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Tymoshenko Says Exit Polls Manipulated

on March 31, 2019

Ukrainian presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko has claimed that exit polls have been manipulated and do not reflect the real vote count. She was speaking as exit polls suggested she had placed third, behind President Petro Poroshenko, and would therefore not advance to the second round of the election.

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Erdogan: Turkish Ruling Party Emerges as Winner

on March 31, 2019

ISTANBUL — The Latest on Turkey’s municipal elections (all times local): 11 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his ruling party has emerged the winner of Turkey’s mayoral elections “by a wide margin” and has dealt a blow to those who tried to bring Turkey to its knees. Erdogan spoke after preliminary results relayed […]

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Wealthy Russian Businesswoman Dies In German Plane Crash

on March 31, 2019

One of Russia’s richest women, S7 Group chairwoman and co-owner Natalia Fileva, has died in a plane crash in southwestern Germany, the S7 airline says. The airline’s press service said on March 31 that Fileva, 55, was aboard a single-engine Epic-LT aircraft that crashed on approach to the small airport at the town of Egelsbach, […]

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The global threat of hunger is growing again after years of progress in reducing it, the United Nations says, because of the effects of climate change. It says this is just one aspect of a wider acceleration in the pace of the changes wrought by the world’s unremitting consumption of fossil fuels and the consequential […]

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Posted by Danny Sjursen at 8:12am, March 31, 2019.Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch. It turns out that I can thank former Army colonel and historian Andrew Bacevich for the fact that U.S. Army Major Danny Sjursen began his article-writing career at TomDispatch. That was in February 2017. His first piece was headlined “Mission Unaccomplished, 15 […]

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Our weekly panel discusses the Mueller Report, as the Democrats and their media allies put their eggs in the Russia-Gate basket and handed Trump a PR victory – Jacqueline Luqman, Jeff Cohen and host Paul Jay The post Deep Faith in the Deep State Gives Dems a Set Back appeared first on The Real News […]

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Liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova was elected president in Slovakia’s March 30 runoff. Incumbent President Andrej Kiska arrived to congratulate Caputova at her campaign headquarters in Bratislava. Caputova’s rival in the runoff was Maros Sefcovic, a career diplomat trained at Moscow’s MGIMO college. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/slovakia-gets-first-female-president-/29852662.html

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With trendy wardrobes, tropical getaways, and stylish backdrops, Instagram gives any “girl next door” the ability to turn into an iconic influencer. But behind the glamorous photos and golden-hour lighting, how much does Internet stardom cost? In this episode of ‘My Debt Diary,’ Broadly meets with Lisette Calveiro, an Instagram influencer who racked up—and subsequently […]

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http://wfuv.org • Follow @wfuv: http://ow.ly/flLAg Bailen performs “I Was Wrong” live in Studio A. Recorded 2/6/19. Host: Russ Borris Audio: Jim O’Hara and Sam Lazarev Cameras: Joanna LaPorte, Julia Swanson, Thomas Koenig, Norah Gordon and Anneliese Godas Editor: Julia Swanson and Joanna LaPorte

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Live Blog: Ukraine Votes

on March 31, 2019

More from Chris Miller in Kyiv: “The National Police of Ukraine reported this morning that they had received 71 allegations of election violations around the country. Most of them — 10 — were received in the eastern Donetsk region, with nine in the Dnipropetrovsk region, seven in the regions of Kharkiv Kyiv, six in Odesa […]

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