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Nigerian Candidates Urge Patience After Presidential Election Is Delayed

ABUJA, Nigeria — The leading presidential candidates in Nigeria urged their supporters to be patient on Saturday after officials said the election would be delayed by a week, just hours before the polls were to open. In their 2:30 [...]

Trump declares emergency at border after stinging defeat

WASHINGTON (AP) – Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, moving to secure more money for his long-promised wall by exercising a broad interpretation [...]

Trump saves face with base after bruising wall fight

President Donald Trump announced a two-step maneuver that could appease frustrated supporters by keeping the government open and declaring a national emergency to get more money for a border wall. | Joe Raedle/Getty Image White House The [...]

Booker’s disapproval rating in N.J. increases after launch of presidential campaign

Fifty-eight percent said they don’t think Booker will be able to serve effectively as a senator while running. | Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Bad memories of former Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s [...]

Sweden Investigates Its Ambassador to China After Report of Secret Talks to Free Publisher

Mr. Gui appeared on Chinese state television in early 2016, when he gave what seemed to be a heavily rehearsed confession to a drunken-driving death in China more than a decade earlier. He was formally freed from detention in October [...]

Elections in Spain Are Likely After Lawmakers Reject Budget

MADRID — The Spanish government teetered on the brink of collapse Wednesday, as the dispute over the status of the prosperous northeastern region of Catalonia stymied passage of a national budget and threatened to usher in another [...]

Globe means more to Oh after some time to reflect

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) – Now that she’s had a few weeks to reflect on her experience as a Golden Globes host and winner, actress Sandra Oh realizes even more what it meant to Koreans and immigrants. At a news conference on Saturday, [...]

Man wanted in Vermont is shot after using stun gun on police

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) – Police say a man wanted for assault in Vermont was shot during a scuffle in which he used a stun gun on police officers in Florida. WCAX-TV reports that police in Inverness, Florida, say 41-year-old Jeremy Jennings [...]

France Recalls Ambassador to Italy After Minister Meets ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters

France recalled its ambassador to Italy on Thursday, an extraordinary diplomatic rupture between longtime European Union and NATO allies, after a series of provocations by Italy’s populist leaders, culminating in a meeting between a top [...]

More women come forward after Arias sexual assault complaint

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) – Two more women have accused former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias, a Nobel peace laureate, of sexual misconduct after a criminal complaint alleging sexual assault against another woman was filed against [...]