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Florida mayor apologizes for fight over 'Starry Night' home

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A Florida mayor has apologized to a couple fined thousands of dollars for painting the exterior of their home with murals emulating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece. More>>

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Texas murder suspect violated probation but wasn't sought

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Authorities didn't search for a Texas man who violated parole terms by cutting off his ankle monitor until a week later. More>>

Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

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A new study says visitors may be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting their visits short because of air pollution. More>>

Military veterans divided over Trump's Russia comments

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Current and U.S. veterans are split over President Donald Trump's statements in Helsinki on Russian meddling in the 2016 election. More>>

After Helsinki, Dems struggle over Trump, the term 'treason'

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Democratic leaders are increasingly steering allies away from saying President Donald Trump committed "treason" in Helsinki when he refused to confront Vladimir Putin on election meddling. More>>

Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries Video included

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Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people. More>>

Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling Video included

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Trump again contends summit with Russia's president was a "great success," backs off his remarks a day earlier undermining U.S. intelligence agencies. More>>

Tale of sex, deception emerges about suspected Russian agent

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A 29-year-old woman accused of being a covert Russian agent was in contact with operatives of the successor agency to the KGB while living in the U.S. That's according to court papers filed by federal prosecutors in Washington in the case of Maria Butina. More>>

Trump's diagnosis for critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

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"Trump Derangement Syndrome" is the latest buzzword among many politicos. But it's probably not what you'd think. More>>

Under Assad's grip, uneasy co-existence with former rebels

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As the Syrian government reasserts control over opposition strongholds, co-existence between the military and former rebel fighters who surrendered is the new reality. More>>

Thai boys recount cave rescue: Voices in dark, then 'hello'

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The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand are expected to be released from the hospital and to speak about their ordeal. More>>

EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices

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The European Union's antitrust chief is planning a statement Wednesday amid reports that her office will slap a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system. More>>

Correction: EU-Trump-Putin-Man Removed story

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The writer who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a news conference says he wasn't trying to protest. More>>

Syrian forces' bombing intensifies in southern rebel holdout

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Syrian rescue workers, war monitor say talks to cede the largest opposition holdout in southwestern Syria to the government have failed. More>>

South Africa, Obama mark Mandela centennial with charity Video included

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South Africa commemorates Mandela centennial with charity; Obama meets young people. More>>

British Open presents tough test with no clear answers

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British Open at Carnoustie presents a difficult test with no clear answers. More>>

Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

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Scientists have found more moons circling Jupiter, bringing the total to 79 at the giant gas planet. More>>

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company has shot a capsule 74 miles into space, higher than it's ever done before. More>>

Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

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Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile. More>>

AP News Guide: Chicago police releasing videos more quickly

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Chicago police are releasing videos of police shootings more quickly following reforms after the death of Laquan McDonald. More>>

Is there a backdoor to getting at Donald Trump's tax return?

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Is there a backdoor to getting at President Donald Trump's tax returns? At least one Democratic activist says, "Yes," and it's through a New York state investigation into Trump's charity. More>>

Trump-Kim statement overpromised on return of war remains

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More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return some American war dead, the promise is unfulfilled. More>>

Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

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Facebook is showing sudden interest in robotics, though it's not because it wants to build mechanical friends. More>>

Amazon pokes fun at glitches, says tech gadgets popular

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Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message. More>>

APNewsBreak: Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

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APNewsBreak: Twitter has suspended more than 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. More>>

Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

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The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand. More>>

Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

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Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme. More>>

Tesla Model 3 buyers lose patience and maybe tax credits

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Many on waiting list for cheaper Teslas worry they won't get cars until after tax credit is gone. More>>

Bicyclist versus lift bridge. What could possibly go wrong?

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Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise. More>>

Done deal: Leonard goes to Raptors, DeRozan goes to Spurs

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2 people familiar with situation say San Antonio and Toronto reach agreement in principle on trade that will send Kawhi Leonard to Raptors and DeMar DeRozan to Spurs. More>>

The Latest: Trump says he told Putin to end election hacking

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Trump is defending his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, promising "big results" and saying Russia has pledged to help with U.S. efforts to denuclearize North Korea. More>>

Black teens terrified by Minneapolis Park Police with guns

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Some black teenagers say they feared for their lives when they were confronted by Minneapolis Park Police officers who were responding to a bogus 911 report that they were armed. More>>

