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Austria's Ruling Party Announces Pick for New Chancellor

Austria's ruling Social Democratic Party has settled on the head of the nation's railway network as the country's next chancellor.   Michael Haepul, the party's acting leader, said Friday that Christian Kern will be formally chosen during a party leadership meeting next Tuesday. Kern is widely admired for turning around the national rail company's fortunes.   Kern will replace Werner Faymann, who resigned on Monday after the SPO's presidential...

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