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FIFA finds no cause to block Russia and Qatar World Cups

Added: 27.06.2017 23:27 | 6 views | 0 comments

A much-awaited FIFA report on the race to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups makes no suggestion that Russia or Qatar should lose the right to stage the tournaments, despite detailing numerous attempts to influence voting officials.


Making U.S. Elections More Secure Wouldn't Cost Much But No One Wants To Pay

Added: 27.06.2017 22:30 | 10 views | 0 comments

Security experts estimate it would cost roughly $400 million to replace voting machines and add paper audits. It's about the same amount the Pentagon spent on military bands last year.


Maine Senate approves repeal of ranked-choice voting

Added: 27.06.2017 18:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Maine State Senate has approved a repeal of the ranked-choice voting law passed by voters last November.
The Senate voted 21 to 13 to repeal the law that voters passed as a ballot initiative in 2016, the Portland Press Herald reported. The law has been a source of controversy ...

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Mathematical method for fair definition of electoral districts

Added: 27.06.2017 16:40 | 5 views | 0 comments

For democratic elections to be fair, voting districts must have similar sizes. When populations shift, districts need to be redistributed -- a complex and, in many countries, controversial task when political parties attempt to influence redistricting. Mathematicians have now developed a method that allows the efficient calculation of optimally sized voting districts.

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Voting suspended in Port Moresby

Added: 27.06.2017 5:59 | 13 views | 0 comments

Voting in the Papua New Guinean national elections has been suspended in the capital Port Moresby.


Low turnout expected in Albanian election key to EU bid

Added: 25.06.2017 20:27 | 8 views | 0 comments

Albanians voted in what was expected to be low numbers Sunday in a general election that was aimed at giving the country's two biggest political parties a chance to look past their bitter differences and work toward eventually joining the European Union.
The voting ended at 8 p.m. (1800 GMT) after...

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Panasonic Clean & Charge Wet/Dry Shaver for $70 + free shipping

Added: 25.06.2017 16:55 | 9 views | 0 comments

As one of its daily deals, Best Buy via eBay offers the Panasonic ARC3 Clean & Charge Wet/Dry Electric Shaver for $69.99 with free shipping. (Amazon charges the same.) That's the lowest price we could find by $18. It features a pivoting head, hypoallergenic stainless-steel blades and foils, wet/dry use, one-hour charge time, auto clean and charge station, and a trimmer attachment. Deal ends today.

Albanian vote in election seen as key to moving toward EU

Added: 25.06.2017 16:08 | 9 views | 0 comments

Albanians were voting Sunday in a general election that follows a landmark agreement between the country's two biggest political parties to look past their bitter differences and back efforts for Albania to eventually join the European Union.
Holding a free and fair election is key to launching...


IBD: Trump Is Right, Illegals Cost Him in Popular Vote

Added: 25.06.2017 14:43 | 11 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's famous claim illegals voting against him cost him the popular vote has more support, despite the mainstream media claims it was merely a "Twitter-born conspiracy theory," according to an Investors Business Daily editorial this week.In addition to...


Papua New Guinea begins voting amid economic uncertainty

Added: 24.06.2017 10:45 | 9 views | 0 comments

The country's credit rating was downgraded to B2 by Moody's in April last year, reflecting ongoing balance of payments pressures that have been compounded by the slump in global commodity prices.

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