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The Latest: Portugal's government criticized for fire deaths

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in Portugal (all times local): More than 1,500 firefighters in Portugal are still battling to control major wildfires in the central region...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 01:12

To post or not to post: Internet tips for college hopefuls

College admissions experts have some advice for students trying to get into college: Think before you post on social media. The Associated Press interviewed admissions experts and others following Harvard...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 01:02

Harvard students' ouster over offensive posts stirs debate

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Harvard University's recent decision to rescind admission offers to 10 incoming freshmen because of offensive Facebook posts is drawing attention from far beyond the halls of...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:58

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines launch join maritime patrol

TARAKAN, Indonesia (AP) — Southeast Asian neighbors Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines have agreed to intensify their fight against Islamic militants who have laid siege to a southern Philippine city...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:47

Indiana Christian school at center of LGBT voucher debate

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A private Christian school is becoming the focal point of debate over whether schools that participate in taxpayer-funded voucher programs can discriminate against LGBT children or...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:41

Boris Johnson looks for "happy" Brexit resolution

BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest developments relating to the Brexit negotiations kicking off in Brussels on Monday. All times local. 9.15 a.m. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Monday he...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:40

Liberal groups focus on Ivanka Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated with President Donald Trump's administration, liberal advocacy groups have been looking for an ally in his daughter. They haven't had much luck. In recent weeks, activists...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:37

The Latest: Police: 1 suspect held in mosque attack

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 8:30 a.m. London police say one suspect has been detained in an...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:36

Shadowy militant group says it's behind deadly Cairo bombing

CAIRO (AP) — A shadowy group militant group in Egypt that is suspected of links to the banned Muslim Brotherhood has claimed responsibility for a deadly roadside bombing in Cairo...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:33

AP FACT CHECK: Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and one of his personal lawyers have contradicted each other over whether the president is under investigation by the special counsel probing Russians' meddling...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:33

Islamic State poses a growing threat to Southeast Asia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Southeast Asia's jihadis who fought by the hundreds for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria now have a different battle closer to home in the...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:29

London police urge calm, say extra police resources deployed around the city

LONDON (AP) — London police urge calm, say extra police resources deployed around the city.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:28

London police: mosque attack had all the hallmarks of terrorist incident

LONDON (AP) — London police: mosque attack had all the hallmarks of terrorist incident.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:27

London police say no other suspects have been detained in mosque attack

LONDON (AP) — London police say no other suspects have been detained in mosque attack.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:25

London police: we should all stand together against extremists whatever their cause

LONDON (AP) — London police: we should all stand together against extremists whatever their cause.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:24

France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is poised to rearrange his Cabinet after his new centrist party swept parliamentary elections. Government spokesman Christophe Castaner said Monday on RTL radio...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:22

In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation. The denial comes days after Trump appeared to confirm he is...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:20

Justices could consider fight over electoral maps

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin's Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:16

Heat wave creates health hazard in southwestern US

PHOENIX (AP) — The southwestern U.S. is about to feel the wrath of a punishing heat wave that includes a forecast of 120 degrees (48.8 Celsius) in Phoenix — a...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:15

China bans more synthetic opioids blamed for US drug deaths

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it would ban a designer drug called U-47700 and three others, following U.S. pressure to do more to control synthetic opioids blamed for fast-rising...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:13

Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

BRUSSELS (AP) — After almost a year of waffling, Britain finally opens negotiations with its European Union counterparts on Monday about leaving the bloc. While the EU negotiating team led...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:11

The Latest: UK official: mosque attack treated as terrorism

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 7:50 a.m. British Home Secretary Amber Rudd says police "immediately" treated a...
Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 23:56

Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — More than 1,500 firefighters in Portugal are still battling to control major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people...
Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 23:46

Germany: no punishment for UK, but EU exit good for no one

BERLIN (AP) — A senior German official is stressing that the European Union doesn't want to punish Britain for leaving, but says its departure will not be good for the...
Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 23:40

Afghan official: Gunmen on motorcycle kill district chief

AKBUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a district chief has been shot and killed in western Nimroz province by gunmen riding on a motorcycle. Ahmad Arab, spokesman for...
Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 23:35

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