Egyptians vote, with President el-Sissi certain winner

 

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians voted on Monday in a presidential election, with the outcome — a second, four-year term for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi — a foregone conclusion and a sign that critics say shows the country is sliding back to the authoritarian rule that had prevailed since the 1950s.

  • Written by By MAGGIE MICHAEL and BRIAN ROHAN , Associated Press

AP Explains: What next in Catalonia after ex-leader's arrest

MADRID (AP) — The detention in Germany over the weekend of Catalonia's fugitive former president, 55-year-old Carles Puigdemont, is the latest dramatic development for the troubled Spanish region that is deeply divided over the idea of secession. Here's a look at the issue.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NOT REAL NEWS: Florida bridge company isn't led by women

 

MIAMI (AP) — A construction company that built the fallen Florida pedestrian bridge is not led primarily by women, according to company officials who dispute the claims of widely shared stories online blaming women for the structure's collapse.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS