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Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim, left, arrive with his wife Wan Azizah, right, at a rally in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Anwar has been freed from custody after receiving a pardon from the king, paving the way for a political comeback following his alliance's stunning election victory. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
May 17, 2018 - 4:47 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim said Thursday that decades-old affirmative action policies for the country's Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race. In an interview with The Associated Press, the prime...
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May 17, 2018 - 12:16 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government plans to spend billions of dollars rebuilding rotting hospitals and improving other infrastructure as the economy continues to grow at a healthy clip. The liberal government on Thursday announced its first budget plan since winning national...
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Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are set to pick a Democratic nominee Tuesday who will challenge U.S. Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., after the congressman claimed the seat from Democrats two years ago. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
May 16, 2018 - 8:58 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Primary election season is still young, but the liberal wing of the Democratic Party is already celebrating. Democratic voters have chosen decidedly liberal candidates in several closely watched congressional primary elections, a sign that the left is driving much of...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., son of President-elect Donald Trump, walks from the elevator at Trump Tower, in New York. Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he couldn't remember whether he had discussed the Russia investigation with his father, according to transcripts released Wednesday of his interview with the panel. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 16, 2018 - 8:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on transcripts of testimony to Senate panel about 2016 Trump Tower meeting (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump's son told Congress he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in hopes of election-season dirt on...
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Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are set to pick a Democratic nominee Tuesday who will challenge U.S. Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., after the congressman claimed the seat from Democrats two years ago. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
May 16, 2018 - 7:55 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Primary election season is still young, but the liberal wing of the Democratic Party is already celebrating. Democratic voters have chosen decidedly liberal candidates in several closely watched congressional primary elections, a sign that the left is driving much of...
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President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 16, 2018 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday hammered California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, in what appeared to be his latest push to embolden his base leading into the midterm elections. As the debate over immigration heats up on Capitol Hill, Trump surrounded...
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FILE – In this July 27, 2016, file photo, John Fetterman, mayor of Braddock, Pa., talks to a reporter on the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Democrats in Pennsylvania nominated Fetterman to replace incumbent Democratic Lt. Gov. Mike Stack during the state's Tuesday, May 15, 2018, primary election, and Gov. Tom Wolf met Fetterman for lunch the next day to get to know the governor's new running mate better. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 16, 2018 - 5:34 pm
MANCHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor spent some time Wednesday getting to know his new running mate, a day after Democrats voted to replace the incumbent lieutenant governor on the fall ticket with a mayor who sports arm tattoos with the dates of murders in his economically struggling...
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May 16, 2018 - 4:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a Senate vote to repeal a rule from the Federal Communications Commission that scrapped Obama-era net-neutrality requirements. (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo Republican primary senatorial candidate Corey Stewart, right, gestures as Del. Nick Freitas listens during a debate at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. The vicious tenor of the 2016 GOP presidential primary is being matched by Virginia’s raucous congressional primaries. In primaries for the U.S. House and the Senate seat held by Democratic Tim Kaine, there’s been a near constant stream of complaints of below-the-belt attacks or shady campaigning. Some candidates bemoan the negative tone while others say it’s not a problem. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 16, 2018 - 2:12 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The vicious tenor of the 2016 GOP presidential primary — which included attacks on a spouse's looks, demeaning nicknames and veiled talk of a candidate's ... ahem ... hand size — is being matched by Virginia's raucous congressional primaries. A GOP House candidate said he's...
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In this April 17, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, speaks to media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he didn’t think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer who was promising dirt on Hillary Clinton in 2016. That’s according to transcripts of his interview with the panel earlier this year. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 16, 2018 - 11:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee last year he did not recall ever discussing the Russia investigation with his father and said he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower ahead of the 2016 presidential election,...
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