Elections

Kenyans walk past election posters in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, Monday Aug. 7, 2017. Kenyans are due to go to the polls on Aug. 8. to vote in presidential elections after a tightly-fought race between President Uhuru Kenyatta and main opposition leader Raila Odinga. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
August 07, 2017 - 6:04 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Kenyans vote Tuesday in a close presidential election between President Uhuru Kenyatta, who seeks a second term, and Raila Odinga, who lost the last two elections. The East African high-tech and commercial hub of 44 million people is often described as one of the continent's...
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U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan responds to a question from a Republican voter during an employee town hall on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Mukwonago, Wis. Frustrated Republicans vented their displeasure at Ryan on Wednesday during the town hall meeting at a wire manufacturer in the Wisconsin congressman's district. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
August 07, 2017 - 3:46 am
MUKWONAGO, Wis. (AP) — With a dysfunctional Congress on recess, House Speaker Paul Ryan has turned his focus back home, touring flood-damaged areas and visiting local businesses in Wisconsin. But he can't escape the questions about why Republicans in charge of Washington aren't delivering. And...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Young America's Foundation's 39th annual National Conservative Student Conference, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 07, 2017 - 3:08 am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has pushed back against a news report suggesting he is laying groundwork for a possible presidential bid in 2020 if President Donald Trump does not run. In a statement released by the White House, Pence said Sunday's story in The New York Times "is...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Young America's Foundation's 39th annual National Conservative Student Conference, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 07, 2017 - 3:06 am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says a report suggesting he is laying the groundwork for a possible presidential run "disgraceful and offensive." Pence says his team is focusing on advancing the agenda of President Donald Trump to see him re-elected in 2020. The vice president's...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at the Conrad hotel for his bilateral meeting with China on the sidelines of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers' Meeting (AMM) and Related Meetings in suburban Pasay city, southeast of Manila, Philippines Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (Mark Cristino/Pool Photo via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 12:33 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that Washington will respond by Sept. 1 to Russia's move to force a major reduction in American diplomatic staff, a move that echoed former President Barack Obama's action to kick out Russian diplomats for Moscow's...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Young America's Foundation's 39th annual National Conservative Student Conference, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 06, 2017 - 10:35 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has pushed back against a news report suggesting he is laying groundwork for a possible presidential bid in 2020 if President Donald Trump does not run. In a statement released by the White House, Pence said Sunday's story in The New York Times "is...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Young America's Foundation's 39th annual National Conservative Student Conference, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 06, 2017 - 1:48 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has pushed back against a news report suggesting he is laying groundwork for a possible presidential bid in 2020 if President Donald Trump does not run. In a statement released by the White House, Pence said Sunday's story in The New York Times "is...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Young America's Foundation's 39th annual National Conservative Student Conference, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 06, 2017 - 12:24 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has pushed back against a news report suggesting he is laying groundwork for a possible presidential bid in 2020 if President Donald Trump does not run. In a statement released by the White House, Pence said Sunday's story in The New York Times "is...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Young America's Foundation's 39th annual National Conservative Student Conference, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 06, 2017 - 11:51 am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is pushing back against a news report suggesting he is laying groundwork for a possible presidential bid in 2020 if President Donald Trump does not run. Pence says Sunday's story in The New York Times is "disgraceful and offensive." Pence says in a...
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Siaya Senator James Orengo, left and Oburu Odinga Nominated Senator address the media during a press conference in Nairobi, Kenya Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. On Saturday, Kenya's main opposition party said an American and a Canadian who were assisting its campaign were deported after being taken from their homes on Friday. It was not immediately clear why they had been detained. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
August 05, 2017 - 1:44 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A U.S.-based campaign data company confirmed Saturday that its CEO was detained in Kenya and faced deportation after working on the opposition's campaign ahead of Tuesday's tightly contested presidential election, while the opposition accused police of raiding one of its...
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