Afghan warlord warns of Islamic State rise

...differences between Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, who was his opponent in the bitterly contested presidential election and became his partner in a national unity government under an arrangement brokered by the United States."The...
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Lawyer: Reporter in Iran faces 4 charges

...charged cases, including those of protesters arrested in connection with demonstrations that followed the 2009 presidential elections. He is known for his tough sentencing.Deputy U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Monday if...
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NFL competition committee should have a busy off-season

...carefully devising a gag that eclipses Al Gore's loss to Randy Galloway's good buddy George W. in the 2000 presidential election as this century's biggest choke. (Seriously, how was that even close?)The Packers never touched the ball...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Nov. 10, 2014

...elections traditionally have much lower turnout than presidential elections - back in 2010, just 52.3 percent of registered...percent turnout) and 2012 (59 percent turnout), presidential election years. In fact, this should be the best turnout...
Alaska, Oregon are ground zero in pot fight

...happens in the states and the nation's capital, advocates plan to quickly shift their attention to the 2016 presidential elections and the big prize: California, where hopes are high for approval of legal pot despite a 2010 rejection...
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...majority control from the Democrats in next month's midterm elections. The senator who lost to Obama in the 2008 presidential election has never suffered fools - or equivocating witnesses - gladly, and he would be certain to use his new perch for...
Begich battles partisan undertow

...I appreciate that you've got our backs," said a satisfied West.But Alaska has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1968, and it's unclear Begich can defy the partisan undertow that has endangered Democrats in far more...
Alaska official testifies in voting rights trial

...officials. Fenumiai testified that most of the village precincts beat the state's average turnout in the 2012 presidential election if only precinct-level turnout numbers were examined, the Anchorage Daily News reported.Fenumiai's office...
Colombia, rebel group announce peace process

...nation's two long-enduring guerrilla conflicts could soon end.The announcement came just five days ahead of presidential elections in which not just Santos' political fate but also that of his 18-month-old negotiations with Colombia's...
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Fast action at polling places

...the day.At 6:30 p.m., 818 people had cast regular ballots at Northern Light United Church. In 2012, a presidential election year, the precinct brought in only 783 total voters: a turnout of about 31 percent.There was a line out the...


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