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USA POLITICS: Trump Endorses Republican Healthcare Plan

USA POLITICS: Trump Endorses Republican Healthcare Plan

Trump, on Twitter, called the measure sponsored by Republican Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham “great,” adding: “I hope Republican Senators will vote for Graham-Cassidy and fulfill their promise to Repeal & Replace ObamaCare. Money direct to States!”

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Israel Endorses Independent Kurdish State

ISRAEL POLITICS: Israel Endorses Independent Kurdish State

“Israel supports the legitimate efforts of the Kurdish people to achieve their own state,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, in remarks sent to foreign correspondents by his office.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Aisha Alhassan Endorses Atiku Abubakar for 2019 Presidential Election

NIGERIA POLITICS: Aisha Alhassan Endorses Atiku Abubakar for 2019 Presidential Election

Popularly called Mama Taraba, Aisha Alhassan said, “Your excellency, our father and our president by the grace of God come 2019. Before you are your people, your supporters for life, the people of Taraba State.”

Although Mr. Abubakar has not publicly declared his intention to run in 2019, he is believed to be mobilising and getting ready for the election. He came third in the APC presidential primaries in the build up to the 2015 elections, losing to President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-Kano governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso.

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CANADA POLITICS: Kevin O’Leary Drops Out of Conservative Race, Endorses Maxime Bernier

CANADA POLITICS: Kevin O’Leary Drops Out of Conservative Race, Endorses Maxime Bernier

“The Liberals politically own Quebec. Without growing the Conservative base in Quebec, beating Trudeau in 2019 would be a huge challenge,” O’Leary said at press conference with reporters in Toronto.

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GERMANY POLITICS: SPD Endorses Martin Schulz As Leader

GERMANY POLITICS: SPD Endorses Martin Schulz As Leader

“The SPD is back! We’re back!” Martin Schulz told around 600 delegates at a party meeting in Berlin shortly before he was chosen as SPD leader.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Raul Castro Endorses Ecuador’s Ruling Party Candidate Lenin Moreno

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Raul Castro Endorses Ecuador’s Ruling Party Candidate Lenin Moreno

Cuban President Raul Castro on his recent visit to Caracas, backs Lenin Moreno, former vice president and candidate of Ecuador’s ruling Alianza Pais party.

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GAMBIA POLITICS: Adama Barrow Endorses ‘One China’ Policy

GAMBIA POLITICS: Adama Barrow Endorses ‘One China’ Policy

Barrow defeated Jammeh in an election in December. Jammeh had held power for 22 years and only stepped down in January as thousands of West African troops who had entered the country were poised to enter the capital.

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USA POLITICS: EU Relieved But Wary After Trump Endorses It As ‘Wonderful’

USA POLITICS: EU Relieved But Wary After Trump Endorses It As ‘Wonderful’

When Donald Trump called the European Union “wonderful” and said he was “totally in favor of it”, some Brussels officials feared the headline was a hoax, given the U.S. president’s earlier apparent disdain for the bloc.

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ROMANIA POLITICS: Parliament Endorses President’s Anti-Corruption Referendum

ROMANIA POLITICS: Parliament Endorses President’s Anti-Corruption Referendum

Romania’s parliament on Monday unanimously endorsed a presidential plan to hold a national referendum over anti-corruption reforms after mass street protests forced the government into an embarrassing U-turn over a graft decree.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 2018 Election: ZANU-PF Endorses Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 2018 Election: ZANU-PF Endorses Mugabe

Supporters of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe chanting “tongai, tongai baba” (rule, rule father) endorsed the 92-year-old leader for a 2018 election run.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Union Endorses Ramaphosa To Succeed Zuma

SOUTH AFRICA: Union Endorses Ramaphosa To Succeed Zuma

Zuma is expected to stand down as ANC president at a party conference late next year, ahead of national elections in 2019.

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AUSTRALIA: Pauline Hanson Officially Endorses Gay Marriage

AUSTRALIA: Pauline Hanson Officially Endorses Gay Marriage

“I believe we’ve got to start listening to the majority and not the minority,” Senator Pauline Hanson said.

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USA: Ted Cruz Officially Endorses Donald Trump

USA: Ted Cruz Officially Endorses Donald Trump

Ted Cruz: “I pledged to endorse the Republican nominee. I am honoring that commitment. And if you don’t want to see a Clinton presidency, I vote for Trump.”

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USA: Joseph McQuaid Endorses Libertarian Gary Johnson

USA: Joseph McQuaid Endorses Libertarian Gary Johnson

The Union Leader of New Hampshire broke an over-100-year-old tradition of backing GOP presidential picks endorsing Libertarian Gary Johnson.

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UK: Corbyn Endorses Rival Labour Conference, Party Split Deepens

UK: Corbyn Endorses Rival Labour Conference, Party Split Deepens

Jeremy Corbyn Corbyn released a promotional video for the event and said he was ” going to be there”.

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USA: Trump Officially Endorses Ryan, McCain For Re-Election

USA: Trump Officially Endorses Ryan, McCain For Re-Election

“We will have disagreements, but we will disagree as friends,” Donald Trump said.

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USA: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Endorses Donald Trump

USA: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Endorses Donald Trump

“I am not a Donald Trump campaigner. He would be the better one for Europe and for Hungary,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said.

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USA: Bernie Sanders Officially Endorses Hillary Clinton

USA: Bernie Sanders Officially Endorses Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders declares: “I intend to do everything I can to make certain she will be the next president of the United States.”

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CANADA: Stephen Harper Endorses Jason Kenney

CANADA: Stephen Harper Endorses Jason Kenney

“He has demonstrated time and again that he is a principled, thoughtful and highly capable conservative,” Harper said to hundreds of supporters.

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UK: Theresa May Leads, Boris Johnson Endorses Andrea Leadsom

UK: Theresa May Leads, Boris Johnson Endorses Andrea Leadsom

Theresa May is the frontrunner in the Tory leadership race as Conservative MPs begin casting their votes in the contest to decide who will be the next prime minister.

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