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LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) " Gabon's president has narrowly won re-election, election officials said Wednesday, keeping alive a family dynasty in this oil-rich Central African country that reaches back to the 1960s. President Ali Bongo Ondimba beat the leading opposition candidate, Jean Ping, by just 1.57 percentage points, setting the stage for an almost certain opposition challenge. Both candidates had predicted a victory, and Ping's supporters already have claimed fraud. Security...

Updated at 2:32 PM

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) " Africa's biggest economy is officially in recession. Nigeria released data on Wednesday showing its gross domestic product declined by 2.06 percent in the second quarter of the year. The oil- and import-dependent...

Updated at 2:26 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): 11:25 a.m. Just days after Hillary Clinton criticized the Trump campaign for promoting groups and individuals associated with preserving "white identity,"...

Updated at 2:21 PM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) " The U.N. special envoy to Yemen is warning that the dangerous military escalation following a breakdown in the cease-fire between government supporters and Shiite rebels is fueling the spread of al-Qaida and the Islamic...

Updated at 2:16 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) " Donald Trump is making a quick trip to Mexico on Wednesday, meeting with the president of a nation he derided at the start of his White House campaign as a source of rapists and criminals coming to the U.S. The trip, a...

Updated at 2:15 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Turkey's foreign minister has spoken with his Russian counterpart about Ankara's ongoing operations against the Islamic State group in...

Updated at 2:11 PM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) " Eight years later, more athletes continue to be stripped of medals from the Beijing Olympics because of positive doping tests. Four athletes, including three Russians, had their medals taken away on Wednesday...

Updated at 2:05 PM

NEW DELHI (AP) " U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is extending his stay in India and will join President Barack Obama in China for the G-20 this weekend. Kerry had been due to return from New Delhi to Washington on Thursday. But State...

Updated at 2:02 PM

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) " Hillary Clinton plans to address America's leadership in the world during a speech in the battleground state of Ohio, arguing that Republican nominee Donald Trump would undermine the country's greatness while she would...

Updated at 1:19 PM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) " IOC: 4 athletes, including 3 Russians, stripped of medals from 2008 Beijing Olympics after doping samples test positive.

Updated at 12:41 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) " President Enrique Pena Nieto awoke to a storm of criticism from Mexicans over his decision to meet Wednesday with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is widely reviled in Mexico for referring to its migrants as...

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