• Olympic skating scandal official in 4-man race to lead ISU

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A French official who was suspended in the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic figure skating judging scandal is running in the International Skating Union’s presidential election.

  • Clinton campaign announces plans for offices in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s campaign has announced the staffers who will be heading efforts for the Democratic presidential hopeful in New Mexico as the state’s June 7 primary approaches.

  • This image made from undated militant video, shows Canadians John Ridsdel, right, and Robert Hall. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that the decapitated head of a Caucasian male recovered Monday, April 25, 2016, in the southern Philippines belongs to Ridsdel, who was taken hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants in September 2015. (Militant Video via AP Video) NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT

    Philippine troops hunt down extremists who beheaded Canadian

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military came under increased pressure Tuesday to rescue more than 20 foreign hostages after their Muslim extremist captors beheaded a Canadian man, but troops face a dilemma in how to succeed without endangering the remaining captives.

  • In this Aug. 28, 2015 file photo UEFA President Michel Platini delivers his speech during a press conference after the soccer Europa League draw ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum, in Monaco. Michel Platini expects Sepp Blatter to attend as a witness in his appeal against a six-year FIFA ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)

    Platini’s CAS appeal to take place in Blatter’s presence

    Michel Platini expects Sepp Blatter to attend as a witness in his appeal against a six-year FIFA ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday.

  • Gov. Martinez welcomes election attention for New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez says she welcomes the attention New Mexico will get when the GOP presidential candidates begin campaigning in the state.

  • In this March 10, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich, right, speaks as Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, listens, during a Republican presidential debate sponsored by CNN, Salem Media Group and the Washington Times at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. Declaring the Republican presidential contest at "a fork in the road," Cruz and Kasich defended their extraordinary new alliance on April 25 as the party's last, best chance to stop Donald Trump, even as the New York billionaire surged toward another big delegate haul. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

    What’s the deal? Voters cheer, jeer, shrug off GOP pact

    FRANKLIN, Indiana (AP) — Kathy Hiel said she hadn’t made up her mind to vote for Donald Trump — until the billionaire businessman’s two Republican White House rivals formed an extraordinary political non-aggression pact to stop him.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves after speaking during a primary night event Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Trump, Clinton aim for sweeps of Northeastern primaries

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a front-runner’s rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the Northeast and confidently declared himself the GOP’s “presumptive nominee.” Hillary Clinton was dominant in four Democratic races and now is 90 percent of the way to the number she needs to claim her own nomination.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses supporters at a campaign event at Crosby High School in Waterbury, Conn., Saturday, April 23, 2016. Trump must follow up his win in New York with another big night on Tuesday to stay on track to clinch the Republican nomination for president by the end of the primaries. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Trump on Deflategate: ‘Leave Tom Brady alone’

    WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is weighing in on Deflategate, saying “Leave Tom Brady alone.”

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Monday, April 25, 2016, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Cruz, Kasich strategies align with goal of beating Trump

    BORDEN, Ind. (AP) — Declaring the Republican presidential contest at “a fork in the road,” Ted Cruz and John Kasich defended their extraordinary new alliance on Monday as the party’s last, best chance to stop Donald Trump, even as the New York billionaire surged toward another big delegate haul.