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United Arab Emirates Charges 94 in Power Grab

Religious group rejected country's 'basic principles': attorney general

(Newser) - The United Arab Emirates is poised to try 94 people for allegedly attempting to take control of the country, CNN reports. "They launched, established, and ran an organization seeking to oppose the basic principles of the UAE system of governance and to seize power," says the UAE's... More »

Bush v. Gore's Lessons for 2008

2000 election mess colors Obama-Clinton contest

(Newser) - Memorial Day dates from the Civil War, but this week, thanks to HBO’s Recount, a different internecine conflict will be in the air: the 2000 election. The generally factual portrayal of the Florida snafu gets Hendrik Hertzberg of the New Yorker thinking about another hairsplitting debate over vote counting.... More »

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