Algeria’s former President Bouteflika dies at 84 | Politics News

BREAKING Veteran of Algeria’s war for independence ruled the North African country for two decades before his resignation in April 2019. Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has died at 84, the presidency said on Friday, more than two years after he stepped down under pressure from mass protests and the army. Bouteflika, a veteran of Algeria’s war … Read more

Real estate heir Robert Durst found guilty of best friend’s murder

A California jury on Friday found multimillionaire real estate heir Robert Durst guilty of murdering his best friend Susan Berman in 2000, the first homicide conviction for a man suspected of killing three people in three states over the past 39 years. Durst, 78, will likely die in prison as the jury also found him … Read more

‘Good news for holidaymakers as rules relax – but ensure you’re properly covered’ – Voice of the Mirror

Families can now look forward to a half-term break without having to worry about the confusing traffic light scheme but if you are thinking of going abroad make sure your trip is properly covered Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now Grant Shapps discusses introduction of ‘simpler’ travel system Source link

Truth Tracker: Do endorsements from Obama, Clinton election interference?

EDMONTON — Endorsements from high-profile foreign politicians have stirred up a debate about election interference. Former U.S. president Barack Obama waded into the election fray Thursday to bolster the campaign of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, wishing him luck in the upcoming election and crediting him for being an “effective leader.” On Friday, former U.S. secretary … Read more

Apple, Google remove opposition app as Russian voting begins

MOSCOW – Facing Kremlin pressure, Apple and Google on Friday removed an opposition-created smartphone app that tells voters which candidates are likely to defeat those backed by Russian authorities, as polls opened for three days of balloting in Russia’s parliamentary election. Unexpectedly long lines formed at some polling places, and independent media suggested this could … Read more

Pence preps for potential 2024 presidential run amid rocky headlines about relationship with Trump

The last conversation between the two Republican leaders was a phone call from Trump in April, Republican sources tell CNN, wishing Pence well as the former vice president recovered from heart surgery. Pence isn’t waiting to make up with his former running mate — nor is he waiting for the former President to make up … Read more

The former ‘Pink home’ in Pointe-Claire and the political jabs now getting tossed – Montreal

With the municipal elections officially underway across Quebec, in Pointe-Claire political punches are already being thrown over the loss of long-standing historical buildings in the Village. Mayoral candidate Tim Thomas came out swinging in an online video criticizing the current administration under John Belvedere for rolling out the “red carpet for developers.”  READ MORE: Century-old … Read more

Harris County Won’t Have To Throw Out Mail-In Ballots From Voters 65 And Older Who Received Unsolicited Applications – Houston Public Media

Harris County election worker Romanique Tillman prepares mail-in ballots to be sent out to voters Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Houston. Harris County will not have to throw out ballots from people 65 and older who received unsolicited mail-in voting applications, after the Texas Supreme Court denied a petition from a conservative activist and others … Read more

Nanos poll: Latest tracking shows Liberals in winning territory

TORONTO — The Liberals are in winning territory with votes coming from mail-in ballots heavily in their favour, according to projections from Nanos Research. With only one weekend left before Canadians head to the polls, Nik Nanos, the founder and chief data scientist at Nanos Research, said they have been crunching the numbers in their … Read more

With the recall behind him, Newsom must consider hundreds of bills on his desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — About 700 bills sit on Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk that had piled up as he faced a recall. With a deadline of Oct. 10, Newsom has about three weeks to sign or veto the legislation. Part of the Democratic strategy of pushing up the date of the recall was for the … Read more