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Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV

ISTANBUL — In a rare democratic experience for Turkish citizens, the two main candidates for mayor of Istanbul, gearing up for a repeat election on June 23, went head to head Sunday evening in the first live television debate the [...]

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike

HONG KONG (AP) – The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support strikes by workers, teachers and students on Monday. The call comes as [...]

House panel votes to hold William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt

President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed executive privilege over subpoenaed documents at the urging of the Justice Department. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images Congress The move comes after Trump asserted executive privilege to block [...]

In Defeat for Netanyahu, Israel Moves to Hold New Election

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suffered a stunning defeat on Thursday after he failed to meet a midnight deadline to form a new government, casting a cloud over his future as prime minister and thrusting Israel into [...]

Austria to move fast to hold elections after coalition collapses

Government falls apart after vice-chancellor resigns because of compromising secret video Austria is heading for snap elections after the far-right vice-chancellor resigned over a video that appeared to show him promising public contracts to [...]

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana

HAVANA (AP) – Gay-rights activists organizing on social media held an unauthorized march Saturday down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stopped by police. The march Saturday afternoon was the second [...]

Immigrant advocates hold vigils over bill aimed at sheriffs

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Latino and civil rights activists in North Carolina remain worried about Republican legislation that would direct all local sheriffs to cooperate with federal immigration agents after a handful have said recently [...]

House Judiciary Committee schedules vote to hold William Barr in contempt

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler has scheduled a vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he refused to provide an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report [...]

Democrats prepare to hold William Barr in contempt

A vote of approval on a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr from the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee would send the measure to the full House for consideration later this month. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share [...]

Fragile Cease-Fire Takes Hold Between Israel and Gaza After Weekend Attacks

JERUSALEM — A tentative cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in Gaza appeared to have taken hold Monday morning, bringing a short but deadly bout of cross-border fighting to an end as abruptly as it had started. [...]