Presidential elections

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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Somali security forces and others gather and search for bodies near destroyed buildings at the scene of Saturday's blast, in Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. The death toll from the huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital rose to over 50 Sunday, with more than 60 others injured, as hospitals struggled to cope with the high number of casualties, security and medical sources said. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
October 16, 2017 - 7:22 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. -------------------------- NEW & DEVELOPING -------------------------- IRAQ — Iraqi military says it has seized large oil fields near Kirkuk from Kurdish forces. ---------------- ONLY ON AP...
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October 02, 2017 - 8:26 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans are increasingly picking sides in the U.S. Senate primary fight pitting a former Marine and Democrat who casts himself as a political outsider against a longtime elected official with deep ties to Gov. Scott Walker. Both candidates are also scrambling to...
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September 27, 2017 - 4:56 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's presidential primary will be held in March 2020, three months earlier than during the 2016 election. Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation Wednesday to move up the primary. Supporters of the change want to give California more influence in choosing the...
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September 16, 2017 - 7:02 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ------------------------ NEW/DEVELOPING ------------------------ Adds: IMMIGRATION-CALIFORNIA, GERMANY-MERKEL'S APPEAL, MYANMAR-ATTACKS, CONGO-REFUGEES KILLED, PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY-CALIFORNIA...
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FILE - A Monday, May 22, 2017 file photo of International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Philip Craven during a press conference, in London. The host city for the 2024 Paralympics will be selected without the Paralympic leadership having a say in whether Los Angeles or Paris is chosen. It is the consequence of the International Paralympic Committee electing a new president in early September and the winner not immediately automatically replacing outgoing leader Philip Craven as an International Olympic Committee member. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
July 04, 2017 - 8:40 am
The host city for the 2024 Paralympics will be selected without the Paralympic leadership having a say in whether Los Angeles or Paris is chosen. It's the consequence of the International Paralympic Committee electing a new president in early September — and the winner not immediately and...
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July 04, 2017 - 8:15 am
The host city for the 2024 Paralympics will be selected without the Paralympic leadership having a say in whether Los Angeles or Paris is chosen. It's the consequence of the International Paralympic Committee electing a new president in early September — and the winner not immediately and...
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June 23, 2017 - 8:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Paul has been re-elected as president of the National Basketball Players Association. Paul's new four-year term begins immediately. He will be assisted by the union's newly elected vice president, Garrett Temple of the Sacramento Kings. In his first term as president, Paul...
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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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