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Polls open in Turkey's legislative, presidential elections

Polls open in Turkey's legislative, presidential elections

Five of those parties will also run as part of two competing electoral alliances: The "People Alliance" by Erdogan's ruling party and a nationalist party versus the "Nation Alliance" by the leading secular opposition, a nascent centre-right party and an Islamic-leaning party.


New Zealand leader welcomes newborn girl 'to our village'

New Zealand leader welcomes newborn girl 'to our village'

Ahh it's all so bloody nice. "I am not the first woman to work and have a baby; there are many women who have done this before". "Where PM's first baby's hat, blanket came from" and "Birth a "modern family" story". Ardern is the youngest prime minister New Zealand has had since 1856 , and her leadership and pregnancy have sparked nationwide excitement, which the local media have dubbed "Jacindamania".


Zim president survives bomb blast at Zanu-PF rally

Zim president survives bomb blast at Zanu-PF rally

The health minister says there were no fatalities in the blast while many people are being treated in hospital. Mnangagwa had been in the city to campaign for votes ahead of nationwide elections on July 30. In the worst faceoff between the ruling Zanu-PF and the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) close to 200 opposition supporters were killed during a presidential runoff vote in 2008.


Woman arrested after accidentally crossing United States border from Canada during jog

Woman arrested after accidentally crossing United States border from Canada during jog

Cedella Roman, 19, was in Canada for just a few weeks to see family and was jogging along a beach last month when she was approached by two US border agents and held for entering the country illegally. During Roman's run, she was admiring the scenery when she unwittingly crossed the border from Canada into the United States, Roman told the Canadian Broadcasting Corp .


Sarah Huckabee Sanders kicked out of Virginia restaurant

Sarah Huckabee Sanders kicked out of Virginia restaurant

Stephanie Wilkinson , the co-owner of the restaurant, said she asked Sanders and her family to leave because of previous comments she had made defending the Trump administration's ban on transgender military members. Yelp's own guidelines state, "Please make sure your contributions are relevant and appropriate to the forum". "Kicking out the White House Press Secretary--DISGUSTING!" wrote Scott G.