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Fujimori Leading Peruvian Presidential Poll as Run-off Looms

The daughter of Peru’s imprisoned former president Keiko Fujimori far outpaced her competitors Monday following the first round of Peru’s presidential election, but fell short of the 50 percent needed to secure the nomination. With more than two-thirds of ballots counted, Fujimori held 39 percent of the vote, beating out former World Bank economist Pedro Kuczynski, who held 24 percent, and leftist congresswoman Veronika Mendoza, who came in a distant third with 17 percent. While...

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