Constitutional amendments

April 17, 2017 - 12:29 am
AP-AS-PENCE-KOREA-THE-LATEST The Latest: Pence says 'era of strategic patience' is over PANMUNJOM, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says the "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea, expressing impatience with the unwillingness of the North Korean regime to move toward...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan leaves a hall following a news briefing in Istanbul, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Erdogan declared victory in Sunday's historic referendum that will grant sweeping powers to the presidency, hailing the result as a "historic decision." (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 5:38 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 12:20 a.m. The European Union's top officials have responded cautiously to the outcome of Turkey's constitutional referendum and are...
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Supporters of the "Yes" vote, raise flags during celebrations in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. With four-fifths of the ballots counted in Turkey's historic referendum, those who back constitutional changes greatly expanding President Erdogan's powers have a 6-point lead, the official Anadolu news agency said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 4:46 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The head of Turkey's electoral board has confirmed that the "yes" votes have won a critical referendum on whether to expand the...
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Supporters of the "Yes" vote, raise flags during celebrations in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. With four-fifths of the ballots counted in Turkey's historic referendum, those who back constitutional changes greatly expanding President Erdogan's powers have a 6-point lead, the official Anadolu news agency said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 4:12 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 11 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan briefly struck a conciliatory tone in a speech after a close victory in Turkey's referendum...
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Supporters of the "Yes" vote, raise flags during celebrations in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. With four-fifths of the ballots counted in Turkey's historic referendum, those who back constitutional changes greatly expanding President Erdogan's powers have a 6-point lead, the official Anadolu news agency said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 3:28 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says unofficial results show a referendum that will significantly expand the presidency'...
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A woman waits at the entrance of a polling station in Ankara, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Polling stations for a historic referendum called by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened Sunday, when voters are set to decide on the future of their country: Whether to approve or reject reforms that would concentrate power in the hands of the president. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 16, 2017 - 11:46 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Turkey's Supreme Election Board has announced that ballot papers that don't bear the board's official seal will be deemed valid...
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A woman waits at the entrance of a polling station in Ankara, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Polling stations for a historic referendum called by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened Sunday, when voters are set to decide on the future of their country: Whether to approve or reject reforms that would concentrate power in the hands of the president. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 16, 2017 - 11:08 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 6 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says that "yes" votes are leading in Turkey's referendum on expanding presidential powers. The...
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A Turkish woman holds her baby as she as she casts her vote at a polling station in Ankara, Turkey, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Voters in Turkey were deciding Sunday on the future of their country, with polling stations opening for a historic referendum, which was called by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on whether to approve reforms that would concentrate power in the hands of the president.(AP Photo/Ali Unal)
April 16, 2017 - 8:54 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says the death toll in a fight outside a polling station in the southeastern province of...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, casts a ballot with his grandson, as wife Emine Erdogan, left, looks on, inside a polling station in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Voters in Turkey were casting their ballots Sunday in a historic referendum to approve or reject a set of constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the president's powers. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 5:59 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 1 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says two people have died in a fight outside a polling station in the southeastern province of...
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In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017 photo, high school teacher Natalie O'Brien, center, hands out papers during a civics class called "We the People," at North Smithfield High School in North Smithfield, R.I. More states are requiring graduating high school students to know at least as much about the U.S. founding documents as immigrants passing a citizenship test. Boosting civics literacy has been a bipartisan cause. But some advocates say a mandate to test government trivia is too simplistic. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
April 03, 2017 - 9:34 am
In a growing number of states, high school graduates are being required to know at least as much about U.S. founding documents as immigrants passing the citizenship test. Can you ace it? An applicant must correctly answer six of 10 questions, selected from 100 possible questions, to pass the civics...
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