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  1. Alberico Wins Again In Pro Mazda On The Streets Of St PeteRead the original story

    14 min ago | Paddock Talk

    Neil Alberico scored his second Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires victory in as many days as he led throughout this morning's second stanza of the Allied Building Products Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The popular Californian started from the pole for St. Petersburg-based Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing and was never seriously threatened during the half-hour race.


  2. Nigeria election results due to start trickling inRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Results from Nigeria's elections, potentially the closest contest since the end of military rule in 1999, were due to start trickling in on Monday after a weekend vote marred by confusion, arguments and sporadic violence. The election pits President Goodluck Jonathan against former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari for the favor of an electorate divided along a complex mix of ethnic, regional and in some cases religious lines in Africa's most populous nation.


  3. INEC Releases Presidential Results from 13 LGs In Ogun, APC Wins 9Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    From the results released on Sunday in Abeokuta, the All Progressives Congress, APC, emerged winner with a wide margin in seven LGAs while the People's Democratic Party won the remaining three LGAs.


  4. Asphalt Companies Settle Fraud for $7.2MRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PaintSquare

    Two leading asphalt contractors in Puerto Rico will repay the U.S. government more than $7.2 million for covering up an unauthorized materials substitution on an airport runway project. The case against BTB Corporation, R&F Asphalt Unlimited Inc. and two of their officers arose as a whistleblower complaint filed by a competitor, Betteroads Asphalt LLC of San Juan.


  5. Don't declare any PDP candidate winner in Anambra, Uba tells INECRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    A wka - PEOPLE'S Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain in Anambra State, Chief Chris Uba, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to declare any candidate of the party winner in the state and National Assembly election. The reason he adduced for this was the fact that there were still pending cases involving all PDP candidates in Anambra State at the Supreme and Federal High Courts.


  6. You Are Special: Roberto OrtizRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... the dynamic team of Roberto and Andy, who have been a team for the past 18 years. Roberto was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico and has been in Framingham since 1974. Roberto has been married to his wife, Zoraida, for 35 years. The couple has one son ...


  7. Nigeria opposition protests presidential vote in oil stateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  8. Nigeria is tense amid vote-result delayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    As Nigerians awaited the release of official results from fractious elections, tensions mounted in the key oil-producing Rivers state where the main opposition party alleged the vote was rigged. Thousands of All Progressives Congress supporters marched peacefully through the streets of Port Harcourt, the state capital, to the electoral commission's local offices, watched by policemen in riot gear.


  9. Gunmen attack polling stations in Nigeria's northRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    A tired Nigerian woman sits down to rest as others queue, while they face long delays to cast their vote in the Nigerian presidential elections. Abuja: Gunmen suspected to be members of the Islamist group Boko Haram attacked polling stations in the northern state of Bauchi on Sunday, as voting and counting in national elections continued for a second day.


  10. Move on, NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Ochereome Nnanna AS you read this, I am certain that the winner of the presidential election of Saturday, 28th March 2015, is known, either officially or from all reasonable indicators. I am also sure that the election lived up to its billing as the most closely contested in the history of Nigeria, with the presidential election of June 12th June 1993 coming a close second.


  11. PKK chief calls for end to fighting in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    It has been one of the world's longest and deadliest civil conflicts. Since the first incidents more than three decades ago, an estimated 40,000 lives have been lost.


  12. Tense vote count continues in extended Nigeria pollRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Nigeria has continued counting ballots in a closely fought general election after failures in controversial new technology pushed voting into a second day, with President Goodluck Jonathan facing a stiff challenge from ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari. Despite violence linked to Boko Haram and sporadic unrest elsewhere, UN chief Ban Ki-moon and others praised the conduct of the vote on Sunday and called for calm to avoid a repeat of deadly rioting that followed 2011 elections.


  13. No Winner YetRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Supporters waving flags walk past a campaign sign to mobilize support for the re-election of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party during a rally in Akure, Ondo State, on March 24. President Goodluck Jonathan wants to win re-election and extend the ruling People's Democratic Party's 16-year hold on power.


  14. Buhari floors Jonathan in Ogun, wins 13 LGsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Presidential Candidate of All Progressives Congress, Gen.Muhammadu Buhari has defeated President Goodluck Jonathan in Ogun state as he polled 308,290. Buhari won in 13 local government areas of the state while Jonathan who is the People's Democratic Party candidate for the presidential election held A makeshift figure of former military ruler and presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari stands in an intersection in Kaduna on March 29, 2015.


  15. Is This Thing On?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    ... - that is, we should be using our most powerful radio transmitters (like the giant dish-telescope at Arecibo, in Puerto Rico) to send messages in the direction of the nearest stars. "In the past we've always assumed that any extraterrestrial ...


  16. Ogor wins, Mutu in early lead in Delta constituencyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Vanguard

    DEPUTY Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon Leo Ogor has won the National Assembly elections held in the Isoko Federal held on Saturday Ogor, who is the candidate of the People's Democratic Party, PDP, polled 79052 votes as against 6,626 secured by the All Progressives Congress, APC. Meanwhile, some of the results made available to our correspondent revealed that the lawmaker representing the Bomadi/Patani federal constituency at the National Assembly, Hon Nicholas Mutu was leading in the elections in the constituency.


  17. Nigeria Protest Over Alleged Opposition KillingsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sky News

    Thousands of Nigerians have taken to the streets in protest over alleged killings of opposition campaign workers and voting irregularities. The All Progressive Congress claims scores of its members have been killed and blames people working for President Goodluck Jonathan's party.


  18. Nigeria's election: ballot counting tense after technology failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Age

    Abuja: Nigeria is counting ballots in its closely fought general election after failures in controversial new technology pushed voting into a second day, with officials calling for calm in the tense wait for a winner. Military fighter jets and ground troops also pounded Boko Haram fighters in the northeastern state of Bauchi after a series of attacks on polling stations on Saturday and Sunday.


  19. Ecowas Commends Nigeria for Staging Peaceful, Orderly VoteRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. -- The Economic Community for West African States commended Nigeria for staging a "peaceful and orderly election" that would strenghten democracy and good governance.


  20. Voting resumes in Nigeria's southRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Newstime Africa

    ILORIN, Nigeria Voting resumed on Sunday morning in at least four major areas of Nigeria where voters were unable to cast their ballot in yesterday's general elections. "I can confirm that voting is going on in four different areas and those are Lagos, Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Niger and Taraba state," Kayode Idowu, a spokesman for the Independent National Election Commission , told the Anadolu Agency.