Turkey: Erdogan claims victory in presidential election

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory after unofficial election returns Sunday showed him with enough votes to serve another term that carries new executive powers. “The nation has entrusted to me the responsibility of the presidency and the executive duty,” Erdogan said in televised remarks from Istanbul after a near-complete count carried […]

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Partial Results Show Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Leading in Country’s Elections

(ISTANBUL) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took a commanding lead in his bid Sunday for a presidency with broadly expanded powers, with partial results reported by the country’s state-run news agency showing him with more than 50 percent of the vote — enough to avoid a runoff. The high-stakes presidential contest and a parliamentary […]

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‘Jurassic World’ sequel stomps its way to $150 million debut

NEW YORK — The dinosaurs still rule the box office. “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” surpassed expectations to open with an estimated $150 million in ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters over the weekend. While that total didn’t approach the record-breaking debut of 2015’s “Jurassic” reboot, it proved the franchise still roars loudly among moviegoers. […]

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