May 08, 2015

The Latest: Famous names dropping like flies in UK election

LONDON (AP) — 7:55 a.m. (0755 GMT, 2:55 a.m. EDT) All night, famous political faces and household names in Britain had to stand on stages at vote counting centers to hear they had lost their seats in Parliament. Douglas Alexander, who directed the opposition Labour's campaign and would have been Britain's foreign secretary if they had won, was defeated by a 20-year-old student from the Scottish...

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