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The Two-Way
7:28 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Muhammadu Buhari Becomes Nigeria's President

Former General and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, arrives for his Inauguration at the eagle square in Abuja, Nigeria, on Friday.
Sunday Alamba AP

For the first time since Nigeria won its independence in 1960, the country has inaugurated an opposition figure as its next president.

Muhammadu Buhari, a retired general who ruled the country back in the '80s after a military coup, was sworn in as president of Nigeria on Friday.

The BBC reports:

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Around the Nation
7:07 am
Fri May 29, 2015

God Sues Equifax And Wins

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Asia
6:47 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Bees Were Literally Gao Bingguo's Knees

Originally published on Fri May 29, 2015 7:07 am

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The Two-Way
5:55 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Amid Corruption Scandal, FIFA Holds Presidential Election

FIFA President Sepp Blatter attends a press conference in Jerusalem on May 19.
Tsafrir Abayov AP

Originally published on Fri May 29, 2015 10:25 am

Just two days after a group of leading officials were arrested and charged with corruption and bribery, FIFA, soccer's world governing body, is holding a presidential election.

The Swiss Joseph "Sepp" Blatter, who has been FIFA's chief since 1998, is facing off with Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan, but don't expect a big shakeup.

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NPR Story
4:08 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Democrat O'Malley To Announce Presidential Bid In Baltimore

Originally published on Fri May 29, 2015 7:07 am

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