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Turkey's electoral board rejects calls to annul referendum

Turkey's electoral board rejects calls to annul referendum

The opposition is particularly incensed by a last-minute move by the YSK to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp . The result sparked mass protest in Turkey , with demonstrators taking to the streets to voice their disapproval.


French mega-debate seeks to swing undecided voters

French mega-debate seeks to swing undecided voters

There is a shocking discrepancy here."It was unclear whether a final debate scheduled for April 20 would take place, after several of the leading candidates said it was being held too close to the election itself". "Nationalism is war", he said. Asked how they want to create jobs in a country where the unemployment rate has for years hovered around 10 percent, Le Pen and Macron advocated opposite economic policies.


WH looking to revive Obamacare repeal before 100-day deadline

WH looking to revive Obamacare repeal before 100-day deadline

After the disastrous previous attempt never got off the ground, Politico reported that legislative text from the GOP is likely to "circulate" among House Republicans as soon as Friday. But Congress usually can not take on two big things at once. "Now, this monstrosity of a bill is back, and to make the bill more palatable to right-wingers, the big change appears to be the abandonment of the protections for people with preexisting conditions".


Mike Pence Puts North Korea On Notice For Missile, Nuclear Tests

Mike Pence Puts North Korea On Notice For Missile, Nuclear Tests

So-called secondary sanctions on Chinese banks that do business with North Korea could also be in the offing, officials have said. After meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other leaders, Pence told reporters that President Donald Trump was confident that economic and diplomatic pressure has a chance of compelling North Korea to cooperate.