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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May at the Hungerford Community Centre and Social Club during an election campaign event in Bristol, England, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. May vowed Tuesday to be a "bloody difficult woman" in talks with the bloc, after EU officials accused the U.K. of failing to grasp the complexity of the task ahead. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 10:38 am
LONDON (AP) — In a distinctly British moment of electoral democracy and royal ceremony, Prime Minister Theresa May signaled the official start of Britain's election campaign with a visit to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. The visit marked Wednesday's dissolution of Parliament, which means...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May at the Hungerford Community Centre and Social Club during an election campaign event in Bristol, England, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. May vowed Tuesday to be a "bloody difficult woman" in talks with the bloc, after EU officials accused the U.K. of failing to grasp the complexity of the task ahead. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 6:39 am
LONDON (AP) — In a distinctly British moment of electoral democracy and royal ceremony, Prime Minister Theresa May will signal the official start of Britain's election campaign with a visit to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. The visit marks Wednesday's dissolution of Parliament, which...
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Journalists Christophe Jakubyszyn, left, and Nathalie Saint-Cricq pose Tuesday May 2, 2017 in La Plaine Saint Denis, outside Paris, shows the TV studio where French presidential candidates will debate Wednesday, four days before the vote for the second round. Centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron will debate with far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. (Eric Feferberg, Pool via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 5:55 am
PARIS (AP) — Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are preparing for their one chance for a knockout in the French presidential election race in their only one-on-one debate. Much is at stake for both contenders, who are expected to square off Wednesday for more than two hours in their final showdown...
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In this photo taken March 27, 2008, the Pentagon is seen in this aerial view. Reports of sexual assaults in the military increased slightly last year, U.S. defense officials said Monday, May 1, 2017, and more than half the victims reported negative reactions or retaliation for their complaints. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
May 01, 2017 - 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reports of sexual assaults in the military increased slightly last year, the Pentagon said Monday, and more than half the victims reported negative reactions or retaliation for their complaints. Defense officials, however, said an anonymous survey conducted last year showed some...
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte arrives to address his supporters at his election day headquarters in Paris , Sunday April 23, 2017. Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political system and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
April 23, 2017 - 6:45 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Emmanuel Macron is celebrating his victory in France's first-round presidential election at a Left Bank eatery frequented by Ernest Hemingway and other artistic dignitaries. The choice to dine...
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Far-right leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, Marine Le Pen, surrounded by bodyguards, celebrates with supporters while holding a bunch of flowers after exit poll results of the first round of the presidential election were announced at her election day headquarters in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Polling agency projections show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first-round French presidential election. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
April 23, 2017 - 5:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Partial official results from France's first-round presidential election show centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the clear lead. With 76 percent of the votes...
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte arrives to address his supporters at his election day headquarters in Paris , Sunday April 23, 2017. Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political system and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
April 23, 2017 - 4:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Journalists and diplomats have gathered at the London home of France's ambassador to Britain to await French presidential election returns. Sylvie Bermann called it "an important day for...
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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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