India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims

next FILE- In this May 18, 2019 file photo, a polling officer sits with Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) at a distribution center on the eve of polls in Kolkata, India. India’s Election Commission has rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of Thursday’s vote-counting to determine the outcome of the country’s mammoth national elections. (AP Photo/Bikas Das, file) NEW DELHI – India’s Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of the counting of votes Thursday that will determine the outcome…

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UK man charged with assault over Farage milkshake-throwing

next Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage after being hit with a milkshake during a campaign walkabout for the upcoming European elections in Newcastle, England, Monday May 20, 2019. (Tom Wilkinson/PA via AP) LONDON – British police have charged a 32-year-old man with assault after pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election. Northumbria Police said Tuesday that Paul Crowther had been charged with common assault and criminal damage over the incident in Newcastle, northeast England. Farage was left with milkshake dripping down…

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France’s Macron accuses Bannon, Russians of eroding Europe

next French President Emmanuel Macron, left, meets with European Council President Donald Tusk at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, May 20, 2019. (Yoan Valat/Pool via AP) PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe’s nationalists to dismantle the European Union. The centrist French leader said in an interview with French regional newspapers published Tuesday that Europeans “should not be naive” about foreign interference ahead of this week’s European Parliament elections. He said “Russians and some others” are…

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