Honduras president edges into lead, vote count delayed again

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Libre Alliance presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla looks at his watch as a woman wipes sweat from his forehead during a press conference in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Wednesday.

AP Photo/Fernando Antonio Supporters of presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla sit around a bon fire and chant slogans against Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who’s running for reelection, as they protest what they call electoral fraud in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Wednesday.

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Officials late Wednesday again delayed the announcement of final returns from Honduras’ presidential election, while the main opposition candidate vowed not to recognize the official count after the latest partial results edged incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez into a razor-thin lead.