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  1. SERAP drags PDP, APC to court over failure to disclose campaign fundingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has dragged the All Progressives Congress and People's Democratic Party to court over "failure to disclose their sources of spending on their respective electoral campaigns and other operations linked to the February 2015 general elections." The suits filed last week at the Federal High Court Ikoyi followed Freedom of Information requests to PDP National Chairman Alhaji Ahmadu Adamu Mu'azu and APC National Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun dated 18 November 2014.

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  2. PDP says will need support of every party including BJPRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    The People's Democratic Party Sunday said it was confident of forming the next government in Jammu and Kashmir on its own. Reacting to some media reports that said the PDP was open to forming an alliance with the BJP if it does not get the needed simple majority of 44 in the 87-member state assembly, the PDP's chief spokesman Naeem Akhtar said: "No, we did not say we will form an alliance with the BJP."

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  3. Beermen dig 2-0 semis hole for Tropang TextersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    While Talk 'N Text was out to prove it belonged, San Miguel Beer reinforced its status as the league's top team. The Beermen outdueled a very game Talk 'N Text squad, 87-81, to go up two games to none in their 2014 PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series at the Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday.

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  4. 78% of citizens vote in parliamentary election in UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Trend

    As of 5:00 , 78.4 percent out of 20,789,572 citizens, included in the voters' lists, voted in the election of members of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan and local authorities, deputy chairman of the Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan Svetlana Artikova said at a briefing Dec. 21. These are the Liberal Democratic Party, People's Democratic Party, the Democratic Party Milly Tiklanish , and the Social Democratic Party Adolat .

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  5. Uzbekistan votes in parliamentary pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Uzbekistan voters cast ballots Sunday in parliamentary elections in the ex-Soviet Central Asian state where all four competing parties support President Islam Karimov's policies. More than 20 million voters have registered to elect the 150-seat lower house of parliament, the Oliy Majlis, after the authorities sent out text messages urging people to vote.

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  6. Police: Ifugao kidnapping a hoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    The regional police has validated reports on an alleged thwarted kidnapping incident at Sitio Maluhpeng, Viewpoint Banaue in the afternoon of December 2. Initial reports revealed a nine-year-old boy was walking home from Sitio Maluhpeng when a black van stopped and offered the boy a ride home. When the boy reportedly refused after seeing a child with his mouth taped and seated between two men inside the van, the man near the door of the van tried to pull the boy inside, but his schoolmates who saw the incident threw stones at the van, prompting the suspects to flee.

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  7. Uzbekistan parliamentary poll amid human rights criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Deutsche Welle

    Polls have opened in Uzbekistan for parliamentary elections in the former Soviet state where all four competing parties support the long-time President. The country has been criticized for its human rights record.

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  8. Chukwuma Okonkwo: 2014 in retrospectRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    At the beginning of 2014, Nigeria seemed to be on a promising path, with macroeconomic fundamentals showing signs of stability. The year 2014 started off with excitements about Nigeria's centenary anniversary- 100 years since the amalgamation of North and South Protectorates in 1914- coupled with Nigeria's new seat at the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member.

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  9. Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Elections 2014 Exit Poll Results: Axis APM ...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | India.com

    After the record polling in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Elections 2014, the exit poll result suggests People's Democratic Party will emerge as largest party in the four-cornered contest. According to the exit poll conducted by Axis APM, the PDP is expected to win 36-41 seats in the 87-member state Assembly.

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  10. Bonkowsky eliminated in second roundRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    National badminton player Nicholas Bonkowsky lost in the second round of the men's singles at the Puerto Rico International tournament in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Friday. National badminton player Nicholas Bonkowsky could not repeat the same performance in round two of the men's singles at the Puerto Rico International tournament in San Juan on Friday, losing to Brazilian Alex Yuman Tjong in straight sets.

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  11. San Miguel guns for 2-0 lead vs. TNTRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    San Miguel's June Mar Fajardo goes for a shot against Talk 'N Text. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNNews.com MANILA, Philippines The San Miguel Beermen target a 2-0 against the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters in their best-of-seven PBA Philippine Cup semi-final series Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

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  12. Parliamentary elections kick off in UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Trend

    Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Dec.21 By Demir Azizov Trend: The elections to the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis lower house of Uzbek parliament and local authorities kicked off in Uzbekistan on Dec.21. The polling stations throughout the whole country opened at 06:00 and they will operate till 20:00 .

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  13. 'BJP govt in Jharkhand, hung house in J&K'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Exit polls for a fresh round of state elections suggest BJP could be poised to form the next government in Jharkhand, while People's Democratic Party could come tantalizingly close to regain power in J&K. The exit polls were nearly unanimous in predicting an outright win for BJP in Jharkhand which will mark the first instance of a party getting a majority on its own steam since the formation of the resource-rich state in 2000.

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  14. CU basketball: Waiting game tests Buffs' redshirt playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Colorado Daily

    ... He isn't feeling totally left out. The past two years at Providence, Fortune played in a tournament in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands Fortune and King are less than halfway through their redshirt season, and both ...

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  15. Nigeria 2015: PDP, a Party Where 17 is Greater Than 24Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CNN

    As the echos of the People's Democratic Party, PDP names substitution for the Houses of Assembly election continues to vibrate across Delta state, Nigeria, there are strong indications that the winner of the House of Assembly primaries for Aniocha North, Mr Uzoma Idabor may have been changed at the party's headquarters, Wadata House, Abuja. According to reports, six aspirants contested for the party's ticket.

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  16. Exit polls predict BJP govt in Jharkhand, hung House in J&KRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    Voters wait in queue to cast their votes at a polling during the 5th Phase of the J&K assembly elections in Jammu on Saturday. NEW DELHI: Exit polls for a fresh round of state elections suggest BJP could be poised to form the next government in Jharkhand, while People's Democratic Party could come tantalizingly close to regain power in J&K.

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  17. Snakes Don't Hibernate: The Diamondbacks in winter ballRead the original story

    Yesterday | AZ SnakePit

    ... Leading in power, is Nick Buss , another minor-league FA, who has five HR in 138 AB for Tomateros de Culiacan in Puerto Rico. Buss is an OF who had a cup of coffee with the Dodgers in 2013, getting his first hit off Tim Lincecum. But then, who ...

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  18. SMB's Cabagnot marvels at Fajardo's improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Alex Cabagnot was pleased with his return to San Miguel Beer as the Beermen got off a rousing start in its PBA Philippine Cup semis clash against Talk 'N Text on Friday. San Miguel dealt Talk 'N Text a merciless 109-86 beating in Game 1 of the race-to-four series and big man June Mar Fajardo was one of the biggest factors in the Beermen's win, according to Cabagnot.

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  19. SMB takes Game 1 in semisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    After a rousing victory in the opener, the San Miguel Beermen enjoy a psychological edge as they take on Talk 'N Text today in Game 2 of the best-of-seven semifinal series of the 40th PBA Philippine Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. However, coach Leo Austria of the Beermen cautioned his wards against complacency, saying the many-time champion Tropang Texters will surely bounce back in Game 2 today at 5 p.m. "This is just one game, I am sure they will bounce back.

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  20. Mehbooba anguished over rape murder of Pulwama girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    People's Democratic Party president and member of Parliament Mehbooba Mufti has strongly condemned the alleged rape and murder of a girl in Wanpora area of the Pulwama district. Calling for immediate and stern action against the perpetrator, Mehbooba, in a statement issued here on Saturday, has sought a legal framework to address the growing incidents of violence against women and girls in Jammu and Kashmir.

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