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Georgia’s Perdue raises $2.3M in challenge but trails Kemp

Georgia’s Perdue raises $2.3M in challenge but trails Kemp

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican David Perdue’s fundraising for his gubernatorial bid improved this spring, but even as he loaned himself $500,000, the challenger still could not keep pace with Republican incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp. Including the loan, Perdue raised $2.3 million in the three months ended April 30, the former …

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Voters complain of broken machines and long waits.

Voters complain of broken machines and long waits.

MANILA — Millions of Filipinos stood in line for hours on Monday to pick a new leader to replace President Rodrigo Duterte in the most consequential election that the Philippines has seen in more than three decades. But by the time polls closed at 7 p.m., accounts of alarming irregularities …

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Mississippi sues Favre, wrestlers, over welfare misspending

Mississippi sues Favre, wrestlers, over welfare misspending

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Human Services on Monday sued retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre and three former pro wrestlers along with several other people and businesses to try to recover millions of misspent welfare dollars that were intended to help some of the poorest people in …

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Your Tuesday Briefing: A Marcos Victory?

Your Tuesday Briefing: A Marcos Victory?

Good morning. We’re covering the Philippines presidential election, the resignation of Sri Lanka’s prime minister and a pandemic pivot in Taiwan. Another Marcos for president? With more than 90 percent of election returns counted in a preliminary tally, Ferdinand Marcos Jr. appeared sure to win the country’s presidential election early …

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Hifter a no-show for deposition accusing him of war crimes

Maltese vote in general election with some firsts for nation

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Libyan military commander who lived for decades in northern Virginia failed to show up for a deposition Monday in a federal lawsuit in which he is accused of war crimes. Khalifa Hifter had been scheduled to appear for seven hours in a long-sought video deposition …

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Ecuador Prison Riot Leaves Dozens Dead

Ecuador Prison Riot Leaves Dozens Dead

MEXICO CITY — At least 40 inmates were killed in a prison riot in northern Ecuador on Monday, according to the authorities, the latest in a series of bloody clashes inside the South American nation’s violent detention system. The riot, which started in the early hours of Monday, swept through …

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US calls UN council meeting Wednesday on North Korea tests

Maltese vote in general election with some firsts for nation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States called an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday following North Korea’s latest test of a ballistic missile that was likely fired from a submarine. The test was the latest sign of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un carrying out a …

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