Government and politics

Paulina Gutierrez Alonzo, a 26-year-old Quiche indigenous woman, answers questions during an interview at her grandfather's house in Joyabaj, Guatemala, Thursday, July 26, 2018. Gutierrez Alonzo was deported from United States in June and separated from her 7-year-old daughter Antonia Yolanda Gomez Gutierrez, who is currently at an immigration center in Arizona, despite the Thursday deadline for reuniting children with their families who were caught entering the country without authorization. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
July 27, 2018 - 2:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — As the U.S. government said it had reunited every immigrant family it could, many immigrants separated from children at the border remain in detention or in Central America. Lawyers and advocates sharply criticized the U.S. government for creating a bureaucratic and legal snarl that'...
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July 27, 2018 - 1:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia will stop giving U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement access to a real-time arrest database, accusing the agency of misusing the information to target people who are in the country illegally but are otherwise not accused of any crimes, the mayor announced Friday...
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Supporters of Pakistani independent political candidate who lost his seat, gathered to protest against Pakistan Election Commission demanding recounting of votes, in Bannu, Pakistan, Friday, July 27, 2018. A group that monitors elections has urged Pakistan's elections oversight body to address concerns of the country's political parties. (AP Photo/Abdul Haseeb)
July 27, 2018 - 1:17 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — With Pakistani election officials declaring the party of Imran Khan to be the winner of parliamentary balloting, the former cricket star turned Friday to forming a coalition government, since the party did not get an outright majority. That will mean finding allies and cutting...
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FILE- In this Monday July 16, 2018, file photo a supporter of Soumaila Cisse, Opposition Presidential candidate, Union for the Republic and Democracy party hold a poster that reads '' Together lets restore hope'' during an election campaign rally in Yanfolila, Mali. Mali's voters have been warned: Months before the presidential election scheduled to take place Sunday, July 29, 2018, the local branch of al-Qaida issued a statement telling people in this increasingly volatile West African nation to stay away from the polls. (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed,File)
July 27, 2018 - 11:52 am
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali's voters have been warned: Months before Sunday's presidential election, the local branch of al-Qaida issued a statement telling people in this increasingly volatile West African nation to stay away from the polls. High-profile attacks by a number of extremist groups,...
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Opposition party supporters cheer as leading opposition challenger Nelson Chamisa arrives at a campaign rally in Bindura, Zimbabwe, Friday July 27, 2018. Chamisa said in an interview with the Associated Press that Monday's historic election is likely to be flawed and that he will lead a campaign of peaceful protests if former Mugabe deputy and current President Emmerson Mnangagwa wins a disputed vote. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
July 27, 2018 - 10:59 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's historic election on Monday is likely to be flawed and the opposition will launch peaceful protests if President Emmerson Mnangagwa wins in a disputed vote, the country's main opposition leader said Friday in an interview with The Associated Press. Nelson Chamisa...
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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA shows Syrians celebrating the return of government authority to the southern town of Quneitra adjacent to Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Syria, Friday, July 27, 2018. Syrian government troops recaptured the town, abandoned and largely destroyed by Israel since 1974, from armed groups who controlled it for more than four years. (SANA via AP)
July 27, 2018 - 9:47 am
QUNEITRA, Syria (AP) — Syrian government officials and lawmakers celebrated Friday with music and an official flag raising ceremony the recapture of this symbolic southern town adjacent to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from armed groups that controlled it for more than four years. The ceremony...
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July 27, 2018 - 8:50 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Eritrea says Somalia's president will visit the country on Saturday as yet another rivalry in the Horn of Africa region may be coming to an end. The two nations have not had diplomatic relations for nearly 15 years. Eritrea's information minister announced the three-day...
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July 27, 2018 - 8:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy grew at a slightly slower pace last year than previously believed, but Americans' saving rate was a lot higher, thanks to a flood of previously unreported income. Those are some of the findings in the government's latest comprehensive revision of its report on the...
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July 27, 2018 - 8:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy grew at a slightly slower pace last year than previously believed, but Americans' saving rate was a lot higher, thanks to a flood of previously unreported income. Those are some of the findings in the government's latest comprehensive revision of its report on the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday Feb. 2, 1999 file photo, Adem Demaci, right, the political representative of the Kosovo Liberation Army, talks to the media during a press conference in Pristina. Adem Demaci, a human rights defender who embodied Kosovo’s national resistance and was often called the “Balkans’ Mandela,” has died at 82, it was reported on Thursday July 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu, File)
July 27, 2018 - 7:37 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo paid its last respects on Friday to Adem Demaci, its famed human rights defender, or so-called "Kosovo's Mandela," who embodied resistance against authoritarianism. A three-day mourning began with flags at half-mast for Demaci, who died a day earlier of natural causes...
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