An AP analysis indicates that partisan gerrymandering benefited Republicans during the 2016 election. The AP scrutinized the outcomes of all U.S. House races and thousands of state House and Assembly races using a new statistical method of calculating partisan advantage called the "efficiency gap." Among the findings: There were four times as many states with GOP-tilted state House or Assembly districts than Democratic ones.
Indian security forces have put an outskirt of Srinagar, the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, under security lockdown as they battle rebels who have taken shelter in a school building after killing one paramilitary officer and wounding another soldier.
Four Indian tourists and three local residents died on Sunday when a cable car came crashing down from a height of at least 30 meters (100 feet) after derailing from a pulley in the tourist resort of Gulmarg in the Indian portion of Kashmir.
Llazar Semini, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 25th - 4:13am
Albanians were voting Sunday in a general election that follows a landmark agreement between the country's two biggest political parties to look past their bitter differences and back efforts for Albania to eventually join the European Union.
Crews searching through the rubble left by a landslide in southwestern China have found 15 bodies with more than 100 more people still missing. The official Xinhua news agency says about 3,000 rescuers are using detection devices and dogs to look for signs of life in a mountainous area that once held 62 homes and a hotel. A rescuer was quoted as saying they won't give up as long as there is a slim of chance of finding survivors. Only three members of a family have been found alive Saturday.