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Nicaragua's Ortega seeks re-election in questioned vote

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega sought a fourth consecutive term in elections Sunday against a field of little-known candidates while those who could have given him a real...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 6, the 3190th day of 2021. There are 55 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 6...

Fiona Hill, a nobody to Trump and Putin, saw into them both

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vladimir Putin paid scant attention to Fiona Hill, a preeminent U.S. expert on Russia, when she was seated next to him at dinners. Putin’s people placed her there by design, choosing...

Report details Trump's all-out bid to undo election results

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s extraordinary effort to overturn his 2020 election defeat brought the Justice Department to the brink of chaos, and prompted top officials there and at the White House...

'The world must wake up': Tasks daunting as UN meeting opens

NEW YORK (AP) — In person and on screen, world leaders returned to the United Nations' foremost gathering for the first time in the pandemic era on Tuesday with a formidable, diplomacy-packed agenda a...

Analysis-Unleashing reforms, Xi returns to China's socialist roots

BEIJING, Sept 9 (Reuters) - When Xi Jinping took command of the Communist Party in late 2012 and proclaimed "only socialism can save China", it was largely ignored as the perfunctory mention...

Ten Most Crucial Events of the Decade: The Release of Special Forex Industry Analytics

KUALA LUMPUR, MALASIA - Media OutReach - 25 August 2021 - The international Forex broker OctaFX turns ten years old. This past decade culminates in 6.6 million Forex trading accounts opened, 200,000 T...

Russia says U.S. asked 24 of its diplomats to leave by Sept. 3

MOSCOW, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Russia's ambassador to the United States said Washington had asked 24 Russian diplomats to leave the country by Sept. 3 after their visas expire, heightening tensions bet...

What's next for newspapers as COVID news cycle fades

The Press & Journal, a weekly paper covering Middletown, a small town near Pennsylvania's capital, folded in July 2020 because its ad revenue collapsed in the pandemic. Its publishers, Joe and Lou...

Look back in laughter: 'The Daily Show' celebrates at 25

NEW YORK (AP) — Long before there was fake news, there was a fake news show. Comedy Central's “The Daily Show” launched 25 years ago this month, dedicated to skewering journalism and...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump makes false claims about Arizona audit

PHOENIX (AP) — Former President Donald Trump issued three statements in two days falsely claiming that voting fraud and irregularities cost him Arizona's electoral votes. Trump reli...

Biden battles Russian hacking groups with restrictions on IT firms

The United States on Friday took a new stab at Russia's cybersecurity industry, restricting trade with four information technology firms and two other entities over "aggressive and harmful&qu...

Democrats sue Texas governor over vetoing pay after walkout

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democratic lawmakers who blocked one of America's most restrictive voting measures with a dramatic walkout sued Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday, after he vetoed funds ...

GOP filibuster blocks Democrats’ big voting rights bill

The Democrats’ sweeping attempt to rewrite U.S. election and voting law suffered a major setback in the Senate Tuesday, blocked by a filibuster wall of Republican opposition to what would be the...

U.S.-Russia summit: The American presidents Putin has confronted

MOSCOW, June 16 (Reuters) - Russia’s Vladimir Putin has been in power as president or prime minister since 1999 and has held talks with and seen four U.S. presidents leave office. Joe Biden, ...