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Frenchman and 3 Congolese hostages are released in CongoFrenchman and 3 Congolese hostages have been released in eastern Congo after being kidnapped in March
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
Philippine marines, backed by an Armored Personnel Carrier, walk to the frontline in the continuing assaults to retake control of some areas of Marawi city Sunday, May 28, 2017 in southern Philippines. Philippine forces launched fresh airstrikes Sunday to drive out militants linked to the Islamic State group after days of fighting left corpses in the streets and hundreds of civilians begging for rescue from a besieged southern city. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot deadPhilippine 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
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
US official mulling greatly expanding airplane laptop banHomeland Security secretary says he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights into and out of the United States.
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Passengers stand at the British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London''s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delaysBritish 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
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a beer mug she received as a present during an election campaign of her Christian Democratic Union, CDU, and the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, May 28, 2017. A poll of German voters shows Chancellor Merkel's conservative bloc's lead widening as the main challenger Social Democrats continue to lose support. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertaintyGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, center left, and wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau visit Amatrice, Italy on Sunday, May 28, 2017. The area was effected by an earthquake that occurred in August 2016. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
Canada's premier in Italy visits quake-devastated AmatriceCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a tour of Amatrice, the central Italian town brought to rubble by an August earthquake that killed nearly 300 people
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
In this image taken from the twitter feed of Emily Puddifer, a view of Terminal 5 departure lounge, at London's Heathrow airport after flights were canceled due to the airport suffering an IT systems failure, Saturday, May 27, 2017.  British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. (Emily Puddifer via AP)
The Latest: BA says 'many' of its IT systems up and runningBritish 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
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
South African ruling party debates fate of presidentSouth Africa's ruling party is debating whether President Jacob Zuma should resign amid increasing concern about alleged corruption at the highest levels the government
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A  man covers the blood stains of victims on the road leads to St. Samuel, the Confessor monastery in Maghagha, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Masked gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least 28 people, and Egypt responded by launching airstrikes against what it said were militant training bases in Libya. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
The Latest: Survivors tell of horror during Egypt bus attackVideo 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
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels. Trump hasn’t done a lot of public speaking during his big trip abroad. But the president’s body language and that of those around him has spoken volumes. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'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
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Video shows South African police pelting men with applesA recently released video shows South African police officers pelting suspected thieves with apples that had allegedly been stolen
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 1970 file photo, Mourners gather at the tomb of former French President General Charles de Gaulle, in the cemetery of Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises, France, the day after his burial. French politicians are reacting with anger and dismay after the tomb of France's wartime hero and former President Gen. Charles de Gaulle was vandalized. French media say police are hunting for two people, one of whom was filmed Saturday, May 27, 2017 by security cameras knocking a cross off the top of tomb in Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises, the village in eastern France where De Gaulle lived and is buried. (AP Photo, file)
Dismay, anger in France at vandalism of De Gaulle's tombFrench politicians are reacting with anger and dismay after the tomb of France's wartime hero and former President Gen
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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