National elections

FILE - In this July 14, 2018, file photo, computer mouse pads with Secure the Vote logo on them are seen on a vendor's table at a convention of state secretaries of state in Philadelphia. As alarms blare about Russian interference in U.S. elections, the Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the upcoming midterms and beyond. Both Republicans and Democrats have criticized the administration’s response as fragmented, without enough coordination across federal agencies. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
August 01, 2018 - 12:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As alarms blare about Russian interference in U.S. elections, the Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the upcoming midterms and beyond. Both Republicans and Democrats have criticized the administration's...
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The body of a man lays in the closed entrance of store after been shot as opposition party supporters and police clashed in Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Gunfire, tear gas, and burning cars disrupted Harare’s streets Wednesday as armed riot police and army troops clashed with rock-throwing opposition supporters, protesting delays in announcing the results of Monday’s presidential election, the first after the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
August 01, 2018 - 11:00 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Rioting erupted Wednesday in Zimbabwe's capital as opposition supporters clashed with police and army troops over delays in announcing results from the presidential election, the country's first since the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. The security forces opened fire...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2017 file picture centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, center, flanked by his bodyguard, Alexandre Benalla, left, visits the Agriculture Fair in Paris. Benalla an aide to President Emmanuel Macron, charged with security, has been seen in a video wearing a police helmet and beating up a student protester on May Day, reigning criticism on Macron notably due to the light punishment _ a two-week suspension. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
August 01, 2018 - 9:25 am
PARIS (AP) — The fancy car, the luxury address, the gun. How and why a security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron obtained them are at the heart of a political scandal dragging in the leader who promised voters an exemplary government before his election less than 15 months ago. France has...
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Congo's former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba disembarks a private jet upon his arrival at the airport in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018. Bemba returned to the country on Wednesday to register as a presidential candidate in December's long-delayed election, more than a decade after his arrest in Belgium led to a trial at the International Criminal Court over war crimes. (AP Photo/John Bompengo)
August 01, 2018 - 8:59 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba returned to the country on Wednesday to register as a presidential candidate in December's long-delayed election, more than a decade after his arrest in Belgium led to a trial at the International Criminal Court over war crimes...
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This courtroom sketch depicts Paul Manafort, seated right row second from right, together with his lawyers, the jury, seated left, and the U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III, back center, listening to Assistant U.S. Attorney Uzo Asonye, standing, during opening arguments in the trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Manafort's on tax evasion and bank fraud charges. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
July 31, 2018 - 8:56 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort orchestrated a multimillion-dollar conspiracy to evade U.S. tax and banking laws, leaving behind a trail of lies as he lived a lavish lifestyle, prosecutors said Tuesday as they laid out their case against the former Trump campaign chairman. Prosecutor Uzo...
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President Donald Trump talks with supporters after getting off Air Force One at Tampa International Airport, Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 31, 2018 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 7:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is railing against Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, saying it's time for Florida to vote him out of office at a Tampa, Florida, rally. Trump has maintained a steady presence in the state,...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump hugs Senate candidate Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., during a campaign rally in Fargo, N.D. The conservative Koch brothers' network declared July 30, that it will not help elect Cramer, the Republican Senate candidate in North Dakota, turning its back on the GOP in a marquee election — at least for now — after determining that the Republican challenger is no better than the Democratic incumbent Heidi Heitkamp.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 31, 2018 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The war of words intensified between two titans in Republican politics on Tuesday as President Donald Trump trashed the conservative billionaire Koch brothers as a "total joke in real Republican circles." The presidential insult followed a weekend gathering of Koch officials who...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, left, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, walks with this wife Kathleen Manafort, as they arrive at the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va. Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
July 31, 2018 - 4:26 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Paul Manafort's trial on tax evasion and bank fraud charges (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A lawyer for Paul Manafort says the former Trump campaign chairman never intended to deceive U.S. authorities about his income or his foreign bank accounts. Attorney Thomas...
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A Zimbabwean checks the results posted outside a polling station in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, Tuesday July 31, 2018. Zimbabweans on Tuesday awaited the first results from an election that they hope will lift the country out of economic and political stagnation after decades of rule by former leader Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
July 31, 2018 - 3:41 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's election took an uneasy turn Tuesday when the opposition alleged results were not posted outside one-fifth of polling stations as required by law, and the electoral commission said the impatient nation would have to wait longer to learn who will be its next...
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Police water cannons are seen in the capital, Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, July, 31, 2018. Zimbabweans on Tuesday awaited the first results from an election that they hope will lift the country out of economic and political stagnation after decades of rule by former leader Robert Mugabe.AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
July 31, 2018 - 10:58 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local): 5 p.m. Zimbabwe's electoral commission has announced the first official results of Monday's elections but says it is waiting to release any news on the presidential race until all results are collated. The commission says...
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