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How weak is the U.S. to election interference forward of the midterms?

On Friday, U.S. intelligence companies acknowledged that Russia, China, Iran and different international locations are engaged in energetic efforts to affect voters forward of the midterm elections. Hours later, the Justice Division introduced the indictment of a Russian girl, making her the primary individual charged with interfering within the 2018 …

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Afghanistan delays Kandahar election over Taliban assassination of police chief Abdul Raziq at assembly with US Normal Scott Miller

KABUL, Afghanistan — We’re studying extra about yesterday’s assault in Kandahar, and simply how shut the senior U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Scott Miller, was as a gunman took out the nation’s prime police chief. The devastating assault has prompted Afghan officers to postpone parliamentary elections set for this weekend …

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Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro wins 1st spherical of presidential election with “conventional values” platform drawing Donald Trump comparisons

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilians confirmed their disgust with corruption and rising crime within the first spherical of presidential voting, practically giving an outright victory to a brash-speaking former military captain who has promised to revive “conventional values,” jail crooked politicians and provides police a freer hand to shoot drug …

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Immigration a sizzling concern as Sweden holds main election Sunday

Sweden accepted greater than 160,000 refugees on the top of the European migrant disaster in 2015, and there is been rising backlash. The far-right Swedish Democrats want to capitalize on this sentiment in Sunday’s elections. CBSN contributor and Sign e-newsletter author for GZERO Media, Alex Kliment, explains why this vote …

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Zimbabwe election outcomes to be challenged in court docket

The outcomes of Zimbabwe’s presidential election are being challenged by the opposition celebration. The vote in late July was the first election for the reason that finish of former president Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule, and it was speculated to sign a transfer towards stability. As an alternative, Emmerson Mnangagwa secured a …

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Intelligence chiefs warn of Russian election interference

High intelligence officers stated Thursday that Russia used and continues to make use of cyberweapons to assault American politics. The present of power comes amid intensifying anticipation of a report from the particular counsel on Russian interference within the 2016 election. CBS Information chief White Home correspondent Main Garrett stories. …

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Emmerson Mnangagwa declared winner in Zimbabwe’s first post-Mugabe election

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s electoral fee mentioned Friday that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has gained Monday’s election because the ruling social gathering maintains management of the federal government within the first vote after the autumn of longtime chief Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa obtained 50.eight % of the vote whereas important opposition challenger Nelson …

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