National elections

Opposition presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso flashed victory signs to his supporters during a rally as he waits for the final election results in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno was declared the winner of Ecuador's presidential runoff Sunday, delivering a major setback to a recent right-ward surge in Latin American politics and providing continuity to President Rafael Correa's "Citizens' Revolution." Lasso, has yet to concede defeat and demanded a recount after three exit polls showed him winning. (AP Photo/ Jose Sanchez).
April 03, 2017 - 6:17 am
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Leftist candidate Lenin Moreno appeared to have won Ecuador's presidential election but his opposition rival refused to recognize the results, calling on his supporters to take to the streets to guard against "fraud." Sunday's second-round runoff in the Andean nation of 16...
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Serbian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Aleksandar Vucic, speaks during a press conference after claiming victory in the presidential election, in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Vucic claimed victory Sunday in the presidential election that was a test of his authoritarian rule amid growing Russian influence in the Balkan region. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
April 03, 2017 - 5:47 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A near-complete official vote count of Serbia's presidential election confirmed on Monday that prime minister Aleksandar Vucic has won by a landslide in the first round of voting, further strengthening his authoritarian rule in the Balkan country. The State Election...
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Far-right candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen waves to supporters as she arrives for a meeting in Bordeaux, southwestern France, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Polls suggest that Le Pen and independent centrist Emmanuel Macron are the two top contenders in the election. The top two vote-getters on April 23 will compete in a presidential runoff on May 7. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
April 03, 2017 - 5:30 am
LYON, France (AP) — There's no doubt that an extreme-right French group known for violence and large doses of anti-Semitism doesn't like journalists or the establishment. "You lie ... you spend your time at society soirees ... you are the system!" Steven Bissuel, the boss of the Lyon chapter of the...
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Serbian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Aleksandar Vucic, speaks during a press conference after claiming victory in the presidential election, in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Vucic claimed victory Sunday in the presidential election that was a test of his authoritarian rule amid growing Russian influence in the Balkan region. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
April 03, 2017 - 4:58 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A near-complete official vote count of Serbia's presidential election has confirmed that prime minister Aleksandar Vucic has won by a landslide in the first round of voting. The State Election Commission said Monday after counting 91 percent of ballots that Vucic won 55...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. From left are, TransCanada CEO Russell K. Girling, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Amid staff turmoil and shake-ups, travel bans blocked by federal courts and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, Trump is plucking away at another piece of his agenda: undoing Obama. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 03, 2017 - 4:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the turmoil over staff shake-ups, blocked travel bans and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, President Donald Trump is steadily plugging away at a major piece of his agenda: Undoing Obama. From abortion to energy to climate change and personal investments, Trump is keeping...
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Opposition presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso flashed victory signs to his supporters during a rally as he waits for the final election results in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno was declared the winner of Ecuador's presidential runoff Sunday, delivering a major setback to a recent right-ward surge in Latin American politics and providing continuity to President Rafael Correa's "Citizens' Revolution." Lasso, has yet to concede defeat and demanded a recount after three exit polls showed him winning. (AP Photo/ Jose Sanchez).
April 03, 2017 - 3:54 am
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Leftist candidate Lenin Moreno appeared to have won Ecuador's presidential election but his opposition rival refused to recognize the results, calling on his supporters to take to the streets to guard against "fraud." Sunday's second-round runoff in the Andean nation of 16...
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FILE - In a Monday, March 27, 2017 file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters outside the General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Haley said Sunday, April 2, 2017, in an interview aired Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” there’s no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and that the actions of the Kremlin will be addressed after the investigations are completed. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 03, 2017 - 3:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there's no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and insists President Donald Trump would fully support strong action against the Kremlin once investigations are complete. Speaking in television interviews...
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Alianza PAIS's presidential candidate Lenin Moreno flashes a victory sign at the end of the day of the presidential election, in Quito, Ecuador, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Ecuador went to the polls in a second round presidential elections. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
April 03, 2017 - 2:52 am
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Leftist candidate Lenin Moreno appeared on the verge of victory in Ecuador's presidential election but his opposition rival refused to recognize the results, calling on his supporters to take to the streets to guard against "fraud." Sunday's second-round runoff in the Andean...
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Opposition presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso flashed victory signs to his supporters during a rally as he waits for the final election results in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno was declared the winner of Ecuador's presidential runoff Sunday, delivering a major setback to a recent right-ward surge in Latin American politics and providing continuity to President Rafael Correa's "Citizens' Revolution." Lasso, has yet to concede defeat and demanded a recount after three exit polls showed him winning. (AP Photo/ Jose Sanchez).
April 03, 2017 - 12:42 am
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The Latest on Ecuador's presidential election (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Thousands of outraged supporters of opposition Ecuadorean presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso shouted "fraud" and broke through metal barricades to almost reach the entrance of the electoral council...
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Guillermo Lasso, presidential candidate for the CREO political party, right, and his running mate Andres Paez celebrate at the end of election day in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Sunday, April 2, 2017. (AP Photo/ Jose Sanchez).
April 02, 2017 - 9:42 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Leftist candidate Lenin Moreno won Ecuador's presidential runoff Sunday, according to an official quick count, reversing a recent right-ward trend in Latin American politics and continuing President Rafael Correa's "Citizens' Revolution." But opposition candidate Guillermo...
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