Moreno pocketed 51.16 percent of valid votes versus 48.84 percent for conservative challenger Guillermo Lasso, with 99.65 percent of votes counted, according to the council.
Ahead of Lasso's announcement of the specific details of his challenge to the results Wednesday, head of the National Electoral Council, Juan Pablo Pozo, noted that only 835 electoral rolls - or 2 percent of the more than 40,000 rolls - presented irregularities and would be submitted to a public audit.
Hundreds of Lasso supporters gathered outside the National Electoral Council's headquarters in Quito for the third straight night of mostly peaceful protests that contrasted with the more unruly behaviour seen on election night, when supporters crashed through metal barricades in Quito and scuffled with riot police in several cities.
"We have a mountain of documents", Lasso told reporters on Wednesday, as quoted by the TeleSUR broadcaster, referring to evidence of alleged election fraud.
The 45-year-old Australian buoyantly turned that threat around on Lasso as official results showed the conservative ex-banker on track to lose.
The Organization of American States said its mission of electoral observers that visited at random 480 voting centres nationwide found no discrepancies between the tallies and the official results and encouraged Lasso to issue complaints through institutional channels.
Correa accused Lasso supporters of trying to deny the results and provoke violence. "The United States congratulates the people of Ecuador on taking part in the second-round Presidential elections on April 2".
For weeks Ecuadoreans polarized by 10 years of Correa's iron-fisted rule had been bracing for a contested vote. Moreno, 64, also benefited from last-minute doubts that the pro-business Lasso if elected would gut social programs that have endeared poor voters to Correa's "Citizens' Revolution".
Conservative candidate Guillermo Lasso has claimed his campaign for the presidency of Ecuador found irregularities at almost 2,000 polling station tables where his opponent won in Sunday's election. Moreno said he would let him stay.
Assange later apologized but blamed Lasso for starting the feud. As it became clear that Mr Moreno would win, Mr Assange tweeted: "I cordially invite Lasso to leave Ecuador within 30 days (with or without his tax haven millions)", in reference to...
Failure of the soccer stadium measure, which was defeated by 53 percent to 47 percent margin, will apparently doom St. Louis proper, leaving the suburbs completely free of responsibility should tax funds not meet projections.
The next chapter in Yahoo's odd journey from cornerstone of the early internet to aged Verizon subsidiary is a bold rebranding. In July of previous year , Verizon announced that it will acquire the core internet business of Yahoo for around $4.8 billion.
Adams added "that there was no sign that the homeowner had attempted to call the authorities before shooting the intruder". Detectives have arrested a homeowner for fatally shooting an intruder he found taking a shower in his Mason County home.
Not moments later, the new episode premiered on the Adult Swim channel along with a marathon of old episodes. Tonight was supposed to be the fourth episode of the final season of Samurai Jack on Adult Swim .
The Hyde Amendment, a budget amendment passed every year since 1976, specifically bans directing federal funds to abortion. Supporters of the mandate plan on urging Indiana Attorney General, Curtis Hill, to make an appeal.
Matt and Jeff apparently arrived at WrestleMania moments before their match and Jeff was visibly hurting from the night before. Cena got down on one knee after he and Bella defeated The Miz and Maryse via double pin, according to ESPN .
The Justice Ministry in Moscow has been investigating the Jehovah's Witnesses' Russian headquarters near St. Petersburg over the previous year and claimed it discovered violations of a Russian law banning extremism.
Trump believes Trump Tower was under surveillance, though he has provided no evidence even as he accused Obama of wiretapping him. McCAIN: "I think the circumstances indicate that there's a possibility that that request could have been politically motivated".
While there might be a 10 or 20 second delay between the streamer and viewer on Twitch, Beam has "sub-second latency". Following is the brief of what they had to say about the new Home screen and additional new streaming options.
Stone-pelters fighting for nation, says Farooq
Abdullah has also said that if India and Pakistan can not resolve their issues, then the United States should come forward and facilitate the resolution between the two countries as a third party.
Flood warning issued for Tiffin River near Stryker
All storms will be gone by sunrise Monday leaving a dry day with highs in the 70s so not a bad day for the Royals home opener. The Pawcatuck River in Southeastern Connecticut is already around 1 foot above flood stage and minor flooding is occurring.
Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV
HPV is also linked to cancers of the vagina, vulva, penis, anus, and back of the throat, tongue and tonsils, in men and women. Paul Offit, professor of pediatrics and director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Senator ends 15-hour speech opposing Trump's court pick
Some were already predicting that they would end up eliminating the 60-vote requirement for legislation, as well as nominations. Still, at least some Democrats are sort of pretending that Gorsuch is such a special case that he is worth maximum opposition.
Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men's basketball coach
He said that he had been working hard to become a head coach for quite a few years and he cannot wait to return to the Hilltop. It was announced early Monday that Patrick Ewing planned to take a formal interview with his Alma Mater, Georgetown.
Masters: Top 10 story lines to watch at Augusta National
For one, this wouldn't have happened if Thompson wasn't among the tournament's contenders and, therefore, was on TV. Q. 13 when you were told walking to that tee, how were you able to sum up - whatever it takes to make birdie there.
Moto G5 smartphone launched in India
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Apple Releasing Redesigned Mac Pro In Near Future
To be clear, our current Mac Pro has met the needs of some of our customers, and we know clearly not all of our customers. Apple has just revealed its plan of releasing a different type of Mac Pro next year.
Who will be surrogate mom for Kim Kardashian's 3rd child?
The singer is in the midst of her Dangerous Woman tour, so Kim and North swung by her dressing room to say hey before the show. There's a sense in me that because I went through all that pain for these two babies and that I know we did this together.
SpaceX launches first recycled rocket booster
Combined with the nose cone, that's about 84 percent in savings of the original costs of the launch (fuel costs notwithstanding). He added that his team were also working on recovering the second "booster" stage, which now burns up in the atmosphere.