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Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz dies after being stabbed in heart on stage

(CNN) The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, a well-known critic of his country's rightwing government, died on Monday, one day after he was stabbed by a man who rushed on stage during an open-air charity event. Thousands of people witnessed [...]

Blood donors come forward for stabbed Polish mayor

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Polish blood donors were coming forward in their droves on Monday in a bid to save the life of the mayor of Gdansk, who was stabbed in the heart and the abdomen while on stage at a charity event. Doctors operated [...]

Chicago mayor proposes reforms after alderman is charged

CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing far-reaching ethics reforms for the City Council in the wake of a federal attempted-extortion charge filed this month against a powerful alderman. A Sunday statement from the mayor’s [...]

Former San Antonio mayor Julian Castro kicks off 2020 presidential bid with blast at border wall

Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro announced Saturday his candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, positioning himself as a foil to President Trump on immigration and border security. Mr. Castro, 44, who also served as [...]

NJ mayor calls for changes in law after mall shooting

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) – Officials announced a delayed opening for a New Jersey mall a day after a shooting at the food court that wounded two people and prompted the mayor to call for changes in federal gun laws. The Newport Centre mall [...]

Romania: minister, mayor resign before government reshuffle

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – Romania’s defense minister and the Bucharest mayor have resigned their positions in the ruling Social Democratic Party ahead of a government reshuffle. Social Democrat chairman Liviu Dragnea aims to strengthen [...]

Lion elected Jerusalem mayor in victory for ultra-Orthodox

JERUSALEM (AP) – Longtime political activist Moshe Lion has been elected mayor of Jerusalem in a victory for ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents. Lion, who was backed by much of Israel’s top leadership, claimed victory over Ofer Berkovitch [...]

Pittsburgh’s mayor awards key to city to longtime activist

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The mayor of Pittsburgh has awarded the key to the city to a 95-year-old civil rights and human rights activist. Democratic Mayor Bill Peduto presented the city’s highest civilian honor to Alma Speed Fox on Tuesday [...]

ICE union calls for criminal investigation of Portland mayor

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The union representing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees has asked Oregon and federal officials to conduct a criminal investigation of the Portland mayor over his response to immigration protests. The [...]

Italy arrests mayor for allegedly aiding illegal immigration

MILAN (AP) – The mayor of a small town in southern Italy who has become a symbol for welcoming migrants to Italy has been placed under house arrest for allegedly aiding illegal immigration. Italian financial police arrested the mayor [...]