Liberalism

FILE - In this Thursday Jan. 26, 2016 photo, Virginia Lt. Gov., and Democratic candidate for Governor, Ralph Northam, left, talks with Senate Chief Deputy Clerk, Tara Perkinson, right, prior to the start of the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Virginians are set to head to the polls Tuesday, June 13, 2017, to pick a Republican and Democratic candidate in the closely watched race for governor. The highest profile contest is on the Democratic side, where Northam is in a close race with former congressman Tom Perriello. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
June 13, 2017 - 2:47 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia Democrats vying to be the face of the resistance to President Donald Trump are squaring off Tuesday in a gubernatorial primary that's come down to a choice between heads and hearts. Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello, who served from 2008 to 2010, is running as a...
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June 13, 2017 - 12:18 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania prosecutors aren't filing charges after a Republican state senator running for governor grabbed a camera from a man working for a liberal opposition group. The attorney general's announcement Tuesday ends an investigation into the May 2 incident involving Sen...
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FILE - In this Thursday Jan. 26, 2016 photo, Virginia Lt. Gov., and Democratic candidate for Governor, Ralph Northam, left, talks with Senate Chief Deputy Clerk, Tara Perkinson, right, prior to the start of the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Virginians are set to head to the polls Tuesday, June 13, 2017, to pick a Republican and Democratic candidate in the closely watched race for governor. The highest profile contest is on the Democratic side, where Northam is in a close race with former congressman Tom Perriello. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
June 13, 2017 - 10:41 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia Democrats vying to be the face of the resistance to President Donald Trump are squaring off Tuesday in a gubernatorial primary that's come down to a choice between heads and hearts. Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello, who served from 2008 to 2010, is running as a...
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June 12, 2017 - 12:24 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's foreign minister has resigned, saying he wants to focus on activities within his ruling conservative party. Davor Ivo Stier's resignation on Monday appears to be his reaction to the formation of a new ruling coalition that includes his Croatian Democratic Union and...
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Votive candles bearing the photos of two men who were fatally stabbed on a Portland, Ore., light-train while trying to stop another man from harassing two young women with an anti-Muslim tirade, sit on a rain-soaked memorial on Tuesday, May 30, 2107 in Portland. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Ricky Best, 53, died in the attack. The suspect, Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, made a first court appearance on charges of aggravated murder and attempted murder Tuesday in a Portland, Oregon courthouse. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
May 30, 2017 - 8:00 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly stabbing attack on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Prosecutors say the man charged with stabbing three men aboard a Portland light-rail train confessed while in the back seat of a patrol car after his arrest. Court...
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FILE - In this Greece, April 6, 1990, file photo, Greek Conservative New Democracy leader, Constantine Mitsotakis, gestures raising his hand at the end of his election campaign during a mass rally in Athens, Greece. Former Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis' family has put out a short statement saying Mitsotakis died Monday, May 29, 2017, "surrounded by those whom he loved and who loved him." He was 98. (AP Photo/Aris Saris, File)
May 29, 2017 - 12:43 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Constantine Mitsotakis, a former Greek conservative prime minister remembered for his fierce confrontations with liberal and socialist parties as well for backing free-market reforms, died Monday at 98 after a 60-year political career. His family announced the death, saying...
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May 29, 2017 - 8:14 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Moldova's pro-European Liberal Party quit the ruling coalition Monday following the arrest of Chisinau's mayor, but it looks like the government can keep its majority. The Liberal Party withdrew its three ministers, a deputy premier and politically-appointed managers of...
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A supporter holds a poster of Iranian presidential candidate cleric Ebrahim Raisi, the main challenger of President Hassan Rouhani, outside a polling station for the presidential and municipal councils election, in Tehran, Iran, Friday, May 19, 2017. Millions of Iranians voted late into the night Friday to decide whether incumbent President Hassan Rouhani deserves another four years in office after securing a landmark nuclear deal, or if the sluggish economy demands a new hard-line leader who could return the country to a more confrontational path with the West. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
May 20, 2017 - 4:39 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state television has declared incumbent President Hassan Rouhani the winner of the country's presidential election, giving him a second four-year term to see out his agenda calling for greater freedoms and outreach to the wider world. State TV offered its congratulations...
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May 17, 2017 - 2:10 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group of liberal and conservative online political commentators in Ohio has filed a constitutional challenge to the state's recently enacted law against internet harassment. A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Cleveland alleges a prohibition against...
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Newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in takes an oath during his inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Moon said Wednesday he was open to visiting rival North Korea under the right conditions to talk about Pyongyang's aggressive pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
May 10, 2017 - 2:04 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on South Korea's new president (all times local): 2:45 p.m. New South Korean President Moon Jae-in has named his nominees for prime minister and the country's spy chief as he quickly moves to replace government officials he inherited from the ousted and jailed...
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