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AP Top Political News at 10:02 a.m. EDT

Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won't have to track down the president's son-in-law. Amid reports the FBI is scrutinizing Kushner's encounters, his lawyer says he stands ready to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts and his role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign....

Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate deal next week
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he'll make a final decision on whether the U.S. will stay in the Paris climate agreement next week....

What if US quits climate deal? Doesn't look good for Earth
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That's because America contributes so much to rising temperatures....

Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling....

The Late: Trump urged to say 'yes' to Paris climate pact
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The Latest on Group of Seven summit (all times local):...

Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jimmy Carter had been impressed with the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski well before he won the presidency in 1977. That he immediately liked the Polish-born academic advising his campaign was a plus....

Myanmar, having warmed to the West, turns to China again
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Myanmar was supposed to turn away from China and toward the West when the U.S. helped it transition from five decades of military rule....

Sounds of silence? Trump's body language speaks volumes
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) -- The alpha-male handshake. The deadpan reaction from NATO leaders. The presidential push to the front of the pack....

US plans test of defense system to shoot down an ICBM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said Friday...

Melania Trump's pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- Melania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015....

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The Latest: White House refuses to address Kushner reports

Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate deal next week

Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

The Late: Trump urged to say 'yes' to Paris climate pact

Group of Seven final declaration says U.S. "not in a position to join consensus" on climate change

G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

Gov. Walker wants Wisconsin to drug test Medicaid applicants

Texas moves to soften voter ID law after judge finds bias

The Latest: Ellis won't concede Democratic chair race