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  • Congo opposition leader Tshisekedi named presidential winner

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) " Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has been declared the winner of the long-delayed presidential election, the electoral commission announced early Thursday to the surprise of many, as the vast country braced for possible protests over alleged rigging.Tshisekedi, who received more than 7 million votes, or 38 percent, had not been widely considered the leading candidate and is relatively untested. The son of late opposition leader Etienne, who pursued the [

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  • Congo opposition leader Tshisekedi named presidential winner

    Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has been declared the winner of the long-delayed presidential election, the electoral commission announced early Thursday to the surprise of many, as

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  • Harris named first gay state House majority leader

    Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has named a Chicago Democrat to be the chamber's majority leader. Madigan's naming of Rep. Greg Harris as his top lieutenant makes the legislator the

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  • Venezuela's congress names new leader, vows to battle Maduro

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) " Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress opened its first session of the year Saturday, installing a fresh-faced leader who struck a defiant tone and vowed to take up the battle against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.Juan Guaido, 35, assumes the presidency of a National Assembly stripped of power by Maduro, whose government is blamed for leading the once-wealthy oil nation into a historic political and humanitarian crisis.Speaking to legislators, [

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