Government and politics

Polish police forcibly remove protesters staging an anti-government demonstration in the center of Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, June 10, 2017. The demonstrators gathered in an attempt to block the movement of a group led by Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of the ruling conservative Law and Justice party, commemorating the 2010 plane crash that killed Kaczynski's twin brother President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
June 11, 2017 - 2:49 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police said Sunday that they are filing charges against several people, including a prominent democracy activist from the Solidarity era, for obstructing a memorial observance for the late President Lech Kaczynski, who died in a plane crash in Russia seven years ago...
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French far-right presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen exits a voting booth before casting her ballot in Henin Beaumont, Northern France, Sunday, June 11, 2017. French voters are choosing lawmakers in the lower house of parliament in a vote that is crucial for newly-elected president Emmanuel Macron. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
June 11, 2017 - 2:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's parliamentary election (all times local): 8:40 p.m. French far-right leader Marine Le Pen is lamenting "catastrophic" low turnout in the first round of parliamentary elections dominated by President Emmanuel Macron's new centrist party. Runner-...
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French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pick up ballots before voting in the first round of the two-stage legislative elections in Le Touquet, northern France, Sunday, June 11, 2017. French voters are choosing legislators in the first round of parliamentary elections, with President Emmanuel Macron's party "Republic on the Move" hoping to win a strong majority in the National Assembly to push through bold labor and security reforms. (Christophe Petit-Tesson/Pool Photo via AP)
June 11, 2017 - 2:40 pm
PARIS (AP) — Pollsters are projecting that French President Emmanuel Macron's party is on course to win a crushing parliamentary majority following the first round Sunday of legislative elections marked by widespread voter apathy. Pollsters' projected that as many as one-third of votes went to...
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Polish police forcibly remove protesters staging an anti-government demonstration in the center of Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, June 10, 2017. The demonstrators gathered in an attempt to block the movement of a group led by Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of the ruling conservative Law and Justice party, commemorating the 2010 plane crash that killed Kaczynski's twin brother President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
June 11, 2017 - 1:49 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police have filed charges against several people, including a prominent democracy activist from the Solidarity era, for obstructing a memorial observance for the late President Lech Kaczynski, who died in a plane crash in Russia seven years ago. The crash occurred April...
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A man holds his ballot paper before voting in the early parliamentary elections Pristina, Kosovo, Sunday, June 11, 2017. Voters in Kosovo have started to cast their ballots in an early general election for the new 120-seat parliament. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
June 11, 2017 - 1:45 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on Kosovo's general election (all times local): 7:40 p.m. An exit poll for Klan Kosovo TV station has put the coalition of former ethnic Albanian rebel commanders first with 40 percent of the vote, the nationalists of the Movement for Self-determination came in...
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Ramush Haradinaj, candidate for Prime Minister, speaks to media reporters after casting his ballot during the early parliamentary elections Pristina, Kosovo, Sunday, June 11, 2017. Voters in Kosovo have started to cast their ballots in an early general election for the new 120-seat parliament. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
June 11, 2017 - 1:35 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo voted in an early general election Sunday dominated by thorny issues including a border demarcation deal with Montenegro that brought down the previous government. The approval of another agreement with Serbia giving more rights to the ethnic Serb minority, and the...
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Damian Green arrives at Downing Street in London, Sunday June 11, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May is making appointments to her Cabinet as she tries to shore up authority undermined by a poor election result. Damian Green, the former work and pensions secretary, was named first secretary of state — effectively the deputy prime minister. (David Mirzoeff/PA via AP)
June 11, 2017 - 1:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May has named a Cabinet to lead her Conservative minority government after last week's humbling election result. Some of the key players: Prime Minister — Theresa May First Secretary of State — Damian Green Chancellor of the Exchequer (Treasury) — Philip Hammond...
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, June 9, 2017. Trump is scheduled to spend the weekend at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 11, 2017 - 11:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in for sharp questioning by senators Tuesday on the extent of his contacts with Russian officials during the presidential campaign and of his involvement in the firing of FBI chief James Comey. Whether that hearing will be public or closed is not...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip leave after attending Holy Communion at St Andrew's Church in Sonning, Berkshire, England, Sunday, June 11, 2017. May is under pressure after the Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election. (Jonathan Brady/PA Wire(/PA via AP)
June 11, 2017 - 8:44 am
LONDON (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has denied plotting to topple Prime Minister Theresa May, whose hold on power remained tenuous Sunday as she tried to finalize a deal with a small Northern Irish party to prop up her minority government after a disastrous election. Former...
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FILE -- In this Oct. 28, 2013 file photo, former U.S. Attorney General under President George W. Bush, John Ashcroft, attends the installation ceremony of James Comey as FBI director, in Washington. Qatar has hired Ashcroft's law firm for $2.5 million to audit its efforts at stopping terrorism funding. Papers filed with the Justice Department’s National Security Division on Friday, June 9, 2017, show Ashcroft, will lead the effort. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
June 11, 2017 - 8:31 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney general under U.S. President George W. Bush to audit its efforts at stopping terrorism funding, a matter at the heart of the Gulf diplomatic crisis that erupted last week. John Ashcroft personally...
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