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VIENNA (AP) " Austria's interior ministry says xenophobic and racist crimes committed by far right sympathizers have spiked by more than 50 percent in a year, with Muslims, Jews and other minorities the main targets. A ministry report presented Monday said 1,156 such crimes were registered for 2015, compared with 750 for 2014, an increase of around 54 percent. The report also says that 259 persons had either traveled to Syria or Iraq by 2015 to fight on the side of Islamic...

Updated at 6:56 PM

BOSTON (AP) " Education Secretary John B. King Jr. said Monday that laws in North Carolina and Mississippi that restrict the rights of transgender Americans are hateful and should be repealed. Asked about the laws at the Education Writers...

Updated at 6:55 PM

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) " Kosovo's main airport says it has temporarily shut down after a Turkish Airlines flight appeared to have overshot a runway while landing in rainy weather. Pristina International Airport spokeswoman Valentina Gara...

Updated at 6:52 PM

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) " State game officials have backed down and allowed a woman to keep a 3-year-old wood duck that was brought home by one of her dogs when it was a chick. Earlier this year, a game warden arrived at Kimberlee Stevens'...

Updated at 6:50 PM

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) " One of America's largest troves of political and campaign memorabilia is headed for the auction block, spurring protests from some who do not want to see it divided up and sold to private collectors. The University of...

Updated at 6:47 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The popular WhatsApp messaging service is not working in Brazil, apparently as a result of an ongoing judicial battle. Local news reports say a judge in the remote northeastern state of Sergipe ordered the service...

Updated at 6:41 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) " The military is launching tests on the world's largest unmanned surface vessel " a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board. The so-called "Sea...

Updated at 6:39 PM

OSCEOLA, Ind. (AP) " Ted Cruz's conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the GOP's primary season. The fiery Texas senator hinted at an exit strategy, even as he vowed...

Updated at 6:37 PM

PITTSBURGH (AP) " Pittsburgh police are fine with giving peace a chance, as long as you say it and don't spray it. Myers Williams, of Brentwood, has been charged with causing nearly $24,000 damage by spray-painting 34 images, mostly of...

Updated at 6:34 PM

HAVANA (AP) " Greeted with rum drinks and salsa dancers, the first passengers to cruise from the U.S. to Cuba in nearly 40 years streamed Monday into a crowd cheering the rebirth of commercial travel on waters that served as a stage for a...

Updated at 6:27 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the 2016 presidential race on the eve of Indiana's primary (all times EDT): 3:22 p.m. Ted Cruz is sparring with Donald Trump supporters on the eve of the Indiana primary. Protesters carrying Trump...

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