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Updated at 11:57 AM

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) " A minister in Tunisia's previous government announced on Wednesday that he has been nominated as the country's new prime minister and quickly warned Tunisians to brace themselves for "exceptional sacrifices." Youssef Chahed served as minister for local affairs in the government that fell over the weekend in a no-confidence vote. He would replace Prime Minister Habib Essid, a U.S.-trained agricultural economist who faced criticism from across the political...

Updated at 11:56 AM

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) " Zimbabwe police on Wednesday fired tear gas and water cannons to break up anti-government protests in the capital, Harare, as frustrations grow over a rapidly deteriorating economy. Police beat up several journalists...

Updated at 11:49 AM

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) " Rep. Tim Huelskamp has been a thorn in the side of the Republican establishment since his election to Congress amid the tea party wave of 2010, and his clashes with former House Speaker John Boehner and other GOP leaders...

Updated at 11:47 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The Latest on the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 9:40 a.m. The most decorated athlete in Olympic history will carry the United States flag during the opening ceremony for the Rio...

Updated at 11:38 AM

PARIS (AP) " French President Francois Hollande has strongly criticized U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, saying some of the things the Republican does make him sick. "Some excesses make your stomach turn, even in the United States,...

Updated at 11:35 AM

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) " Officials with Uganda's ruling party want to remove the age limit on the presidency so long-time President Yoweri Museveni can run again, a spokesman said Wednesday. Museveni, who took power by force in this East...

Updated at 11:35 AM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) " Eric Greitens introduced himself to Missouri voters earlier this year with an attention-grabbing TV ad in which he fires a military-style assault rifle into a seemingly empty field, causing a fiery explosion of a...

Updated at 11:35 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The most decorated athlete in Olympic history will carry the United States flag during the opening ceremony for the Rio Games. Michael Phelps was selected in a vote by members of the U.S. Olympic team. The decision was...

Updated at 11:32 AM

BALTIMORE (AP) " In the midst of a five-hour standoff that turned deadly, Facebook granted an emergency request from the Baltimore County Police Department to take offline the social media accounts belonging to a woman who wielded a shotgun at...

Updated at 11:29 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " Time Warner is taking a 10 percent stake in streaming television service Hulu. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Hulu's other equity stakeholders already include Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox...

Updated at 11:23 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " A medium-range ballistic missile fired Wednesday by North Korea flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) and landed near Japan's territorial waters, Seoul and Tokyo officials said, one of the longest flights by a North...

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