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Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accord
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) -- European leaders have mounted a last-ditch effort to stop President Donald Trump from abandoning the Paris climate accord, using multiple meetings this week to sell the American leader on the global agreement to reduce carbon emissions....

Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G-7 observers....

US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With North Korea's nuclear missile threat in mind, the Pentagon is planning a missile defense test next week that for the first time will target an intercontinental-range missile....

The Latest: G-7 leaders back stronger fight against terror
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local):...

Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans 'bad' _ on trade
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- President Donald Trump has said Germans are "bad" for having a large trade surplus with the United States, drawing attention to a contentious issue at a summit of world leaders where trade is already a sticking point....

Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28
CAIRO (AP) -- Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt's capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children, authorities said....

The Latest: UN Security Council condemns Egypt bus attack
CAIRO (AP) -- The Latest on the attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt (all times local):...

A look at extremist attacks on Egypt's Coptic Christians
An attack Friday on Egypt's Coptic Christians in which masked militants opened fire on a bus south of Cairo, killing at least 28 people and wounding 22, sent shockwaves through the Copt community, increasingly targeted by the Islamic State group and affiliated militants....

Tunisian trial opens over beach attack on British tourists
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Six security officers and 20 other people are on trial in Tunisia over a 2015 Islamic extremist attack on a beach resort that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists....

UK politics resume after attack; Corbyn links terror to wars
LONDON (AP) -- Four days after a suicide bombing plunged Britain into mourning, political campaigning resumed Friday for next month's general election with the main opposition leader linking deadly terrorism at home to foreign wars like the one in Libya....

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