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Biden finds unexpected success with low-dollar donors

May. 21, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is finding unexpected success with low-dollar online donors, with 97% of his contributors giving less than $200. The former vice president was widely expected to do well with big-dollar Democratic donors, who have lasting loyalty to President...

Ukraine's president calls new parliamentary election

May. 21, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's new president on Tuesday formally ordered Ukraine's parliament to dissolve and called an early election for July, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliament. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a 41-year-old TV comedian who won 73% of the...

Questions raised over Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel

May. 21, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is going to Israel with a large contingent of business leaders — not surprisingly, especially as the GOP woos Jewish voters ahead of the 2020 presidential election. But DeSantis' plan to hold a meeting with his elected Cabinet while he's...

Argentina: Fernández in court for first corruption trial

May. 21, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's former President Cristina Fernández appeared in court Tuesday for the first in a series of corruption trials ahead of a planned run for the vice presidency. The trial comes just days after Fernández surprised Argentines by announcing that she would seek...

Kentucky primary to offer verdict on Bevin's job performance

May. 21, 2019 1:29 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Voters in Kentucky are casting ballots in a primary that will deliver an initial verdict on the job performance of Gov. Matt Bevin. The ally of President Donald Trump faces state Rep. Robert Goforth and two other challengers in Tuesday's GOP primary. Democrats are choosing between...

Macron says Bannon, Russians eroding Europe ahead of EU vote

May. 21, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday accused former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe's nationalists to dismantle the European Union, saying Europeans "should not be naive" about foreign interference ahead of this week's European Parliament...

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election

May. 21, 2019 11:00 AM EDT

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukraine's politics (all times local): 6 p.m. Ukraine's new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months. Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced his intention to disband the legislature minutes after being sworn in Monday. His...

Ukraine's new president signs decree to disband parliament, calls snap parliamentary election

May. 21, 2019 10:54 AM EDT
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's new president signs decree to disband parliament, calls snap parliamentary election.

In Pennsylvania, Trump touts 2020 chances, swipes at Biden

May. 21, 2019 6:11 AM EDT

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday in his ability to win a repeat victory in Pennsylvania in 2020 and took a fresh swipe at one of his leading Democratic rivals, telling rallygoers that native son Joe Biden had abandoned them by representing Delaware in the Senate. In...

Voters in Malawi go to polls to elect president, parliament

May. 21, 2019 6:10 AM EDT

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — More than 6 million Malawians are voting Tuesday for president, parliament and local councils in the country's sixth election since the 1994 end of dictatorship. Of a field of seven presidential candidates, incumbent 78-year-old President Peter Mutharika faces stiff competition from...