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GOP Donor Les Wexner Announces Departure From Republican Party After Obama Visit

GOP Donor Les Wexner Announces Departure From Republican Party After Obama VisitOhio billionaire and longtime Republican donor Les Wexner says he is



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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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New Australian PM pledges 'generational change' to heal ruling party

New Australian PM pledges 'generational change' to heal ruling party(This version of Aug. 24 story corrects spelling of party member’s name to Entsch, paragraph 10) By Colin Packham CANBERRA (Reuters) – New Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison promised generational change in the warring Liberal party on Friday, seeking to end an internecine battle that has scarred the conservative government ahead of an election due by May 2019. Morrison, who was treasurer under outgoing prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, emerged the surprise winner in a three-way challenge for the leadership of the Liberal party brought on by a right-wing rival this week. Stepping up to become Australia’s sixth prime minister in less than 10 years, Morrison has inherited leadership of a coalition between the Liberal and National parties whose one-seat majority will have to be defended when a by-election is held for a safe Sydney seat that Turnbull is set to vacate.



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12 Non-Alcoholic Summer Drinks That'll Get Any Party Started

12 Non-Alcoholic Summer Drinks That'll Get Any Party Started



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Zimbabwe's voters stick with Mugabe's old party

Zimbabwe's voters stick with Mugabe's old partyZimbabwe's Zanu-PF has won a majority of seats in parliament, official results say, setting the stage for Emmerson Mnangagwa to win the presidency. David Doyle reports.



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Tajikistan Blames Banned Islamist Party for Attack That Killed Two Americans

Tajikistan Blames Banned Islamist Party for Attack That Killed Two AmericansSeparately, ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on seven tourists



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14 killed in Vietnam wedding party car crash

14 killed in Vietnam wedding party car crashFourteen members of the same family were killed in a car crash in central Vietnam Monday en route to a wedding party, including the groom who died instantly when their van hit a container truck, police said. Road accidents are the leading cause of death in Vietnam, where traffic laws are loosely obeyed and road infrastructure is patchy. The victims of Monday’s car crash in Quang Nam were members of an extended family, including the groom, who were heading to the bride’s family home in a neighbouring province, a police officer told AFP.



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Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election

Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe electionZimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe, who was ousted by the military in November, made a surprise intervention Sunday on the eve of key elections, calling for voters to throw his old party out of office. In his first live appearance since being forced to resign by his generals, Mugabe, 94, spoke slowly but appeared in good health sitting in a pagoda in the grounds of “Blue Roof”, his sprawling mansion in Harare. In the country’s first election since Mugabe was ousted after 37 years in power, Zimbabwe goes to the polls on Monday amid mounting allegations of voter fraud and predictions of a disputed result.



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Boise stabbing: Nine wounded after suspect targeted child's birthday party

Boise stabbing: Nine wounded after suspect targeted child's birthday partyThe suspect injured nine, including six children, in a mass stabbing during a three-year-old girl’s birthday party at a Boise, Idaho, apartment complex that housed refugees.



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Democrat's viral campaign video could be trouble for tea party Republican in deep-red Texas

Democrat's viral campaign video could be trouble for tea party Republican in deep-red TexasMJ Hegar’s biographical and cinematic campaign ad could give the Democrat a chance in the heavily Republican 31st Congressional District of Texas. Yahoo News spoke with Hegar to learn more about how the video came to be and what she hopes to do in Congress.



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