• Zambia: Ruling party candidate wins presidential election

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    LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — The candidate from the ruling Patriotic Front, Edgar Lungu, has won Zambia's presidential election called after President Michael Sata died in October, the acting chief justice announced on Saturday. Lungu received 48.3 percent of the vote, while Hakainde...

  • Baltimore health officials investigate possible measles case

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    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Health Department says it is investigating a possible case of measles in a baby. The health department said Saturday that, if confirmed, this would be Baltimore's first measles case in the last decade. Baltimore has a high vaccination rate with nearly...

  • Dixon, 'star car' take early lead in Rolex 24 at Daytona

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    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Scott Dixon took control in the opening hours of the Rolex 24 at Daytona on Saturday while actor/race car driver Patrick Dempsey received an early penalty that put his Porsche team in a deep hole. Dixon, in the No. 02 "star car" for Chip Ganassi Racing,...

  • Buckeyes celebrate their title at Ohio Stadium

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    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After leading Ohio State to a national championship, Joey Bosa had one question for the 45,000 fans who crowded into Ohio Stadium in late January. "How are you guys out here right now? It's freezing," he said from a makeshift stage erected on the south end of the...

  • Patient transport system unveiled at Scott Air Force Base

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    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The federal Department of Defense is announcing a new tool to help military personnel safely airlift patients who have deadly diseases. The Transport Isolation System was developed by St. Louis-based Production Products Inc. and placed on display at Scott Air...

  • Republican Fiorina takes aim at Clinton in Iowa introduction

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    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Businesswoman Carly Fiorina is introducing herself to Iowa's Republican voters by drawing contrast with the top prospective candidate on the Democratic side. Fiorina went hard at Hillary Rodham Clinton in a speech Saturday at the Iowa Freedom Summit. Fiorina...

  • Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

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    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Syriza, the radical left-wing party that has vowed to rewrite the terms of the country's international bailout and end harsh austerity measures, held the lead in the last polls released ahead of Sunday's national election. The last nine polls published on Friday...

  • British Airways parent makes 3rd takeover bid for Aer Lingus

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    DUBLIN (AP) — Officials say the parent company of British Airways has made a third, improved takeover approach to Irish airline Aer Lingus and an announcement of the offer is expected Monday. The 2.50 euro ($2.80) per share offer by IAG values the Dublin-based carrier at 1.3 billion...

  • Chicago mayoral candidates discuss elected school board

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    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's mayoral candidates are weighing in on if the city's school board should be elected with two candidates challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel's re-election saying they're strongly in favor. Chicago has local elected school councils but the citywide board is appointed...

  • Texas Sen. Cruz says of 2016 field: 'Don't talk, show me'

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    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas' junior senator is challenging early caucus state voters to back only presidential candidates with a proven conservative track record. Sen. Ted Cruz tells conservatives gathered at the Iowa Freedom Summit that the standard should be, "Don't talk, show...

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