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Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks during a ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Monday, June 26, 2017. Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation. He says nothing will "destroy" his government. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
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  • Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks during a ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Monday, June 26, 2017. Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation. He says nothing will "destroy" his government. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) World

    The Latest: Brazil’s attorney general formally accuses Temer

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on Brazil’s political crisis and President Michel Temer (all times local): 8:29 p.m. Brazil’s attorney general has formally accused President Michel Temer with corruption, the first time a sitting president in Latin America’s largest nation has faced criminal charges. Attorney General Rodrigo Janot’s formal accusation Monday is the […]
  • A rooster stands under a sign that reads in Spanish; "Reception area" at entrance of the Mariana Paez demobilization zone, one of many rural camps where the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, are making their transition to civilian life, in Buenavista, in the municipality of Mesetas, Colombia, Monday, June 26, 2017. On Tuesday, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC’s top commander Timochenko will meet here to commemorate the completion of the disarmament process. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara) World

    UN: Colombian rebels have handed over almost all weapons

    MESETAS, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels in Colombia have turned over almost all of their fighters’ individual weapons as part of a historic peace deal reached with the government last year to end a half century of conflict, the United Nations said Monday. A U.N. statement said it had received 7,132 weapons belonging to Revolutionary […]
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    Increased bear maulings puzzle Alaska wildlife officials

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two more Alaskans were mauled by bears over the weekend, bringing the number of bear attacks in the state to four in less than a week, including two fatalities. Alaska wildlife officials say they don’t know why there have been so many attacks in such a short time. But one official […]
  • Hurley Trauma Surgeon, Dr. Donald Scholten, M.D. points to his neck to illustrate where Lt. Jeff Neville was stabbed during a press conference Friday, June 23, 2017, at the Merliss Brown Auditorium, in Flint, Mich. The Flint, Michigan, airport officer stabbed in the neck during what authorities are investigating as a terrorist act is recovering well from a 12-inch “slash” that caused significant bleeding but spared major arteries and a nerve by “millimeters,” Scholten said Friday. (Shannon Millard /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP) World

    Flint airport officer stabbed during attack out of hospital

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint, Michigan, airport officer stabbed in the neck during what authorities are investigating as a terrorist act has been discharged from a hospital. A spokeswoman for Hurley Medical Center says Lt. Jeff Neville was released Monday. Neville was stabbed Wednesday at Bishop International Airport in Flint, about 50 miles (80 […]
  • FILE - A Friday, June 23, 2017 file photo of German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, speaking during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels. Merkel said Monday, June 26, 2017, that she doesn’t really do Twitter, but sometimes visits the site to check out what U.S. President Donald Trump has to say. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File) World

    Merkel: Gay marriage could get ‘question of conscience’ vote

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time seems to have softened her previous opposition toward legalizing same-sex marriages. Merkel said Monday that German lawmakers could possibly take up the issue in the future as a “question of conscience,” meaning parliamentarians could vote based on their individual beliefs and regardless of what […]
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    Top Russian and US diplomats discuss cease-fire for Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — The top diplomats of Russia and the United States have focused on the Syrian crisis in a phone call. The Russian Foreign Ministry says Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson talked Monday about the need to secure a cease-fire in Syria, fight extremist groups and to prevent […]
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    Charred body identified as missing Mexican journalist

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A charred body found in western Mexico has been identified as the owner and director of a local television station abducted in May, the seventh journalist killed so far this year in the country. Salvador Adame was director of local channel 6TV. Armed men grabbed Adame on May 18 and forced […]
  • FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, file photo, Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng, center, leaves federal court with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, after he was released on bail in connection with a United Nations bribery scheme in New York. Jury selection began Monday, June 26, 2017, in the New York criminal trial of Ng. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File) World

    Jury pick starts in UN-bribery trial of Chinese billionaire

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the New York criminal trial of a Chinese billionaire charged with trying to bribe United Nations diplomats to ease approval of a U.N. conference center. Ng Lap Seng, 69, has pleaded not guilty to six charges, including conspiracy, since his arrest in September 2015 during a […]
  • Elizabeth Wettlaufer is escorted by police from the courthouse in Woodstock, Ont, Monday, June 26, 2017. Wettlaufer, a former Ontario nurse who murdered eight seniors in her care, was sentenced Monday to life in prison with no eligibility for parole for 25 years. The 50-year-old pleaded guilty last month to eight counts of first-degree murder, four counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault. (Dave Chidley/The Canadian Press via AP) World

    Canada nurse gets life for killing 8 people in her care

    WOODSTOCK, Ontario (AP) — A former nurse convicted of killing eight elderly people in her care was sentenced Monday to life imprisonment without possibility of parole for 25 years. Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleaded guilty last month to eight counts of first-degree murder, four counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault in the notorious […]
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    Russian navy test-fires submarine-launched missile

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says it has successfully test-fired a submarine-launched intercontinental ballistic missile. The Defense Ministry said the Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine launched the Bulava missile Monday from a submerged position in the Barents Sea. The ministry said the missile’s mock warheads reached their designated targets on the opposite side of Russia […]