Bill Nelson concedes to Rick Scott

Florida's Republican Gov. Rick Scott says incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson called him to concede defeat in their extremely tight race.

Scott issued a statement Sunday saying Nelson "graciously conceded" their Senate race shortly after the state's recount ended. The final results show Scott defeated Nelson by just over 10,000 ...

Tijuana protesters chant ‘Out!’ at migrants camped in city

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S.

Tensions have built as ...

Jimmy Ayers, Virginia Republican, loses by one vote, seeks recount

RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia Republican seeking a state House seat is asking for a recount after he lost a GOP primary by one vote.

News outlets report that Jimmy Ayers is calling for a recount after initial results show him losing to rival Ronnie Campbell by one vote.

Republicans ...

Peru says ex-president has sought asylum in Uruguay

LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peru's government says former President Alan Garcia is seeking asylum in Uruguay days after a prosecutor sought to retain his passport as part of a corruption probe.

Sunday's statement from the Peruvian foreign ministry says it was informed by Uruguay's ambassador that Garcia entered his residence ...

Trump labels Schiff ‘little Adam Schitt’

President Trump on Sunday attacked Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), labeling him as "little Adam Schitt" after the congressman suggested the appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was unconstitutional....

Rick Scott leads Bill Nelson after recount

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott appears to have ended the lengthy political career of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson after final official results posted on Sunday showed Scott ahead of the three-term incumbent by more than 10,000 votes.

Florida counties had until noon to file official results with ...

Mali singer, albino activist raises awareness of violence

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Singer and albino activist Salif Keita has dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May.

The Saturday night concert followed a forum on protecting albino people in Africa that Keita assembled. More than 100 politicians, ...

Brian Kemp wins Georgia governor race

Official certified results from the contentious race show Republican Brian Kemp narrowly avoided facing a runoff against Democrat Stacey Abrams.

Official results from the Georgia Secretary of State's office say that Kemp defeated Abrams by 54,723 votes out of more than 3.9 million ballots cast.

Kemp had to get more ...

Yale student from Minnesota among latest US Rhodes scholars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Yale senior from Minnesota is among the latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars.

The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced that Riley Tillitt of Eden Prairie is among 32 men and women chosen from among a group of 880 applicants for studies beginning next fall at Oxford ...

The Latest: Counties hit deadline for reporting vote count

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Noon

Florida counties have hit the deadline for submitting official results in this year's contentious midterm elections.

Counties had until noon on Sunday to finish up recounts and turn final totals in closely watched races for U.S. Senate and governor.

State election officials were expected to ...

Time’s up: Deadline reached in Florida’s close election

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida counties have hit the deadline for submitting official results in this year's contentious midterm elections.

Counties had until noon on Sunday to finish up recounts and turn final totals in closely watched races for U.S. Senate and governor.

State election officials will officially certify the ...

Lindsey Graham demands prison reform vote

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina on Sunday urged to President Trump to "pick up the phone" and order Republican leadership to put a prison reform bill on the floor in the lame duck session, saying it's a substantive way to mend post-election divisions.

The South Carolina Republican said the ...

Donald Trump gives himself A+ as president

President Trump on Sunday gave himself an A+ for his performance as president, although he said he was reluctant to do it.

"I hate to do it but I will do it — I give myself an A+. Is that enough? Can I go higher than that?" Mr. Trump said ...

Donald Trump doesn’t want to hear Jamal Khashoggi death recording

The U.S. is in possession of a tape documenting the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, but President Trump doesn't plan to listen to it.

"We have the tape. I don't want to hear the tape," the president said in an interview with ...

Adam Schiff says Matt Whitaker a ‘flawed appointment’

Rep. Adam Schiff of California on Sunday said Democrats will be keeping a close eye on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, deeming him a "flawed appointment" who cannot be trusted to guide the Russia investigation.

Mr. Schiff, who is poised to become chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said his ...