National elections

October 17, 2017 - 11:50 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan electoral commissioner has announced her resignation and says the presidential vote just eight days away cannot credibly proceed as planned. Roselyne Akombe spoke Wednesday from New York but it was not clear if she had fled there. She says the electoral commissioners...
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President Donald Trump sits for a radio interview in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 17, 2017 - 4:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Sen. John McCain that "I fight back" after McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's foreign policy. McCain, a former Navy pilot who spent 5½ years in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp and is battling brain cancer,...
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Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, head of Austrian People's Party, gives an interview in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, after the closing of the polling stations for the Austrian national elections. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
October 17, 2017 - 5:49 am
VIENNA (AP) — Young, dynamic and preaching renewal, Austria's next likely leader, the 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz, is already inviting comparisons with French President Emmanuel Macron. But while Macron is making good on promises of systemic change, Austrian politics could largely remain business as...
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October 17, 2017 - 2:10 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump waded back into Southern politics Monday, showering praise on one of his earliest supporters, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. At a closed-door campaign fundraiser, Trump praised McMaster as his "friend" and "compatriot" and predicted McMaster would...
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October 16, 2017 - 6:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's re-election campaign spent more than $1 million in legal fees in the last three months, coinciding with a spike in intensity from Russia investigators. The spending on lawyers is detailed in the latest campaign finance disclosure by the president's re-...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2016, file photo, Summer Zervos, right, listens alongside her attorney Gloria Allred during a news conference in Los Angeles. Trump’s presidential campaign has been subpoenaed for records related to past sexual assault allegations against Trump _ charges the president on Oct. 16 dismissed as “made-up stuff.” Lawyers for Zervos, a former contestant on “The Apprentice,” asked the campaign in March 2017 to preserve any records in its possession concerning Zervos or other women who accused Trump of misconduct. Zervos says Trump kissed and groped her against her will in 2007. During a Rose Garden news conference, Trump dismissed the allegations as politically motivated. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, file)
October 16, 2017 - 6:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's presidential campaign has been subpoenaed for records related to past sexual assault allegations against Trump — charges the president on Monday dismissed as "made-up stuff." Lawyers for Summer Zervos, a former contestant on "The Apprentice," asked the...
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An election poster of the conservative Austrian People's Party, OEVP, stands in front of the parliament in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Hundreds of thousands of ballots must still be counted in Austria's general elections, but the tally is not likely to substantially change results that have put 31-year old Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz on track to become Europe's youngest leader. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
October 16, 2017 - 2:05 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Right-wing parties chalked up two more victories in Europe over the weekend, coming second in Austria's national election and entering another state parliament in Germany, putting further pressure on mainstream conservatives to take a harder line on immigration. The issue has been at...
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October 16, 2017 - 11:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A political research firm behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's connections to Russia is balking at subpoenas from the House intelligence committee, with a lawyer for the firm questioning the legitimacy of the panel's probe into Russian meddling in the...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in Baltimore. Clinton has told an Australian state broadcaster that WlkiLeaks founder Julian Assange was a tool of Russia in his release of hacked emails that hurt the U.S. Democratic presidential nominee's campaign. Clinton told Australian Broadcasting Corp. in an interview broadcast on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, that the Australian whistleblower had "become a kind of nihilistic opportunist who does the bidding of a dictator," Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
October 16, 2017 - 7:26 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Hillary Clinton has told an Australian state broadcaster that WlkiLeaks founder Julian Assange was a tool of Russia in his release of hacked emails that hurt the U.S. Democratic presidential nominee's campaign. Clinton told Australian Broadcasting Corp. in an interview...
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October 16, 2017 - 12:01 am
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — Jefferson County, Texas, was drowned by more than 60 inches of rain during Hurricane Harvey, which left wide swaths of the county in ruins. Last November, Jefferson flipped from voting Democratic in presidential elections to instead back Donald Trump, who has dismissed the...
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