Elections

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte gives 'high five' to children after casting his vote for the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)
March 15, 2017 - 7:51 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The latest on election day in the Netherlands (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Some Dutch voters are queuing up to cast their ballots on one of the newest pieces of their nation — a recently created island in a large lake north of Amsterdam. Authorities have put a polling...
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March 15, 2017 - 7:38 am
TRUMP UPDATE: Trump blasts reporter over release of tax form WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump is criticizing the reporter who released a portion of Trump's 2005 tax return, casting doubt on the reporter's account of how he obtained the form. The tax forms were obtained by the Pulitzer Prize-...
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March 15, 2017 - 5:44 am
TRUMP-TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS Several courts hear travel ban case today UNDATED (AP) — A day before President Donald Trump's revised travel ban is to take effect, the executive action will be scrutinized in federal courtrooms across the country today. In Maryland, a federal judge will hear arguments...
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Geert Wilders casts his vote for the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 15, 2017 - 5:40 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch voters cast ballots Wednesday at polling booths across the nation in parliamentary elections that are being closely watched as a possible indicator of the strength of far-right populism ahead of national votes in France and Germany later this year. Two-term Prime...
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Supporters of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye gather in front of her private home in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. South Korean prosecutors said Wednesday they plan to summon and question Park next week over a corruption scandal that removed her from office. The signs read " We love Park Geun-hye." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 15, 2017 - 3:23 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors said Wednesday they plan to question ousted President Park Geun-hye next week over a corruption scandal that removed her from office, as the government announced that an election will be held on May 9 to pick her successor. Park lost her...
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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, left, and PVV party leader Geert Wilders, right, wait to take their turn in the closing debate at parliament in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Amid unprecedented international attention, the Dutch go to the polls Wednesday in a parliamentary election that is seen as a bellwether for the future of populism in a year of crucial votes in Europe. (Phil Nijhuis HH POOL via AP)
March 15, 2017 - 3:21 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch voters cast ballots Wednesday at polling booths across the nation in parliamentary elections that are being closely watched as a possible indicator of the strength of far-right populism ahead of national votes in France and Germany later this year. Two-term Prime...
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March 14, 2017 - 10:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Organization of American States wants regional governments to suspend Venezuela from the Washington-based group unless general elections are held soon to break a political impasse that he said Tuesday is destroying the country's democracy. OAS Secretary General...
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White House Press secretary Sean Spicer speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 14, 2017 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The federal agency that oversees health insurance programs for tens of millions of American consumers has a new leader. Vice President Mike Pence has sworn in Seema Verma as administrator of the Centers for Medicare...
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A gust of wind blows snow back at Roger Lane, a custodian at Yonkers Public School 17, as he clears a sidewalk in front of the school with a snow blower during a snow storm, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency Tuesday for all of New York's 62 counties, including New York City's five boroughs. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 14, 2017 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a strong winter storm hitting the Northeast (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A 23-month-old in need of a heart transplant has been escorted by snowplows and state police troopers through a heavy snowstorm from one hospital to another in northeastern Pennsylvania. Gov. Tom...
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March 14, 2017 - 1:53 pm
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio activist is suing Oscar nominee James Woods for defamation over a tweet he sent out during the presidential campaign season. The Chillicothe Gazette reports ( http://ohne.ws/2lXnHwP ) Portia Boulger, a supporter of Bernie Sanders, filed a federal lawsuit this month...
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