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British Airways says "many" of its IT systems are up and running but travelers still face cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights
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....

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

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
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....

British police made another arrest and stormed a house 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
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: Difficult urban terrain, hundreds of thousands of civilians and stiff IS resistance intended to draw out the group's inevitable defeat has made for a slow grind in the fight to retake 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 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
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....

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
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....

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.
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....

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

A senior Palestinian official has sharply condemned Israel for holding a government meeting at a sensitive Jerusalem site
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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Africa
South Africa's ruling party is debating whether President Jacob Zuma should resign amid increasing concern about alleged corruption at the highest levels the government

Asia
Philippine forces have found corpses in the streets of a besieged southern city, including at least eight civilians who appeared to have been executed, as soldiers battled a weakened but still forceful group of militants linked to the Islamic State group

Europe
An American doctor who has spent years working in a fighting-ravaged region of Sudan has been awarded the $1.1-million Aurora Prize for exceptional humanitarianism

Latin America/Caribbean
Venezuelan authorities say a 20-year-old man from the Popular Will Party is the most recent person to die in a wave of anti-government protests held almost daily since the end of March

Middle East
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.


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