• In this April 28, 2016 photo, Candidate for London Mayor Sadiq Khan speaks during an assembly at the London Mayor election event of London Citizens in London. In the race to become London’s next mayor, one candidate is a bus driver's son who grew up in social housing, the other a billionaire's son raised in a mansion. They are two very different London success stories, and one is about to become mayor of Europe's largest city. The contrast between Labour's Sadiq Khan and Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith is resonant in a city where soaring property prices are increasing income disparities.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    In London’s mayoral race, candidate rejects ‘extremism’ barb

    LONDON (AP) — One is a bus driver’s son who grew up in social housing, the other a billionaire’s son raised in a mansion. They are two very different London success stories, and one is about to become the city’s next mayor.

  • In this April 17, 2016 file photo, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrives for a meeting with Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj at the presidency office in Tehran, Iran. Iranian state TV says that the moderate-reformist bloc has secured more than 20 more seats in parliamentary runoff elections, bringing the bloc closer to a majority in the next legislature. State TV on Saturday, April 30, 2016, announced winners for 45 of the remaining 68 seats being contested. Among them there are 23 moderate-reformist candidates who support Rouhani and a nuclear deal the country reached with world powers last summer. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

    Iran state media: Moderate bloc wins more seats in runoff

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s moderate-reformist bloc secured more than 30 more seats in parliamentary runoff elections, according to a Saturday report on state TV.

  • This  is a  Feb. 5, 2016 file photo, of  rival election posters for Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny and Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin as they adorn a lamp post in Dublin. Ireland’s two key parties said Friday night, April 29, 2016, they have struck a deal to create a new, fragile government following an inconclusive election and two months of political deadlock. (AP Photo/Shawn Pogatchnik, File)

    Irish leaders end deadlock, make deal for new government

    DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland’s age-old political enemies struck a historic deal Friday night to create a fragile new government following an inconclusive election and two months of deadlock.

  • An Iranian woman adjusts her head scarf while crossing a street in downtown Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Tehran police chief Gen. Hossein Sajedinia recently announced his department had deployed 7,000 male and female officers for a new plainclothes division _ the largest such undercover assignment in memory. Critics fear the unit’s main focus will be enforcing the government-mandated Islamic dress code, which requires women be modestly covered from head to toe.  (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

    New plainclothes morality police prompt criticism in Iran

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Tehran resident Sousan Heidari has stopped letting her headscarf slip casually down over her neck and shoulders while driving in the Iranian capital. These days, the 22-year-old with a taste for bold makeup makes sure to pull it tightly over her dark hair, fearful of running afoul of a newly established undercover division of the morality police.