State governments

Tommy Thomas, newly appointed attorney-general of Malaysia, speaks to media outside his office during the first day he report to work in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Thomas, 66, is a renowned senior lawyer whose first task will be to handle prosecution of the 1MDB case. (AP Photo)
June 06, 2018 - 7:39 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's central bank governor has become the latest senior official to resign amid a corruption probe of the former government that appointed them. Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday the government accepted Muhammad Ibrahim's resignation and a...
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Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox speaks during a Republican election party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
June 06, 2018 - 5:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Cox rode an endorsement from President Donald Trump to a surprisingly strong second-place finish in the California gubernatorial primary. Now the really hard work begins for the Republican businessman from San Diego. Republicans haven't won a statewide election in more than...
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Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, waves with his wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom after speaking at his gubernatorial campaign's primary night watch party in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 06, 2018 - 4:11 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holding hopes of a "blue wave" in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat,...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2018 file photo, Judge Aaron Persky poses for a photo with a sign opposing his recall in Los Altos Hills, Calif. Northern California voters are deciding on Tuesday, June 5 whether to remove Persky from office for the first time in decades because he sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault to a short jail sentence instead of prison. Persky would be the first California judge recalled from office since 1932 if a majority of voters choose to remove him on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
June 06, 2018 - 3:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primaries being held Tuesday in Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota (all times local): 3:35 a.m. California Democrats have been denied their supermajority in the state Senate. Democrats temporarily lost their...
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Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, waves with his wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom after speaking at his gubernatorial campaign's primary night watch party in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 06, 2018 - 2:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holding hopes of a "blue wave" in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states Tuesday, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newson, a...
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U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham speaks to supporters in Albuquerque, M.M., Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Grisham won the Democratic nomination for governor. (AP Photo/Juan Antonio Labreche)
June 06, 2018 - 2:27 am
Eight states cast midterm primary ballots Tuesday, with implications for control of the House and Senate and for several governor's races. Votes are being tallied in Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota. Some of the highlights: WOMEN IN THE...
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Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, waves with his wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom after speaking at his gubernatorial campaign's primary night watch party in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 06, 2018 - 2:15 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holding hopes of a "blue wave" in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states Tuesday, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newson, a...
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San Francisco mayoral candidate London Breed speaks to supporters during an election night party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Francisco.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 06, 2018 - 2:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primaries being held Tuesday in Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota (all times local): 2 a.m. Business community favorite London Breed is leading in the race for San Francisco mayor in a competitive contest that...
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Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox, center, speaks to reporters alongside his wife, Sarah Cox, right, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Diego. The intrigue in the race to replace departing California Gov. Jerry Brown isn't who wins — it's who comes in second in Tuesday's primary, one of hundreds of contests across the state that could solidify Democratic dominance and reshape the fight for control of the U.S. Congress. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
June 06, 2018 - 12:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holding hopes of a "blue wave" in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states Tuesday, none more important than California and New Jersey where control of Congress may well be decided this fall. It was a big night for women. And...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., and South Dakota gubernatorial candidate, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Noem and state Attorney General Marty Jackley are competing for the Republican nomination for governor in the June 5, 2018, primary. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 06, 2018 - 12:35 am
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem won South Dakota's Republican primary for governor on Tuesday, defeating Attorney General Marty Jackley to emerge as the favorite to become the state's first female governor. GOP primary voters made Noem the only woman South Dakota Republicans have...
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