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Updated at 10:11 AM

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) " Zambia's president is leading in early results from an election whose campaign was marred by violence between rival factions. With 22 out of 156 constituencies counted, election officials said Saturday that President Edgar Lungu of the ruling Patriotic Front party had 207,547 votes while Hakainde Hichilema of the opposition United Party for National Development had 153,630. The winner of Thursday's election must get more than 50 percent of the vote to avoid...

Updated at 10:07 AM

HATCH, N.M. (AP) " Authorities say a New Mexico police officer has died after being shot in the neck during a traffic stop, and three suspects are in custody. Dona Ana County authorities say the officer was shot by a passenger who had...

Updated at 10:02 AM

CURTEA DE ARGES, Romania (AP) " Romanians and Moldovans observed a national day of mourning Saturday amid funeral rites for Anne of Romania, the wife of Michael, the last king of Romania. Church bells rang around Bucharest, the Romanian...

Updated at 9:53 AM

LONDON (AP) " The British government promised Saturday to keep paying for European Union-funded agriculture, infrastructure and science projects until 2020, even if Britain leaves the bloc before then. Treasury chief Philip Hammond wants to...

Updated at 9:53 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " A Syrian Kurdish official says U.S.-backed fighters are now in control of a northern Syrian town that until recently was a stronghold of the Islamic State group. Nasser Haj Mansour of the predominantly Kurdish Syria Democratic...

Updated at 9:36 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 6:50 a.m. There are 22 golds to be won on Day 8 of the Rio Games in 13 different sports. Competitions wrap up Saturday in swimming...

Updated at 8:27 AM

HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) " Thais and tourists headed warily into the main part of a long holiday weekend Saturday as police looked for suspects and a motive behind a series of blasts that shook resort towns across Thailand, killing four people and...

Updated at 8:16 AM

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) " Sweden's minister for higher education says she's resigning immediately from the center-left minority coalition after being caught drunk driving after having two glasses of wine. Aida Hadzialic told a news...

Updated at 6:49 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Katie Ledecky came into the Rio Olympics facing enormous expectations. Some athletes might've buckled under the pressure. She seemed to thrive on it. The 19-year-old from suburban Washington capped off one...

Updated at 6:06 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Anthony Ervin finally has an Olympic gold medal to replace the one he sold 16 years ago. The 35-year-old American won the men's 50-meter freestyle at the Rio Games on Friday, capping a night of upsets in the...

Updated at 5:58 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " More rain Saturday was expected to swamp already soggy ground across Louisiana and other parts of the Gulf Coast where at least two people died and dozens had to be rescued from waist-high water surrounding their...

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