Salvador Nasralla, Honduras TV host, might win presidency

Opposition Alliance presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla, center, talks to the press after a press conference in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Hondurans waited anxiously with no results released hours after polls closed for Sunday’s presidential election, while both the president and his main challenger claimed victory after what appeared to be a heavy turnout by voters. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

An ostentatious TV show host held the lead Monday in Honduras’ presidential election – a surprise development that prompted concern among U.S. officials who’d hoped the Central American nation’s current, pro-Washington president would cruise to a second term. Salvador Nasralla, the TV presenter turned political candidate, held a 5 percentage point lead over incumbent Juan Orlando…