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UN envoy: 1.1 billion people face risks from lack of cooling

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:31pm

New data from 52 countries in hot climates reveals that over 1.1 billion people face "significant risks" from lack of access to cooling including death, a U.N. envoy said Monday.

The Latest: Putin again denies interference in US election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:13pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):

Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel

Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:02pm

In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Monday openly questioned his own intelligence agencies’ firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin’s insistence that Moscow’s hands were clean.

Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

Angela Charlton and Jim Heintz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:57pm

Russian media saw Monday's highly anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as a heartening step forward, with the Kremlin leader as the more prominent figure.

Funeral home attack leaves 5 dead, 9 wounded in Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:49pm

Gunmen burst into a funeral home in Mexico and attacked mourners, killing five people and wounding 17.

The wink, the slouch -- the non-verbal cues at the summit

Ken Thomas and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:47pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his trademark macho posture converged with President Donald Trump and his classic power stance as the leaders met on the world stage in Finland.

Pakistan rights group issues warning ahead of polls

Kathy Gannon and Munir Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:31pm

Pakistan's independent Human Rights Commission warned Monday of "blatant, aggressive and unabashed" attempts to manipulate the results of elections set for later this month, with prominent activist I.A. Rehman calling it "the dirtiest election" in the country's troubled relationship with democratic rule.

Syrian government, rebels clash over recon base near Israel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:11pm

Syrian rebels and government forces clashed over a reconnaissance point near the frontier with Israel, a monitoring group said Monday, as the government pressed forward with military operations in the country's southwest.

Ex-rebel leader in Colombia refuses Senate seat in protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:09pm

A former rebel leader recently elected to Colombia's Senate said Monday he's refusing to take office out of protest.

The Latest: Captain says Italy, Malta aim to hide sea deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:33am

The Latest on Europe's response to mass migration (all times local):

Iran: If Trump wants to talk, he'll have to call

Nasser Karimi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:51am

Iran said Monday that if President Donald Trump wants to negotiate after pulling the United States out of the international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons, he'll have to initiate the call.

Migrants disembark in Sicily after EU sharing plan reached

Nicole Winfield and Gino MacEli, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:49am

About 400 migrants aboard two border patrol ships disembarked in a Sicilian port Monday after a half-dozen European countries promised to take some of them in rather than leave Italy alone to process their asylum claims.

Gunmen attack village, kill 12 in northeastern Mali

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:44am

A Tuareg leader says that gunmen have killed at least 12 civilians in an attack on Mali's northeastern village of Injagalane near the country's border with Niger.

Egypt lawmakers decry bill 'selling' foreigners citizenship

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:24am

Egypt's parliament on Monday passed a draft bill that grants foreigners citizenship if they deposit the sum of at least 7 million Egyptian pounds, or about $391,000, in a local bank, save it there for five years and reside in the country during that period, among other criteria.

Italy's Salvini doesn't exclude EU veto on Russia sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:03am

Italy's populist government is hoping to convince the European Union to lift sanctions against Russia but won't rule out using its veto if diplomacy fails.

Trump welcomes Putin suggestion to exchange access to accused hackers, Putin critics as 'incredible offer'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:57am

Trump welcomes Putin suggestion to exchange access to accused hackers, Putin critics as 'incredible offer' .

Disputing US intelligence community, Trump says 'I don't see any reason why' Russia would interfere in 2016 election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:54am

Disputing US intelligence community, Trump says 'I don't see any reason why' Russia would interfere in 2016 election.

Putin offers to interrogate 12 named in US indictments but calls claims of collusion with Trump campaign 'nonsense'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:46am

Putin offers to interrogate 12 named in US indictments but calls claims of collusion with Trump campaign 'nonsense'

At press conference with Russian president, Trump calls probe of Russian election meddling 'a disaster for our country'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:39am

At press conference with Russian president, Trump calls probe of Russian election meddling 'a disaster for our country'