National elections

March 17, 2018 - 8:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the dismissal of Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The Associated Press has learned that the recently fired FBI deputy director kept personal memos detailing interactions with President Donald Trump. And they have been provided...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data-analysis firm that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, over allegations that it held onto improperly obtained user data after telling Facebook it had deleted the information. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 17, 2018 - 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A data analysis firm employed by President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign tapped the Facebook profiles of more than 50 million users without their permission, allowing it to capitalize on the private social media activity of a large portion of the U.S. electorate, newspapers...
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Two men cast their ballots at a polling station in Yelizovo, about 30 kilometers ( 19 miles) north-east from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, capital of Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, on Sunday, March. 18, 2018. Polls have opened in Russia's Far East for the presidential election in which Vladimir Putin seeks a 4th term. (AP Photo/Alexander Petpov)
March 17, 2018 - 5:20 pm
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — Vladimir Putin's victory in Russia's presidential election Sunday isn't in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out in big enough numbers to hand him a convincing mandate for his fourth term — and many Russian workers are facing intense pressure to...
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A polling station official carries Russian national and Crimea flags in preparation for the 2018 Russian presidential election at a polling station in Simferopol, Crimea, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Russian voters, observers and eight presidential candidates are gearing up for an election that will undoubtedly hand Vladimir Putin another six-year term. (AP Photo)
March 17, 2018 - 4:17 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russia's presidential election (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Polls have opened in Russia's Far East regions for the presidential election in which Vladimir Putin is seeking a fourth term in the Kremlin. Voting started at 8 a.m. Sunday (2000 GMT Saturday; 4 p.m. EDT...
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Boats move through the water as the Chicago River is dyed green for St. Patrick's Day Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Chicago. Thousands of people lined the riverfront downtown Chicago to see the dyeing, a tradition for the holiday that dates to 1962. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
March 17, 2018 - 2:37 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ---------------- TOP STORIES ---------------- CLINTON EMAILS-INSPECTOR GENERAL — Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2007, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels arrives for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. New documents show a top lawyer for the Trump Organization was involved in legal efforts to keep adult film star Daniels from talking about her alleged affair with President Donald Trump. The arbitration documents are signed by Trump Organization lawyer Jill A. Martin and list her address as that of Trump's golf club in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
March 16, 2018 - 10:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A porn actress who said she had sex with Donald Trump before he became president has been threatened with physical harm, her attorney said Friday. Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has been seeking to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement she signed days...
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March 16, 2018 - 2:27 pm
President Donald Trump has cleared a primary election path for one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans running for re-election this year, persuading Nevada Sen. Dean Heller's GOP opponent to drop out of the race and instead run for a House seat. Republican Danny Tarkanian of Las Vegas, who...
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A worker uses a saw next to a crushed car under a section of a collapsed pedestrian bridge, Friday, March 16, 2018 near Florida International University in the Miami area. The new pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday afternoon, crushing vehicles beneath massive slabs of concrete and steel, killing and injuring several people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 16, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ------------------------ ONLY ON AP ----------------------- FOR-PROFITS-STUDENT LOANS — The Department of Education has begun notifying some former Corinthian Colleges students that it will forgive only one-...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a youth forum "Russia, Land of Opportunity" in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, pool)
March 16, 2018 - 1:05 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has urged Russians to cast ballots in Sunday's election, which he is certain to win, saying that the vote will shape the country's future. Putin said in a televised address Friday that "the will of the people, the will of each Russian citizen will determine...
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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., smiles while speaking at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
March 16, 2018 - 11:29 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Jeff Flake has a direct message for the Republicans of New Hampshire: Someone needs to stop Donald Trump. And Flake, a Republican senator from Arizona, may stand up against the Republican president in 2020 — either as a Republican or an independent — if no one else does. "It...
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