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Ahead of election, Nigerians reassess an old promise of safety

Maryam Abubakar was bent in prayer when she heard the first blast crack over Kano’s central mosque, a sound so loud it felt like the stately building had cracked in two. It was Nov. 28, 2014, and in the nerve center of Nigeria’s largest Muslim-majority city, the terror group Boko Haram was sending a message: Nowhere is safe. “You saw ...

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Voting after Shelby: How a 2013 Supreme Court ruling shaped the 2018 election

Surrounded by a partial crew of her 18 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Nola Cunningham’s seat in the recliner at the hearth of her humble house on Yazoo Street only heightens the dignity of the septuagenarian’s authority. Ms. Cunningham reminisces about picking butter beans as a teenager, partly for money but also to get away “from really strict parents.” Now this is ...

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Federal Election Commission Gives Green Light for Political Mining Pool Donations

n nn nn The U.S. Federal Election Commission FEC has given tacit permission for mining pools to donate to political campaigns.The FEC released a memo on their website on November 13, 2018, to provide background information to a formal meeting that would take place on November 15. In it, they addressed a recent request filed by OsiaNetwork LLC for the ...

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Georgia governor election: Democrat Stacey Abrams acknowledges defeat

Democrat Stacey Abrams, trailing Republican Brian Kemp in the race for Georgia governor, acknowledged defeat on Friday.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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US Election Sees Crypto-Friendly Politicians Win Governor Races

The U.S. now has four governors who are friendly to, if not outright proponents of, blockchain and cryptocurrencies. CryptScout #BitFeed RSS – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News 24/7

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Election results 2018: Kim Davis, who denied same-sex marriage licenses, loses re-election

A national hotline for problems at the polls fielded complaints from voters and volunteers in Georgia, Arizona, Florida, New York, Michigan and Texas.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Facebook discloses possible election meddling by Russia, foreign actors on eve of midterms

Acting on a tip from law enforcement, Facebook removed more than 100 accounts on Facebook and Instagram believed to be from Russia or foreign actors.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Donald Trump says 'everything' is at stake as he makes closing midterm election argument

Hitting the campaign trail on the eve of the midterm elections, President Donald Trump told supporters that Democrats would gut his agenda if they win control.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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