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Assad Reportedly Wins Syria Election with 88.7% of Votes

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad reportedly won 88.7 percent of the vote in the country's presidential election. Parliament speaker Mohammad al-Laham said on Wednesday the Assad secured a third term in office. The U.S. State Department on Tuesday described Syria's presidential election as "a disgrace," saying President Bashar al-Assad "has no more credibility today that he did yesterday." "Detached from reality and devoid of political...

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