Government and politics

November 15, 2018 - 10:42 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A polling place that Rhode Island elections officials initially said did not get a single voter during the midterm elections did get one voter after all. Precinct 2807 in Providence has just 14 registered voters. The state Board of Elections website for days showed that none...
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An anti-Brexit supporter holds a European flag by a banner across the street from the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday Nov. 15, 2018. Leading Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa May, as the Prime Minister reels from the loss of four ministers - including two from her Cabinet - in protest at her Brexit plans. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 15, 2018 - 9:58 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling Thursday to save both her Brexit deal and her job, as ministers quit her government and a growing list of lawmakers demanded her ouster over the divorce agreement struck between Britain and the European Union. Less than a day after May...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 file photo, a video image of Hatice Cengiz, fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, is played during an event to remember Khashoggi, who was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, in Washington. Saud Al-Mojeb, Saudi Arabia’s top prosecutor, is recommending the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Al-Mojeb told a press conference in Riyadh Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, that Khashoggi’s killers had been planning the operation since September 29, three days before he was killed inside the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
November 15, 2018 - 9:15 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments following the Oct. 2 killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister says that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had "absolutely" nothing to do...
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Pro-Brexit, Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg gestures as he speaks to the media outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. A pro-Brexit group of Conservative lawmakers says one of its leaders, Jacob Rees-Mogg, is formally calling for a vote of no-confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May. Two British Cabinet ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, resigned Thursday in opposition to the divorce deal struck by Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU — a major blow to her authority and her ability to get the deal through Parliament.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 15, 2018 - 9:14 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 1:55 p.m. A leader of the pro-Brexit faction in Britain's Conservative Party has confirmed that he's filed a letter of no-confidence in British Prime Minister Theresa May and that he thinks former Foreign...
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A visitor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Most Asian stock markets declined Thursday after Wall Street fell for a fifth day and Britain's Cabinet endorsed a draft agreement to leave the European Union. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
November 15, 2018 - 7:43 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets mostly rose Thursday, though European indexes and the pound sagged as discord within the British government threatened a newly agreed Brexit deal. KEEPING SCORE: German's DAX was flat at 11,417 and France's CAC 40 shed 0.3 percent to 5,054. London's FTSE 100...
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Rohingya refugees shout slogans against repatriation at Unchiprang camp near Cox's Bazar, in Bangladesh, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. About 1,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees demonstrated Thursday at a camp in Bangladesh against plans to repatriate them to Myanmar, from where hundreds of thousands fled army-led violence last year. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
November 15, 2018 - 7:09 am
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The head of Bangladesh's refugee commission said plans to begin a voluntary repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees to their native Myanmar on Thursday were scrapped after officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return. The refugees "are not willing to go...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2011 file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks on his cellphone at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Saud Al-Mojeb, Saudi Arabia’s top prosecutor, is recommending the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Al-Mojeb told a press conference in Riyadh Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, that Khashoggi’s killers had been planning the operation since September 29, three days before he was killed inside the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
November 15, 2018 - 6:48 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor announced Thursday he's recommended the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. The announcement by the kingdom's top...
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny smiles before his hearing at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday, Nov.15, 2018. Russia is awaiting the European court ruling on whether it violated the rights of Navalny when arresting him on repeated occasions. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
November 15, 2018 - 5:53 am
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that Russian authorities' arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically motivated, a decision that could embolden Kremlin critics. Navalny hailed the ruling as an example of "genuine justice" and said it is...
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In this selfie photo released by Anti-corruption Foundation Press Service, Russian anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny at Domodedovo international airport outside Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Navalny was stopped at the border Tuesday and barred from leaving Russia as he was about to travel to a court hearing at the European Court for Human Rights in France. (Alexei Navalny/Anti-corruption Foundation press service via AP)
November 15, 2018 - 5:15 am
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on a European court ruling on Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny (all times local): 11:10 a.m. The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russian authorities' arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically driven. The European court...
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, left, Marine Corps Lt. Gen. George W. Smith Jr., and Philippine ambassador to the U.S., H.E. Jose Manuel G. Romualdez, walk on the grounds of F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. They were in Cheyenne to launch the process of repatriating to the Philippines three church bells taken by U.S. troops in 1901, during the U.S. occupation of the Philippines. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver)
November 15, 2018 - 5:12 am
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Three war-trophy bells seized by U.S. troops over a century ago got a send-off back to the Philippines on Wednesday by U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, who called the controversial decision to repatriate them an important gesture of friendship between the two countries...
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