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WASHINGTON (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, the first woman tapped for a top-level administration post during his White House transition so far. It will be a Cabinet-level position, and Haley has accepted. "Governor Haley has a proven track record of bringing people together regardless of background or party affiliation to move critical policies forward for the betterment of her state and our...

Updated at 1:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on Donald Trump's transition to the presidency (all times EST): 8:45 a.m. President-elect Donald Trump says he intends to nominate Republican Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina to be the next U.S.

Updated at 1:03 PM

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) " An airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition on Wednesday "disabled" a fourth bridge across the Tigris River in Mosul, leaving only one intact crossing in the northern Iraqi city and further disrupting the Islamic State group's...

Updated at 12:53 PM

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) " A workshop on fire eating sparked a false fire alarm at a former church near Pittsburgh. Neighbors called 911 after spotting flames inside the building in McKees Rocks about 9 p.m. Monday. Firefighters arrived...

Updated at 12:40 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) " A 168-foot-tall Kansas waterslide on which a state lawmaker's 10-year-old son was killed last summer will be demolished once the unfolding investigation of the tragedy is finished, the water park's operators...

Updated at 12:35 PM

BERLIN (AP) " A German court has ruled breast implants are no impediment to a woman becoming a police officer. The ruling by the administrative court in the western city of Gelsenkirchen Wednesday came after a 32-year-old woman appealed a...

Updated at 12:15 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez can add a "Dancing with the Stars" crown to her 2016 haul after winning the 23rd season of the ABC reality competition. The 16-year-old gymnast took home the Mirrorball Trophy after...

Updated at 12:02 PM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " Little blue pills in South Korea's presidential Blue House? President Park Geun-hye's office on Wednesday confirmed revelations by an opposition lawmaker that it purchased about 360 erectile dysfunction Viagra...

Updated at 11:09 AM

LONDON (AP) " Britain's Treasury chief is likely to offer a stark outlook for the country's finances Wednesday when he outlines his priorities in the first budget update since the U.K. voted to leave the European Union. As Philip Hammond...

Updated at 10:49 AM

The original Gerber baby has turned 90. The baby food maker says Ann Taylor Cook celebrated her 90th birthday on Sunday. Cook was about 4 months old in 1927 when her image was sketched in charcoal by a family friend. The drawing was...

Updated at 10:48 AM

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) " Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Wednesday he has "no worries" about Donald Trump's election as U.S. president, adding that he expects the businessman will align his future policies with global...

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