Presidential elections

In this 2017 photo made available by Sally Kohn, she poses for a portrait. For a book she published in 2018, "The Opposite of Hate," she reached out to several of her own Twitter trolls, conversing with them about the reasons for their vitriol and in some cases receiving apologies. (Paul Takeuchi/Sally Kohn via AP)
October 30, 2018 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For many Jewish journalists in the U.S., persistent online anti-Semitic harassment has become part of the job. The phenomenon became pervasive during the 2016 presidential campaign, and there's been a resurgence in recent months ahead of next week's midterm election, according to...
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, right, listens as Commander of United States Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command Gen. Terrence John O'Shaughnessy, left, speaks during a news conference in Washington, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, on the Department of Defense deployment to the Southwest border. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 30, 2018 - 11:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is deploying 5,200 troops to the Southwest border in an extraordinary military operation a week before nationwide elections in which President Donald Trump wants voters to focus on what he calls an "invasion" — a slow-moving caravan of Central American migrants. The...
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A supporter waves a flag with an image of Jair Bolsonaro as he drives past in front of his residence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. Far-right congressman Bolsonaro won Brazil's presidency Sunday on promises to overhaul several aspects of Latin America's largest nation. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
October 29, 2018 - 8:35 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — The Latest on Brazil's presidential election (all times local): 10:30 a.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has congratulated populist Jair Bolsonaro on being "elected by the Brazilian people to the presidency." Macron's carefully worded message comes in a statement from the Elysee...
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A supporter of Jair Bolsonaro salutes during a celebration in front of his residence after he was declared the winner of the election runoff, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 . Bolsonaro, a brash far-right congressman who has waxed nostalgic for Brazil's old military dictatorship, won the presidency of Latin America's largest nation Sunday as voters looked past warnings that the former army captain would erode democracy and embraced a chance for radical change after years of turmoil. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
October 28, 2018 - 11:11 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — In some of his first words to the nation as president-elect, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro promised to defend the constitution and unite a bitterly divided populace. His left-wing rival immediately vowed to mount a vigorous opposition, while rights groups warned against a...
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Workers' Party presidential candidate Fernando Haddad holds a Brazilian flag after casting his vote in the presidential election in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Brazilian voters decide Sunday who will next lead the world's fifth-largest country, the left-leaning Haddad or far-right rival Jair Bolsonaro. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
October 28, 2018 - 5:37 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — The latest on Brazil's presidential runoff (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Many Brazilians are celebrating the news that far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro holds a big lead in vote-counting for Brazil's presidency with the majority of ballots tallied. People set off fireworks on Rio...
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Salome Zurabishvili, former Georgian Foreign minister and presidential candidate, speaks to the media at a polling station during the presidential election at the polling station in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Voters in Georgia are choosing a new president for the former Soviet republic, the last time the president will be elected by direct ballot. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
October 28, 2018 - 2:09 pm
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Residents of Georgia on Sunday voted for a new president of the former Soviet republic on the Black Sea, the last time the president will be elected by direct ballot. Opinion polls ahead of the vote suggested that none of the 25 candidates was likely to receive the absolute...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018 file photo, presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal Party, flashes a thumbs up at a polling station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the first round of voting on Oct. 7, Bolsonaro performed far beyond expectations, nearly winning outright with 46 percent of the vote. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)
October 28, 2018 - 10:05 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Observers have long flirted with the idea that far-right Brazilian congressman Jair Bolsonaro, the front-runner in Sunday's presidential runoff, was a "tropical Trump." Bolsonaro has presented himself as someone who tells it like it is while promising to dismantle a dysfunctional...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, center, offers the podium to Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., right, at a GOP fundraiser at the Carmel Country Club in in Charlotte, N.C. The freshman congressman is running in a district intentionally drawn to favor Republicans. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 28, 2018 - 9:13 am
As a freshman congressman, Republican Ted Budd seems to have several strikes against him as he faces his first re-election in his North Carolina district. He belongs to the same party as the president, a historical negative in midterm elections. President Donald Trump's national disapproval ratings...
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Incumbent Irish President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina cast their votes at the polling station in Pheonix Park, Dublin, Ireland, Friday Oct. 26, 2018. Six candidates are competing for the ceremonial post of President, with more than 3.2 million people entitled to vote and the results expected over the coming weekend. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 2:25 pm
LONDON (AP) — Michael Higgins handily won a second term as Ireland's president Saturday, capturing every constituency in an election that was marked by low turnout. The 77-year-old Higgins received 55.8 percent of the vote in Friday's vote, which was contested by six candidates. The vote share was...
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October 27, 2018 - 2:24 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament approved four new ministers on Saturday, all endorsed by President Hassan Rouhani who urged them to help "resist" and "fight" the U.S. as it reinstates sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Rouhani's comments came as lawmakers were discussing the vote for...
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