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Updated at 11:47 PM

LIMA, Peru (AP) " Former World Bank economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski won the majority of votes in Peru's closest presidential contest in five decades, election officials announced Thursday, even as his rival Keiko Fujimori has yet to concede defeat. Four days after voting, electoral officials said that all ballots had been processed and Kuczynski had won 50.1 percent compared to 49.9 percent for the daughter of imprisoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori. Supporters immediately...

Updated at 11:46 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The House on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico, clearing a major hurdle in the ongoing effort to bring relief to the U.S. territory of 3.5 million Americans. The strong...

Updated at 11:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama's video endorsement of Democrat Hillary Clinton for president includes White House photos showing them together in Mexico, at a monastery in Thailand and at a White House meeting, among others. The...

Updated at 10:12 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The World Health Organization says women who live in areas where Zika is spreading should consider delaying pregnancy, since there's no other sure way to avoid the virus' devastating birth defects. The WHO stopped short of...

Updated at 10:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Sen. Elizabeth Warren planned to throw her support behind Democrat Hillary Clinton for president Thursday, following President Barack Obama in sending a signal to progressive voters now backing Bernie Sanders that it's time to...

Updated at 10:09 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) " A federal appeals court has rejected former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's appeal of his sentence of more than 15 years in prison, finding his arguments unpersuasive. A three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of...

Updated at 10:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " After months of debate, the U.S. is moving toward a decision to expand the military's authority to conduct airstrikes against the Taliban as the violence in Afghanistan escalates, a senior U.S. defense official said...

Updated at 10:02 PM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) " The death of a tourist who left a boardwalk and fell into a boiling, acidic spring in Yellowstone National Park shows the challenges that rangers face as they confront soaring numbers of visitors " including some who break...

Updated at 9:54 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The House Benghazi committee has interviewed two drone sensor operators who were working on the night of the deadly 2012 attacks in Libya, including one who identified himself on talk radio as "John from Iowa." The...

Updated at 9:51 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Testifying to Hillary Clinton's grit and experience, President Barack Obama endorsed his former secretary of state's bid to succeed him on Thursday and urged Democrats to line up behind her. It was all part of a carefully...

Updated at 9:41 PM

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) " A man getting ready to watch the sunrise on a piece of plywood in a marina was swept out by the Hudson River current and wound up about 2 nautical miles away near Governors Island. The man was sent drifting into the...

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