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Updated at 3:56 PM

YUNDUM, Gambia (AP) " Gambia's newly elected president is urging exiles who fled during the 22-year reign of his predecessor to return from abroad and help him reform the tiny West African country. In an interview with The Associated Press the day after his upset election win, Adama Barrow on Saturday also vowed to free all political prisoners and declared the birth of "a new Gambia." A former businessman and now real estate mogul who became the unlikely head of a formidable...

Updated at 3:50 PM

BEIJING (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump is unapologetic about roiling diplomatic waters with his decision to speak on the phone with Taiwan's leader, a breach of long-standing tradition that risks enmity from China. The U.S. severed...

Updated at 3:38 PM

ATLANTA (AP) " A judge is set to sentence a Georgia man Monday after a jury last month found that he intentionally left his toddler son in a hot SUV to die. A jury convicted Justin Ross Harris, 36, in the June 2014 death of his 22-month-old...

Updated at 3:34 PM

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) " Keys to the New Jersey lab where Thomas Edison invented the phonograph are up for auction in Dallas, along with some of the lightbulbs that he perfected. A Pittsburgh man acquired the items from his great aunt, who was...

Updated at 3:20 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " At least nine people died in a blaze that broke out during a party in a warehouse late Friday night in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to fire officials. Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloche-Reed says at least...

Updated at 3:11 PM

SHELDON, Vt. (AP) " A Vermont couple has chased off a moose that appeared to be bonding with their two cows on a Sheldon farm because they didn't want it to get injured, stuck in their barn or damage their fences. Sharyn Abbott and her...

Updated at 2:59 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A former prisoner of war accused of endangering his U.S. comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan is asking President Barack Obama to pardon him before leaving office. White House and Justice Department officials...

Updated at 2:29 PM

BIG SPRING, Texas (AP) " Officials say eight people were injured when a bus carrying high school cheerleaders crashed with a tractor-trailer rig in Texas. The Iraan-Sheffield bus carrying the cheerleaders crashed in Howard County after a...

Updated at 1:46 PM

CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) " On a rainy Saturday that only accentuated the grief, 20,000 people filled a tiny stadium under umbrellas and plastic ponchos to say goodbye to members of the Chapecoense soccer club who died in a plane crash. The...

Updated at 1:43 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Russia's government denies that it tampered in the U.S. election or even took sides. But now that the results are in, members of President Vladimir Putin's United Russia party aren't holding back. "It turns out that United...

Updated at 1:15 PM

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) " Tracey Mayberry told her boss to fire her. It was 2 o'clock Monday afternoon in Gatlinburg, and the sky was dark with smoke. Mayberry's shift as a manager at the resort where she worked did not end until 5 p.m., but...

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