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President incumbent Borut Pahor looks at his counter-candidates ahead of a televised debate at Slovenia's public TV, in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Slovenia, the Alpine home country of Melania Trump, is holding a presidential election Sunday that incumbent President Borut Pahor _ a former fashion model, like the U.S. first lady _ is favored to win. Eight other candidates are vying for the largely ceremonial, but still influential head of state post.(AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
October 22, 2017 - 3:11 am
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenians are voting in a presidential election with polls predicting an easy re-election for President Borut Pahor, a veteran politician and former model known for his use of social media. Some 1.7 million voters on Sunday were choosing among nine candidates for the...
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Carlo Andrea Carnevale Ricci, president of a voting section, checks the electronic voting operation system at the Berchet School polling station, in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. It is greater autonomy, not independence, that two of Italy's wealthiest regions are seeking in a pair of referendums Sunday, yet Catalonia's secessionist ambitions loom over the debate. The president of Lombardy, Roberto Maroni and Veneto, Luca Zaia, are campaigning on the economic benefits of loosening Rome's grip. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
October 22, 2017 - 2:45 am
MILAN (AP) — Voters in the wealthy northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto are heading to the polls to decide if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome, riding a tide of self-determination that is sweeping global politics. While the twin referendums Sunday are non-binding, a...
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New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia stretches during the fourth inning of Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 22, 2017 - 1:40 am
HOUSTON (AP) — CC Sabathia doesn't sound like he wants to be finished with the New York Yankees, even though they are done this season. "I feel like this is a young team, and we will turn this into something great," Sabathia said. "This is my home, and I want to see this thing through." Their 41st...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve is lifted by teammates after Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. The Astros won 4-0 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 22, 2017 - 1:17 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve embraced Justin Verlander as confetti rained down. An improbable thought just a few years ago, the Houston Astros are headed to the World Series. Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined on a three-hitter, Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Astros reached the World...
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Penn State's Saquon Barkley (26) makes a move on Michigan's Khaleke Hudson (7) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Knight)
October 22, 2017 - 12:58 am
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The whiteout at Penn State is one of the most mesmerizing scenes in college football. With more than 100,000 fans dressed in white, Beaver Stadium virtually glows as night falls in Happy Valley. Penn State coach James Franklin tells his players to drink in the spectacle...
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October 22, 2017 - 12:00 am
HIV QUARANTINE Georgia Rep. Price says HIV comments taken out of context (Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com ) ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Rep. Betty Price says her comments on people with HIV that ignited a national firestorm were "taken completely out of context."...
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In this Oct. 18, 2017, photo, Japan's Prime Minister and President of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party Shinzo Abe delivers a speech in support for his party's candidate during an election campaign for the upcoming lower house election in Tokyo. Media polls indicate Abe’s ruling coalition will handily win a general election Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, possibly even retaining its two-thirds majority in the more powerful lower house of parliament. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
October 21, 2017 - 11:59 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Voting in a general election started Sunday that would most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's right-wing ruling coalition a victory and possibly close to a two-thirds majority in parliament. Abe dissolved the lower house less than a month ago, forcing the snap election. He judged...
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