National elections

A military officer casts his ballots during the runoff presidential elections, at a polling station in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Saturday March 31, 2018. Polls opened Saturday morning in Sierra Leone's runoff presidential election, which had been delayed by a few days after a court challenge of the first round. (AP Photo/Cooper Inveen)
March 31, 2018 - 7:23 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Polls opened Saturday morning in Sierra Leone's runoff presidential election, which had been delayed by a few days after a court challenge of the first round. Voting appeared to be peaceful in the West African nation and the turnout was lower than in the first round on...
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In this March 26, 2018 photo, farmer Jeff Rehder looks over some of his pigs, in Hawarden, Iowa. Rehder stands to lose potential revenue on his hogs after China responded to Trump's announced plans to impose tariffs on products including Chinese steel, with a threat to tag U.S. products, including pork, with an equal 25-percent charge. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 31, 2018 - 7:02 am
HOSPERS, Iowa (AP) — In Sioux County, where swine barns interrupt the vast landscape of corn-stubbled fields, exports of meat, grain and machinery fuel the local economy. And there's a palpable sense of unease that new Chinese tariffs pushed by President Donald Trump — who received more than 80...
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South Korean popular girl band Red Velvet arrives at a hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, March 31, 2018. From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. (Korea Pool via AP)
March 31, 2018 - 6:16 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. The concerts in...
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South Korean popular girl band Red Velvet poses while speaking before leaving for North Korea at the Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, March 31, 2018. A South Korean artistic group including some of the country's biggest pop singers has departed for North Korea for rare performances highlighting the recent warming of ties between the war-separated rivals. (AP Photo/Ahn Youg-joon)
March 31, 2018 - 5:15 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. The concerts in...
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South Korean popular girl band Red Velvet poses while speaking before leaving for North Korea at the Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, March 31, 2018. A South Korean artistic group including some of the country's biggest pop singers has departed for North Korea for rare performances highlighting the recent warming of ties between the war-separated rivals. (AP Photo/Ahn Youg-joon)
March 31, 2018 - 4:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. The concerts in...
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South Korean popular girl band Red Velvet poses while speaking before leaving for North Korea at the Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, March 31, 2018. A South Korean artistic group including some of the country's biggest pop singers has departed for North Korea for rare performances highlighting the recent warming of ties between the war-separated rivals. (AP Photo/Ahn Youg-joon)
March 31, 2018 - 12:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. The concerts in...
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People travel on a public bus under an election banner for Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi with Arabic that reads, "you are the hope," in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
March 29, 2018 - 9:53 am
CAIRO (AP) — The initial results of Egypt's presidential election show a landslide win for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who faced no serious challenge, and a turnout hovering around 40 percent, pro-government media reported Thursday Counting began after polls closed late Wednesday, wrapping up...
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People travel on a public bus under an election banner for Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi with Arabic that reads, "you are the hope," in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
March 29, 2018 - 8:08 am
CAIRO (AP) — The initial results of Egypt's presidential election show a landslide win for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who faced no serious challenge, and a turnout hovering around 40 percent, pro-government media reported Thursday Counting began after polls closed late Wednesday, wrapping up...
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People travel on a public bus under an election banner for Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi with Arabic that reads, "you are the hope," in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
March 29, 2018 - 6:17 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's pro-government media say preliminary results of this week's presidential election show a landslide win for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who faced no serious challenge, and a turnout hovering around 40 percent. Vote counting began after polls closed late Wednesday, wrapping...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, opposition politician Miguna Miguna, center, raises his fist as a gesture to the crowd as he stands next to opposition leader Raila Odinga, center right, and politician James Orengo, far right, as Odinga holds an oath during a mock "swearing-in" ceremony at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya. Miguna said Wednesday, March 28, 2018 that he is detained in a toilet at the country's main airport after he refused an attempt to deport him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
March 29, 2018 - 4:37 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In the middle of the night Kenyan authorities handcuffed and deported an opposition politician whose attempt to enter the country led to him being detained in an airport toilet for more than a day, lawyers said early Thursday. Miguna Miguna, targeted in a Kenyan government...
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