Actor locked out of Twitter over tweet that violated rules

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet that was found to be in violation of its rules. Woods posted a tweet in July that include...

Maldives' opposition presidential candidate has declared victory in contentious election

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Maldives' opposition presidential candidate has declared victory in contentious election.

Russian opposition candidate on track to win regional vote

MOSCOW (AP) — Partial results in a regional election in Russia's Far East show an opposition candidate has beaten the incumbent governor by a wide margin. The official tally on the C...

Insider Q&A: Amalgamated Bank CEO Keith Mestrich

NEW YORK (AP) — Amalgamated Bank underwent the biggest change in its 95-year history this summer, going public on the Nasdaq stock exchange as the nation's only union-owned, publicly traded bank. ...

In governor's races, Trump emerges as a defining issue

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Governor's races are on the ballot in 36 states this year, and the common thread running through many of them has nothing to do with state policy: It's President Donald Trump. ...

As aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won't be enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald T...

Tenn. Democrat aims for Senate win by edging away from party

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Phil Bredesen is a Democrat. But he'd rather you not mention that. "I need to make clear to everybody my independence from all of the national Democratic stuf...

The Latest: No arrests after Maldives' elections-eve raid

MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Latest on the Maldives' presidential election (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Party officials say no arrests have been made Sunday after an ...

Talks continue on Kavanaugh accuser's Thursday hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks are set to continue on tentative agreement for a Thursday hearing for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegat...

Indonesia presidential contenders vow peaceful campaign

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Campaigning for Indonesia's presidential election has officially begun with the two contenders releasing white doves and vowing a peaceful race as concerns simmer the campaig...

Maldives election begins amid opposition cry of unfairness

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Voting has started in the Maldives in a presidential election that is widely seen as a referendum on the island nation's young democracy. President Yameen Abdul...

AP Explains: Why elections hold key for Maldives' future

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Maldives is holding its third multiparty presidential elections on Sunday. The Indian Ocean nation of 400,000 has been rife with political turmoil since democracy was introduced j...

The Latest: Cramer seeks to clarify Kavanaugh comments

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on Republican Senate candidate Kevin Cramer's comments on an allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 2:20 p.m. ...

Hurricane Maria caravan, rally focuses on Trump's Mar-a-Lago

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Activists marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico are staging a rally and caravan focused on President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago r...

North Dakota Senate candidate: Kavanaugh allegation 'absurd'

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Republican Senate candidate Kevin Cramer says a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is "even more absurd" than Anita Hill's 1991 ...