Presidential elections

Former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych speaks during a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
February 06, 2019 - 9:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's exiled former president, who was found guilty of fueling a deadly separatist conflict in the east, on Wednesday claimed there could be possible vote rigging in the country's upcoming presidential election. Ukrainians will vote March 31 to elect a new president. Former...
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FILE - In this undated file photo distributed on Sept. 16, 2017, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, attends what was said to be the test launch of an intermediate range Hwasong-12 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. U.S President Donald Trump announced Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 during his State of the Union address that he intends to meet Kim on Feb. 27-28, 2019 in Vietnam, saying that although much work remains to be done toward peace on the Korean Peninsula, his relationship with Kim is a good one. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
February 06, 2019 - 7:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's upcoming summit with the North Korean leader (all times local): 8:05 a.m. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer is dismissing as "a real eye-roller" President Donald Trump's assertion that if anyone else had been elected president the U.S...
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February 05, 2019 - 10:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar is signaling she could become the next Democrat to enter the presidential race. She tells MSNBC that she'll make an announcement on Sunday in Minneapolis. If she enters the race, Klobuchar would likely use her Minnesota roots to make a strong play for the...
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A Venezuelan youth pauses from searching through a trash bin in La Parada, on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is moving ahead with plans to try to bring in humanitarian aid through the Colombian border city of Cucuta, where the U.S. government will transport and store food and medical supplies destined for Venezuela. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
February 05, 2019 - 5:55 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition-dominated congress on Tuesday said it will hold new elections as soon as possible within a year — once embattled President Nicolas Maduro is ousted from power. Meanwhile, Venezuela's socialist party boss, Diosdado Cabello, threatened to hold early...
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Former Democratic Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke, left, appears with Oprah Winfrey for "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square" Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in New York. The lineup on Tuesday also features actors Bradley Cooper and Michael B. Jordan and philanthropist Melinda Gates, underscoring the sense of celebrity that surrounds O'Rourke. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 05, 2019 - 5:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke said Tuesday he'll announce whether he'll run for president "before the end of the month" and indicated he's leaning toward a bid even though family considerations could persuade him otherwise. The former Texas congressman made the comments in New York City...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2019 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt’s parliament debated a motion on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, to amend the constitution in a way that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office well beyond the end of his current term in 2022. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool Photo via AP, File)
February 05, 2019 - 9:35 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament advanced a proposal on Tuesday to amend the constitution in a way that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office well beyond the end of his current term in 2022. El-Sissi led the 2013 military overthrow of an elected but divisive Islamist...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump points to a supporter as he departs a rally at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Miss. President Donald Trump’s campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The initiative includes changing state party rules, crowding out potential rivals and quelling any early signs of opposition. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
February 04, 2019 - 8:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump's campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent initiative has been an intense focus in recent weeks...
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Opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has declared himself the interim president of Venezuela, speaks during a press conference on the steps of the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Germany, Spain, France, the U.K. and Sweden have announced that they are recognizing Guaido as the country's interim president and are urging him to hold a new presidential election.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
February 04, 2019 - 5:32 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — More than a dozen European Union countries endorsed Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president Monday, piling the pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro to resign and clear the way for a new presidential election. Maduro stood...
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Opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has declared himself the interim president of Venezuela, speaks during a press conference on the steps of the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Germany, Spain, France, the U.K. and Sweden have announced that they are recognizing Guaido as the country's interim president and are urging him to hold a new presidential election. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
February 04, 2019 - 2:57 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The interim government challenging Venezuelan socialist Nicolas Maduro says it will hold an international conference to seek emergency humanitarian assistance at the headquarters of the Organization of American...
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Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during her interview for The Associated Press in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.Tymoshenko, who is running for president in next month's election, has accused President Petro Poroshenko of corruption. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
February 04, 2019 - 12:27 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who is running for president in next month's election, accused the incumbent of corruption — charges his office rejected as a lie as the race was heating up. Tymoshenko told The Associated Press in an interview Monday that...
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