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on January 16, 2017 in World News

Inauguration 2017: Almost One Million Attendees, Plus Protestors, Say Officials

by Adelle Nazarian Officials expect almost 1 million people to attend Donald Trump’s Jan. 20 inauguration — and they also worry about the potential arrival of hundreds of thousands of protestors who are expected to attend a protest march the next day. “Obama drew an estimated 1.8 million people to the National Mall eight years ago, according to federal and local agencies. Planners say they are expecting no more than 900,000 people to attend Trump’s ceremonies Jan. 20,” NBC reported. The military is using a 60 feet x 40 feet map to map out January 20 inauguration activities. LIVE on… View Article

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on November 8, 2016 in World News

Pennsylvania Voting Machines Are Registering Republican Votes as Democrats, Say Officials

by Katherine Rodriguez Voting machines in Pennsylvania were registering straight Republican votes as Democratic votes, officials say. The error was due to a calibration issue in Lebanon County’s voting machines, where five machines out of the 270 machines available in the county malfunctioned, Penn Live reported. Voters saw the errors after they reviewed their ballots before officially filing them. When questioned about the issue, none reported their votes were incorrectly cast, according to Lebanon County Election Director Michael Anderson. Anderson said the issue was fixed and there was no indication that anyone’s votes were incorrectly registered in the system. Other… View Article

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