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Michael Flynn’s ReAwaken roadshow recruits ‘Army of God'

Oct. 07, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — By the time the red, white and blue-colored microphone had been switched off, the crowd of 3,000 had listened to hours of invective and grievance. “We’re under warfare,” one speaker told them. Another said she would “take a bullet for my nation,”...

Ethnic Bulgarian group's name stirs anger in North Macedonia

Oct. 07, 2022 13:12 PM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Left-wing supporters and nationalists in North Macedonia both voiced anger Friday at an ethnic Bulgarian association's move to name itself after a Bulgarian monarch who is deeply resented for his country's role in World War II. Relations between the...

Center-right party wins on pledges to stabilize Bulgaria

Oct. 03, 2022 04:21 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The center-right GERB party of ex-premier Boyko Borissov appeared to be the winner of Bulgaria’s parliamentary election, the country’s central electoral commission said on Monday, with nearly 99% of the ballots counted. Results showed the party receiving...

Trump: 'King' to some in Pennsylvania, but will it help GOP?

Oct. 02, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) — The Trump-Pence sign still hangs on the older building off Main Street in this historic town, a lasting vestige of the campaign fervor that roused voters, including many who still believe the falsehood that the former president didn’t lose in 2020 and hope he'll run in...

Voting begins in Bosnia election, little expected to change

Oct. 02, 2022 07:58 AM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Polls opened Sunday in Bosnia for a general election that is unlikely to bring any substantial change despite palpable disappointment in the small, ethnically divided Balkan country with the long-established cast of sectarian political leaders. ...

Sweden: Right-wing party get 4 chairmanships in parliament

Oct. 01, 2022 10:27 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A right-wing populist party that received the second-most votes in Sweden’s general election last month landed the chairmanships of four parliamentary committees Saturday and with it, the ability to wield more influence in mainstream Swedish politics. The...

Indian opposition party seeks to shed dynastic rule image

Sep. 30, 2022 10:58 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s main opposition party, the Indian National Congress, is set to choose a person who is not a member of its dominant Nehru-Gandhi family as its next president as it struggles to recover before key upcoming elections. Although the party has been led...

Water crisis tests Mississippi mayor who started as activist

Sep. 30, 2022 07:58 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Mississippi's capital was 5 years old when his parents moved their family from New York to Jackson in 1988 so that his father, who had been involved in a Black nationalist movement in the 1970s, could return to the unfinished business of challenging inequity and...

Bosnia election expected to re-legitimize a failing system

Sep. 30, 2022 05:14 AM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia’s general election should be about the fight against rampant corruption and helping the country’s ailing economy. But at a time when Russia has a strong incentive to reignite conflict in the small Balkan nation, Sunday’s vote appears set to be an...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Sep. 28, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 26 The Washington Post on congressional stock-trading It is a long-running scandal that members of Congress are allowed to trade individual stocks. They have access to privileged...