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Analysis: Mueller paints a damning portrait of the president

WASHINGTON (AP) – To Donald Trump, the start of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation looked alarmingly like the end of his presidency. So he tried to stop it. His months-long effort pushed the boundaries of presidential powers [...]

Indonesia’s President, Joko Widodo, Leads in Unofficial Voting Returns

JAKARTA, Indonesia — President Joko Widodo of Indonesia was leading by a comfortable margin in early, unofficial returns Wednesday in his re-election bid, as he sought to fend off a challenge by a four-time presidential candidate [...]

150 People Missing After Boat Sinks in Congo, President Says

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo — About 150 people were missing after a boat sank in an eastern lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said on Twitter on Tuesday, a day after the vessel went down. “I [...]

Omar Hassan al-Bashir Is Removed as Sudan’s President

GULU, Uganda — President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, the authoritarian leader of Sudan wanted on genocide charges in connection with atrocities in Darfur, has been ousted by his nation’s military after nearly four months of mass protests [...]

The Latest: Sudan officials: President forced to step down

CAIRO (AP) – The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Eyewitnesses in the Sudanese capital say the military has deployed at key sites in the city to secure several installations ahead of an army announcement and [...]

Female donors organize to back the women running for president

The donor circles are a key asset for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who has struggled to break out of the pack of presidential candidates so far this year. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images 2020 elections Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand founded [...]

Egypt’s President el-Sisi Extends Iron Grip to New Arena: Soap Operas

“Sisi is not Kim Jong Un or Saddam Hussein,” said Amy Hawthorne of the Project on Middle East Democracy in Washington. “But he’s inching Egypt toward that kind of regime.” The hand of the security agencies also extends deep [...]

Algerian president names new government, keeps army chief

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) – Algeria’s powerful army chief has retained his post in a newly-named government despite his call to have ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika declared unfit for office. Algerian national television announced [...]

Brazil’s President Tells Armed Forces to Commemorate Military Coup

BRASÍLIA — President Jair Bolsonaro this week called on the armed forces to “commemorate” the 55th anniversary of a coup that installed a brutal military dictatorship in Brazil, igniting fierce debate over the legacy of that [...]

Ex-Penn State president asks court to throw out conviction

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Former Penn State president Graham Spanier wants a federal court to vacate his criminal conviction for his handling of a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy in a university locker room. Spanier [...]