Daily Archives: May 13, 2018


  • Light Turnout In Iraq Parliamentary Elections

    Light Turnout In Iraq Parliamentary Elections

    An Iraqi woman casts her vote in the country’s parliamentary elections in Baghdad on Saturday. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption toggle caption Khalid Mohammed/AP An Iraqi woman casts her vote in the country’s parliamentary elections in Baghdad on Saturday. Khalid Mohammed/AP Updated at 7:10 p.m. ET Iraqis voted Saturday in the first parliamentary elections since defeating…




  • Women march, demand parity at the Cannes Film Festival

    Women march, demand parity at the Cannes Film Festival

    CLOSE Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival, actress Penelope Cruz says post Time’s Up Hollywood “has to keep speaking” for women in other industries. (May 10) AP Sofia Boutella, Salma Hayek and Patty Jenkins stand as part of 82 women marching for parity in Cannes on Saturday. (Photo: Vianney Le Caer, Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) CANNES,…



  • Cubs’ Ben Zobrist blasts MLB, asks league to lighten up on shoe color rule

    Cubs’ Ben Zobrist blasts MLB, asks league to lighten up on shoe color rule

    CLOSE USA TODAY Sports sat down with the former MLB outfielder to discuss his current line of work. USA TODAY Sports Chicago Cubs second baseman Ben Zobrist (18) scores a run in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Surprise Stadium. (Photo: Rick Scuteri, USA TODAY Sports) Chicago Cubs second baseman/outfielder Ben Zobrist criticized the MLB’s uniform…


  • Attacker stabs five in Paris, killing one before police take him down

    Attacker stabs five in Paris, killing one before police take him down

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  • Low Turnout Reported in Iraqi Election as U.S. and Iran Vie for Influence

    Low Turnout Reported in Iraqi Election as U.S. and Iran Vie for Influence

    Iraqis went to the polls Saturday but in lower numbers than the past, reflecting disillusionment with a political elite they blame for years of corruption and mismanagement that enabled the rise of Islamic State. The unpredictable election pitted moderate candidates favored by the U.S. against Iran-backed leaders, presenting a test for how President Donald Trump’s…