Politics and Elections News

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LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — A judge presiding over a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff says he intends to finish the case before the November general election.Retired Chancellor Hollis McGehe ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The trustee representing Yellowstone Club creditors offered a reward Wednesday to anyone who can help uncover property or bank accounts the luxury resort's co-founder might have hidden from bankruptcy proceedings.Brian Glass ...more

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In a move led by hard-line lawmakers, Iran's parliament dismissed the country's science minister Wednesday over his alleged support for pro-Western voices at universities, dealing a blow to moderate President Hassan Rouhani.T ...more

Reuters News - 26 mins ago

(Reuters) - An elongated area of low pressure located several hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles' Windward Islands in the Caribbean has a 50 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Cent ...more

AP News - 30 mins ago

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is meeting with college students as part of his trip to Missouri stemming from a white police officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old.Holder made his first stop Wednesday at ...more

AP News - 35 mins ago

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Come to Venezuela and you might get a longer trip than you bargained for.The U.S. Embassy in Caracas issued an advisory Tuesday urging Americans to be careful when traveling to Venezuela because of the steep drop in air ...more

AP News - 43 mins ago

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ruler of the United Arab Emirates approved a new counter-terrorism law that strengthens existing laws against money laundering, while also expanding penalties to include the death penalty, life imprisonment and fi ...more

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's powerful army chief called Wednesday for the country's civilian government to negotiate with thousands of protesters surrounding parliament who demand the prime minister step down over alleged fraud in last year's election.< ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Al Roker didn't have this honor in his forecast.Mayor Bill de Blasio surprised the beloved "Today Show" weatherman on his 60th birthday Wednesday and declared it Al Roker Appreciation Day across the city.De Blasio presente ...more

AP News - 53 mins ago

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State auditors have found Medi-Cal, the nation's largest Medicaid program, was hit with more than $93 million in potentially fraudulent bills by substance abuse clinics across California.The audit released Tuesday revie ...more