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  • Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators - WASHINGTON (AP) -- If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won't have to track down the president's son-in-law. Amid reports the FBI is scrutinizing Kushner's encounters, his lawyer says he stands ready to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts and his role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign....
  • After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home - TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- Down to the final day of his lengthy first international trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits under a cloud of scandal....
  • What happens to Earth if the US exits the climate deal? - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth is likely to hit more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. pulls back from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That's because America contributes so much to rising temperatures....
  • UK lowers terror threat level to 'severe' as more arrested - MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe," as authorities said major progress has been made in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester bombing....
  • Bombing puts British security officials on back foot again - LONDON (AP) -- There were plenty of warning signs before Salman Abedi unleashed carnage at Manchester Arena....
  • G-7 source: US gets more time on in-out climate pact answer - TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- Seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal at their annual summit to give the Trump administration time to tell them whether the United States plans to stay in the Paris climate agreement, a source close to the summit said Saturday....
  • Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Zbigniew Brzezinski, who helped topple economic barriers between the Soviet Union, China and the West as President Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, died Friday. He was 89....
  • AP Explains: Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians? - CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church is enduring a dark chapter in its history with the community increasingly victimized by attacks from Islamic militants, including Friday's attack by gunmen on a bus transporting Copts to a monastery south of Cairo, leaving 29 dead....
  • Central African Republic killings send entire town fleeing - BRIA, Central African Republic (AP) -- Scores of blackened homes dot this town where more than 41,000 people have fled for their lives....
  • Melania Trump's pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily - TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- Melania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015....