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Updated at 11:12 AM

LIMA, Peru (AP) " Peruvians were choosingbetween two conservative candidates in a tight presidential election on Sunday that has become a referendum on the legacy of imprisoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori's iron-handed rule in the 1990s. Recent polls showed former World Bank economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski having erased the lead held by his better-organized and politically sharper opponent, Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of Peru's former strongman. A mock voting exercise Saturday...

Updated at 11:09 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Senate's top Republican says he "couldn't disagree more" with Donald Trump's personal attacks on the federal judge presiding over the lawsuit against Trump University. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is...

Updated at 10:41 AM

BALTIMORE (AP) " The stakes are high in the upcoming trial for an officer prosecutors say bears the most responsibility for the death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose spine was snapped in the back of a police transport wagon. The...

Updated at 10:27 AM

PARIS (AP) " The riverside Grand Palais exhibition hall in Paris reopened Sunday as floodwaters slowly receded from the French capital, after the worst floods in three decades caused the Seine River to burst its banks. Other regions...

Updated at 10:26 AM

CAIRO (AP) " Of all Muhammad Ali's travels, his 1964 trip to Egypt was perhaps the most symbolic, bringing him face to face with President Gamal Abdel Nasser, who had punched above his own weight as a champion of Third World...

Updated at 9:50 AM

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) " A car crash that downed power lines turned the hills northwest of Los Angeles into torches, forcing thousands from their homes and putting entire neighborhoods at risk in this prosperous semi-rural...

Updated at 9:05 AM

ISTANBUL (AP) " Turkey's military says its forces have killed 27 Kurdish rebels in Hakkari province near the Turkish border with Iraq and Iran. In a statement issued Sunday, it said air strikes carried out Friday killed 20 fighters of the...

Updated at 8:49 AM

ATLANTA (AP) " More than 17 million people on the East Coast are in the path of what could be severe thunderstorms, damaging winds and tornadoes on Sunday. In Florida, the governor and top emergency officials are keeping an eye on a system...

Updated at 8:30 AM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) " Swiss voters are expected to overwhelmingly reject a proposal that would have guaranteed everyone in the Alpine nation an unconditional basic income. Projections by the gfs.bern polling group based on partial...

Updated at 8:26 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " Pope Francis has proclaimed two new saints: a Lutheran convert who hid Jews during World War II and the Polish founder of the first men's religious order dedicated to the immaculate conception. Francis called...

Updated at 7:05 AM

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) " Criminal gangs in Russia, operating through gay dating sites, have found a lucrative new blackmail target: homosexual men. A St. Petersburg economist, one of their latest victims, said several men burst into...

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