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        1/15/2013, Shevat 4, 5773

      Obama's Half Brother to Run for Public Office


      President Barack Obama’s half brother, Malik, announced that he will be running for the governorship of Siaya, a county in western Kenya, as an independent candidate.

      Malik Obama, 54, made the announcement Sunday, telling a crowd he would use his relationship with the U.S. president to address poverty and unemployment, Bloomberg reported.