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Rain Closes Some Polling Venues as Fiji Elects New Leader

Heavy rainfall was affecting some voting in Fiji's general election Wednesday, as two men who led different military coups battled for control of the island nation.  The bad weather prompted the Elections Office to close 17 polling venues, affecting some 6,000 voters, according to the Fiji Times. Those people would get a chance to vote at a later date, the Times reported.  Opinion polls indicate Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is poised to win a second term after he...

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