Municipal elections

May 09, 2017 - 1:45 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Tuesday dropped his re-election bid for a second term after four men claimed he sexually abused them when they were teenagers, claims vehemently denied by Murray as an anti-gay political conspiracy aimed at derailing his campaign. Murray said for weeks...
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Soldiers patrol in the courtyard of the Louvre museum in Paris, France Sunday, May 7, 2017. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's press office said that the Esplanade du Louvre, where the centrist candidate plans to celebrate if he wins the French presidential election was earlier evacuated after a security alert.(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
May 07, 2017 - 11:12 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Voter turnout in France's presidential runoff is above 65 percent in late afternoon, a sharp drop of more than 6 percent compared to the...
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A member of staff walks towards the building hosting the AFC, Asian Football Confederation Congress 2017, in Manama, Bahrain, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings in Bahrain, with powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah off the ballot after his alleged bribery was disclosed by American authorities. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
May 07, 2017 - 9:55 am
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings...
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Soldiers patrol in the courtyard of the Louvre museum in Paris, France Sunday, May 7, 2017. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's press office said that the Esplanade du Louvre, where the centrist candidate plans to celebrate if he wins the French presidential election was earlier evacuated after a security alert.(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
May 07, 2017 - 9:55 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A brief election-day security scare at the Louvre Museum in Paris has barely ruffled tourists and locals. Russian tourist Ksenia...
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May 07, 2017 - 7:20 am
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings...
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A Femen activist is led away by French police in Henin-beaumont, northern France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 07, 2017 - 3:18 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Feminist activists have hung a big banner from a church to protest French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in the depressed northern town...
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April 28, 2017 - 11:50 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Tehran's mayor and presidential candidate Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf has accused President Hassan Rouhani's administration of dishonesty, mismanagement and supporting the rich at the expense of the poor in the first debate between the six presidential candidates. During the first...
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A man picks a ballot paper before voting for the first-round presidential election at a polling station in Paris, Sunday, April 23, 2017. French voters are casting ballots for their next president in an unusually close first-round election Sunday, after a campaign dominated by concerns about jobs and immigration and clouded by security fears following a recent attack on police guarding the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
April 23, 2017 - 12:44 pm
PARIS (AP) — As French voters cast ballots for president Sunday, they're making a choice that will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council. The future of Europe is at stake as this country faces an...
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CORRECTS NAME OF THE MAN - Far-right leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election Marine Le Pen casts her vote for the first-round presidential election while National Front Henin-Beaumont's mayor Steeve Briois, right, looks on, in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, Sunday, April 23, 2017. French voters are casting ballots for their next president in an unusually close first-round election Sunday, after a campaign dominated by concerns about jobs and immigration and clouded by security fears following a recent attack on police guarding the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 23, 2017 - 7:17 am
PARIS (AP) — Amid heightened security, French voters began casting ballots for their next president Sunday in a first-round poll that's seen as a litmus test for the spread of populism around the world and a vote on the future of Europe. More than 50,000 police and gendarmes were deployed to the 66...
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A bullet hole is pictured on a shopwindow of the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017. France began picking itself up Friday from another deadly shooting claimed by the Islamic State group, with President Francois Hollande convening the government's security council and his would-be successors in the presidential election campaign treading carefully before voting this weekend. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 21, 2017 - 4:32 am
PARIS (AP) — France began picking itself up Friday from another deadly shooting claimed by the Islamic State group, with President Francois Hollande convening the government's security council and his would-be successors in the presidential election campaign treading carefully before voting this...
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