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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, center, gestures as he arrives at a polling station during a parliamentary election in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Ukrainians are voting in an early parliamentary election in which the new party of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to take the largest share of votes. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
July 21, 2019 - 4:51 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party was headed to win the biggest share of votes in the Ukraine's snap parliamentary election, according to an exit poll Sunday, but it was unclear if the party nailed down a solid majority in the legislature. The poll of 13,000 voters showed...
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, center, gestures as he arrives at a polling station during a parliamentary election in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Ukrainians are voting in an early parliamentary election in which the new party of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to take the largest share of votes. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
July 21, 2019 - 1:35 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took the largest share of votes in the country's snap parliamentary election, an exit poll showed Sunday. The poll of 13,000 voters showed Servant of the People getting 43.9% of the vote for party-list candidates, far ahead of rivals. But...
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This undated photo provided by the Bernie Sanders campaign in July 2019 shows him as a child, center, with his mother, Dorothy; father, Eli; and brother, Larry. For most of his career, Bernie Sanders has avoided sharing details of his own story, rarely linking policy proposals to his personal experience. But relatives and former classmates who grew up alongside Sanders _ and occasionally now Sanders himself _ say there are clear connections between the candidate’s Brooklyn boyhood and his decades of speeches and legislative proposals aimed at leveling the economic playing field. (Bernie Sanders campaign via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Back on Brooklyn College's red brick campus this winter to launch his second bid for the White House, Bernie Sanders set aside rhetoric for a few minutes to acknowledge the neighborhood where he grew up. The irascible Vermont senator recalled that his father had come to Brooklyn as...
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe smiles as Abe speaks to the media at the headquarters of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Prime Minister Abe's ruling coalition appeared certain to hold onto a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament following Sunday's election, with exit polls indicating he could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions.(Yohei Kanazashi/Kyodo News via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 12:20 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions, according to vote counts by public television and other media. NHK public...
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe smiles as Abe speaks to the media at the headquarters of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Prime Minister Abe's ruling coalition appeared certain to hold onto a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament following Sunday's election, with exit polls indicating he could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions.(Yohei Kanazashi/Kyodo News via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 11:34 am
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday, according to vote counts by public television and other media. NHK public television said Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its junior partner Komeito had won 68...
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe smiles as Abe speaks to the media at the headquarters of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Prime Minister Abe's ruling coalition appeared certain to hold onto a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament following Sunday's election, with exit polls indicating he could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions.(Yohei Kanazashi/Kyodo News via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 9:52 am
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday, according to vote counts by public television and other media. Exit polls indicated Abe could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional...
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe smiles as Abe speaks to the media at the headquarters of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Prime Minister Abe's ruling coalition appeared certain to hold onto a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament following Sunday's election, with exit polls indicating he could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions.(Yohei Kanazashi/Kyodo News via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 9:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday, according to vote counts by public television and other media. Exit polls indicated Abe could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional...
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe enters the headquarters of his Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Japanese voted Sunday in an election for the upper house of parliament, where Prime Minister Abe's ruling bloc is expected to keep the majority.(Naoya Osato/Kyodo News via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 8:18 am
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition appeared certain to hold onto a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament following Sunday's election, with exit polls indicating he could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions. NHK public...
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe enters the headquarters of his Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Japanese voted Sunday in an election for the upper house of parliament, where Prime Minister Abe's ruling bloc is expected to keep the majority.(Naoya Osato/Kyodo News via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 8:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition appeared certain to hold onto a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, with exit polls from Sunday's election indicating he could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions. NHK public television...
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe enters the headquarters of his Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Japanese voted Sunday in an election for the upper house of parliament, where Prime Minister Abe's ruling bloc is expected to keep the majority.(Naoya Osato/Kyodo News via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 8:05 am
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition appeared certain to hold onto a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, with exit polls from Sunday's election indicating he could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions. NHK public television...
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