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Haiti's new leader vows unity, says he's 'very honored' in first statement since being selected

May. 29, 2024 07:09 AM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Garry Conille, Haiti’s new prime minister, said Wednesday that he was “very honored” to be chosen for the post, in his first statement since a transitional council selected him to lead the troubled Caribbean country under siege by gangs. Conille...

US appoints a new representative to Taiwan as the self-governing island faces China's intimidation

May. 29, 2024 04:59 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The United States has appointed a new representative to Taiwan, as China boosts its threats against the self-ruled island following the election of a new president who wants the territory to maintain its de-facto independence. China claims Taiwan as its own...

Darrell Day wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 32nd Congressional District

May. 29, 2024 02:11 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Darrell Day wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 32nd Congressional District.

Tony Gonzales wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 23rd Congressional District

May. 29, 2024 01:08 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tony Gonzales wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 23rd Congressional District.

Craig Goldman wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 12th Congressional District

May. 28, 2024 21:34 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Craig Goldman wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 12th Congressional District.

Stuart Whitlow wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 31st Congressional District

May. 28, 2024 21:30 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stuart Whitlow wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 31st Congressional District.

Jay Furman wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 28th Congressional District

May. 28, 2024 21:11 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jay Furman wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 28th Congressional District.

Kennedy condemns the removal of Confederate monuments

May. 28, 2024 20:13 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has condemned the removal of Confederate statues, saying he had a “visceral reaction against" the destruction of monuments honoring southern leaders from the Civil War. Robert E. Lee, the top Confederate...

Democrats plan to nominate Biden by virtual roll call to meet Ohio ballot deadline

May. 28, 2024 16:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will be formally nominated as the Democratic presidential nominee through a virtual roll call ahead of the party’s official convention in Chicago in August — a maneuver that will allow Biden to appear on the November ballot in Ohio. The...

Democrats plan to nominate Biden by videoconference before their August convention to meet Ohio ballot deadline

May. 28, 2024 14:29 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats plan to nominate Biden by videoconference before their August convention to meet Ohio ballot deadline.