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By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Boko Haram militants were unable to disrupt Nigeria’s presidential election, a United Nations envoy said on Monday, but the group’s allegiance to Islamic State insurgents shows it has an agenda that goes beyond Africa’s top oil producer and biggest economy. Boko Haram, which has killed thousands and displaced…

ABUJA (Reuters) – Announcement of the results of this weekend’s Nigerian elections will resume at 0900 GMT on Tuesday, the head of the election commission said late on Monday. With three quarters of states counted, opposition challenger Muhammadu Buhari led President Goodluck Jonathan by roughly 12 million votes to 10 million, according to a Reuters…

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel took the stage in an ornate hotel ballroom in downtown Chicago one day this week where roughly 1,400 African-American women had gathered for a lunch and campaign rally. Playing to the crowd, he stressed the important role women had played in his life, his voice cracking when he got…

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan urged his supporters on Tuesday to follow “due process” in channeling their frustrations at losing this weekend’s election, trying to pour cold water on any potential post-vote violence. “Nobody’s ambition is worth the blood of any Nigerian,” he said in a statement issued after his election defeat. “The…

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a measure by Republicans in Congress that would have blocked a government labor agency's rules designed to speed up the time it takes to unionize workers. The rules would shorten the period between a union filing a petition to represent workers and an election, from the current median…

Laura Ingraham, Judy Woodruff, Liz Cheney, and Bob Woodward join Chris Wallace on the Fox News Sunday Panel to weigh in with their take on the Iran Nuclear Talks, and the riff between Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over his recent re-election victory. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Videos

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