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

UK lowers terror threat level to 'severe' as more arrested
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe," as authorities said major progress has been made in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester bombing. More arrests are expected....

Global computer outage grounds BA Heathrow, Gatwick flights
LONDON (AP) -- 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....

G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- Seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal at their annual summit to give the Trump administration time to say whether the United States plans to stay in the Paris climate agreement, a person familiar with the talks said Saturday....

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....

Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack
MINYA, Egypt (AP) -- The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which killed 29....

AP Explains: Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church is enduring a dark chapter in its history with the community increasingly victimized by attacks from Islamic militants, including Friday's attack by gunmen on a bus transporting Copts to a monastery south of Cairo, leaving 29 dead....

Central African Republic killings send entire town fleeing
BRIA, Central African Republic (AP) -- Scores of blackened homes dot this town where more than 41,000 people have fled for their lives....

Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Dozens of Greek and Turkish Cypriots have linked arms across a U.N.-controlled buffer zone cutting across ethnically divided Cyprus' capital of Nicosia to voice their support for a reunification agreement....

Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times
GENOA, Italy (AP) -- Pope Francis prayed Saturday for the Coptic Christians killed a day earlier in Egypt by Islamic extremists, saying that there are more Christian martyrs today than in ancient times....

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Rwanda to vet campaign messages of presidential hopefuls

Pakistan reopens Afghan border on 'humanitarian grounds'

Spain: House fire kills 4, injures 8 in Bilbao

Latin America/Caribbean
Panama cuts stays for Colombians, Venezuelans, Nicaraguans

Middle East
The Latest: Scandinavian leaders condemn Egypt Copts attack