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VIENNA (AP) " Alexander Van der Bellen, who preached moderation and tolerance, won Austria's presidential election Sunday over right-wing populist Norbert Hofer, according to preliminary results that showed Van der Bellen convincingly ahead despite pre-vote polls showing them neck and neck. The results, released shortly after the polls closed Sunday, showed Van der Bellen with 53.5 percent of the vote and Hofer having 46.4 percent. While the final result will not be official...

Updated at 3:44 PM

ATLANTA (AP) " When U.S. Forest Ranger Jody Bandy confronted the man in the Pisgah National Forest, he said he'd been at the nearby wildfire and "couldn't take it anymore." Then he ran from the officer, tumbling head-over-head down the...

Updated at 3:44 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " Officials say the death toll has risen to 24 in a fire that ripped through a late-night dance party in a converted warehouse in Oakland, California, and they expect that number to climb as the search...

Updated at 3:43 PM

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) " Chaos erupted in eastern Mosul on Sunday when hundreds of civilians overwhelmed aid trucks distributing food and water. The Iraqi government sent truckloads of food, heating oil and drinking water to residents in areas...

Updated at 3:33 PM

LONDON (AP) " An 89-year-old army veteran who made national headlines in Britain with a newspaper ad seeking work has started his new job. The Cantina Kitchen & Bar in the seaside town of Paignton in southwestern England announced on its...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local): 11 a.m. Kellyanne Conway is saying that President-elect Donald Trump is expanding his secretary of state search beyond the four finalists announced last...

Updated at 2:55 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " As President-elect Donald Trump stood onstage during the debut night of his "Thank you" tour and teased that he was about to announce a surprise Cabinet pick, some in the Ohio crowd bellowed: "No Romney! No Romney!" Trump's...

Updated at 2:43 PM

BEIJING (AP) " Was President-elect Donald Trump signaling a shift in U.S.-China relations when he referred to Taiwan's leader as "president" following a phone call this past week or was it an unintentional misstep? His phone conversation...

Updated at 1:57 PM

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) " The Latest on the interment of Fidel Castro in Santiago, Cuba (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Cubans are being allowed briefly inside the cemetery where Fidel Castro has been interred in Santiago to see his...

Updated at 1:32 PM

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) " Once an employee of the powerful CIA, Jeffrey Sterling now sits behind bars at a federal prison in Colorado. He bides his time by reading and writing and working at the facility's recreational center. Nearly two years...

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