President elections in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, are scheduled on Saturday. The two leading candidates are starkly different: one is a Christian politician who has struggled with the growing Boko Haram Islamist insurgency; the other is a Muslim and former military ruler known for a crackdown on corruption but also for allegations of serious […]
Deal ahead of hotly contested elections scheduled for Saturday is an effort to prevent religious or ethnic violence.
Lynchburg, Va. — A long line of fans wanting to greet Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) had already put the first Republican presidential candidate to make his candidacy official behind schedule, but one young man made him pause for a double-take. “We...Show More Summary
Stephen Curry might have the best supporting cast and definitely has the most team success of any player in the NBA MVP race. But he is lacking something every other candidate has—meaningful games left on the schedule. The only thing his Golden State Warriors are chasing at this point is their own standard. Show More Summary
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Aide Nava Gonzalez, 42, had been married to a previous mayor of Ahuacuotzingo — who was also killed on the same highway where she disappeared. Elections in Guerrero are scheduled for June 7, but protesters say they want to prevent them from taking place.
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OXON HILL, Md. — The Conservative Political Action Conference, which is scheduled to feature a parade of potential Republican presidential candidates testing their messages and their appeal to thousands of party activists from all over the country, began Wednesday and continues through Saturday. McClatchy sat down with Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union, [...]
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Since the two major parties nominated their presidential candidates, Nigeria’s presidential election (now scheduled for March 28, following a six-week delay announced earlier this month) has been, effectively, a two-man race. These two men are incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan and former … Continue reading ?
Alec Baldwin is writing a memoir, and yes, it will be candid. The actor has a deal with Harper for "Nevertheless," scheduled for fall 2016.
Leading potential Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush are scheduled to meet privately later this week in Utah, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Former Florida governor Bush and 2012 Republican nominee Romney have grabbed recent buzz from operatives and donors...
It’s time once again to see which candidates pound their chest the hardest trying to out-conservative each other lay out why they have the chops to win in the ’16 presidential contest against a presumed Hillary Clinton (of course, remember the last time we presumed Hillary was getting the nomination…). Show More Summary
Republicans unveil vastly less absurd primary debate schedule http://t.co/X5DQNvCu7b — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) January 16, 2015
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday called special elections for March 17 to fill three state Senate seats vacated because the members were elected to Congress in November. A runoff is scheduled for May 19 for seats in which no candidate wins a majority vote.
The often controversial Ballon d'Or award will be presented to one of three prime candidates in Zurich. Prolific La Liga forwards Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will continue their personal tussle for the major personal honour. Meanwhile, German World Cup-winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has an outside chance of upsetting the odds. Show More Summary