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Voting underway in Thailand's first election since 2014 coup

Mar. 24, 2019 1:32 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Nearly five years after a coup, Thailand was voting Sunday in a long-delayed election that sets a military-backed party against the populist political force the generals overthrew. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, the army chief who led the 2014 coup, is hoping to extend his hold on power...

The Latest: Ousted Thai party confident of election win

Mar. 24, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on Thailand's general election (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The leader of the Pheu Thai political party that was ousted as Thailand's government in a 2014 military coup says she's confident of winning Sunday's election. Speaking to reporters after voting in Bangkok, Sudarat...

Legislature mulls bills, budgets as session end approaches

Mar. 24, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Legislature is getting ready to head into the session's home stretch but first must find consensus on a host of spending plans and measures. Monday is Day 52 of the session that is limited to 80 days by the state Constitution. BURGUM'S LIBRARY Gov. Doug Burgum hasn't...

Barr preparing a summary of Mueller report's key conclusions

Mar. 24, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr scoured special counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on the Russia investigation with his advisers, deciding how much Congress and the American public will get to see about the two-year probe into President Donald Trump and Moscow's efforts to elect...

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Mar. 24, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Special counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his report on whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the...

Campaign roundup: Indiana mayor talks marriage, millennials

Mar. 24, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg told voters Saturday that his marriage to his husband exists "by the grace of a single vote on the U.S. Supreme Court." The South Bend, Indiana, mayor visited South Carolina for the first time since announcing his presidential exploratory...

The Latest: O'Rourke gives a nod to Sanders

Mar. 24, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

The Latest on the 2020 campaign season (all times Eastern): 11:50 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says he's glad Bernie Sanders is also running and that the country "owes so much" to the Vermont senator for his persistence and leadership to move the country closer to embracing universal...

About 2,000 rally at state Capitol in support of gun rights

Mar. 23, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — About 2,000 people rallied at Oregon's Capitol to show their support of the Second Amendment and opposition to legislation they say would restrict gun rights, KGW TV reports. The Defend the Second rally on Saturday was organized by Oregon-based weapons manufacturers Radian Weapons and...

The Latest: Barr decision on report to cause fireworks

Mar. 23, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (all times local): 5 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has told House Democrats she would reject any classified briefing on special counsel Robert Mueller's report, saying the information must be provided to Congress in a way that...

The Latest: Protesters in London demand halt to Brexit

Mar. 23, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9 p.m. Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands, demanding that Britain's Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union. The "People's Vote March" on Saturday...