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FILE - In this handout photo provided by the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) on Friday, May 4, 2018, former co-leader of the party Selahattin Demirtas sits in prison in Turkey. Turkey’s jailed pro-Kurdish politician and presidential hopeful says elections in Turkey have never been fair, but next month’s presidential and parliamentary ballots will be even more unjust than ever. Speaking from his prison cell, Selahattin Demirtas, told The Associated Press Friday, May 11 he was still confident his Peoples’ Democratic Party would surpass its previous electoral gains. (HDP via AP, file)
May 11, 2018 - 11:44 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's jailed pro-Kurdish politician and presidential hopeful says elections in Turkey have never been fair, but next month's presidential and parliamentary ballots will be even more unjust than ever. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government vehemently denies that the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2016 file photo, representatives of Leave.EU, a group that campaigns against Britain's membership in the European Union, hold pamphlets as they pose for photographs in London. Britain's electoral watchdog said on Friday, May 11, 2018, that it fined Leave.EU and referred its chief executive to police for breaking spending rules during the 2016 EU membership referendum. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
May 11, 2018 - 5:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's electoral watchdog has fined a pro-Brexit campaign group and referred its chief executive to police for breaking spending rules during the 2016 European Union membership referendum. The Electoral Commission says Leave.EU, which was allowed to spend 700,000 pounds ($950,000...
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May 11, 2018 - 5:03 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's electoral watchdog has fined a pro-Brexit campaign group and referred its chief executive to police for breaking spending rules during the 2016 European Union membership referendum. The Electoral Commission says Leave.EU, which was allowed to spend 700,000 pounds ($950,000...
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May 11, 2018 - 1:10 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Feeling no relief from anti-incumbent Republican primaries, Democratic senators in GOP-leaning states are working to convince voters they're free of Washington's stigma. The Democrats seeking re-election this fall in states Republican Donald Trump carried — the battlefront...
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This combination photo shows Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart withdrawing from the presidential race on in Denver on May 8, 1987, left, and actor Hugh Jackman at the 7th annual AACTA International Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 5, 2018. Jackman will portray Hart in “The Front Runner,” about Hart’s 1988 Presidential bid. Sony Pictures, who acquired the worldwide distribution rights, say they will release the film in the fall to coincide with both awards season and the election. (AP Photo)
May 10, 2018 - 8:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures has acquired the worldwide distribution rights for a film about Gary Hart's 1988 presidential bid. The studio said Thursday that it will release "The Front Runner" in the fall to coincide with both awards season and the election. Hugh Jackman is starring as Hart in...
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May 10, 2018 - 4:39 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's then-largest online charter school may have broken the law by withholding information used in calculating payments and inflated the amount of time students spent learning, the state auditor said Thursday. The now-shuttered Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow also didn't...
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May 10, 2018 - 4:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia gubernatorial hopeful caused a stir just weeks ago with a shotgun in a campaign ad. Now he's back with a new video boasting of a pickup truck to "round up criminal illegals." Secretary of State Brian Kemp calls himself a "politically incorrect conservative" in the ad...
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May 10, 2018 - 3:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal election officials ruled that a New York congressional candidate can use campaign funds for child care expenses. The Federal Election Commission voted 4-0 on Thursday to allow the expenditure by Liuba Grechen Shirley. She is running in a Democratic primary in the Long Island...
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Republican Senate candidate Mike Braun thanks supporters after winning the republican primary in Whitestown, Ind., Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Braun faced Todd Rokita and Luke Messer in the Republican primary race. Braun advances to a November matchup with Democrat Joe Donnelly, who is considered one of the Senate's most vulnerable incumbents. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 10, 2018 - 2:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking the reins as party leader, President Donald Trump is returning to his campaign roots with big-stage events targeting vulnerable Senate Democrats and mobilizing his most fervent supporters on behalf of Republicans. Trump was set to rally supporters in Elkhart, Indiana, on...
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May 10, 2018 - 11:33 am
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns issued a summons Thursday for the former head of data firm Cambridge Analytica after he declined to answer their questions. Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee said it...
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