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Afghanistan Chooses a New Leader

Afghan voters are flocking to the polls Saturday to choose a new president amid heavy security. President Hamid Karzai was among the first to vote Saturday morning. After nearly 12 years in office, he is banned by the constitution for running for office again. Results are not expected for a few weeks. A second round will be needed if none of the eight candidates gets more than half the vote. Security is tight across the nation because insurgents have promised to disrupt...

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