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Leaked documents show US vote hacking risks
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Leaked documents show US vote hacking risks

'For over 15 years, I and a lot of other people have said we had never seen a confirmed hack of voting systems. We're not going to say that anymore.'

Another year, another vote. Is democracy burning out Brits?
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Another year, another vote. Is democracy burning out Brits?

Yahoo News Houda Salehi knows she should vote in Britain’s June 8 general election. “I will try to vote, but I’m just not even sure what I am voting for and why,” says Ms. Salehi at British Library

South Korea’s vote for a new business culture
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South Korea’s vote for a new business culture

Yahoo News For much of Asia, South Korea has been a model for decades, a success in both its democracy and its high-tech, high-income economy. The election winner, Moon Jae-in, takes power following

How Trump's Syria strike could affect North Korea, Egypt attacks must not divide Christians and Muslims, Improving protection of older people's rights, Investing in STEM education can aid development, Are citizens of a democracy obligated to vote?
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How Trump's Syria strike could affect North Korea, Egypt attacks must not divide Christians and Muslims, Improving protection of older people's rights, Investing in STEM education can aid development, Are citizens of a democracy obligated to vote?

Yahoo News "The bombing of one of Bashar al-Assad’s airfields must have sent premonitions through the minds of Kim Jong-un and his generals: they could be next," states an editorial. "The deployment

Senate Title X funding vote: What does it mean for Planned Parenthood?
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Senate Title X funding vote: What does it mean for Planned Parenthood?

Yahoo News Since 1970, federal funds from Title X have helped low-income women access family planning and reproductive health services through a range of organizations. Last week, the Senate voted

Scottish Parliament backs new independence vote
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Scottish Parliament backs new independence vote

Yahoo News When Scotland voted to remain part of Great Britain back in 2014, it was seen as a resolution to the independence debate – at least for a while. On Tuesday, the Edinburgh-based

Delay on GOP health care vote: Bill 'too conservative' and 'not conservative enough'
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Delay on GOP health care vote: Bill 'too conservative' and 'not conservative enough'

Yahoo News House Speaker Paul Ryan thought he had found the “sweet spot” in the Republican health care plan – a bill that would appeal to both GOP conservatives and moderates. Despite intense

With health-care vote, Republicans seek to prove they can get things done
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With health-care vote, Republicans seek to prove they can get things done

Yahoo News On Tuesday morning, President Trump came to the basement conference room of House Republicans to do what he was supposedly born to do: Seal the deal. In this case, that meant lining up

Unofficial tally points to runoff vote for Indonesia capital
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Unofficial tally points to runoff vote for Indonesia capital

Yahoo News JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Unofficial vote counts indicate the election for governor of the Indonesian capital will proceed to a second round in April with no candidate getting more than 50

Spanish court blocks Catalan independence vote
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Spanish court blocks Catalan independence vote

Yahoo News Spain's Constitutional Court quashed Tuesday a resolution by Catalonia's regional parliament calling for a referendum on independence this year, a ruling that will further stoke tensions

Turkmen president wins new 7-year term with nearly 98% of vote
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Turkmen president wins new 7-year term with nearly 98% of vote

Yahoo News Turkmenistan's reigning strongman Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov bagged a new seven-year term with nearly 98 percent of a weakly contested vote, electoral officials said Monday, following a

Swiss vote on citizenship measure after anti-Muslim campaign
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Swiss vote on citizenship measure after anti-Muslim campaign

Yahoo News Switzerland votes Sunday on whether to make it easier for third generation immigrants to become citizens, after a campaign tainted by anti-Muslim messages and charges of religious

Factbox: Indonesians to vote in regional elections
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Factbox: Indonesians to vote in regional elections

Yahoo News (Reuters) - Indonesians will vote on Wednesday in regional elections in more than 100 provinces, cities, and districts, with the contest for the powerful post of Jakarta governor turning

Somalia presidential hopefuls make last vote pitch in first-ever TV debate
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Somalia presidential hopefuls make last vote pitch in first-ever TV debate

Yahoo News By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Presidential candidates in Somalia rounded off campaigning with an unprecedented televised debate on Monday, dominated by issues of corruption,

France's Fillon not to reach runoff vote in presidential election: poll
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France's Fillon not to reach runoff vote in presidential election: poll

Yahoo News French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon, embroiled in a scandal involving salaries paid to his wife for work she may not have done, would not get through to the runoff

English FA faces 'no confidence' vote
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English FA faces 'no confidence' vote

Yahoo News British lawmakers will next week debate introducing legislation to force England's Football Association to reform its governance structures, a parliamentary committee announced on Friday.

British MPs to hold first vote on Brexit bill
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British MPs to hold first vote on Brexit bill

Yahoo News British MPs are expected Wednesday to approve the first stage of a bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start pulling Britain out of the European Union. Ahead of the vote, which

Britain's May in Turkey to seek stronger ties after Bexit vote
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Britain's May in Turkey to seek stronger ties after Bexit vote

Yahoo News British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Turkey on Saturday for her first visit since becoming premier, hoping to expand ties and seal a new trading relationship before Britain leaves

Rubio faces moment of truth on secretary of state vote
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Rubio faces moment of truth on secretary of state vote

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida faces a moment of truth as a Senate committee prepares to vote on President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state.

Candidates registration over for Turkmenistan's vote
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Candidates registration over for Turkmenistan's vote

Yahoo News ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Election officials in Turkmenistan have registered the Central Asian nation's president to run in next month's vote against eight other candidates, all of

House set to vote on measure allowing Mattis to run Pentagon
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House set to vote on measure allowing Mattis to run Pentagon

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is expected to pass by a comfortable margin legislation that would allow retired Gen. James Mattis to run the Pentagon for Donald Trump.

Forecasting 'in crisis' after Brexit vote: BoE chief economist
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Forecasting 'in crisis' after Brexit vote: BoE chief economist

Yahoo News Economic forecasting "is to some degree in crisis", the Bank of England's chief economist has said after it misjudged the fallout from Britain's vote in favour of Brexit. Britain's economy

Lawmakers vote to rebuke UN for 'anti-Israel' resolution
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Lawmakers vote to rebuke UN for 'anti-Israel' resolution

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan measure Thursday that rebukes the United Nations for criticizing Israeli settlements as Republicans used the debate to

Romania's Parliament to vote on left-leaning government
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Romania's Parliament to vote on left-leaning government

Yahoo News BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's Parliament is preparing to vote on a new left-leaning Cabinet that includes an economist who had been poised to become the country's first female and

US expels 35 Russian intel agents over vote hacking
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US expels 35 Russian intel agents over vote hacking

Yahoo News The United States on Thursday fired back at Moscow over its meddling in the presidential election, announcing a series of tough sanctions against intelligence agencies, expulsions of