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Kiev (AFP) — Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Monday dissolved parliament, calling for early elections on October 26.

“I have decided to terminate the powers of Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine’s parliament) early,” his official website quoted him as saying. “The new parliament will be elected on October 26, 2014.”

AFP Photo/Yuriy Kirnichny

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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

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A federal district judge in New York ruled Monday that the U.S. Postal Service has to treat election mail as a priority, another loss for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy in the courts. The judge, Victor Marrero, also ordered that overtime and extra deliveries had to be permitted by the USPS as election mail demands. This came in a suit brought by several candidates for office and New York voters against Donald Trump and DeJoy.

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