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One-by-one: Why is the US vote count so slow?

A slow grind of ballot counting has held the United States and the world in suspense since Tuesday’s presidential election. Fresh updates were coming in at a painful rate of a few thousand votes at a time, so why is it taking so long? “Fast is great, and we…
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Iran ironic elections in the USA: “What a spectacle!”

Iran’s supreme guide, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, used his English Twitter account to mock the troubled electoral process in the United States. “What a show! One person says this is the most fraudulent election in US history. And who says that? The president who…
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Civil war in the USA? "It is not out of the question"

The possibility is admitted by the director of the Luso-American newspaper, Luís Pires, who has lived in the USA for almost 40 years. “Fear is the feeling that, at this moment, is more prevalent among the populations.” The description is by Luís Pires, director of…
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Bolivia polls transparent, Arce victory legitimate

International observers on Wednesday declared Bolivia’s presidential election transparent and Luis Arce’s incoming government legitimate as an official but not yet complete tally showed an overwhelming victory for the leftist. “People voted freely and…
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Why Beijing may want to keep Trump in the White House

DonaldTrumphas frustrated and enraged China during a tumultuous first term, butBeijingmay welcome his re-election as it scans the horizon for the decline of its superpower rival. Relations are as icy as at any time since formal ties were…
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US early voting kicks off in Virginia, Minnesota

Virginia voters queued for up to four hours Friday to cast ballots on the state’s first day of early voting, turning out in force in the fiercely contested US presidential race. The state bordering the US capital Washington joined Minnesota, South Dakota and…
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Joe Biden secures candidacy for U.S. presidency

Former president has gone from the number of delegates needed to run for the White House Joe Biden, 77, guaranteed the number of delegates needed to officially be the Democratic Party’s candidate for the presidency of the United States on Friday night (5). With…