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French president flexes diplomatic muscles in…

French President Emmanuel Macron says he had frank talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday

Mexico says operations resume at key US…

The Mexican government says it has resumed import operations at one of the busiest commercial crossings on the U.S.-Mexico border, just over a week after it was damaged by winds and rain

Theater Chain Criticized For Women-Only 'Wonder…

Social media erupted in debate over whether excluding men moviegoers from certain viewings counted as discrimination.

Dutch court refuses to intervene in AkzoNobel, PPG dispute

An Amsterdam court has rejected a request by a group of AkzoNobel shareholders to order an extraordinary meeting of shareholders to discuss dismissing the paint and coatings company's supervisory board chairman

Top Dominican official among 12 detained in…

The Dominican Republic minister of industry and commerce among 12 other top-level officials detained on suspicion of corruption in a widening international case involving the Brazilian company Odebrecht

Greece: Creditors must deliver on promise to…

Greece's finance minister insists the country's international creditors must agree on how to make Greece's debt sustainable to help the nation emerge from its protracted financial crisis

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Google Says It Can't Afford To Send The…

The Department of Labor is investigating whether Google has discriminated against women in terms of pay. But Google hasn't sent over key records.

World shares muted as investors await raft of…

World stock markets muted in holiday-thinned trading as investors hunker down ahead of economic data releases

As Melania Trump puts focus on high-end luxury…

A new study forecasts health growth in global luxury sales this year, even though the Manchester attack and changing U.S. travel policies bring uncertainty.

Eurozone's top banker: stimulus needed despite…

The head of the European Central Bank says that while the economy of the 19-country eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus

BA travel problems enter 3rd day as most services…

Travelers with British Airways airlines face a third day of delays and cancellations, mainly on short-haul routes and in smaller numbers than over the weekend, when the company suffered a colossal IT failure

AP FACT CHECK: A rash of Trump statements under…

AP FACT CHECK: A rash of questionable statements by Trump and aides under scrutiny

Albanians NGO files lawsuit against park hydropower project

Albanian residents and a non-governmental organization have filed a lawsuit against the government for giving a permit to build a hydropower station in a protected valley

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Trump budget draws ire, concern from minority…

Trump budget cuts aimed at safety-net programs worries advocates for minority communities

Correction: Trump-Budget-Arctic Refuge-Q&A…

Correction: Trump-Budget-Arctic Refuge-Q&A CORRECTIVE story

$100 carbon tax by 2030 could save climate, say economists

Economists say countries should ramp up the price of carbon emissions to as much as $100 by 2030 to stop catastrophic global warming

'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office…

It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," but the waters were choppier for the Dwayne Johnson comedy "Baywatch."

US official mulling greatly expanded airplane…

Homeland Security secretary says he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights into and out of the United States.

Poland investigates irregular property restitution cases

A special state commission begins its work of investigating irregularities in the restitution to private owners of Warsaw property seized under communism

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat…

Bonnie Kalanick, the mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, has died in a boating accident in California. Kalanick's father, Donald, was injured and is in stable condition.

Offices of search engine Yandex raided in Ukraine

Ukraine's intelligence agency is searching the offices of Yandex, a Russia-based Internet company best known for its search engine

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Trump's trip: Conventional images and…

President Donald Trump says he "hit a home run" on his maiden trip abroad, but his tour of the Middle East and Europe has rattled some allies.

The Latest: Italian police tear gas protesters…

A stand-off between Italian riot police and protesters during which police used tear gas has ended without further incident

Frenchman and 3 Congolese hostages are released in Congo

Frenchman and 3 Congolese hostages have been released in eastern Congo after being kidnapped in March