Politics and Elections News

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament has voted not to accept the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.Yatsenyuk had said last week he was resigning after two parties left the coalition supporting him and parliament balked at pass ...more

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By Sophie Knight TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp warned it doesn't now expect to make money on smartphones this year, citing weak demand, as the consumer electronics maker said restructuring will still help it turn a profit on its TVs aft ...more

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MADRID (AP) — Spain's Foreign Ministry says it is temporarily evacuating its ambassador and most embassy staff from Libya because of the worsening security situation in the capital, Tripoli.A ministry statement Thursday said one staff member wou ...more

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LONDON (Reuters) - A former aide to Prince Philip, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, has been charged with sex offences against a girl in the 1970s, a period he was working for the royal family, prosecutors said on Thursday. Benjamin Herm ...more

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By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone has declared a state of public emergency to tackle the worst ever outbreak of Ebola and will call in security forces to quarantine epicenters of the deadly virus, President Ernest Bai Koroma s ...more

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MUMBAI, India (AP) — Global stock markets were uninspired by an upbeat report on the U.S. economy, with most drifting lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would make further cuts to its monetary stimulus as expected. Investors are now ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turks living abroad have begun casting votes in Turkey's first direct presidential elections. It is also the first time expatriate Turks are casting votes in their countries of residence.Some 2.8 million expatriate Turks — ...more

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By Sophie Knight TOKYO (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp confirmed on Thursday it would invest in U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc's planned $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant in the United States, but said it had yet to decide on the size ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional investigators say this is why they want all of Lois Lerner's emails.Newly released emails show the former IRS official referring to some right-wing Republicans as "crazies" and more, a revelation that is fueling G ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspec ...more