A Comic-Con without Marvel, HBO gives others a chance to pop

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A Comic-Con without Marvel's 'Avengers,' HBO's 'Game of Thrones,' gives others a chance to pop. More>>

The Latest: Thai youth soccer team meets with the media

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Members of a Thai youth soccer team who were trapped in a cave have left the hospital where they have been treated since their rescue, and are slated to hold a news conference before they return to their homes. More>>

Soy "milk" makers may need to find alternative description

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Soy and almond drinks calling themselves "milk" may need to consider alternative language. More>>

19 dead, 25 missing as migrant boat capsizes north of Cyprus

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A Turkish Cypriot official says 19 people drowned when a boat loaded with as many as 150 people believed to be migrants capsized off the northern coast of Cyprus. More>>

Ex-FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

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James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November's midterm elections. More>>

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

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Bregman, Springer homer in 10th inning as AL beats NL 8-6 in All-Star Game. More>>

Trump: Montenegro's 'aggressive people' could start WWIII

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Trump: Montenegro 'may get aggressive and congratulations, you're in World War III.'. More>>

Ala. congresswoman wins runoff turning on loyalty to Trump

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A House Republican has won her runoff election in Alabama after battling questions about her loyalty to Trump. More>>

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

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MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. More>>

Immigrant children describe treatment in detention centers

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Immigrant children are complaining of hunger, cold and fear in a voluminous court filing about conditions in U.S. holding facilities. More>>

Historians say Trump upends norms of presidential behavior

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Historians say Trump's trip across Europe upended conventions for presidential behavior abroad. More>>

New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom Video included

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New remedies for sleep apnea are vying for a place in the bedrooms of millions of people craving a good night's rest. More>>

With Trump endorsement, Roby tries to fend off GOP challenge

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Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff. More>>

California woman describes finding cliff plunge survivor

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A self-described lucky beachcomber says her best find yet is a woman who survived a 250-foot car plunge off a cliff and a week stranded on a remote California beach. More>>

Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

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Marriott says it will eliminate 1 billion plastic straws annually by 2019. More>>

Rescue group: Libya left migrants to die in Mediterranean

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The U.N. migration agency says the number of migrants and refugees who arrived in Spain by sea this year has overtaken the figure recorded for Italy. More>>

Obama delivers veiled rebuke to Trump in Mandela address Video included

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Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump, promoting values now under threat. More>>

EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

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After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less. More>>

Israel places new limitations on cargo crossing into Gaza

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Israel says it is closing its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip for several days to punish Hamas for its hostilities. More>>

Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

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A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior. More>>

Correction: All-Star Game story

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Head of baseball players' union says conversations will take place with commissioner's office over whether prohibitions against legalized gambling among his members' relatives may be needed. More>>

Tumult of Trump's Europe trip smashes presidential precedent

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Historians see Trump's tumultuous trip across Europe smashing conventions about American leaders on world stage. More>>

Displaced Syrians march close to Israel; airstrike kills 10

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A Syrian search and rescue team says at least 10 civilians were killed in a Russian airstrike on a school serving as a shelter in southwest Syria, near the Israeli frontier. More>>

Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

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Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit. More>>

The Latest: Bregman named All-Star Game MVP for go-ahead HR

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Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is defending teams' reluctance to sign free agents last offseason. More>>

Prosecutor in girl's 1988 killing hails genealogy databases

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An Indiana prosecutor is crediting genealogy databases with helping identify a suspect in the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl, saying criminals should be worried about these powerful new crime-fighting tools. More>>

Afghan officials: IS bomber kills 20, Taliban kill 9 police

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Officials say an Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan, including a Taliban commander, while in southern Helmand province a government commando unit freed 54 people from a Taliban jail. More>>

The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

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President Donald Trump will make remarks Tuesday afternoon about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism allies and foes alike about his failure to publicly condemn Russian election meddling. More>>

Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddling Video included

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Trump's embrace of Putin, questioning of US intelligence agencies' findings of Russian election meddling cap a European tour marked by criticism. More>>

Onetime Trump critic Roby wins GOP House runoff in Alabama

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Onetime Trump critic wins Republican runoff in Alabama. More>>

Ancient 'Iceman' shows signs of a well-balanced last meal

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Scientists find animal fat, wheat seeds and wild meat of deer and goat in the stomach of an ancient frozen corpse. More>>

