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Brazil leader defiant amid possible charges, mounting woes

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Facing possible corruption charges and tanking popularity, beleaguered Brazilian President Michel Temer on Monday said his government couldn't be toppled and Latin America's largest nation...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 11:03

Former federal officer pleads guilty in wife's killing

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former federal officer convicted in a deadly shooting rampage has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his estranged wife. The Washington Post reports that 64-year-old Eulalio Tordil...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 11:02

The Latest: Insurer says cost-sharing will stabilize market

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican legislation overhauling the Obama health care law (all times local): 2 p.m. One of the nation's biggest health insurers says the Senate...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 11:00

Romania president nominates ex-economy minister as premier

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Monday nominated the outgoing economy minister as the new prime minister, saying the country needed to end a political crisis. Iohannis...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:58

The Latest: Defense: Verdict in Baby Doe case a 'travesty'

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the second-degree murder conviction of a Massachusetts man who killed his ex-girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter and dumped her bagged remains in the ocean (all times...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:58

Jury pick starts in UN-bribery trial of Chinese billionaire

NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the New York criminal trial of a Chinese billionaire charged with trying to bribe United Nations diplomats to ease approval of...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:57

GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders added a penalty for people who've let their insurance lapse Monday as party leaders prepared to begin pushing the health care measure through the Senate,...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:55

The Latest: Potential juror knows ex-pharma CEO as 'hated'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on jury selection at the trial of former pharmaceutical company CEO Martin Shkreli (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Several potential jurors have told a...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:55

Vandals obliterate info on Emmett Till marker in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A civil rights historical marker in Mississippi has been vandalized. The marker remembers black teenager Emmett Till, who was kidnapped before being lynched in 1955. The...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:52

CNN retracts story about supposed Russian meeting

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN wasn't saying Monday what led it to retract a story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:51

AP sources: US to say China among worst on human trafficking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two government officials say the Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, alongside nations such as North Korea, Zimbabwe...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:51

The Latest: UK government pledges more fire survivor funds

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's response to the Grenfell Tower fire (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Britain's government says it is donating 1 million pounds ($1.27 million) to...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:50

The Latest: Probable cause to hold teens in child's death

CANTON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on 3 Mississippi teenagers charged in connection with the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy (all times local): ___ 1 p.m. A judge says...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:49

The Latest: Prosecutor uses Joe Arpaio's words against him

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The criminal trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has opened with a...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:47

Canada nurse gets life for killing 8 people in her care

WOODSTOCK, Ontario (AP) — A judge has sentenced a former nurse to life behind bars for killing eight elderly people in her care. Elizabeth Wettlaufer told the court Monday she...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:47

AP sources: US poised to declare China among world's worst offenders on human trafficking in annual report to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: US poised to declare China among world's worst offenders on human trafficking in annual report to Congress.
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:46

Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise

LONDON (AP) — American cladding maker Arconic said Monday it is discontinuing global sales of one type of composite paneling for use on high-rise buildings following the deadly fire at...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:44

Federal judge considers fate of Texas 'sanctuary cities' law

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A federal judge is considering whether a new Texas "sanctuary cities" crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia on...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:39

Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the America's Cup by routing software tycoon Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA. The underfunded but resourceful...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:38

Legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez's brother slain in Mexico

CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities say the brother of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez has been killed in his home in western Mexico. Daniel Gaxiola, spokesman for the Sinaloa...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:36

Emirates Team New Zealand wins the America's Cup with 7-1 victory against Oracle Team USA

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Emirates Team New Zealand wins the America's Cup with 7-1 victory against Oracle Team USA.
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:36

Crucial first rulings on California's giant water tunnels

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal wildlife officials say they're set to issue the crucial first rulings on Gov. Jerry Brown's decades-old ambitions to re-engineer California's water system with the $16...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:31

13 still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

GUATAPE, Colombia (AP) — Scuba divers on Monday continued searching for bodies in a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin where a tourist boat packed with more than 150...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:31

Supreme Court last day notable for what was and wasn't said

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last day of the Supreme Court's term was notable not only for what was announced but also for what wasn't. There had been speculation that Supreme...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:26

Woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony

LONDON (AP) — A Canadian captain made history Monday by becoming the first female infantry officer to lead the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London. Megan...
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:25