HANOI, Vietnam (AP) â Thousands of Vietnamese workers at a major footwear factory were on strike for a sixth day Wednesday over a social insurance law in a rare challenge to government policy.
Challenger Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria's presidential election by 2.57 million votes, official results showed Wednesday, defeating incumbent Goodluck Jonathan in the first democratic change of power in Africa's most populous nation. The gripping contest also capped a remarkable transformation for 72-year-old former army general Buhari, who led a tough military regime in the 1980s but now describes himself as a "converted democrat". Thousands spilled onto the streets of northern Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, in celebration, shouting campaign slogan "Sai Buhari" ("Only Buhari") as he took an unassailable lead with one state to declare. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said Buhari won 15,424,921 votes, or 53.95 percent, of the 28,587,564 total valid ballots cast.
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) â Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received two code violations, which cost him a point penalty.
LOS ANGELES (AP) â Joni Mitchell was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, but details on her condition have not been released.