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  • Russia's highest court OKs early parliamentary vote in 2016

    Russia's highest court has given the green light to holding next year's parliamentary vote several months earlier. Lawmakers in the Kremlin-controlled parliament in June gave tentative approval to a bill that would move up next year's vote by three...
  • Russian opposition leader campaigns against voter apathy

    Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who organized massive street protests in Moscow against Vladimir Putin four years ago, had a much harder time drawing a big crowd in Siberia's largest city last month. Maybe it was the scorching heat of the short...
  • Former Sri Lankan strongman will run for parliamentary seat

    Former Sri Lankan strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa, defeated in this year'sĀ presidential election, said Wednesday that he's re-entering politics and contesting a ParliamentĀ seat in August. Addressing a rally in his native village of Medamulana in southern Sri...
  • AP News Guide: Oregon weed legal soon, but not legally sold

    Come Wednesday, the pot stashes in Oregon are legal — up to 8 ounces. So is the homegrown, up to four plants a household. The legalization of recreational marijuana on Wednesday makes the state the fourth to do so, following Colorado, Washington...
  • Christie promises blunt campaign as he enters 2016 contest

    A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters the truth even if it makes them cringe. The Republican governor, a one-time GOP favorite who faded and now tries to climb back,...
  • Ohio Senate OKs anti-monopoly item affecting Ohio pot issue

    A proposal to block monopolies from Ohio's constitution has cleared the Ohio Senate after being changed to limit it more narrowly to affect a marijuana legalization effort this fall. Republican Senate President Keith Faber (FAY'-bur) says if the two...
  • Toll cuts, new laws arrive with start of fiscal year

    Toll cuts, new laws arrive with start of fiscal year
    Maryland motorists will pay lower tolls, local governments no longer have to collect stormwater fees dubbed the "rain tax," and military retirees are getting a larger tax break. Those are among dozens of state actions taking effect July 1 — fiscal...
  • Christie announces bid for GOP presidential nominee

    LIVINGSTON, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched a bid for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, betting that his blunt brand of politics and promise to campaign on big ideas will overcome conservative skepticism and a vulnerable...
  • A good week for America

    Gosh! You go on vacation for a few days and everything happens all at once. The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. "No longer may this liberty be denied," Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote. The...
  • Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts

    Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts
    Beginning in April 2017, the trustees of the Glendale Community College board are expected to be elected from five separate districts within Glendale, according to a plan the board agreed to adopt earlier this month. College officials began looking to...
  • Trump, Christie: Diluting the candidate pool for the Bush and Clinton show

    Trump, Christie: Diluting the candidate pool for the Bush and Clinton show
    Republican Chris Christie has just announced he doesn't want to be elected prom king of America. Whew! That's a relief. The nation was terrified he'd put on a white dinner jacket, red cummerbund and fox trot across Iowa in patent leather pumps....