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2016 US elections

New York Times spokesman on Donald Trump wanting apology after mocking reporter: 'We continue to find this behavior outrageous' - @davidjoachim

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2016 US elections

Hillary Clinton proposes $275 billion in new infrastructure spending as part of jobs plan, campaign says - @AP_Politics

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2016 US elections

New Hampshire Union Leader endorses New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's bid for GOP presidential nomination - @HuffPostPol

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Shooting at Colorado Springs, Colo., Planned Parenthood

Donald Trump, speaking on 'Meet The Press,' dismisses Colorado Planned Parenthood shooter as a 'maniac' - @politico

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2016 US elections

GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson writes on Twitter: 'I leave Jordan knowing we need to get serious about ending the war in Syria. We need to stop whining and start winning' - @RealBenCarson

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Burkina Faso political crisis 2014-15

Polls open in Burkina Faso in first elections since a popular uprising toppled the West Africa nation's longtime leader - @AP

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Hawaii, US

US Supreme Court grants temporary stay blocking vote count in election of delegates to convention on Native Hawaiian self-governance - @AP

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European migrant crisis

Canada to give $75 million to UN for Syrian refugee relief, fulfilling a campaign promise from recent federal election - @AP

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2016 US elections

Donald Trump: 'I do not know the reporter for the @nytimes, or what he looks like. I was showing a person groveling to take back a statement made long ago!'

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Laquan McDonald shot by Chicago police

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Laquan McDonald: 'The loss of so many young African Americans taken too soon should reaffirm our commitment to press forward for progress' - @JesseLehrich

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2016 US elections

Iowa poll: Hillary Clinton maintains a lead over Bernie Sanders, but likely caucus-goers believe Sanders is best candidate for economy, new Quinnipiac University survey finds - @CNNPolitics

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Brazil Petrobras corruption scandal

BTG Pactual, whose CEO André Esteves was arrested in graft probe, donated 16.8 million realis ($4.4 million) during 2014 elections; 9.5 million reali ($2.5 million) to Dilma Rousseff - @em_com


2016 US elections

Donald Trump campaign requires media to have bathroom escorts at his rallies when leaving media holding area, not allowed to leave while Trump is in room - @KatyTurNBC

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RT @BeauMinnick: #BREAKING State Elections Board Chair Josh Howard announces he will step down at end of year. #ncpol @WNCN - @WNCN


Turkish general election, Nov. 2015

Turkey PM announces new cabinet, Erdogan's son-in-law named energy minister - @AFP

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2016 US elections

Poll: GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz surges to statistical tie for 1st place in new Iowa survey - @thehill

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Fight against Islamic State militants

2 bombs explode at hotel housing election judges in Egypt's Al Arish, at least 1 person killed, state TV reports - @Reuters

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2016 US elections

Photo: Someone collapses at Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' event in Atlanta; appears to have recovered - @CDLR_CBS46

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2016 US elections

Donald Trump on alleged celebration of 9/11 in Jersey City: 'I saw. I saw on television, and I read about on the internet ... I start getting phone calls in my office by the hundreds that they were there and saw it take place' - @ZekeJMiller

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2016 US elections

Photo: Protesters outside GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump rally in Columbus, Ohio - @Nathan10TV

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