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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:57am

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department looks forward to defending the travel ban when the Supreme Court hears arguments in the case in October. For now, the court is letting the Trump administration mostly enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it. Sessions says the decision is "an important step toward restoring the separation of powers between the branches of the federal government" by recognizing the president's right to protect national security.

13 still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

Luis Benavides and Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:45am

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 passengers capsized, leaving at least seven people dead and 13 missing.

Woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony

Caroline Spiezio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:35am

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.

French president pushes for further peace talks over Ukraine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:23am

Further peace talks over the Ukrainian crisis will be held in the coming days, French president Emmanuel Macron said Monday, following a meeting in Paris with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko.

Russian navy test-fires submarine-launched missile

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:23am

The Russian military says it has successfully test-fired a submarine-launched intercontinental ballistic missile.

Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:17am

British Prime Minister Theresa May tried Monday to reassure European Union citizens living in Britain that their lives and those of their family will not be disrupted when Britain leaves the EU in 2019.

UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound

Danica Kirka and Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:07am

British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party Monday that is designed to give her minority government enough support in Parliament to endorse her legislative agenda later this week.

Argentine officials: at least 15 die when bus flips, 21 hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:06am

Argentine officials say a bus carrying students, parents and teachers from a dance school has flipped on a provincial highway, killing at least 15 people.

US official announces cyber pact with Israel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:50am

President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser has announced a new cybersecurity partnership with Israel.

Brazil leader defiant in face of possible charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:32am

President Michel Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation.

Myanmar army holds reporters who covered rebel drug burning

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:13am

Myanmar's military on Monday detained seven people, including three journalists, who observed the destruction of illegal drugs by an ethnic rebel group fighting the government.

44 people detained during Istanbul's banned LGBT pride event

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:57am

At least 44 people were detained during a march for LGBT rights that the governor of Istanbul had banned, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Monday, while Europe's top human rights organization criticized the country for barring the event for a third year running.

Jewish groups cancel meetings with Netanyahu in protest

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:56am

Two high-profile groups of Jewish leaders on Monday canceled meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to protest his government's decision to scrap plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall.

China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate given medical parole

Didi Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:56am

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.

Witnesses face panel in Poland property restitution probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:30am

A Polish commission investigating alleged irregularities in the restitution of property seized by the state during World War II tried Monday to determine the role of Warsaw's mayor in the process as it questioned its first witnesses.

Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali

Baba Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:30am

A Swedish man kidnapped by Islamic militants in northern Mali nearly six years ago has been released from captivity, the Swedish government confirmed Monday. There was no immediate word on the fate of a second hostage, from South Africa, who was also seized in Timbuktu.

At least 9 dead in Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:20am

Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say at least nine people have been killed by suicide bombers in a series of attacks in the area.

German hiker missing on dormant Indonesian volcano

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:19am

Rescuers in Indonesia are searching for a German hiker who has been missing for five days since he began climbing a dormant volcano, an official said Monday.

Thai democracy activist indicted on year-old charges

Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:45am

A Thai court on Monday heard year-old charges against a pro-democracy activist arrested over the weekend, as the military government sought to discourage commemorations of the anniversary of the country's 1932 transition from an absolute to constitutional monarchy.