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Armenian acting PM's bloc leads parliamentary vote: election commission

Armenian acting PM's bloc leads parliamentary vote: election commissionYEREVAN (Reuters) – Armenia's acting prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, is on his way to bolstering his authority as his political bloc appeared to have taken a clear lead in elections in the ex-Soviet country on Sunday, the Central Election Commission's (CEC) preliminary results showed. My Step Alliance, which includes Pashinyan's Civil Contract Party, won over 70 percent of the vote based on results from more than 50 percent of the polling stations, the CEC said on its website. …



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Mexico's new president forms truth commission for missing students

Mexico's new president forms truth commission for missing students“This is a matter of state,” Lopez Obrador said at an event with parents of the missing on his first weekday in office, following his inauguration on Saturday. Lopez Obrador said even the army could be investigated by the commission, which has been a key demand of family members and experts who believe that members of the military have information about the case that has yet to see the light of day. “The investigation has to include all of the government, anyone involved,” said Lopez Obrador, including any “members of the military that might have been involved.” In the past, supporters of the army have said it should not be subject to the same transparency as other parts of the government, a posture critics say helps hide the truth.



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UN commission calls on rebels to leave cities in Syria's Idlib

UN commission calls on rebels to leave cities in Syria's IdlibA UN commission called on rebel groups in Syria’s Idlib province to leave urban areas to protect civilians from any looming regime assault.



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Italy's Salvini wants populists, popular party to guide new EU Commission

Italy's Salvini wants populists, popular party to guide new EU CommissionROME (Reuters) – Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, who also leads the far-right League party, said on Tuesday he wants the new European Commission to be led by conservatives and populists. "The aim is to cancel the duopoly between the socialists and Christian democrats," Salvini told reporters after taping a talk show in Rome. A new Commission will be seated after a European Parliament election during the first half of 2019. When asked if he wanted populists to ally with the European Popular Party to back the new Commission, he replied: "Yes, that's the goal. …



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Betsy DeVos Says School Safety Commission Won't Look At Role Of Guns In School Shootings

Betsy DeVos Says School Safety Commission Won't Look At Role Of Guns In School ShootingsTestifying before the Senate appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday, Education



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Federal Trade Commission reportedly probing Facebook

Federal Trade Commission reportedly probing FacebookData firm Cambridge Analytica stole data from 50 million unsuspecting Facebook users, according to a whistleblower, in an attempt to influence American voters in the 2016 election.



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Australia's Child Sex Abuse Commission Exposes National Tragedy Of Systemic Violence

Australia's Child Sex Abuse Commission Exposes National Tragedy Of Systemic ViolenceSYDNEY ― Australia’s child sex abuse Royal Commission on Friday handed over its final report to the government in a move that increases pressure on lawmakers, religious groups and civic institutions to immediately adopt more than 400 recommendations.



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The Latest: Kenya's opposition targets election commission

The Latest: Kenya's opposition targets election commissionNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's presidential election court challenge (all times local):



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White House publishes profanity-laced criticisms of its voter fraud commission

White House publishes profanity-laced criticisms of its voter fraud commissionPublic comments on the voter fraud commission released by the White House late Thursday were overwhelmingly, and in many cases profanely, critical of the project. The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity posted on its page on the White House website, without comment or explanation, 112 pages of emails received through July 11, commenting on the organization’s request for states to send them voter information. “Please note that the Commission may post such written comments publicly on our website, including names and contact information that are submitted,” read a blog post published Thursday on the White House’s site.



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The Gravest Dangers of Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

The Gravest Dangers of Trump's Voter Fraud CommissionIncluding the potentials for systematic voter disenfranchisement and hacked voter data



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