Constitutions

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks during a campaign event for Jay Webber, Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District of New Jersey, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Hanover, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 30, 2018 - 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's effort to end birthright citizenship (all times local): 2:20 p.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan says President Donald Trump can't end birthright citizenship on his own. The top Republican tells WVLK radio in Kentucky, "Well you obviously cannot do...
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Supporters gather outside the residence of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in anticipation of his victory speech, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Brazil's Supreme Electoral Tribunal declared the far-right congressman the next president of Latin America's biggest country. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
October 29, 2018 - 12:54 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — In some of his first words to the nation as president-elect, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro has promised to defend the constitution and unite a bitterly divided populace. His left-leaning rival immediately vowed to mount a vigorous opposition, while rights groups warned...
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Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, of the far-right Social Liberal Party waves to supporters after voting at a polling station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Bolsonaro is running against leftist candidate Fernando Haddad of the Workers' Party. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
October 29, 2018 - 9:06 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — The Latest on Brazil's presidential election (all times local): 10 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says he has had "a very good conversation" with Brazil's new far-right president-elect and they'll be working together on trade and the military. Trump tweeted Monday morning that he...
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Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro celebrate in front of his residence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. The far-right congressman took a commanding lead in the race for Brazil's presidency, as voters apparently looked past warnings that the brash former army captain would erode democracy and embraced a chance for radical change after years of turmoil. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
October 28, 2018 - 9:44 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Jair Bolsonaro, a brash far-right congressman who has waxed nostalgic for Brazil's old military dictatorship, won the presidency of Latin America's largest nation Sunday as voters looked past warnings that he would erode democracy and embraced a chance for radical change after...
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Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev arrives on a session of the Macedonian Parliament, in the capital Skopje, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Lawmakers in Macedonia have backed a landmark proposal to amend the constitution, allowing the country to change its name and join NATO. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
October 19, 2018 - 5:52 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Lawmakers in Macedonia on Friday backed a landmark proposal to amend the constitution, allowing the country to change its name and join NATO. The session was delayed for more than 10 hours amid a heated confrontation. Parliament eventually voted in favor of the proposal — a...
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October 15, 2018 - 7:53 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's parliament started Monday to debate constitutional amendments that are part of an agreement with neighboring Greece to rename the country "North Macedonia," changes that would go a long way to ensuring the country can join NATO. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev's left-...
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Ferenc Ribeny and his dog Mazli (Fluke) sit at a homeless shelter in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday Oct. 14, 2018. A constitutional ban on living in public areas goes into effect on Oct. 15, threatening the homeless with possible jail terms if they refuse to heed police warnings to stop living rough.(AP Photo/Pablo Gorondi)
October 14, 2018 - 3:20 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A constitutional amendment that prohibits people from living in public areas takes effect Monday in Hungary, but Ferenc Ribeny's biggest concern is the fate of his dog. The revision empowers police to issue warnings to anyone seen living rough. Penalties for homeless people...
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October 10, 2018 - 8:14 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's parliamentary committee on constitutional issues has begun debating constitutional amendments required as part of a deal with neighboring Greece to change the country's name to North Macedonia in exchange for NATO membership. Changes being discussed Wednesday...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, photo, a warning label from Utopia Gardens, a medical marijuana dispensary, is shown in Detroit. Michigan and North Dakota, where voters previously authorized medical marijuana, will decide now if the drug should be legal for any adult 21 and older. They would become the 10th and 11th states to legalize so-called recreational marijuana since 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
October 09, 2018 - 7:34 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states. Michigan and North Dakota, where voters previously...
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A man reads the headlines announcing the results of the Brazilian presidential election, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro just missed outright victory in Sunday's vote, and will face former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad of the leftist Workers' Party in an Oct. 28 runoff. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
October 08, 2018 - 9:14 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The far-right former army captain who looks likely to become Brazil's next president promised nothing short of a complete overhaul of Latin America's largest nation, vowing Monday to combat the evils of corruption by gutting government ministries and privatizing state...
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