Afghanistan's election commission said the president has won a second term, earning 50.64% of a preliminary vote count announced Sunday, but his opponents can still challenge the results.
By Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
Afghanistan's presidential polls closed Saturday amid fears that accusations of fraud and misconduct could overwhelm any election results, while insurgent attacks aimed at disrupting voting in the country's north and south caused dozens of casualties.
By Rahim Faiez, Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
In our Friday news wrap, House Democrats voted to end the national emergency declaration that allows money to be diverted from the military to fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Senate already approved the measure, but…
In our news wrap Thursday, Sec. of State Mike Pompeo said that among the “innumerable atrocities” committed by the Assad regime, the U.S. has concluded that Syrian government forces used chlorine as a chemical weapon during a battle with insurgents…
In our Wednesday news wrap, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said the jobs of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin are safe. President Trump has repeatedly criticized Powell, while Mnuchin has taken fire for comments…
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