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Israel suspects Iran of hacking election frontrunner Gantz's phone: TV

Israel suspects Iran of hacking election frontrunner Gantz's phone: TVIsrael’s Shin Bet security service suspects Iran of hacking the mobile phone of Benny Gantz, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s toughest rival in the April 9 election, an Israeli television station reported on Thursday. Gantz, a former chief of Israel’s armed forces, was informed of the hack five weeks ago, Channel 12 said, adding that the Shin Bet believed Iranian state intelligence had accessed the ex-general’s personal information and correspondences. Gantz’s centrist Blue and White party, which has outpaced Netanyahu’s conservative Likud in pre-election polls, played down any prospect of a national security breach and suggested the story had been deliberately leaked.



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Under duress, Israel's Netanyahu still election front-runner

Under duress, Israel's Netanyahu still election front-runnerJERUSALEM (AP) — A day after snap elections were called in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu emerged as the overwhelming early front-runner Tuesday, with rivals and commentators alike pinning their primary hopes of unseating him on a potential corruption indictment.



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Jair Bolsonaro: the worst quotes from Brazil's far-right presidential frontrunner

Jair Bolsonaro: the worst quotes from Brazil's far-right presidential frontrunnerBrazilians made clear their disgust with the established political class on Sunday, almost handing outright victory to a far-right former army captain in the first round of the presidential election. Jair Bolsonaro – who won 46 per cent of the votes and now faces a run-off with the Workers’ Party candidate – has been dubbed “Trump of the Tropics” by the Brazilian media for his extreme views. In a speech made last year, Mr Bolsonaro spoke about a black settlement in Brazil founded by the descendants of slaves.



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Alabama Senate Front-Runner: Evolution Is Fake And Homosexuality Should Be Illegal

Alabama Senate Front-Runner: Evolution Is Fake And Homosexuality Should Be IllegalU.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has approached his work over the decades as he once approached mastering kickboxing and building a house with own hands: with laser focus and a fervent belief that he has God on his side.



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What Alabama's GOP Senate Frontrunner Told Me Should Scare The Daylights Out Of You

What Alabama's GOP Senate Frontrunner Told Me Should Scare The Daylights Out Of YouI’ve had the opportunity twice over the past several years to interview the current Alabama GOP Senate frontrunner Roy Moore at length and flesh out some of his, um, ideas.



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'Maybe Putin is right': Republican Senate frontrunner on Russian leader

'Maybe Putin is right': Republican Senate frontrunner on Russian leaderRoy Moore, the controversial former judge and a leading contender in Alabama’s Senate race, has said “maybe Putin is right” and “more akin to me than I know” given the Russian leader’s stance on gay marriage. Moore, who was propelled to fame in 2001 over his refusal to remove a monument to the Ten Commandments that he’d installed in state courthouse, is a leading contender to fill the vacancy left by Donald Trump’s attorney general, Jeff Sessions.



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