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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:43am

Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., saying it was the only way to ensure it could carry on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The move Monday clears the way for a takeover of most of Takata's assets by Chinese-owned Key Safety Systems.

Trump's Indonesian business partner slapped with travel ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:43am

Authorities in Indonesia say they've issued a travel ban against the Indonesian business partner of President Donald Trump after he was accused of threatening a deputy attorney general.

Northern Ireland Party leaders say agreement with Conservatives will offer stable British government

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:40am

Northern Ireland Party leaders say agreement with Conservatives will offer stable British government.

China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate given medical parole

Didi Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:40am

Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his former lawyer said Monday.

Northern Ireland party leader Arlene Foster says details of the deal with UK Conservatives will be published

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:40am

Northern Ireland party leader Arlene Foster says details of the deal with UK Conservatives will be published.

Battle resumes to extinguish fire near Spain's Donana park

Ciaran Giles and Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:32am

Spanish authorities were hopeful Monday that dropping temperature and favorable winds would help firefighters battling to extinguish a forest fire on the fringes of the Donana national park, one of one of Europe's most celebrated conservation wetlands.

UK prime minister says Northern Ireland party shares 'desire to ensure strong government'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:32am

UK prime minister says Northern Ireland party shares 'desire to ensure strong government'

UK Conservatives, Northern Ireland Party sign deal to back Prime Minister Theresa May's government

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:20am

UK Conservatives, Northern Ireland Party sign deal to back Prime Minister Theresa May's government.

Garbage crisis hits Greek capital over job freeze

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:10am

With a heat wave expected later this week, Greece's government Monday urging striking garbage collectors to return to work after a 10-day protest has left huge piles of trash around Athens.

Romania: president, ruling party chief in talks over new PM

Alison Mutler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:02am

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis is meeting Liviu Dragnea, the powerful leader of Romania's biggest political party, before formally nominating a new prime minister after the previous government was dismissed by the ruling party.

Northern Ireland party leader in talks with Conservatives

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:02am

The leader of a Northern Ireland-based party is in London on Monday to finalize an agreement with Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative-led government to support it in a crucial vote on the government's legislative package later this week.

Jewish group cancels meeting with Netanyahu in protest

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:20am

A high-profile group of Jewish leaders cancelled a gala event with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday to protest his government's decision to scrap plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall.

The Latest: Santos: 6 dead, 31 missing in Colombia capsizing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:10am

The Latest on the sinking of a tourist boat in Medellin, Colombia (all times local):

German nationalist party warns prominent member on chat leak

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:10am

The nationalist Alternative for Germany party has given a prominent member an official warning after the leak of a WhatsApp chat in which he was shown using the slogan "Germany for the Germans."

Albania's governing Socialists far ahead in early vote count

Llazar Semini, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:03am

Preliminary results show that Albania's left-wing Socialist Party appeared headed for a new governing mandate in crucial elections in the country's bid to launch membership negotiations with the European Union.

Lawyer says jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo on medical parole after diagnosis of terminal liver cancer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:50am

Lawyer says jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo on medical parole after diagnosis of terminal liver cancer.

China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:44am

Rescue crews were ordered on Monday to evacuate the site of a deadly landslide in southwestern China over concerns of a second landslide, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:13am

A New Zealand law student is taking the government to court in hopes of forcing it to set more ambitious climate change targets.

Tropical Storm Dora strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:18pm

Tropical Storm Dora was strengthening quickly off Mexico's Pacific coast of Mexico and forecasters said it could become a hurricane on Monday, bringing heavy rains without making a direct hit on land.