Parliamentary elections

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks in the House of Commons in London during the debate for the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill, Tuesday Oct. 22, 2019. British lawmakers have rejected the government’s fast-track attempt to pass its Brexit bill within days, demanding more time to scrutinize the complex legislation and throwing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s exit timetable into chaos. (Jessica Taylor, UK Parliament via AP)
October 22, 2019 - 5:17 pm
LONDON (AP) — For a brief moment Tuesday, Brexit was within a British prime minister's grasp. Boris Johnson won Parliament's backing for the substance of his exit deal but lost a key vote on its timing, a result that inches him closer to his goal of leading his country out of the European Union —...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 22, 2019 - 8:01 am
LONDON (AP) — An influential British lawmaker challenged Facebook's new effort to safeguard elections on Tuesday, warning that they will place a heavy constraint on the company's ability to combat misinformation. Damian Collins, the chair of the Parliament media committee, wrote to Facebook after...
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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave as they go on stage at Liberal election headquarters in Montreal, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 22, 2019 - 2:44 am
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada's national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that tarnished his image as a liberal icon. Trudeau's Liberal party took the most...
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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau holds a rally in Vaughan, Ontario, on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 21, 2019 - 10:31 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on Canada's parliamentary elections times local): 10:30 p.m. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is projecting Justin Trudeau's Liberals will win a minority government. Trudeau appeared to overcome a challenge in Monday's national elections from the rival Conservatives...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2019, file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during his party's faction meeting in Jerusalem. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, that Netanyahu has ended his quest to form a new coalition government -- a step that pushes the country into new political uncertainty. Netanyahu fell short of securing a 61-seat parliamentary majority in last month’s national election. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
October 21, 2019 - 8:51 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday that he had failed to form a majority government in parliament, marking a major setback for the embattled Israeli leader that plunges the country into a new period of political uncertainty. In a statement, Netanyahu said he had...
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A confusion of various flags fly outside Parliament in London, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. The European Commission says the fact that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson did not sign a letter requesting a three-month extension of the Brexit deadline has no impact on whether it is valid and that the European Union is considering the request. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 21, 2019 - 1:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's long and winding path out of the European Union has taken another twist — into another potential dead end. The U.K. is due to leave the EU in 10 days, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been stymied twice in 48 hours in his attempt to get Parliament to approve his divorce...
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A anti-Brexit supporters carries the Union Jack highlighted with stars of the EU flag in London, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. In their first weekend session in 37 years, British lawmakers in Parliament debated whether to accept Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposed new divorce deal with the European Union. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 21, 2019 - 6:41 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Germany's foreign minister says he does not want to exclude the option that there will be a "short, technical extension" for Britain's departure from the European Union if there are...
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People are voting in the municipal office in Sion, Swizerland, on Sunday, Oct.20, 2019, during the 2019 Swiss Federal elections. (Olivier Maire/Keystone via AP)
October 20, 2019 - 12:48 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Greens made significant gains as Switzerland elected a new parliament on Sunday, while a populist right-wing party remained the country's strongest but saw its support slip, projections indicated. The projected outcome would amount to a significant shift in a country where political...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Britain and the European Union reached a new tentative Brexit deal on Thursday, hoping to finally escape the acrimony, divisions and frustration of their three-year divorce battle. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
October 17, 2019 - 11:07 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 5:05 p.m. European Parliament President David Sassoli says the assembly can ratify the draft Brexit agreement by Oct. 31 if it is first endorsed by EU leaders and the U.K. parliament. After speaking with EU leaders at a summit in Brussels,...
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People use voting booths at a pooling station during general elections in Gibraltar, Thursday Oct. 17, 2019. An election for Gibraltar's 17-seat parliament is taking place Thursday under a cloud of uncertainty about what Brexit will bring for this British territory on Spain's southern tip. (AP Photo/Javier Fergo)
October 17, 2019 - 7:01 am
GIBRALTAR (AP) — An election for Gibraltar's 17-seat parliament took place Thursday under a cloud of uncertainty about what Brexit will bring for the speck of British territory on Spain's southern tip. The Rock's about 34,000 residents didn't want to leave the European Union — in the 2016...
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