Arizona county certified election after judge’s order

Arizona county certified election after judge's order

PHOENIX (AP) — A rural Arizona county certified its midterm election results on Thursday, following the orders of a judge who ruled that Republican supervisors broke the law when they refused to sign off on the vote count by this week’s deadline. Two Republicans on Cochise County’s three-member board of supervisors balked for weeks about … Read more

AP sources: Biden tells Dems he wants SC as 1st voting state

AP sources: Biden tells Dems he wants SC as 1st voting state

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden Thursday said that Democrats should give up “restrictive” caucuses and prioritize diversity at the start of their presidential primary calendar — dealing a major blow to Iowa’s decadeslong status as the state that leads off the process. In a letter to the rule-making arm of the Democratic National Committee, … Read more

Prosecutor suspended by DeSantis tests as lawsuit begins

Prosecutor suspended by DeSantis tests as lawsuit begins

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor suspended by Gov. Ron DeSantis opened his federal civil trial against the governor Tuesday with testimony that alleged his removal was based on his personal political positions on abortion and transgender rights. Andrew Warren, a Democrat suspended from his twice-elected post as state attorney in Hillsborough County, sued … Read more

Oath Keepers’ Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

Oath Keepers' Rhodes guilty of Jan.  6 seditious conspiracy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn President Joe Biden’s election, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, uprising. In Washington, DC, jury found Rhodes guilty of sedition after three days of deliberations … Read more

Taiwan president resigns as party leader after election loss

Taiwan president resigns as party leader after election loss

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party following local election losses on Saturday in which voters chose the opposition Nationalist party in several major races across the self-ruled island. Concerns about threats from rival China, which claims Taiwan as its territory, took a backseat to … Read more

Malaysia’s Anwar gets to work, promising inclusive government | Election News

Malaysia's Anwar gets to work, promising inclusive government |  Election News

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Anwar Ibrahim has started work as Malaysia’s prime minister after promising to lead a government inclusive of everyone in the multiethnic, multireligious Southeast Asian nation. Anwar clocked in at 9am (01:00 GMT) at the prime minister’s office in the country’s administrative capital Putrajaya on Friday, after being sworn into office by … Read more

New Malaysian PM Anwar vows to heal divided nation, economy

New Malaysian PM Anwar vows to heal divided nation, economy

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Long-time reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as Malaysia’s prime minister Thursday and vowed to heal a racially divided nation, fight corruption and revive an economy struggling with the rising cost of living. His rise to the top a was a victory for political reformers who were locked in … Read more

Anwar Ibrahim makes history as tenth Malaysian prime minister

Anwar Ibrahim makes history as tenth Malaysian prime minister

Long-time Malaysian statesman Anwar Ibrahim is the country’s new prime minister after the Southeast Asian nation’s palace made the announcement on Thursday ending a protracted election deadlock. Following the meeting with state rulers and in line with the Malaysian constitution, the king appointed Anwar as the Southeast Asian nation’s tenth prime minister. The king said … Read more

Trump blasts Supreme Court over tax return ruling favoring Congress

Trump blasts Supreme Court over tax return ruling favoring Congress

Former President donald trump lashed out Wednesday at the Supreme Court — three of whose justices he appointed — for unanimously rejecting his request to block a congressional committee from obtaining his federal income tax returns. Trump’s rant against the conservative-dominated Supreme Court came a day after the 2024 Republican presidential hopeful learned of the … Read more

Bolsonaro contests Brazil election loss, wants votes voided

Bolsonaro contests Brazil election loss, wants votes voided

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — More than three weeks after losing a reelection bid, President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday blamed a software bug and demanded the electoral authority cancel votes cast on most of Brazil’s nation’s electronic voting machines, though independent experts say the bug doesn’t ‘t affect the reliability of results. Such an action would … Read more