Blankfein to step aside as Goldman CEO, Solomon to take over

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Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein to retire, to be replaced by David Solomon. More>>

Russia's Trump takeaway: Putin basks in post-summit glow Video included

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For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself. More>>

The Latest: Rubio calls Russia 'a threat for years to come'

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Scaramucci: Trump must disavow Helsinki press conference comments doubting US intelligence and accepting Putin's denials. More>>

Charlottesville parks aren't ready for Justice, Emancipation

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Charlottesville's leaders have decided their city isn't ready for Emancipation and Justice, giving the former Lee and Jackson parks neutral names. More>>

Indian student's dad has questions about Kansas City killing

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The father of an engineering student from India who was fatally shot in Kansas City says he has many unanswered questions after police killed a person of interest in the case. More>>

12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

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The Justice Department announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election. More>>

UK's May faces down revolt over Brexit trade bill

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The official group campaigning for Britain's exit from the European Union at the 2016 EU referendum has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law. More>>

Russian prosecutors want to question US intel agents

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Russian prosecutors are pushing to question U.S. intelligence agents and a former ambassador to Moscow in their investigation of an influential foe of Vladimir Putin. More>>

Iceberg looming over Greenland village is spotted from space

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An iceberg that has drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big it can be seen from space. More>>

Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks Video included

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Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks at summit with Russia, suggest Putin had a good day at America's expense. More>>

Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes Video included

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Numerous current and former residents of a New York apartment building owned by Kushner's family real estate firm say they were targeted in a campaign to push them out. More>>

Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

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Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18. More>>

Russian pilgrims mark 100th anniversary of czar's execution

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Thousands of Russian pilgrims have walked in a procession marking the 100th anniversary of the execution of Czar Nicholas II and his family. More>>

Officials: In policy shift, US open to meeting with Taliban

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Trump administration appears to be shifting tactics in Afghanistan, saying it's open to holding direct talks with the Taliban. More>>

Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin

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Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian's new show duped his guests by posing as a disabled veteran. More>>

8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation

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7 endangered rhinos dead in Kenya relocation bid, official says; 'a complete disaster'. More>>

Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

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The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order the federal government to hold off one week on deporting reunified families that were separated at the border. More>>

Trump: Putin made 'incredible offer' in Russian hacking case

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President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin made an 'incredible offer' of law enforcement collaboration during the leaders' one-on-one summit. More>>

US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

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Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official. More>>

Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

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Stone tools unearthed in China push back the date human relatives left Africa. More>>

Mueller probe IDs long-hidden hackers

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The special counsel's probe of the 2016 election is now directly linked to the Russian government. More>>

World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

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World Cup, World Cup and more World Cup _ that's all France is talking about. More>>

Chicago activist demands all footage from police shooting

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An activist says he's asked Chicago Police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where an officer fatally shot a man over the weekend. More>>

The Latest: Afghan official says Taliban kill 9 in Kandahar

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Afghan official says an Islamic State suicide bomber has killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan, including a Taliban commander. More>>

Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags

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Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods. More>>

Baseball's shifting culture set to play out in All-Star Game

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Fans tuning into the baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday night will get to see the shifting culture of the sport. More>>

CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

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CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper is labeling President Donald Trump's performance at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin "disgraceful.". More>>

The Latest: Former deputy AG says Trump chose 'tyrant'

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House Speaker Paul Ryan says there's "no question" that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and continues to try undermine democracy in the United States and around the world. More>>

China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan

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China's government says it has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion in an escalating dispute over technology policy. More>>

US open to direct talks with Taliban, officials say

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U.S. officials say the United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war. More>>

Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

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U.S. President Donald Trump might love what the Russian media are saying about him ahead of his meeting Monday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. More>>

Fire turns Yosemite National Park smoky, hurts businesses

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A deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park has shrouded the popular destination in smoke, but tourists could still use all trails, campgrounds, lodges and restaurants. More>>

Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel Video included

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President Donald Trump openly questions his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for 2016 election interference. More>>

Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23 Video included

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Hawaii officials say an explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring at least 13 people. More>>

The Latest: Harper wins Home Run Derby at Nationals Park

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The AL and NL All-Star managers have revealed the pitchers they'll be using immediately after starters Chris Sale and Max Scherzer. More>>

Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

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Prosecutors say Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election exploited some of the United States' own computer infrastructure against it, using two U.S.-based servers it leased in Arizona and Illinois. More>>

Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin Video included

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Key members of Congress, including Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a joint press conference with Russia President Vladimir Putin as "shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to stand up to Russia. More>>

Stranded woman drank water from moss after California crash

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An Oregon woman who was badly injured and stranded for a week after her Jeep plunged 250 feet over a cliff into the ocean near Big Sur in California says she survived by drinking water dripping from moss. More>>

Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling Video included

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Trump says he raised election meddling with Putin, but says both sides to blame for bad relations. More>>

Mexicans mob 'AMLO' HQ seeking help for matters big or small

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Each morning hundreds of Mexicans crowd outside white, two-story offices of President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in hopes he can help with everything from pensions to clemency for a jailed loved one or even offer a job. More>>

Royalty, the pope, and now Trump _ Putin makes everyone wait

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Famous for his tardiness at official talks, President Vladimir Putin did it again Monday _ to U.S. President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: Putin again denies interference in US election

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Facing withering bipartisan criticism, President Donald Trump says U.S., Russia "must get along.". More>>

The Latest: Trump tweets US, Russia 'must get along'

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President Donald Trump is claiming credit for bolstering NATO as he heads into a day of meetings with Russia's Vladimir Putin. More>>

Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives Trump a ball

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Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a soccer ball as a gift for his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: Amazon says it's working to resolve glitches

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Amazon's website has run into some snags quickly on its much-hyped Prime Day. More>>

'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

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"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust. More>>

Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

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An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care Act. More>>

'Credible fear' for US asylum harder to prove under Trump

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The Trump administration has quietly made it harder for Central Americans fleeing gangs, drug smugglers and domestic violence to qualify for asylum in the United States. More>>

Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

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Survey of economists: US sales, employment and wages will likely grow over next 3 months. More>>

Apparent protester removed ahead of Trump-Putin conference

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An apparent protester has been escorted out of a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. More>>

Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officers

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Authorities are searching for a suspect in the shooting of two police officers in Kansas City, Missouri. Police spokesman Jacob Becchina said Sunday that the officers' conditions aren't available. More>>

More than 250,000 welcome Croatia home after World Cup final

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In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia has rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes' welcome for the country's national team despite its loss to France in the World Cup final. More>>

EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

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European Council President Donald Tusk has urged President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and China to work together to avoid trade wars and prevent conflict and chaos. More>>

Finland protests: Human rights for all _ and save the planet

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Activists used the summit in Helsinki between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances. More>>

Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

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A wildfire that killed a California firefighter has grown quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park. More>>

Trump: summit with Putin off to a 'very, very good start' Video included

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Amid investigations and tensions, Trump and Putin ready to go 1-on-1. More>>

AP Exclusive: Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement

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Billionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country. More>>

Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

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Trump Justice Department is appealing US judge's approval of AT&T-Time Warner megamerger. More>>

The Latest: Judge halts deportations of reunited families

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A federal judge has temporarily halted deportations of families who have been recently reunited after they were separated by the Trump administration. More>>

In TV interview, Trump says queen called Brexit 'complex'

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President Donald Trump has told a British TV interviewer that Queen Elizabeth II told him Brexit it "complex.". More>>

The Latest: Supporters cheer as Trump nears Helsinki hotel

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President Donald Trump's ambassador to Moscow says he hopes Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin have "a detailed conversation about where we might be able to find some overlapping and shared interests.". More>>

Russian bots, trolls test waters ahead of US midterms

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Russian bots and trolls are deploying increasingly sophisticated and targeted tools ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in November. More>>

Pussy Riot upstages Putin with protest that halts World Cup

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Russian protest group and punk band Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for four people who ran onto the field and disrupted the World Cup final. More>>

Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

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Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101. More>>

Man killed by Chicago police ran away, reached for waist

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Chicago Police say body cameras worn by officers and surveillance cameras shows the man shot and killed a police officer was armed with what appeared to be a handgun. More>>

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

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Scarlett Johansson has pulled out of the film "Rub & Tug" after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash. More>>

Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

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France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for. More>>

Trump attacks CNN, NBC and British paper in news conference

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President Trump attacked CNN, NBC and the British tabloid The Sun in a contentious news conference after meeting with British prime minister. More>>

US judge criticizes plan to reunify families split at border

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A federal judge says he is having second thoughts about his belief that the Trump administration was acting in good faith to comply with his orders to reunify families separated at the border. More>>

