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Utah Democrats complain that GOP candidate running for two offices

Utah Democrats filed a complaint against a state House member who is seeking re-election and to fill a vacancy.

Toronto voters look elsewhere besides Ford

A straight-laced moderate conservative is favored to win Toronto's mayoral election Monday, with many residents eager to close out the Rob Ford era characterized by crack-smoking, public... Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Newly re-elected Brazil leader faces house divided

Brazil's re-elected leader Dilma Rousseff on Monday faced a house divided after a bitterly fought election that ended with the narrowest presidential win since the nation's return to democracy... Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Brazil stock market, currency down after election

Brazil's stock exchange slipped and its currency fell against the dollar Monday as the market reacted negatively to the volatile presidential race that saw President Dilma Rousseff narrowly win... Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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American official: US will fight Ebola long-term

The United States will help fight Ebola over "the long haul," the American ambassador to the United Nations said on a trip to the West African countries hit by the outbreak. Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Vazquez tops Uruguay president vote; faces runoff

Former President Tabare Vazquez won the most votes in Uruguay's presidential election Sunday, but he fell short of the outright majority needed to avoid a Nov. 30 runoff, exit polls said. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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AP Photos: Editor selections from Latin America

nraged Mexicans kept up their protests this past week over the disappearance of 43 college students who haven't been seen in a month since police in a southern city allegedly turned the youths over... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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US disease expert argues against Ebola quarantine

The gulf between politicians and scientists over Ebola widened on Sunday as the nation's top infectious-disease expert warned that the mandatory, 21-day quarantining of medical workers returning... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Rousseff leads in Brazil presidential race

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff leads opposition contender Aecio Neves 51-to-49 percent with 96.5 percent of the vote counted in Sunday's presidential election. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament

Ukraine voted Sunday to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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George P. Bush says dad Jeb Bush is 'moving forward' on 2016

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is "moving forward" on a potential 2016 White House run and it appears more likely he will enter the Republican field, according to his son, who's running for office in... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Democrat challenger struggles against New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez

Democrat Gary King hopes to follow his father's footsteps into the governorship of New Mexico but he's struggled to raise money and make much headway against Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, the... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Brazil votes for next leader after bitter campaign

President Dilma Rousseff is counting on Brazilians' gratefulness for a decade of progress to overcome concerns about a sluggish economy as the leftist leader seeks re-election on Sunday after a... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Hong Kong protesters scrap vote on what to do next

The leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Sunday canceled a vote on what the next step should be in their monthlong street occupation, saying they hadn't properly consulted with the... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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UK ends combat operations in Helmand province in Afghanistan

Britain has ended combat operations in the Helmand province in Afghanistan, defense officials said Sunday. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott orders 21-day monitoring for Ebola

Gov. Rick Scott is ordering twice daily monitoring for anyone returning from places the Center for Disease Control and Prevention designates as affected by Ebola. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Uruguayans vote for new president

Uruguayans were choosing a new president Sunday in a contest that could also determine the future of the country's pioneering marijuana law. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Syria activists say Kobani death toll passes 800 as Kurdish fighters battle Islamic State militants

A Syrian activist group said Sunday that the death toll in 40 days of fighting in and around the northern Syrian border town of Kobani has reached 815, as Kurdish fighters battled Muslim militants... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Candidates head into final Senate race stretch; eyes on South Dakota

With the nation watching the tight race for South Dakota's open U.S. Senate seat, the four candidates are girding for the final stretch before Nov. 4. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Drugmakers bet on Ebola vaccines, treatments

Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in history. It's unclear who will pay for their products, but companies are betting that governments and... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Family ties can be a candidate's blessing or curse

Parents are helping Democratic candidates in Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana and Florida. They're showing up in campaign ads or on the trail. But the family affair can have its pitfalls, creating... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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North Dakota argues 'right-to-life' measure intent

Megan Madden has tried to educate herself about the eight measures facing North Dakota voters on Election Day. But only one — an amendment that would declare in the state constitution that... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Egyptian court jails 23 activists for protesting

An Egyptian court on Sunday convicted 23 activists, including prominent rights campaigners, of staging an illegal demonstration and sentenced them each to three years in jail. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Tunisians in historic vote spurred by Arab Spring

Tunisians expressed tentative hope for the future as they lined up Sunday to choose their first five-year parliament since they overthrew their dictator in the 2011 revolution that kicked off the... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Nurse who had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticizes quarantine in New Jersey

The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Struggling governors could hurt GOP's Senate hopes

As David Perdue campaigns throughout Georgia, the Republican candidate for Senate describes a struggling economy and people yearning for good jobs. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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