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Protests as Turkey rerunning vote in Istanbul following opposition win

Turkey's electoral body has ordered that Istanbul's local elections be re-held after a shock opposition victory in March.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party questioned the slim win by the opposition CHP, claiming there were "irregularities and corruption". Also: Democrats in the US Congress are to begin contempt proceedings against the Attorney-General William Barr, over his handling of the Mueller report, and it’s practiced by millions worldwide, but how was Pilates invented?

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