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April 20, 2019

Politics

You've got to be kidding! US town elects goat as 'mayor'

You've got to be kidding! US town elects goat as 'mayor'

In a divided America where politics seems increasingly to get people's goat, a small town in Vermont has taken the concept to heart -- this week electing one as mayor.He may be a political novice but the goat's name, Lincoln, brings with it a storied pedigre

US secretary of state to visit Israel ahead of election

US secretary of state to visit Israel ahead of election

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Israel ahead of its April 9 election but will not be involved in the country's domestic politics, the State Department said Tuesday.Pompeo said Monday during a discussion with students in Iowa that he planned to vi

China's rubber-stamp parliament at a glance

China's rubber-stamp parliament at a glance

Nearly 3,000 delegates from across China gathered in Beijing on Tuesday for the start of the annual session of the rubber-stamp legislature, the National People's Congress.The two-week gathering will provide a glimpse into China's politics and priorities, th