Togo’s President Wins Re-Election

ERICK KAGLAN, Associated Press LOME, Togo (AP) — Togo’s main opposition leader on Wednesday rejected provisional results that declared the re-election of the president for a third five-year term, and called for results to be canceled. President Faure Gnassingbe’s win, announced as provisional results by […read more]


Wendell Pierce Set as Clarence Thomas in HBO’s ‘Confirmation’ (Exclusive)

  (The Hollywood Reporter) – HBO has found its Clarence Thomas. Treme and The Odd Couple‘s Wendell Pierce has been tapped to play the Supreme Court justice in Confirmation, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Confirmation, from HBO Films, details the explosive 1991 Supreme Court nomination hearings (at which Anita Hill testified), that brought the country to […read more]


The UK’s Ethnic Election

BARKING, UK (Politico) — For as long as modern Britons have voted, politics here has revolved around class. But this year, Britain is having its first truly ethnic election. Scotland is set to fall to the Scottish National Party. The old three-party oligopoly — Conservative, […read more]