Presidential elections

June 20, 2017 - 8:44 am
PARIS (AP) — David Lappertient has formally challenged Brian Cookson for the presidency of the International Cycling Union. Lappertient, a UCI vice president from France, says he has entered the Sept. 21 election ahead of a Wednesday deadline for candidates. The 44-year-old European Cycling Union...
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An agent of the Brazilian Federal Police does a security sweep with a dog, inside the chambers of the Superior Electoral Court, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The Superior Electoral Court is expected to give its verdict on the trial involving allegations that the 2014 Rousseff-Temer ticket received illegal campaign financing. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
June 06, 2017 - 10:03 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's top electoral court began hearing arguments Tuesday evening on whether embattled President Michel Temer should be pushed out of office over allegations of illegal campaign financing in the 2014 presidential election. Judge Herman Benjamin, who was named by the court to...
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An agent of the Brazilian Federal Police does a security sweep with a dog, inside the chambers of the Superior Electoral Court, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The Superior Electoral Court is expected to give its verdict on the trial involving allegations that the 2014 Rousseff-Temer ticket received illegal campaign financing. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
June 06, 2017 - 7:38 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's top electoral court started deciding Tuesday evening whether embattled President Michel Temer should be pushed out of office over allegations of illegal campaign financing in the 2014 presidential election. The session opened with Judge Herman Benjamin, the special...
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An agent of the Brazilian Federal Police does a security sweep with a dog, inside the chambers of the Superior Electoral Court, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The Superior Electoral Court is expected to give its verdict on the trial involving allegations that the 2014 Rousseff-Temer ticket received illegal campaign financing. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
June 06, 2017 - 7:22 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's top electoral court started deciding Tuesday evening whether embattled President Michel Temer should be pushed out of office over allegations of illegal campaign financing in the 2014 presidential election. The session opened with Judge Herman Benjamin, the special...
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May 31, 2017 - 12:23 pm
MADRID (AP) — Alejandro Blanco has been elected to his fourth consecutive term as president of the Spanish Olympic Committee. Blanco will remain in charge until 2021, becoming the body's longest-serving president since its foundation in 1912. The 66-year-old Blanco took over the committee for the...
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May 29, 2017 - 8:11 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The 78-year-old Tamas Ajan has won a fifth term as International Weightlifting Federation president, amid criticism of the sport's record of doping at the Olympics. The IWF says Ajan beat Antonio Urso, the Italian leader of European weightlifting, 86-61 in a vote of member...
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May 29, 2017 - 7:29 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The 78-year-old Tamas Ajan has won a fifth term as International Weightlifting Federation president, amid criticism of the sport's record of doping at the Olympics. The IWF says Ajan beat Antonio Urso, the Italian leader of European weightlifting, 86-61 in a vote of member...
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Eric Trump, top left, talks to professional golfers Cristie Kerr, top right, and Lydia Ko prior to the start of a news conference previewing the U.S. Women's Open Championship at Trump National Golf Club, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 24, 2017 - 5:39 pm
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The USGA insists its focus is going to be on golf and not politics when it conducts the U.S. Women's Open at a golf course owned by President Donald Trump in less than two months. Some fans and politicians criticized golf's governing body for not moving the marquee women's...
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Eric Trump, top left, talks to professional golfers Cristie Kerr, top right, and Lydia Ko prior to the start of a news conference previewing the U.S. Women's Open Championship at Trump National Golf Club, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 24, 2017 - 4:20 pm
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The USGA insists its focus is going to be on golf and not politics when it conducts the U.S. Women's Open at a golf course owned by President Donald Trump in less than two months. Some fans and politicians criticized golf's governing body for not moving the marquee women's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush visits a polling place at Eastlan Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. Bush says he’s optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins, with his partner Derek Jeter taking charge of baseball operations. Speaking publicly for the first time about his efforts to purchase the team from Jeffrey Loria, Bush said Tuesday, May 2, 2017, that baseball has huge potential in Miami, and he’s pleased with the interest by potential partners. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 02, 2017 - 8:38 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jeb Bush says he is optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins despite stiff competition, and partner Derek Jeter would take charge of baseball operations. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says two groups remain in the mix. The second bid is led by Tagg Romney, son of...
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