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  • QUITO, Feb 21- Ecuador's presidential election will go to an April runoff between leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno and ex-banker Guillermo Lasso, the electoral body said on Tuesday, after a nail-biter first round over the weekend. Ecuador's fragmented opposition is now expected to close ranks around Lasso in a runoff amid anger over an economic...

  • QUITO, Feb 20- Ecuador's leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno looked set for victory on Monday in a presidential election, but slow results meant it may take days to know if he will face a runoff with former banker Guillermo Lasso. While Ecuadoreans are angry over an economic downturn and corruption scandals, the opposition split its votes among...

  • QUITO, Feb 20- Ecuador's leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno looked set for victory on Monday in a presidential election, but slow results meant it may take days to know if he will face a runoff with former banker Guillermo Lasso. While Ecuadoreans are angry over an economic downturn and corruption scandals, the opposition split its votes among...

  • QUITO, Feb 20- Ecuadorean leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno looked set for victory in a presidential election but results still coming in on Monday meant he may face a runoff with former banker Guillermo Lasso. While Ecuadoreans are angry over an economic downturn and corruption scandals, the opposition split its votes among candidates and the...

  • QUITO, Feb 20- Ecuadorean leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was set for victory in a presidential election but results still coming in on Monday meant he may face a runoff with former banker Guillermo Lasso. In a nail-biter vote with eight candidates, Moreno was close to the threshold needed to avoid a second round on April 2 and continue a decade-long...

  • QUITO, Feb 20- Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was within striking distance of winning the first round of Ecuador's presidential election on Monday, as the Andean country's electoral body counted ballots late into the night. A couple of hundred opposition supporters congregated in front of the electoral council headquarters in Quito to demand...

  • QUITO, Feb 19- Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was winning Ecuador's presidential election on Sunday, partial results showed, and was close to the margin needed to avoid a runoff against conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso. In the event of a runoff, Ecuador's fragmented opposition is expected to coalesce around Lasso amid anger over an...

  • QUITO, Feb 19- Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was winning Ecuador's presidential election on Sunday, partial results showed, though he was just short of the margin needed to avoid an April runoff against conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso. In the event of a runoff, Ecuador's fragmented opposition is expected to coalesce around Lasso amid...

  • QUITO, Feb 19- Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was winning Ecuador's presidential election on Sunday, first results showed, though he was just short of the margin needed to avoid a runoff against conservative ex-banker Guillermo Lasso. In the event of a runoff, Ecuador's fragmented opposition is expected to coalesce around Lasso amid anger over an...

  • If Moreno is forced into a second round, analysts expect Ecuador's fractured opposition to coalesce around Lasso amid an economic downturn and corruption scandals in OPEC's smallest member state. That would further bolster the right in South America, after Argentina, Brazil and Peru all shifted away from leftist rule in the past 18 months as a commodities...

  • If Moreno is forced into a second round, analysts expect Ecuador's fractured opposition to coalesce around Lasso amid an economic downturn and corruption scandals in OPEC's smallest member state. That would further bolster the right in South America, after Argentina, Brazil and Peru all shifted away from leftist rule in the past 18 months as a commodities...

  • GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, Feb 17- Ecuador's lead opposition candidate is offering a sharp break with ten years of leftist rule in the Andean country, vowing to remove Wikileaks founder Julian Assange from the nation's London embassy, speak out against Venezuela's socialist government, and likely renegotiate debts with China. With analysts expecting the OPEC...

  • GUAYAQUIL/ QUITO, Ecuador, Feb 16- An ally of Ecuador's leftist President Rafael Correa and a conservative ex-banker are battling to become the next president in Sunday's election in the face of corruption scandals and a lackluster economy. A Lasso victory would intensify the return of the right in South America, where Argentina, Brazil and Peru have all shifted...

  • QUITO, Feb 16- An ally of leftist President Rafael Correa and a conservative ex-banker are battling to become Ecuador's next president in Sunday's election amid corruption scandals and a lackluster economy. Lasso has promised to slash taxes, foster foreign investment and remove Wikileaks founder Julian Assange from the country's embassy in London, where he...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 6- Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump's electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, U.S. intelligence agencies said in an assessment. Reports of Russian interference in the already divisive election have roiled Washington, even as the U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 6- Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump's electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, U.S. intelligence agencies said in an assessment on Friday. Reports of Russian interference in the already divisive election have roiled Washington, even as...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 6- Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump's electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, U.S. intelligence agencies said in an assessment on Friday. Reports of Russian interference in the already divisive election have roiled Washington, even as...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 6- Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump's electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, U.S. intelligence agencies said in an assessment on Friday. Russia's objectives were to undermine public faith in the U.S. democratic process, denigrate...

  • Former Director of Central Intelligence under President Bill Clinton, James Woolsey.

    The former CIA director was a senior advisor in the Trump transition team, NBC News reports.

  • George Mitchell

    Trump should err on the side of U.S. intelligence rather than denials from Putin and Julian Assange, George Mitchell tells CNBC.