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Updated at 12:43 PM

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) " Serbs vote in a snap election on Sunday that will test Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic's proclaimed bid to lead the Balkan nation toward European Union membership. Vucic and his Progressive Party are expected to win most votes, but far-right groups favoring close ties with Russia over the EU bid have also surged. Here's a look at what's at stake: WHY A SNAP VOTE? PM Vucic called the election two years early, saying he needed a new mandate to implement some...

Updated at 12:36 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " After trademarking the name of current Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer, the university has done the same with a predecessor, Woody Hayes. The university filed for the trademark earlier this year from the U.S.

Updated at 12:36 PM

STODDARD, N.H. (AP) " A brush fire has burned more than 100 acres of forest in New Hampshire, temporarily forcing residents from their homes. The fire was reported Thursday afternoon in Stoddard, about 40 miles west of the state capital of...

Updated at 12:34 PM

WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) " German carmaker Volkswagen is to take a 16.2 billion-euro ($18.2 billion) hit in its 2015 accounts related to a diesel-emissions scandal identified in the U.S. last year. As a result, the company said Friday it...

Updated at 12:29 PM

CINCINNATI (AP) " When he went to the Chicago Cubs as part of a trade that included bonus slots for international players, Jake Arrieta was convinced he'd someday do great things. Three years later, he's celebrating no-hitter No. 2. And his...

Updated at 12:24 PM

MANILA, Philippines (AP) " The hacking of a Philippine election database may have exposed the personal information of all 55 million registered voters, but will not undermine May 9 national elections, officials said Friday, in the latest hacking...

Updated at 12:21 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) " Five years ago, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security dropped its color-coded terror threat index developed after the 9/11 attacks amid widespread confusion and ridicule. So what did it do when tasked by Secretary Jeh Johnson...

Updated at 12:08 PM

LONDON (AP) " The Latest on President Barack Obama's visit to the United Kingdom (all times local): 2:00 p.m. It's hard to make arriving via helicopter for lunch with the queen look like a casual affair, but Queen Elizabeth II nearly...

Updated at 12:04 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Middle-aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows. Suicide is the nation's 10th leading cause of death, and the overall rate rose 24 percent in 15 years, according to...

Updated at 11:31 AM

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) " Lithuanian officials say government websites have been hit by cyberattacks for the third time this month. The latest so-called denial-of-service attacks disrupted the websites of Parliament and the ministries of...

Updated at 11:30 AM

CONROE, Texas (AP) " Animal control officers have captured an apparently domesticated tiger that was spotted roaming a residential neighborhood in a South Texas city. The Conroe Police Department says it received several phone calls...

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