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House votes overwhelmingly to back NATO mutual defense pact
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House has overwhelmingly approved a resolution reaffirming the U.S. commitment to NATO's mutual defense pact....

The Latest: Vetted refugees can come to US through July 6
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local):...

New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US
PARIS (AP) -- A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following a similar attack in May , the fresh assault paralyzed some hospitals, government offices and major multinational corporations in a dramatic demonstration of how easily malicious programs can bring daily life to a halt....

The Latest: Email service pulled plug on ransomware account
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local):...

Romania: police find 91 migrants from Syria, Iraq in truck
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romanian border police have found 91 migrants from Iraq and Syria hidden in a truck transporting auto parts. They told police they were trying to reach the visa-free Schengen travel zone....

Brazil's president says corruption charge is 'fiction'
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazil's president dismissed corruption allegations against him as a "soap opera plot" on Tuesday and cast doubt on the motivations of the country's top prosecutor a day after he presented a scathing indictment....

US to Syria: 'Heavy price' awaits any chemical weapons use
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration threatened Tuesday that Syria will pay "a heavy price" if it follows through on what the U.S. says are preparations for another chemical weapons attack - warning of action that could plunge America deeper into a civil war alongside the fight against Islamic State militants....

The Latest: US warns Syria against chemical attack
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the White House saying it has "potential" evidence that Syria's government is preparing another chemical weapons attack (all times local):...

Colombia takes big step to peace as rebels lay down guns
MESETAS, Colombia (AP) -- Colombia reached a major milestone on its road to peace Tuesday as leftist rebels relinquished some of their last weapons and declared an end to their half-century insurgency....

History of chemical weapons' use in Syria's civil war
The Trump administration's latest threat to punish Syria if it uses chemical weapons follows various gas attacks and hundreds of deaths over the course of the Arab country's six-year civil war....

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Latin America/Caribbean
Brazil's president says corruption charge is 'fiction'

Middle East
IS counterattacks in retaken parts of Mosul stall Iraq push