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Russian vote problems: Ballot stuffing, coercion, gimmicks
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Russian vote problems: Ballot stuffing, coercion, gimmicks

MOSCOW (AP) — Social networks buzzed all day Sunday with videos, photos and firsthand accounts of voting violations in Russia's presidential election. Election authorities said they will investigate all irregularities and annul results where needed. But the breadth of the reports was striking, and they may cast a shadow on the victory by incumbent Vladimir…

The problems with Trump’s scandal-ridden Cabinet start right at the top
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The problems with Trump’s scandal-ridden Cabinet start right at the top

REUTERS/Carlo Allegri White House officials are apparently worried that President Donald Trump's Cabinet members are embarrassing him. They should probably look at their own boss. There is something humorous about White House officials being worried that Cabinet members are embarrassing the administration through petty corruption scandals. They're not wrong that Trump's Cabinet has been embarrassing…

As economic problems pile up, Iran cautiously weighs changes
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As economic problems pile up, Iran cautiously weighs changes

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Labor strikes. Nationwide protests. Bank failures. In recent months, Iran has been beset by economic problems despite the promises surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powers. Its clerically overseen government is starting to take notice. Politicians now offer the idea of possible government referendums or early elections. Even…