Government and politics

Fascists and extreme far right wing supporters rise their right arm saluting the fascist anthem as they remember former Spanish Dictator Francisco Franco on the 43th anniversary of his death, in Madrid,Spain, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. Hundreds of people nostalgic for Spain's fascist past held a rally on Sunday to mark the 43th anniversary of dictator Francisco Franco's death. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
November 18, 2018 - 10:36 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have intervened to keep trouble from erupting at a rally marking the anniversary of military dictator Francisco Franco's death after feminist protesters interrupted the event in Madrid. Officers on horseback and on foot quickly moved to keep an angry crowd of about 200...
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President Donald Trump answers questions from members of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California. At far left is White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 18, 2018 - 10:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would not listen to a recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi even as an upcoming report on the slaying threatens to put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the slaying yet maintain strong ties with a close ally...
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November 18, 2018 - 9:59 am
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — In Madagascar, two former heads of state qualified for the second round of the presidential election, to be held on Dec. 19. Andry Rajoelina, president of the transitional period of 2009 to 2014, won 39 percent of the vote and Marc Ravalomanana, president from 2002...
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November 18, 2018 - 9:56 am
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — In Madagascar, two former heads of state will compete in the second round of the presidential election, to be held on Dec. 19. Andry Rajoelina, president of the transitional period of 2009 to 2014, won 39 percent of the vote and Marc Ravalomanana, president from 2002...
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The members of Arab-Turkish Media Association and friends hold posters as they attend funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday called for an international investigation into the killing of the Saudi dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
November 18, 2018 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 9:45 a.m. President Donald Trump says there's "no reason" for him to listen to an audio recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL' khahr-SHOHK'-jee) at the Saudi Consulate...
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France's President Emmanuel Macron, delivers a speech during a meeting of the German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 during an hour of commemoration on the 'Volkstrauertag', Germany's national day of mourning. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
November 18, 2018 - 9:37 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the French president's visit to Germany (all times local): 3:35 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has called for Europe to take more responsibility for its defense and security and for France and Germany to play a leading role together. Macron made the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018 file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron hugs German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the courtyard of the Elysee Palace in Paris while marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Macron and Merkel, both limping in the polls, are looking for common approaches to U.S. President Donald Trump and fixing the flaws in the euro currency. Macron will address the German parliament on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
November 18, 2018 - 9:17 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, both limping in the polls, are looking for common approaches to U.S. President Donald Trump and fixing the flaws in the euro currency. The two need a little mutual support right now given their...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a press conference inside 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May says if politicians reject her Brexit deal, it will set the country on "a path of deep and grave uncertainty." Defiant in the face of mounting criticism, May said Thursday she believed "with every fiber of my being" that the deal her government struck with the European Union was the right one. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
November 18, 2018 - 9:13 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's besieged Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that a leadership change wouldn't make Brexit negotiations easier, as opponents in her Conservative Party threaten to unseat her and the former Brexit secretary suggested she failed to stand up to bullying from European Union...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a press conference inside 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Two British Cabinet ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, resigned Thursday in opposition to the divorce deal struck by Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU — a major blow to her authority and her ability to get the deal through Parliament. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
November 18, 2018 - 9:01 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says another referendum on Britain and the European Union is "an option for the future" — but not today. The Labour Party leader also panned British Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed...
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President Donald Trump answers questions from members of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California. At far left is White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 18, 2018 - 9:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An upcoming administration report about the circumstances surrounding the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may put President Donald Trump in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the slaying yet maintain strong ties with a close ally in the Middle East. "We'll...
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