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A voter casts her ballot in a general election at a polling station in Tokyo Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Voting has kicked off for Japan’s general election on Sunday that would most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition a win, possibly retaining two-thirds in the parliament. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japanese Prime Minister Abe wins big in national electionsJapan's leader has scored a major victory in national elections that returned his ruling coalition to power in decisive fashion
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Journalists without borders Christoph Deloire addresses the crowd during a rally to honor anti-corruption reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia, killed by a car bomb on Oct. 16, in the capital city of Malta, Valletta, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
Malta's people and media take up slain reporter's messageMaltese citizens rallied to honor an investigative journalist killed by a car bomb, but top political leaders who were chief targets of Daphne Caruana Galizia's reporting did not attend
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives with Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani for a media availability after a meeting, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Doha, Qatar. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
Tillerson seeks Arab help in US effort to isolate IranU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is taking the Trump administration's case for isolating and containing Iran in the Middle East and beyond to two Gulf Arab nations
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Lombardy Region President Roberto Maroni, center, answers reporter's questions at the Lombardy Region headquarters, in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Voters in the wealthy northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto went to the polls for a non-biding referendum over the question if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome, riding a tide of self-determination that is sweeping global politics. Both regions are run by the anti-migrant, anti-Europe Northern League, whose leaders claim victory in the autonomy votes that seek to take powers, tax revenue from Rome. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Italy's 2 richest regions claim victory in autonomy votesThe presidents of Italy's wealthy northern regions of Veneto and Lombardy are claiming victory for the "yes" vote in autonomy referendums that seek to grab additional powers and tax revenue from Rome, riding a global tide of self-determination
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Lombardy Region President, Northern League's Roberto Maroni speaks during a press conference at the Lombardy Region headquarters, in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Voters in the wealthy northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto went to the polls for a non-biding referendum over the question if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome, riding a tide of self-determination that is sweeping global politics. Both regions are run by the anti-migrant, anti-Europe Northern League, whose leaders claim victory in the autonomy votes that seek to take powers, tax revenue from Rome. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Latest: Lombardy chief says 95% vote 'yes' for autonomyThe president of Italy's rich Lombardy regions says an overwhelming 95 percent of the vote in the northern area's autonomy referendum went to "yes" to seeking more powers and tax revenues from the national government
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy speaks during a news conference at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The Spanish government moved to activate a previously untapped constitutional article Saturday so it can take control of Catalonia, illustrating its determination to derail the independence movement led by separatist politicians in the prosperous industrial region. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Spanish leader moves aggressively to clip Catalonia's wingsSpain's plan to retake control of Catalonia amid independence push involves massive transfer of power
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Police stand near the scene after several people where injured in an ax attack in Flums, Switzerland, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (Eddy Risch/Keystone via AP)
Teen attacks, wounds several people with ax in SwitzerlandSwiss police say a 17-year-old boy apparently attacked and wounded several people with an ax in a small town in northeastern Switzerland
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Kosovo holds municipal vote; Pristina City Hall is top prizeMunicipal elections held in Kosovo on Sunday are being watched as a test of the parties in the country's center-right governing coalition, which were determined to capture City Hall in the capital of Pristina
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Candidates at the upcoming presidential elections pose for cameras ahead of the TV debate at the 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)
Slovenia's president wins most votes, but faces runoffSlovenia's President Borut Pahor wins most votes in election, but will face a runoff.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Czech billionaire and leader of ANO 2011 political movement Andrej Babis accompanied with his wife Monika addresses the media after most of the votes were counted in the parliamentary elections in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The centrist ANO movement led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis decisively won the Czech Republic's parliamentary election Saturday in a vote that shifted the country to the right and paved the way for the euroskeptic to lead the country. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Czech office says election result web sites were hackedThe Czech Statistics Office says the web sites it used to publish results from a parliamentary election were hacked
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Police at the scene at Bermuda Park in Nuneaton, central England, where they are dealing with an ongoing incident, Sunday Oct. 22, 2017. A police department in central England says a reported hostage-taking incident at a bowling alley is "unconnected to any terrorist activity." (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
Gunman arrested after taking hostages at UK bowling alleyPolice officers have converged on a shopping center in central England where a gunman is reported to have taken two bowling alley employees hostage
The Associated Press8 hours ago
France: 8 charged in probe of alleged far-right terror plotEight people suspected of belonging to a French far-right extremist group have been given preliminary terror charges for allegedly plotting attacks against mosques, politicians and migrants
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