National elections

In this Tuesday, May 21, 2019, photo, vote counting gets underway in Blantyre, Malawi. The country went to the polls to elect a new president in which 78-year-old President Peter Mutharika is seeking re-election to a second term. (AP Photo/Thoko Chikondi)
May 23, 2019 - 12:03 pm
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has taken a lead in the election with more than 75 percent of votes counted from the Tuesday poll. Mutharika has 1.4 million votes while opposition Malawi Congress Party leader Lazarus Chakwera is second with 1.2 million votes and Vice...
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May 23, 2019 - 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney is the latest 2020 contender to come out with a climate change plan, and he's proposing a fee on carbon emissions that he says aims reduce them by 90% by midcentury. That idea is part of the former Maryland congressman's $4 trillion...
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Presidential candidate and former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro speaks with a supporter prior to rallying with McDonald's employees and other activists demanding fairer pay, better working conditions, and the right to unionize in Durham, N.C., Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 23, 2019 - 10:26 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise minimum wage and secure other protections. Nearly all the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have expressed...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., addresses a campaign rally at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Democrats running for the White House rail against the flood of campaign cash that courses through the political system. But it’s becoming clear that those pledges often come with asterisks. Warren has vowed no untraceable “dark money” will help her, despite being backed by an organization that doesn’t disclose some of its donors.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
May 22, 2019 - 11:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders wants to crack down on outside groups that do political spending, though one is allied with his presidential campaign. Elizabeth Warren has vowed no untraceable "dark money" will help her White House bid, despite being backed by an organization that doesn't disclose...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at a house party campaign stop, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Rochester, N.H. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
May 22, 2019 - 9:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign on Wednesday released information on dozens of bankruptcy cases the former law professor was involved in, a disclosure that is unlikely to quiet GOP attempts to tie her to the corporate clients she represented. The disclosure includes cases...
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Oleh Lyashko, leader of Ukraine's Radical Party, center, speaks to lawmakers during a parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Ukrainian party leaders have rebelled against the new president's decision to disband parliament and ignored his call to amend the election law. Parliamentary leaders met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy Tuesday and had publicly backed his plans to hold early elections under new rules. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
May 22, 2019 - 12:37 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers on Wednesday turned down the new president's proposal to amend the election law in a blow to his hopes to get more of his supporters into parliament. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a 41-year-old comedian who won 73% of the presidential vote last month, dissolved...
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In this photo supplied by the South African Government Communications and Information Services (GCIS) Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in as a member of parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Ramaphosa has taken steps to crack down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term. (Jairus Mmufle/Government Communications and Information Services via AP)
May 22, 2019 - 11:05 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa has taken steps to crack down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term. South Africa's lawmakers were sworn into the legislative body in Cape Town following elections...
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May 22, 2019 - 11:02 am
DENVER (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper says gun owners should have to be licensed and pass a safety test to own firearms. The former Colorado governor on Wednesday released a detailed gun control proposal, similar to that of presidential rival and New Jersey Sen. Cory...
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Muslim women walk near a burnt car in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
May 22, 2019 - 10:05 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country's capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month's presidential election. The clashes began Tuesday night when...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., talks with guests during a campaign stop at a coffee shop in Derry, N.H. Gillibrand has released a “Family Bill of Rights” that she vows to institute during her first 100 days in the White House, if elected(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
May 22, 2019 - 6:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) says she wants to improve women's access to maternal care and make adoptions and high-tech fertility treatments more accessible to those who want children. The New York senator said Wednesday she's...
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