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Vehicle hits people near London mosque
LONDON — A vehicle struck pedestrians outside a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said. One person has been arrested. The London Ambulance Service says the injured are being taken to hospitals. Eyewitnesses reported seeing police give emergency medic...
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Trump attorney says president not under investigation
WASHINGTON — A member of the president’s outside legal team said Sunday that Donald Trump is not under federal investigation, days after Trump appeared to confirm he was with a tweet about being the target of a “witch hunt.” Appearing on a series of morning news programs, attorney Jay Sekul...
By Catherine Lucey and Hope Yen The Associated Press FULL STORY
Pentagon: U.S. shoots down Syrian aircraft for first time
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military on Sunday shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet that bombed local forces aligned with the Americans in the fight against Islamic State militants, an action that appeared to mark a new escalation of the conflict. The U.S. had not shot down a Syrian regime aircraft...
By Robert Burns The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
With budget done, California lawmakers turn to other issues
SACRAMENTO — After approving a $125 billion budget last week, California lawmakers are turning their attention to other matters for the last three months of the annual legislative session. Aside from a controversial increase in gas taxes and vehicle registration fees, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed...
By Sophia Bollag and Jonathan J. Cooper The Associated Press FULL STORY
Forest fire kills 61 in Portugal; search on for more bodies
PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal — A raging forest fire in central Portugal killed at least 61 people as they desperately tried to flee, charring cars and trucks as it swept over roads. The disaster — the worst tragedy Portugal has experienced in decades — shook the nation, with the president declar...
by Helena Alves and Armando Franco The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
President Macron’s party dominates French parliamentary vote
PARIS — French voters gave President Emmanuel Macron’s upstart party a solid victory in Sunday’s parliamentary election, handing the centrist a strong mandate to reshape French politics and overhaul the country’s restrictive labor laws. Polling agency projections suggested that Macron’s R...
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UK government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire
LONDON — The British government Sunday scrambled to contain political fallout from the London high-rise inferno that has claimed at least 58 lives. The cause of Wednesday’s blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an ...
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Mother: Son tried to save Navy shipmates after collision
YOKOSUKA, Japan — The mother of a U.S. Navy sailor who survived a direct hit to his sleeping berth during a collision at sea said her son kept diving to try to save his shipmates until the flooded berth began running out of air pockets, while others — believing the ship was under attack — hur...
By Mari Yamaguchi and Tammy Webber The Associated Press FULL STORY
Suspected jihadists attack popular resort in Mali’s capital
BAMAKO, Mali — Suspected jihadists attacked a hotel resort Sunday in Mali’s capital, taking hostages at a spot popular with foreigners on the weekends. The number of casualties was unclear in the assault, which continued into the evening, authorities said. Gunfire first rang out at the Campem...
By Baba Ahmed FULL STORY
 
UK government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire
LONDON — The British government Sunday scrambled to contain political fallout from the London high-rise inferno that has claimed at least 58 lives. The cause of Wednesday’s blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an...
By Gregory Katz The Associated Press FULL STORY
This day in history
Today in History FOR RELEASE MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017, AT 12:00 A.M. EDT. Adv19 By The Associated Press. Today in History Today is Monday, June 19, the 170th day of 2017. There are 195 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On June 19, 1867, Maximilian I, emperor of Mexico sin...
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Grand theft avocado: three arrested in $300K caper
OXNARD — Police are calling it grand theft avocado. Three produce company workers have been arrested in the theft of up to $300,000 worth of avocados, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. Thirty-eight-year-old Joseph Valenzuela, 28-year-old Carlos Chavez and 30-year-old Rahim Lebl...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Blooming corpse flowers draw crowds in Northern California
SAN FRANCISCO — Plant lovers in Northern California are getting a rare treat as two corpse flowers bloom for the first time in a decade. Hundreds of people are flocking to the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers after it issued a “stink alert” on Thursday that the 8-foot-tall plant from Sum...
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Flabby feline at shelter seeks new home
WASHINGTON — A tubby tabby named Symba needed an adoptive family— and probably to lay off the treats. Happily, he’s found a family. News outlets report that the 6-year-old cat arrived last week at the Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington. WTTG reports Symba tips the scales at 35 pounds. Symb...
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