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Workers prepare voting booths at a polling station in Lyon, central France, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The two-round presidential election will take place on April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
April 22, 2017 - 4:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — Early voting began overseas Saturday in France's most nail-biting election in generations, and the 11 candidates seeking to become the country's next president silenced their campaigns as required to give voters a period of reflection. Opinion polls showed a tight race among the four...
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Workers prepare voting booths at a polling station in Lyon, central France, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The two-round presidential election will take place on April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
April 22, 2017 - 1:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — Polling stations opened Saturday in France's far-flung overseas territories for the country's unpredictable presidential election as the 11 candidates in the race observed a ban on campaigning. With voting beginning Sunday on the French mainland, the government has mobilized more than...
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Workers prepare voting booths at a polling station in Lyon, central France, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The two-round presidential election will take place on April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
April 22, 2017 - 11:02 am
PARIS (AP) — Polling stations opened Saturday in France's far-flung overseas territories — one day earlier than on the mainland — for the country's unpredictable presidential election as the 11 candidates in the race observed a ban on campaigning. France's 10 percent unemployment and the country's...
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Workers prepare voting booths at a polling station in Lyon, central France, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The two-round presidential election will take place on April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
April 22, 2017 - 10:21 am
PARIS (AP) — Polling stations opened Saturday in France's far-flung overseas territories — one day earlier than on the mainland — for the country's unpredictable presidential election as the 11 candidates in the race observed a ban on campaigning. France's 10 percent unemployment and the country's...
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Workers prepare booths at a polling station in Lyon, central France, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The two-round presidential election will take place on April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
April 22, 2017 - 9:00 am
PARIS (AP) — Election stations opened Saturday in French overseas territories that are voting first in France's unpredictable presidential election — one day earlier than on the mainland. Opinion polls showed a tight race among four top contenders vying for the two places in the May 7 runoff which...
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Workers prepare booths at a polling station in Lyon, central France, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The two-round presidential election will take place on April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
April 22, 2017 - 8:59 am
PARIS (AP) — Election stations opened Saturday in French overseas territories that are voting first in France's unpredictable presidential election — one day earlier than on the mainland. Opinion polls showed a tight race among four top contenders vying for the two places in the May 7 runoff which...
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In this image provided by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment orca Takara helps guide her newborn to the water's surface at SeaWorld San Antonio, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in San Antonio. The company based in Orlando, Fla., announced the birth Wednesday. (Chris Gotshall/SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment via AP)
April 20, 2017 - 2:20 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The last orca has been born in captivity at a SeaWorld park in San Antonio just over a year after the theme park decided to stop breeding orcas following animal rights protests and declining ticket sales. The Orlando-based company said the orca — the last in a generation of whales bred...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May walks back into her official residence of 10 Downing Street in London, after speaking to the media on Tuesday April 18, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May announced she will seek early election on June 8 (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
April 18, 2017 - 9:39 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May calling for a general election on June 8 (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Germany's foreign minister says he hopes Britain's early election will lead to more clarity and predictability in upcoming negotiations on the country's exit from the...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May walks back into her official residence of 10 Downing Street in London, after speaking to the media on Tuesday April 18, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May announced she will seek early election on June 8 (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
April 18, 2017 - 6:51 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the announcement that Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to call a general election on June 8 (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour Party, says he is backing Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call an early general election for...
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April 17, 2017 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A pro-Trump group is airing ads in a dozen Republican-held House districts aimed at drumming up support for the White House's wounded drive to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. The $3 million campaign comes during a two-week congressional recess in which GOP...
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