Presidential elections

November 09, 2017 - 5:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Retired American star Landon Donovan will not run for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation. Donovan's agent, Richard Motzkin, confirmed the decision Thursday, first reported by Sports Illustrated. USSF President Sunil Gulati has not announced whether he will seek a fourth four...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 file photo, Russia's gold medal winner Alexander Legkov is flanked by Russia's silver medal winner Maxim Vylegzhanin, left and Russia's bronze medal winner Ilia Chernousov during the flower ceremony of the men's 50K cross-country race at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Four more Russian cross-country skiers have been found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, it was announced on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 including silver medalist Maxim Vylegzhanin. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
November 09, 2017 - 12:02 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Four more Russian cross-country skiers were found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics on Thursday, including three-time silver medalist Maxim Vylegzhanin. The International Olympic Committee said all four had their results disqualified and have been banned from all future...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of his Security Council in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. The meeting is focused on preparations for Putin's trip to a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders' meeting in Danang, Vietnam, later this week. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
November 09, 2017 - 9:42 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is suggesting that a recent flurry of Russian sports doping allegations could be an American attempt to interfere in next year's Russian presidential election. On Thursday, four Russian cross-country skiers were found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi...
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Carrie Matula embraces a woman after a fatal shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. Matula said she heard the shooting from the gas station where she works a block away. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
November 05, 2017 - 6:19 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ------------------------ NEW/DEVELOPING ------------------------ SAUDI ARABIA-HELICOPTER CRASH — A Saudi helicopter carrying government officials has crashed in the kingdom's south, reportedly killing a high...
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November 03, 2017 - 4:05 am
PRO FOOTBALL HOUSTON (AP) — Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson sustained a season-ending knee injury in practice, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The rookie suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in one of his knees and will go on injured reserve. The people...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2012, file photo, Russian national ice hockey team member Alexander Ovechkin, right, holds a certficate of recognition given to him by President Vladimir Putin, left, in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has voiced his support for Vladimir Putin ahead of the upcoming Russian presidential elections. Ovechkin posted a message in Russian on his Instagram account Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, announcing he’s starting “a social movement called Putin Team.” From right in the background are Russian ice hockey federation president Vladislav Tretyak and Russia's captain Ilya Nikulin. (AP Photo/Sergei Karpukhin, Pool, File)
November 02, 2017 - 10:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin says he isn't trying to make a political statement by voicing his support for Vladimir Putin ahead of the Russian presidential election. Ovechkin posted a message in Russian on his Instagram account Thursday saying that he's starting "a...
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October 27, 2017 - 1:37 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks climb NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies are leading a stock market rally at midday as investors applaud third-quarter reports from big names including Microsoft and Google's parent company Alphabet. Traders are also cheering a report that showed the U.S. economy grew by...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Dallas. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 26, 2017 - 7:26 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. -------------------------- NEW & DEVELOPING -------------------------- KENYA-ELECTIONS — One dead as Kenya police fire on violent protests in Kisumu against repeat presidential vote. --------------- ONLY...
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October 26, 2017 - 2:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Game 2 of the World Series goes to the Houston, who beat the Dodgers 7-6 Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers' usually rock-solid bullpen was anything but. Their relievers gave up six runs on four homers over the final four innings, costing them the loss in 11 innings...
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Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, centre, deputy president Oriol Junqueras, left, and Carme Forcadell, speaker of the house in the Catalan parliament, hold hands during a protest against the National Court's decision to imprison civil society leaders, in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The Spanish government moved decisively Saturday to use a previously untapped constitutional power so it can take control of Catalonia and derail the independence movement led by separatist politicians in the prosperous industrial region. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
October 21, 2017 - 6:01 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. -------------------------- NEW/DEVELOPING -------------------------- TRUMP-RUSSIA MONEY — President Donald Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House...
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