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Israeli minister: Trump pressure on settlements disappoints

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:00pm

A senior Israeli Cabinet minister is expressing some disappointment with the White House, saying the election of Donald Trump has not brought about the boom in West Bank settlement construction many had expected.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:43pm

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.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:43pm

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. Sessions says Monday's 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.

Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali

Baba Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:34pm

A Swedish man kidnapped by Islamic militants in northern Mali nearly six years ago has been released from captivity, the Swedish government confirmed Monday.

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

Danica Kirka and Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:24pm

Prime Minister Theresa May forged a deal with a Northern Ireland party Monday that should give her struggling minority government enough votes to get her agenda endorsed, but at a high cost: more than 1 billion pounds in new funds for Northern Ireland and resentment from Britain's other regions.

Albania's governing Socialists far ahead in early vote count

Llazar Semini, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:24pm

Albania's left-wing Socialist Party appeared headed for a new governing mandate based on preliminary election results Monday from an election seen as crucial to the country's bid to launch membership negotiations with the European Union.

Brazil leader defiant amid possible charges, mounting woes

Peter Prengaman and Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:09pm

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 had no "Plan B."

Romania president nominates ex-economy minister as premier

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:07pm

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.

13 still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

Luis Benavides and Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:01pm

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.

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

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:57am

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 a London apartment tower as Britain's government sought to manage a burgeoning fire safety crisis.

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.

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.

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.

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.