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Sunshine State dims for Dems amid election losses, cash woes

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democrats may delight in their brightening prospects in Arizona and Georgia, and may even harbor glimmers of hope in Texas, but their angst is growing in Florida, which has a ...

Presidential elections underway at embattled club Barcelona

MADRID (AP) — The three presidential candidates vying to lift Barcelona from one of its worst crisis in recent memory have cast their ballots on Sunday, with the winner set to inherit a club mired in ...

Belarus anti-government protesters receiving medical treatment in Germany

"I was injured near the town where Alexander Taraikovsky was killed," Grigoriy tells DW, attempting a smile. Alexander Taraikovsky was the first anti-government protester to be killed in Min...

EU's court deals setback to Barcelona, Madrid in tax case

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top court dealt a blow to Barcelona, Real Madrid and two other Spanish soccer clubs on Thursday by upholding a decision from the bloc's executive arm ordering they...

Barcelona rallies late, returns to Copa del Rey final

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona eased some of the pressure on the club by rallying late to force extra time and defeat Sevilla 3-0 on Wednesday, reaching its ninth Copa del Rey final in 11 seasons. ...

Bartomeu provisionally freed after spending night in jail

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu was provisionally freed on Tuesday after appearing before a judge following a night in jail while being investigated for possibl...

Josep Maria Bartomeu: Police arrest ex-Barcelona president

Police detained the former president of Spanish soccer giants FC Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu, and other senior club officials on Monday. The arrests were part of a police investigation into the &...

Police enter Barcelona's stadium in search operation

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish police entered Barcelona's stadium on Monday in a search and seize operation. The club said authorities were at the team's headquarters but did not pr...

EU targets Venezuela envoy in retaliatory move

A European Union statement said member states had agreed that Venezuela's ambassador would no longer be welcome as an envoy to the bloc. The decision to render Venezuela's ambassador a "...

Haiti's president: despite coup attempts he backs democracy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Haiti’s president blamed powerful oligarchs on Monday for seven attempts in his four-year term to overthrow Haiti’s democratic system, most recently an attempted coup on Feb. 7, ...

Niger voters return to polls in second round for president

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Polls opened Sunday morning in Niger for the second round of voting in the country’s presidential elections, after none of the 28 candidates won an absolute majority in December’s...

Merkel's call to Iran sparks new demands on nuclear deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday held a telephone call with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in which she voiced her "concern" over Tehran's non-compliance with the 2015 Join...

Philippine court junks poll protest by late dictator’s son

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court has dismissed an elections protest by the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, thwarting his attempt to overturn his narrow defeat in the ...

Allegations of abductions grip Uganda after tense elections

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Monday released a list of 243 people who have allegedly been abducted by the security forces, piling pressure on the government to find th...

Flamboyant former Argentine President Carlos Menem dies

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Carlos Menem, a former Argentine president who delivered short-lived economic stability and forged close ties with the United States in the 1990s even...