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GOP seeking power over elections in Wisconsin, Minnesota

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s secretary of state has no role in elections, but that could change if Republicans are able to flip the seat this year and pass a law that would empower the office with...

Autocratic Hungarian leader Orban hailed by US conservatives

DALLAS (AP) — Hungary’s autocratic Prime Minister Viktor Orban urged cheering American conservatives on Thursday to “take back the institutions,” stick to hardline stances on gay rights and immigratio...

In a Nevada county, election conspiracies sow deep distrust

TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — The Nye County Commission is used to dealing with all sorts of hot-button controversies. Water rights, livestock rules and marijuana licenses are among the many ...

Former Albanian leader Sali Berisha barred from entering UK

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Former Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha said Friday that the United Kingdom has barred him from entering the country, citing his involvement with organized crime and corrupt...

Hungary: Lawmakers back anti-European Parliament bill

The lawmakers from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's far-right Fidesz party voted on Tuesday to pass a resolution calling for a redesign of the European Parliament and the removal of the goa...

Hungary: Is this the beginning of the end of Orban's model?

For more than a decade, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban has proved to be a major headache to the EU. Brussels has failed to find a way to effectively sanction his anti-democratic transformat...

National groups flooding local prosecutor races with money

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A local district attorney's race in Maine wasn't generating much attention until a political action committee linked to a deep-pocketed liberal donor with international name rec...

Miami Cubans oppose Democrat-backed Spanish radio deal

MIAMI (AP) — A major effort backed by Democratic fundraisers to purchase Spanish-language radio stations is stirring up opposition in Miami, where Cuban exiles describe it as an attempt to stifle cons...

Soros says Ukraine may be start of World War Three

DAVOS, May 24 (Reuters) - Billionaire financier George Soros said on Tuesday that Russia's invasion of Ukraine may have been the beginning of World War Three so the best way to preserve free civil...

Davos updates | Polish leader can't see Ukraine ceding land

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda says he sees no possibility for neighboring Ukraine to accept any peace terms dictated by Russia or to consent to give any of its territory to R...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 15 The Washington Post says that, with midterms coming up, Democrats must act now to have a big...

Georgia sets $1.5B in aid for electric vehicle maker Rivian

ATLANTA (AP) — The state of Georgia and local governments will give Rivian Automotive $1.5 billion of incentives to build a 7,500-job, $5 billion electric vehicle plant east of Atlanta, according to d...

Osman Kavala: Germany summons Turkish envoy over verdict

Germany summoned Turkey's ambassador in Berlin on Friday after a Turkish court earlier this week sentenced prominent philanthropist Osman Kavala to life in prison without parole. What do we know ...

EU triggers rule of law procedure against Hungary

The EU has officially launched its rule-of-law mechanism against the Hungarian government on Wednesday, after the EU Commission Chief Ursula von der Leyen slammed "corruption" in the EU cou...

Perdue hugs Trump as he runs to right in Georgia GOP primary

RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) — As he met with voters recently in a part of northwest Georgia where Donald Trump is still very popular, David Perdue invoked his belief in the lie that elections in 2020 and 2021 ...