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October 07, 2018 - 11:13 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The United Nations Security Council has called on Congo's electoral commission to open dialogue on the use of voting machines for December elections. French Ambassador Francois Delattre, who co-headed a delegation with ambassadors from Bolivia and Equatorial Guinea, said...
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Supporters of Opposition Presidential candidates, Cabral Libii, shout slogans during an election campaign rally outside the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Separatists who have declared an English-speaking state in parts of Cameroon are threatening Sunday's election, one that Africa's oldest leader should win easily _ but with a weakened mandate if people stay away from the polls. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
October 07, 2018 - 8:51 am
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Thousands headed to the polls in Cameroon Sunday for an election that will likely see Africa's oldest leader win another term amid fighting and threats from separatists that have already prevented residents in English-speaking regions from voting. President Paul Biya, in...
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A Latvian woman casts her ballot papers at a polling station in Riga, Latvia, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Latvians were casting their ballots on Saturday in a parliamentary election in which a party catering to the Baltic nation's large ethnic-Russian minority is expected to win the most votes, but is seen to be struggling to find coalition partners. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov)
October 07, 2018 - 8:09 am
HELSINKI (AP) — An opposition party favored by Latvia's large ethnic Russian minority has won the Baltic nation's parliamentary election, but it's expected to face difficulties forming a ruling coalition after a vote that saw new populist parties surge and government parties falter. Voters in...
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A supporter of a movement for voters to boycott the referendum, celebrates in central Skopje, Macedonia, after election officials gave low turnout figures, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. The crucial referendum on accepting a deal with Greece to change the country's name to North Macedonia to pave the way for NATO membership attracted tepid voter participation Sunday, a blow to Prime Minister Zoran Zaev's hopes for a strong message of support. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
September 30, 2018 - 4:23 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on Macedonia's referendum on a name change for the country (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has described a referendum on changing the small European country's name to North Macedonia and thereby pave the way to NATO membership...
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People walk in a school looking for their polling station in order to vote during a referendum in Skopje, Macedonia, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. Macedonians were deciding Sunday on their country's future, voting in a crucial referendum on whether to accept a landmark deal ending a decades-old dispute with neighbouring Greece by changing their country's name to North Macedonia, to qualify for NATO membership and also pave its way toward the European Union. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
September 30, 2018 - 11:14 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A referendum on changing the nation of Macedonia's name to North Macedonia to pave the way for NATO membership attracted tepid voter participation Sunday, with turnout standing below 29 percent two hours before polls close. Macedonians were voting on whether to accept a...
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September 27, 2018 - 4:38 pm
Security researchers say an uncorrected flaw in a vote-counting machine used in 23 U.S states leaves it vulnerable to hacking 11 years after the manufacturer was alerted to it. The finding was highlighted in a Thursday report summarizing attention-grabbing voting technology research at the...
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Macedonia's President Gjorge Ivanov addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 27, 2018 - 3:35 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The president of Macedonia strongly urged voters Thursday to abstain from a weekend referendum on changing the country's name to "North Macedonia" to clear its path toward NATO and European Union membership. President Gjorge Ivanov's comments at the U.N. General Assembly in...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to his office after speaking on the Senate floor about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 24, 2018 - 5:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first allegation against Brett Kavanaugh left Republicans rattled and nervous. The second left them angry and ready to fight back. The GOP punched back hard Monday, seeming to cast aside — for now — worries that President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee could turn off...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo Stanford law professor Michele Dauber poses for a portrait on Stanford University's campus in Stanford, Calif. Dauber, who spearheaded a California judge's recall over his handling of a sexual assault case, is launching a political action committee to target politicians who commit or ignore sexual misconduct. Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, Dauber, launched a PAC to target politicians across the country who don't take violence against women seriously or who have committed sexual misconduct themselves.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
September 24, 2018 - 12:56 pm
The Stanford law professor who led the successful recall of a California judge over his handling of a sexual assault case is now broadening her fight by targeting politicians. Professor Michele Dauber on Monday announced a new political action committee, the Enough is Enough Voter Project. It will...
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Maldivians wait to caste their vote during presidential election day in Male, Maldives, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
September 23, 2018 - 2:30 pm
MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Latest on the Maldives' presidential election (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has declared victory in the Maldives' third-ever multiparty presidential elections. Independent newspaper website mihaaru.com reports that...
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