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Alabama Republican Senate candidate Katie Britt speaks to a GOP club meeting on March 1, 2022, in Opelika, Ala., on May 16, 2022. Alabama’s Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby is a bitter high-dollar fight between three frontrunners battling for a spot in an anticipated runoff. U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks who won _ and then lost _ former President Donald Trump’s backing in the race faces  Katie Boyd Britt, the former leader of Business Council of Alabama and Shelby’s former chief of staff and Mike Durant, the owner of an aerospace company but best known as the helicopter pilot shot down and captured in in the events that inspired “Black Hawk Down.” (AP Photo/Kim Chandler)

GOP primary race for Alabama Senate seat turns bitter

- Associated Press

Alabama’s Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby has become a bitter high-dollar contest with the three strongest contenders jockeying for the nomination.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Feb. 8, 2022. Wisconsin Republicans are slated to gather on Saturday, May 21, 2022, to consider whether to endorse a candidate in the hotly contested governor's race primary in the battleground state, with some in the party arguing it shouldn't get involved in picking a favorite before the August primary. The Republican Party has endorsed candidates since 2009 and winning that backing was crucial to Johnson's win in his first race in 2010. Johnson, who is up for reelection this year, was slated to address the convention before the endorsement speeches. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Wisconsin Republicans gather to vote on endorsements

- Associated Press

Wisconsin Republicans are gathering Saturday to consider whether to endorse a candidate in the hotly contested governor’s race, as some argued they shouldn’t pick a favorite before the August primary in the battleground state.

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison hugs his daughters Lily and Abbey at a Liberal Party function in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, May 21, 2022. Morrison has conceded defeat and has confirmed that he would hand over the leadership of the Liberal Party following his party's loss to Labor in today's federal election. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Australia PM Morrison defends record despite election loss

- Associated Press

Scott Morrison said his conservative government had left Australia in a robust condition, even as voters on Saturday punished him for his handling of issues including climate change and the pandemic that helped return the center-left opposition to power for the first time in almost a decade.

U.S. President Joe Biden, right, speaks during a news conference with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, left, at the People's House, Saturday, May 21, 2022, in Seoul. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

U.S. and South Korea open to expanded joint military drills to deter North

- Associated Press

U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said after meeting Saturday that they will consider expanded joint military exercises to deter the nuclear threat from North Korea at a time when there's little hope of real diplomacy on the matter.