Algeria’s president abandons bid for 5th term amid protests

ALGIERS, Algeria(AP)— Algeria’s president of two decades abandoned his bid for a fifth term Monday following…

Dutch firebrand Wilders: Man with knives detained at event

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A man carrying two knives and an ax was detained over…

India’s election panel announces that voting for national election to be spread over 7 days in April and May

NEW DELHI (AP) — India‘s election panel announces that voting for national election to be spread…

Trump says Michael Cohen lied about not requesting a pardon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday that he rejected a personal appeal from his former…

Nevada Democrats propose early voting for 2020 caucuses

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Democrats are proposing changes to their presidential caucus that could dramatically…

The Latest: Cohen says he’ll ‘continue to cooperate’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s former lawyer, Michael Cohen (all times local):…

Aide: US hasn’t used phone data collection program in months

WASHINGTON(AP) — A secret U.S. surveillance program that was revealed to the public by former National Security…

Ex-NYC Mayor Bloomberg won’t run for president in 2020

Michael Bloomberg is not running for president. The 77-year-old former New York City mayor, one of…

As 2020 nears, pressure grows to replace voting machines

ATLANTA (AP) — Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate…

Spielberg’s push against Netflix at the Oscars hits a nerve

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens…

Algeria’s Bouteflika due to submit candidacy amid protests

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council has been placed under high security as President Abdelaziz…

Poland holds vote in Gdansk to elect slain mayor’s successor

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Residents in Poland’s northern city of Gdansk are voting in a by-election…

Estonians head to polls with populists seen making inroads

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonians have started voting in a parliamentary election in the small Baltic…

Estonians head to polls with populist party seen rising

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonians have started voting in a parliamentary election in the small Baltic…

Contrasts abound for 2 black women in Chicago mayoral runoff

CHICAGO (AP) — A political outsider who campaigned on reforming Chicago’s police department after a white…

Cohen threatened Trump’s schools not to share grades, scores

FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) The former personal lawyer for President Donald Trump says he threatened legal…

What to Watch: Cohen’s testimony could deal damage to Trump

WASHINGTON / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) There’ll be much talk of a “rat,” hush money for onetime…

Cohen says Trump knew about WikiLeaks email dump beforehand

WASHINGTON / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) President Donald Trump‘s former personal lawyer is planning to tell a…

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is declared the winner of delayed election in Africa’s most populous country

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is declared the winner of delayed election in…

Joe Biden: ‘Don’t be surprised’ if I run for president

Former Vice President Joe Biden strongly signaled Tuesday that he could soon launch a campaign for…

Governors eyeing White House may struggle to raise money

WASHINGTON / FEBRUARY 26, 2019 (STL.News) Democrats hoping to use the governor’s mansion to launch a…

Key Sanders 2016 strategists won’t return for 2020 campaign

WASHINGTON / FEBRUARY 26, 2019 (STL.News) Three strategists who played key roles in Sen. Bernie Sanders’…

GOP candidate in disputed US House race not running again

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican candidate whose narrow lead in a North Carolina congressional race…

Daley dynasty back on Chicago ballot in crowded mayoral race

CHICAGO (AP) — The son and brother of Daleys who each ruled Chicago for two decades…

Russia’s ex-cyber security chief gets 22-year sentence

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow on Tuesday sentenced a senior Russian cyber intelligence official…

The Latest: Nigeria president’s camp claims he has won

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria’s election (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A spokesman…

Ukraine’s ex-PM calls for president to be impeached

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s former prime minister has called for the president to be impeached…

Nigerian president’s campaign says they have numbers to win

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — A spokesman for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari‘s campaign asserted Tuesday they have…

Nigerians start another day of waiting on election results

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Radios and WhatsApp groups pinged to life on Tuesday as anxious Nigerians…

Chicago voters head to polls to pick Rahm Emanuel successor

CHICAGO (AP) — Voters are getting a chance to pick Chicago’s next mayor from a field…