Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital assistant editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Iran passes UN nuclear test

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/12/18, 12:45 pm

The International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday that Iran was abiding by the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal with major world powers. The UN nuclear watchdog group said it had access to all the sites in Iran that it needed to visit to verify that the Islamic country had respected limits on stockpiles of heavy water and low-enriched uranium. The United States withdrew from the nuclear deal in May and has since reimposed economic sanctions on Iran, but the other signatories to the deal—Britain, China, France, Germany, and Russia—are still trying to make it work.

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Only in Florida: The latest recount drama

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/12/18, 12:22 pm

Lawsuits and accusations of vote tampering are firing up an already heated recount battle in the Florida races for governor and U.S. Senate, with Republicans in the lead in unofficial results. The Florida secretary of state on Saturday ordered recounts in both of those elections and that of the state commissioner of agriculture. The current margin between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson in the Senate race is just .14 percentage points. A gap of .41 points separates Republican gubernatorial hopeful U.S. Rep.

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Florida to recount ballots for Senate, governor

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/10/18, 02:21 pm

The Florida secretary of state ordered recounts in the U.S. Senate and governor’s races Saturday. Unofficial results showed candidates in both elections fell within .5 of a percentage point of each other, the margin that triggers a recount. Votes in the governor’s race between Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum will be recounted by machines. The final tally is due 3 p.m. Thursday. But the margin in the Senate race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic incumbent Sen.

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