Public opinion

A man uses his mobile phone as sits on a bench next to a "Peace" sign in central capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Barely seven months on from the latest failure to reunify the east Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, Greek Cypriots are gearing up for a presidential election, skeptical about whether anyone can lead them out of the labyrinth of the decades-old division. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
February 03, 2018 - 3:50 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Greek Cypriots are gearing up for a presidential runoff on Sunday, barely seven months after the latest failure to reunify the eastern Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus. President Nicos Anastasiades is looking to reprise his triumph over left-leaning Stavros Malas in 2013...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (C) looks at a book together with Western Wall Heritage Foundation Director General Mordechai Elias (R) and Rabbi of the Western Wall Shmuel Rabinovitch (L) during a visit to the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool photo via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 1:28 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The bitter divisions in the United States are being felt across the world in the Middle East, where Israel is emerging as an increasingly partisan issue in the Trump era. A new opinion poll released Tuesday showed U.S. Republicans to be far more supportive of Israel than their...
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who submitted endorsement papers necessary for his registration as a presidential candidate, center, sits at the Russia's Central Election commission in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. Russian election officials have formally barred Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running for president. (Evgeny Feldman/Navalny Campaign via AP)
December 26, 2017 - 1:08 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian election officials on Monday formally barred Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running for president, prompting calls from him for a boycott of next year's vote. The Central Election Commission decided unanimously that the anti-corruption crusader isn't eligible to...
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Locals confront soldiers at a barricade set up by protestors supporting opposition presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla, in the outskirts of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. The Trump administration recognized the results of Honduras' disputed presidential election despite opposition complaints, irregularities found by poll observers and calls from Congress to back a new vote. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
December 22, 2017 - 7:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday recognized the results of Honduras' disputed presidential election despite opposition complaints, irregularities found by poll observers and calls from Congress to back a new vote. The State Department congratulated Juan Orlando Hernandez on his...
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, center, and former Catalan Health Minister Antoni Comin, left, gesture during a press conference at the Square Meeting Center in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The pro-secession bloc won a majority in Catalan regional elections, but the anti-independence Ciutadans (Citizens), led by 36-year-old lawyer Ines Arrimadas, won the highest number of votes for a single party. Several members of the ousted Cabinet, including Puigdemont, have campaigned from Brussels, where they sought refuge from Spanish justice. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
December 21, 2017 - 6:30 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the regional election in Catalonia (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Catalonia's fugitive leader of its separatist movement says that the collective victory of pro-secession parties in elections in the Spanish region represents "a slap to the face" of Prime...
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FILE - In this Dec.19, 2017 file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron adjusts his tie at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. As Macron turns 40 Thursday, he's wrapping up a remarkable year. In the seven months since he won a long-shot presidential bid, he has proved to be a key leader in Europe and in the world, at the forefront of the battles against terrorism and climate change and mediating in crises around the Middle East. Now the hard part: transforming France, where critics brand him an arrogant monarch. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
December 21, 2017 - 12:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron had some good news for his 40th birthday. Three polls show his ratings bouncing back after a clumsy start to his presidency. After his May election, Macron was dubbed "president of the rich" and his popularity sank over his abrupt changes to labor laws...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, right, acknowledges President Donald Trump, as he speaks during a passage of the tax bill event on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
December 21, 2017 - 3:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — You wouldn't know it from President Donald Trump's rhetoric, but the tax overhaul coming into effect is heavily tilted to the rich. It also leaves "Obamacare" in place, despite his assertion that the tax plan repeals the health care law. Nothing about the plan provides the fuel to...
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President Donald Trump listens people speak in support of Republican tax policy reform, during an event in the Grand Foyer of the White House, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Washington. Americans are painting a pessimistic view of the country and President Donald Trump as 2017 comes to a close. That’s according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The survey shows less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters while running for president. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 15, 2017 - 10:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters while running for president, according to a new poll by the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2017, file photo, a tourist takes a photo from Pennsylvania Avenue of the illuminated White House in Washington. The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
December 15, 2017 - 12:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure. The administration was laying the groundwork for such a drive even...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2017, file photo, a tourist takes a photo from Pennsylvania Avenue of the illuminated White House in Washington. The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
December 14, 2017 - 10:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure. The administration was laying the groundwork for such a drive even...
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