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Populist emerges in Romania's bitter election

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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Media tycoon Dan Diaconescu drives a white Rolls Royce, looks like a used car salesman in his shiny mauve jacket, promises to create thousands of jobs and has emerged as a key player in Romania's bitterly contested parliamentary election. The owner of two television stations, Diaconescu's populist party is running third in Sunday's vote, according to polls. The...