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BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays
LONDON (AP) -- British Airways said "many" of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but travelers still faced cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights....

US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States....

Manchester attack transforms Britain's election campaign
LONDON (AP) -- Until a week ago, two things were widely agreed about Britain's upcoming general election: it was producing the dullest campaign in recent memory and the result was a foregone conclusion. It would be a coronation march for Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May....

New arrest in 'full tilt' Manchester attack investigation
LONDON (AP) -- British police made another arrest and stormed another house Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large....

AP Explains: Iraq's slow grind to retake IS-held Mosul
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group has been the largest and the longest operation against the extremists in the nearly three years since they overran a third of the country. Mosul is Iraq's second-largest city after the capital Baghdad and was a key logistical and economic hub for IS when the extremists' footprint spanned much of Iraq's north and into neighboring Syria. Iraq's prime minister had originally pledged Mosul would be retaken by the end of 2016, but it quickly became clear IS planned to draw out their inevitable defeat, leaving destruction and human suffering in their wake....

Egypt's answer to latest attack reflects despair, resolve
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's response to the latest deadly attack against its sizable Christian minority - a wave of airstrikes against Islamic militant installations in eastern Libya - may be a sign of both despair and resolve....

Newcomer Macron makes France's mark, with Trump and globally
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) -- Within days of taking the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron faced a string of diplomatic tests - pushing the Paris climate deal on a skeptical Donald Trump, rallying European allies to do more to fight Syria's extremists, and now hosting Vladimir Putin....

Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror
CAIRO (AP) -- Video interviews with survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic militants on a bus taking Egyptian Christians to a remote desert monastery are painting a picture of untold horror, with children hiding under their seats to escape gunfire....

Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'
PARIS (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron says his now famous white-knuckle handshake showdown with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump was "a moment of truth" - designed to show that he's no pushover....

Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Palestinians sharply condemned Israel on Sunday for holding a government meeting near a sensitive Jerusalem holy site at the core of their conflict....

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