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Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty

BY DAVID RISING BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging...

Putin set to visit France in hope of mending strained ties

BY VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV MOSCOW (AP) — On a trip that will likely shape Russia-France ties for years to come, President Vladimir Putin is set to...

Trump’s trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

BY JULIE PACE and JONATHAN LEMIRE TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional...

UK: Manchester attack investigation still at ‘full tilt’

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — The hunt is still on for suspects in the Manchester bombing, and members of attacker Salman Abedi's network...

Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot dead

BY JIM GOMEZ MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Philippine forces found the bodies of what appeared to be eight executed civilians as authorities launched fresh...

Australia’s most notorious drug smuggler returns from Bali

BY KRISTEN GELINEAU SYDNEY (AP) — Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby, whose trial and imprisonment on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali mesmerized her country...

Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

BY AMR NABIL and HEBA AFIFY MINYA, Egypt (AP) — The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying...

British Airways cancels flights amid global computer outage

LONDON (AP) — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure causes severe disruption for...

Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Dozens of Greek and Turkish Cypriots have linked arms across a U.N.-controlled buffer zone cutting across ethnically divided Cyprus' capital...

Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis prayed Saturday for the Coptic Christians killed a day earlier in Egypt by Islamic extremists, saying that there...

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2 more leaks found along Dakota Access pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Dakota Access pipeline system leaked more than 100 gallons (380 liters) of oil in two separate incidents in North...

Cosby jury pool: 1/3 say they’ve formed opinion on his guilt

BY JOE MANDAK, MARYCLAIRE DALE and DAKE KANG PITTSBURGH (AP) — One-third of the potential jurors questioned in Bill Cosby's sex assault case Monday said...

UN condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council is strongly condemning North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of U.N. sanctions banning ballistic missile tests and...

US doctor killed on Everest was climbing tallest peaks

BY JAY REEVES BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A global adventurer when he wasn't seeing patients in small-town Alabama, Dr. Roland Yearwood recently left his rural...