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A woman casts her vote during parliamentary elections in Kandahar, south of Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. Security was tight in southern Kandahar on Saturday as voters went to the polls in parliamentary elections that were delayed in the province by one week after an attack by an elite guard killed two top government officials, including a powerful provincial police chief. (AP Photo)
October 27, 2018 - 9:30 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Security was tight throughout southern Kandahar on Saturday as voters waited hours in line to cast their ballots in parliamentary elections that were delayed in the province by one week after an attack by an elite guard killed two top government officials, including a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2016, file photo, voters collect their ballot papers at a polling station during a parliamentary election runoff in Tbilisi, Georgia. Oct. 28, 2018’s election will be the last time residents of the former Soviet republic of Georgia get to cast a ballot for president - that’s if any of the 25 candidates running gets an absolute majority. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov, File)
October 27, 2018 - 8:48 am
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Sunday's election will be the last time residents of the former Soviet republic of Georgia get to cast a ballot for president — that's if any of the 25 candidates gets an absolute majority. Opinion polls suggest that none of the candidates will exceed the 50 percent needed...
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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 - 6:55 am
LONDON (AP) — Irish President Michael Higgins is on track to win a second term as election officials begin counting votes from this week's ballot. An exit poll for broadcaster RTE suggests the 77-year-old Higgins received 58 percent of the vote in an election contested by six candidates. A poll for...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., after arriving at Charlotte Douglas International Airport for a campaign rally, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 26, 2018 - 8:28 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in North Carolina (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is back to his usual attack lines hours after police apprehended a person in connection with the mail-bomb scare targeting Democrats and CNN. Trump was pulling...
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HOLD FOR STORY - In this Oct. 25, 2018 photo, Brendan Kelly, Democratic candidate for Illinois' 12th congressional district, shakes hands with a voter at a town hall at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. (AP Photo/Sara Burnett)
October 26, 2018 - 4:02 pm
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Democrat Brendan Kelly listened as the people crowded inside a Southern Illinois University conference room talked about how trouble at the Carbondale campus has brought trouble for the whole region. Decreasing enrollment means jobs aren't filled when employees quit or...
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Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar casts his vote in the Irish Presidential Election, at Castleknock in Dublin, 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 26, 2018 - 4:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — Irish voters are choosing a president in a nationwide election. Polling stations throughout the country are open Friday with more than 3.2 million people entitled to vote. The official results are expected Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning. Six candidates are competing for the...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 file photo shows President Donald Trump and Montana State Auditor Matt Rosendale, who is running against Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., shaking hands during a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar in Missoula, Mont. Conservative groups linked to wealthy donors are saturating Montana airwaves with ads attacking Tester as they try to capitalize on Trump's feud with the lawmaker. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 26, 2018 - 2:26 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Spending in Montana's U.S. Senate race has hit $60 million and shattered a state record as conservative groups funded by wealthy donors saturate the airwaves with ads attacking Democratic Sen. Jon Tester and seek to capitalize on President Donald Trump's feud with the...
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October 26, 2018 - 1:43 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Far-right extremists have ramped up an intimidating wave of anti-Semitic harassment against Jewish journalists, political candidates and others ahead of next month's U.S. midterm elections, according to a report released Friday by a Jewish civil rights group. The Anti-...
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FILE - This Saturday, July 14, 2018 file photo shows the building of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia, also know as Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia. After seeing its secrets increasingly exposed by determined journalists and Kremlin critics, the Russian military intelligence agency known as the GRU endured another hit Friday, Oct. 26: A new report details misbehavior, sloppiness and bizarre bureaucratic decisions that allowed a Russian journalist to identify multiple alleged GRU officers. While no one is suspected of grave wrongdoing, journalist Sergei Kanev says he wants to call attention to problems within an organization that he feels has crossed a line beyond traditional spying into unchecked violence and foreign interference. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
October 26, 2018 - 11:42 am
PARIS (AP) — It seems like open season on the GRU. The Russian military agency had its inner workings exposed again Friday as determined journalists and Kremlin critics remain focused on uncovering its secrets. A new report details the alleged misbehavior and bizarre bureaucratic decisions that...
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Missouri U.S. Senate candidates incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, right, and Republican challenger Josh Hawley wait for the start of a debate Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 25, 2018 - 6:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley blamed Democrats for a vitriolic political climate without offering any criticism of President Donald Trump during a Thursday debate with Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill. The debate hosted by KMBC-TV in Kansas City marked the...
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