Politics and Elections News

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

By Anna Ercanbrack and Jussi Rosendahl HELSINKI (Reuters) - Voters are tipped to oust Finland's pro-European and pro-NATO prime minister in Sunday's election and put in power an opposition coalition that may include Eurosceptic nationalists, ...more

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - More than 90,000 people have fled their homes in Iraq's western province of Anbar where Islamic State militants have been gaining ground over the past week, the United Nations said on Sunday. Islamic State militants ha ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Sunday that inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world powers.Gen. Hossein Salami, the Guard's deputy leader, said on state TV t ...more

Reuters News - 3 hours ago

By James Mackenzie ROME (Reuters) - As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in one of the worst disasters seen in the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said on Sunday ...more

Reuters News - 4 hours ago

(Reuters) - A fast-moving brush fire east of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of more than 200 homes just hours after it started, fire department officials said on Sunday. The blaze, named the "Highway Fire," was zero percent contained a ...more

AP News - 4 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy.The question is whether the patient is recovering or ...more

Reuters News - 5 hours ago

(Reuters) - LPGA Tour rookie Kim Sei-Young produced a stunning turnaround to win the LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Saturday, chipping in to force a playoff with Park In-bee before holing out from 150 yards to beat the world number three on the first ...more

Reuters News - 5 hours ago

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A one-year-old girl who was shot in the head during a drive-by shooting near Seattle on Thursday died late Saturday from her wounds, hospital officials said. The girl was brain dead and life support care had been removed, ...more

Reuters News - 6 hours ago

By James Oliphant and Andy Sullivan NASHUA (Reuters) - Facing a recovering economy and a tumbling jobless rate, Republican presidential candidates honing their economic message are trying tap into a lingering sense of insecurity among America ...more

Reuters News - 7 hours ago

(Reuters) - Michael Phelps closed out the Arena Pro Swim Series meet with a win in the 100 meter freestyle on Saturday, and also finished third in the 200-meter individual medley behind fellow Olympic champion Ryan Lochte. Phelps, competing f ...more