Cease-fire holds after day of intense Israel-Hamas fighting

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Israeli military lifts restrictions along Gaza border, indicating it's accepted Egypt-mediated cease-fire. More>>

May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate

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British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that President Donald Trump advised her to "sue" the European Union in the negotiations over Britain's exit from the bloc. More>>

What Trump and Putin hope to achieve at Helsinki summit Video included

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What Trump and Putin hope to achieve when they sit down in Helsinki for their first summit. More>>

With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory Video included

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From Napoleon's triumphal arch to hard-scrabble suburbs of Paris, France is celebrating the national soccer team's victory in the World Cup. More>>

Trump wish for warm Putin ties highlights policy disconnect Video included

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President Donald Trump's persistence in pursuing a bromance with Vladimir Putin has highlighted a growing disconnect within his administration over Russia policy. More>>

No doubt: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years

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Novak Djokovic will be trying to win his fourth Wimbledon championship when he faces Kevin Anderson in the men's singles final. More>>

Syrian government targets rebels near Israel-occupied Golan

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Activists: Syrian government missiles hit rebel-held area near frontier with Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. More>>

Russian women push back at shaming over World Cup dating

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Hundreds of thousands of foreign men have flooded into Russia for the monthlong World Cup, setting off a fierce debate in the host nation about the roles and rights of women. More>>

Vive la France! And a lot of other nations, too

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About two-thirds of France's World Cup-winning team has an immigrant background. More>>

Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat

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A seventh animal has died after a jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. More>>

Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summit

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President Donald Trump says that "nothing bad ... maybe some good" will come out of his Monday meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin. More>>

Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers Video included

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Banging, drilling, dust, rats: Kushner Cos. tenants say relentless construction was used to push them out for luxury condo buyers. More>>

The Latest: Pussy Riot charged in protest at World Cup final

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has formally passed the torch to Qatar for the World Cup in 2022. More>>

AP Interview: Croatian leader says Trump, Putin key to peace

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Croatia's president hopes U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin show "responsibility" at their first summit and remember they are the guarantors of stability for the whole world. More>>

Charges undermine Assange denials about hacked email origins Video included

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Charges against 12 Russian military intelligence officers for U.S. election hacking undermine denials by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that the Russian government was the source of stolen Democratic emails published by the anti-secrecy organization. More>>

Turkey marks 2nd anniversary of thwarting violent coup

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Turkey is commemorating the second anniversary of thwarting a coup against the Turkish president and the government. More>>

S. Korea probes army plan for troops to control protesters

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Military mobilization plan triggers political firestorm in South Korea but experts say no chance of another coup. More>>

Protests in southern Iraq to demand better services, jobs

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Activist: Thousands protest in Iraq's southern oil-rich Basa against dilapidated public services, lack of jobs. More>>

Trump's remarks about changing European culture draw ire

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President Donald Trump's recent lament that immigration is "changing the culture" of Europe is echoing rising anti-immigrant feelings on both sides of the Atlantic, where Europe and the United States are going through transformative demographic changes. More>>

Papa John's starts pulling founder's image from marketing

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APNewsBreak: Papa John's to pull founder image from marketing following reports he used racial slur. More>>

He's back: Djokovic tops Nadal to reach 5th Wimbledon final

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Djokovic reaches 5th Wimbledon final, tops Nadal in 5 sets in match suspended overnight. More>>

The Latest: Trump hits the links at his Scottish golf resort

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President Donald Trump is hitting the links at the Trump Turnberry golf resort in Scotland, where he is spending the weekend. More>>

Girl who fueled opposition to splitting families joins mom Video included

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A 6-year-old girl from El Salvador who became a face of the Trump administration's practice of separating immigrant families at the border has been reunited with her mother. More>>

US official: Russia using social media to divide Americans

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State election officials in the US are meeting to discuss cybersecurity amid fresh revelations about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. More>>

Border measures part of Trump's bigger immigration crackdown

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The separation of families at the U.S. border caught the attention of the world and prompted mass outrage, but it's wasn't the end game for the Trump administration. More>>

Author of Emmett Till book gave FBI interview recordings

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A North Carolina author who wrote about the brutal slaying of Emmett Till says FBI agents called him not long after its 2017 publication to ask about his interview with a key witness who acknowledged lying. More>>

Lobbying firm sought envoys help to salvage Russian company

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