Voters head to the polls in Algeria and the UK

December 12, 2019

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A woman is shown in shadow and carrying an umbrella walking next to a brick building with a polling station sign taped to the wall.

A woman walks in the rain outside a polling station in London, during the general election in Britain, Dec. 12, 2019.

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Voters in the United Kingdom and Algeria are holding general elections Thursday. And in Israel, people woke up to learn that they will vote yet again — for the third time in less 12 months — in a national election, now set for early March. In non-election-related news, the "Christmas Book Flood" is about to hit Iceland. It's a tradition when publishers flood the shelves with new releases, setting up books as a gift-giving tradition.


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