National elections

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, May 22, 2017. Rouhani, a cleric whose administration struck the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers, decisively won a second term in Friday's election. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
May 22, 2017 - 9:54 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called relations with the United States "a curvy road," saying he hoped the Trump administration will "settle down" enough for his nation to better understand it. Rouhani also criticized Saudi Arabia after it just hosted...
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A supporter of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani flashes a victory sign while holding his portrait in a street celebration after he won the Friday's presidential election, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, May 20, 2017. Tens of thousands of supporters of President Hassan Rouhani have poured into the streets of Tehran as night falls to celebrate the incumbent's re-election. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
May 22, 2017 - 7:40 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Candidates backing reform of Iran's clerically overseen government swept municipal elections in Tehran, taking all 21 local council seats in the country's capital while moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term in office, authorities said on Monday. Their win in Friday...
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A supporter of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani flashes a victory sign while holding his portrait in a street celebration after he won the Friday's presidential election, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, May 20, 2017. Tens of thousands of supporters of President Hassan Rouhani have poured into the streets of Tehran as night falls to celebrate the incumbent's re-election. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
May 22, 2017 - 1:44 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Reformist candidates have reportedly swept municipal elections in the Iranian capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term. Iranian state television reported Monday that Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani, a son of the influential late...
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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 3:29 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 10:13 p.m. An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet approved confidence building measures ahead of President Donald Trump's visit including allowing Palestinian...
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FILE- In this April 19, 2017, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden attends the opening ceremony for Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Biden spoke to graduates Sunday, May 21, at Maine's Colby College, urging them to resist the impulse to throw up their hands after an election that played to society's "baser instincts." He told his audience they have a role to play in making things better, and said it's time for Americans to "regain our sense of unity and purpose." (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 21, 2017 - 3:24 pm
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden gave assurances Sunday that the country's current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election that "churned up some of the ugliest realities" of society will be temporary. Biden told graduating seniors at Colby College to resist the...
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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 1:23 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The Hamas militant group has lashed out at President Donald Trump for mentioning it with al-Qaeda and the Islamic State in his speech in Saudi Arabia. Spokesman Fawzi Barhoum says from...
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FILE- In this April 19, 2017, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden attends the opening ceremony for Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Biden spoke to graduates Sunday, May 21, at Maine's Colby College, urging them to resist the impulse to throw up their hands after an election that played to society's "baser instincts." He told his audience they have a role to play in making things better, and said it's time for Americans to "regain our sense of unity and purpose." (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 21, 2017 - 12:43 pm
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is offering assurances that the country's current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election that "churned up some of the ugliest realities" of American life will be temporary. Biden spoke Sunday to graduates at Maine's Colby College...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to supporters as he arrives for a congress of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Ankara, Turkey, Sunday, May 21, 2017. Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party kicked off an extraordinary congress to re-elect Erdogan as its chairman, following April 16, 2017 referendum on expanding president's powers that removed a constitutional requirement for presidents to cut off ties with their political parties. (Press Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool)
May 21, 2017 - 7:24 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party on Sunday kicked off a congress to re-elect President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its chairman after last month's referendum. Erdogan will return to lead the party he co-founded after Sunday's extraordinary congress in Ankara, since last...
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a televised speech after he won the election, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, May 20, 2017. Rouhani says that the message of Friday's election that gave him another four-year term is one of Iran living in peace and friendship with the world. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
May 21, 2017 - 5:52 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As Iran's chief nuclear envoy, Hassan Rouhani earned the nickname "diplomat sheikh" when negotiators in 2004 reached a deal that saw the Islamic Republic halt all its enrichment of uranium. Over 10 years later, it would be Rouhani as president who would strike a...
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U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee addresses the California Democratic Party convention, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 21, 2017 - 2:08 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's elected Democrats had tough words for President Donald Trump and the GOP Congress on Saturday, urging their party's fired-up activists to work against the 14 Republicans in the state's congressional delegation. The party's leaders blasted Trump's alleged ties...
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