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Florida's voting machines overheat, forcing yet another recount

Florida's voting machines overheat, forcing yet another recount

The machines are so old that the manufacturer is no longer in business, further complicating efforts to repair them before a looming deadline.

  • by Terry Spencer & Gary Fineout

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Democrat wins Arizona Senate seat for first time in 30 years as more seats fall to Dems
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Democrat wins Arizona Senate seat for first time in 30 years as more seats fall to Dems

Republican Jeff Flake was forced out of Trump's administration because he was deemed too moderate. But Arizona responded with the unthinkable.

  • by Steve Peoples
'A game of roulette': Brazilian voters try their luck on law and order
Brazil

'A game of roulette': Brazilian voters try their luck on law and order

Bolsonaro has risen from an ordinary seven-term career in Congress to lead a country sickened by never-ending crime and economic crisis.

  • by Lia Timson
Brazil's new President has said many offensive things
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Brazil's new President has said many offensive things

"Since I was a bachelor at the time, I used the money to have sex with people," Jair Bolsonaro once said.

Right-wing Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil's presidential race
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Brazil

Right-wing Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil's presidential race

Former Army captain Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil' presidential election on Sunday, riding a wave of frustration over corruption and crime.

  • by Jake Spring and Anthony Boadle
'Trump of the tropics': Brazil's far-right candidate and elections explained
Brazil

'Trump of the tropics': Brazil's far-right candidate and elections explained

Brazil’s most important election in 30 years is just hours away, but voters here are nowhere near arriving at a consensus on who should lead them.

  • by Lia Timson
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Facebook shuts fake, spamming accounts ahead of Brazilian election
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Facebook shuts fake, spamming accounts ahead of Brazilian election

The newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo said the group was the main network of support for far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro on the internet.

  • by Eduardo Simoes
'Not him!' Thousands rally against leading, far-right Brazil candidate
Brazil

'Not him!' Thousands rally against leading, far-right Brazil candidate

Thousands of people took to the streets in Brazil Saturday to protest the candidacy of presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro.

New generation asserts itself in Afghan vote
Afghanistan

New generation asserts itself in Afghan vote

The emergence of a new generation of first-time candidates is, to many Afghans, a bright spot at a time of worsening security.

  • by Shashank Bengali
Radio ad in Arkansas suggests 'lynching' if Democrats win
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Radio ad in Arkansas suggests 'lynching' if Democrats win

A Republican congressman and his challenger condemned a radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch black Americans if they win the midterm election.

  • by Andrew DeMillo
How Facebook's election 'war room' is tackling fake news
Social media

How Facebook's election 'war room' is tackling fake news

In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads "War Room."