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    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday as investor worries remained about the U.S. political turmoil over an investigation into possible Russian coordination with President Donald Trump’s campaign.

  • Brazil’s Temer: ‘I won’t resign’ amid corruption allegations

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to a former lawmaker jailed for corruption.

  • Democrats hope college voters sway congressional election

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — In the weeks leading up to Montana’s special congressional election, Democrat Rob Quist and his surrogates fanned out across college campuses throughout the state, hoping to tap into a trove of progressive votes in a place where conservative values are as sturdy as the nearby Rocky Mountains.

  • Roger Ailes, media guru and political strategist, dies at 77

    NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Ailes, the communications maestro who transformed television news and America’s political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted last year for alleged sexual harassment, died Thursday, according to his wife, Elizabeth Ailes. He was 77.

  • Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A reformist candidate dropped out of Iran’s presidential election on Tuesday and threw his support behind President Hassan Rouhani, in a widely expected move that will strengthen the incumbent’s campaign against a hard-liner.