clash after the Opposition changed its stand on making constitutional amendments before the August 2017... Read more
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Daily News
Paada Yathra in retrospectThe much heralded Paada Yathra or protest march by the Joint Opposition is now
Paada Yathra in retrospect
Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
The much heralded Paada Yathra or protest march by the Joint Opposition is now over and with the dust settling, the political impact and more lasting impact of the march on Sri Lanka’s political process should be accessed. Billed as the major... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
GOP District 19 state House candidatesIn mid-July, the Palatka Daily News asked candidates in August elections to tel
GOP District 19 state House candidates
Palatka Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
In mid-July, the Palatka Daily News asked candidates in August elections to tell our readers more about themselves. Candidates received extensive questionnaires and were given more than two weeks to complete the questionnaires. Below are the answers... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
CRAWFORD COMMENTARY | Who were our most-qualified candidates for President?has unfolded: That Clinton, by virtue of being U.S. Secretary of State, a two-t
CRAWFORD COMMENTARY | Who were our most-qualified candidates for President?
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 13 days ago
has unfolded: That Clinton, by virtue of being U.S. Secretary of State, a two-term senator from New York, a presidential candidate in 2008, the nation’s First Lady for eight years and the First Lady of Arkansas for 12 years, has a resume unmatched... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT: INQ&A with Senator Tito Sottothe position of the current Senate president. Sotto, who has also weighed in o
FULL TEXT: INQ&A with Senator Tito Sotto
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
the position of the current Senate president. Sotto, who has also weighed in on the reimposition of the death penalty and plans to amend the Philippine Constitution, sat down with INQUIRER.net through the weekly interview show INQ&A on Tuesday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Leadership Forum Wrapped up - Communiqué- 09 August 2016. The meeting was chaired by the President of the Federal Repub
National Leadership Forum Wrapped up - Communiqué
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
- 09 August 2016. The meeting was chaired by the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, and was attended by; the Speaker of the Federal Parliament, H.E. Mohammed Osman Jawari; the Prime Minister of the Federal... Read more
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The Christian Post
Protecting Elections From Cheaters Isn't RacistKen Blackwell is the Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment at the Family Researc
Protecting Elections From Cheaters Isn't Racist
The Christian Post / Posted 14 days ago
Ken Blackwell is the Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment at the Family Research Council, and the Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow for Public Policy at the Buckeye Institute in Columbus, Ohio Again state legislatures have approved new rules to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Chairmanship - Govs, Others Torn Between Agbaje and GeorgeBy Olawale Olaleye, Segun James, Onyebuchi Ezigbo and Ademola Babalola With a
PDP Chairmanship - Govs, Others Torn Between Agbaje and George
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
By Olawale Olaleye, Segun James, Onyebuchi Ezigbo and Ademola Babalola With a few days to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the leadership of the party still appears to be divided over its... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Pro-coup party supports Prayut for post-election PMto request he serve as an outsider prime minister following the election. He c
Pro-coup party supports Prayut for post-election PM
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
to request he serve as an outsider prime minister following the election. He confirmed he plans a general election for the House of Representatives next November, but did not set an exact date. Both steps came after the government-sponsored draft... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Cha-cha starts in JanuaryMANILA, Philippines – The process of amending the Constitution – including the
Cha-cha starts in January
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The process of amending the Constitution – including the push for federalism – will start in January next year or after the approval of the national budget, congressional leaders said yesterday. Senate President Aquilino... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Paiboon to set up political partyFormer charter drafter Paiboon Nititawan says he plans to set up a new politica
Paiboon to set up political party
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
Former charter drafter Paiboon Nititawan says he plans to set up a new political party to contest next general elections. (Post Today file photo) Paiboon Nititawan, a former member of the now-defunct National Reform Council, has announced his... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Paiboon to set up new political partyFormer charter drafter Paiboon Nititawan says he plans to set up a new politica
Paiboon to set up new political party
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
Former charter drafter Paiboon Nititawan says he plans to set up a new political party to contest next general elections. (Post Today file photo) Paiboon Nititawan, a former member of the now-defunct National Reform Council, has announced his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Party Apologises to Nigerians Over Budget Feud(APC) has accepted responsibility for failing to nip in the bud the embarrassin
Ruling Party Apologises to Nigerians Over Budget Feud
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
(APC) has accepted responsibility for failing to nip in the bud the embarrassing face-off between the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara and a member of the party and former Chairman of the Appropriation Committee,... Read more
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dna
Thailand: Junta chief Prayuth reiterates election in 2017Thailand will hold a general election in 2017, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha
Thailand: Junta chief Prayuth reiterates election in 2017
dna / Posted 15 days ago
Thailand will hold a general election in 2017, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday, seeking to allay concerns his military government might delay plans for a return to democracy, days after the country endorsed a military-backed... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prayut: Election process to begin by December 2017will go the polling stations. The prime minister made the assurance on Tuesday
Prayut: Election process to begin by December 2017
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
will go the polling stations. The prime minister made the assurance on Tuesday before attending a meeting of the cabinet and the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) at Government House. The meeting discussed the unofficial results of the... Read more
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Slate
The Tragic Untold Tale of the Rumormonger Who Took Down Alexander HamiltonThe Original Attack DogJames Callender spread scurrilous stories about Alexande
The Tragic Untold Tale of the Rumormonger Who Took Down Alexander Hamilton
Slate / Posted 15 days ago
The Original Attack DogJames Callender spread scurrilous stories about Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. Then he turned on Thomas Jefferson, too. This article is adapted from Whistlestop: My Favorite Stories From Presidential Campaign History. “A... Read more
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Reuters
Thai junta chief Prayuth reiterates election in 2017Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha arrives at a cabinet meeting at governmen
Thai junta chief Prayuth reiterates election in 2017
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha arrives at a cabinet meeting at government house in Bangkok, Thailand August 9, 2016. BANGKOK Thailand will hold a general election in 2017, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday, seeking to allay... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prayut confirms election next yearmove put an end to speculation the poll could be delayed to early 2018 followin
Prayut confirms election next year
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
move put an end to speculation the poll could be delayed to early 2018 following comments on Monday by the chief constitution writer. The prime minister made the assurance on Tuesday before attending a meeting of the cabinet and the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
In Big Shoes: Crunch time in the search for a new Public ProtectorOne of the rather more enduring pictures of the recent local government electio
In Big Shoes: Crunch time in the search for a new Public Protector
Daily Maverick / Posted 16 days ago
One of the rather more enduring pictures of the recent local government elections was President Jacob Zuma hanging out with Nkandla locals in the voting queue. He laughed and joked alongside them. And then they voted IFP. Nkandla had already fallen... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email Letters: August 8, 2016August 8, 2016 Republican party can’t admit they’re wrong about Trump It seem
Email Letters: August 8, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
August 8, 2016 Republican party can’t admit they’re wrong about Trump It seems quite obvious to me that the big names and old stalwarts of the Republican party would much rather expose their followers to eight more years of Democratic... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Montie trio: Matters arising out of Supreme Court ruling8 August 2016 I have had the benefit of reading the Supreme Court’s unanimous
Montie trio: Matters arising out of Supreme Court ruling
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 17 days ago
8 August 2016 I have had the benefit of reading the Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion to explain the Court’s conviction and subsequent sentencing of the Montie Gang, and some owners, directors and secretaries of the impugned media house. The... Read more
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