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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Nearly two years ago, Hurricane María exposed the raw dysfunction of Puerto Rico, collapsing long-neglected infrastructure and leaving several thousand dead on Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's watch. Last week, two of his top former officials were arrested by the FBI on c…

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A young woman who gave birth to a baby in an outhouse toilet in El Salvador was back in court Monday facing a second trial for murder in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country's highly restrictive abortion laws.

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is "seriously considering" cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland, which spearheaded a resolution that asked the U.N.'s top human rights body to look into the thousands of deaths of suspects under his anti-drug crackdown.

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women's groups have accused him of committing.

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India's space organization is examining the technical snag behind Monday's aborted launch of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon and expects to set a new launch date within days.

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's vice president said Monday he didn't see "any problems" with President Jair Bolsonaro's possible nomination of his son as ambassador to the United States, rebutting accusations that nepotism had tainted the appointment process for a coveted diplomatic posting.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers on Monday turned up the pressure on Turkey after approving an initial batch of sanctions against the country over its drilling for gas in waters where EU member Cyprus has exclusive economic rights.

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BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed Monday to help jumpstart stalled negotiations to resolve Serbia's independence dispute with former province Kosovo so a lasting solution can be found for the decades-long Balkan crisis.

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's berating of four female lawmakers of color but stopped short Monday of calling his remarks racist.

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ROME (AP) — The state railway running Italy's Alitalia airline chose the Atlantia group of the Benetton empire as the final partner to work with the railway, the Italian treasury and Delta Air Lines on trying once again to relaunch the struggling flagship carrier.

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MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Heavy rains triggered flash floods in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, leaving at least 22 people missing and feared dead, Pakistan's minister for disaster management in the disputed territory said Monday.

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied corruption allegations against him, saying the charges are part of an international intelligence conspiracy that started more than 25 years ago to assassinate his character.

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ALBI, France (AP) — Terrible timing: Wout van Aert, the Belgian winner of Monday's stage at the Tour de France, just missed the garlic harvest in Lautrec, and he was a few weeks too early for next month's garlic festival.

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BEIRUT (AP) — In an open field on the outskirts of the Syrian city of Raqqa, workers in black uniforms, surgical masks and red hardhats toil under a scorching sun to dig up bodies from a large mass grave discovered last month.

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey hopes to co-produce high-tech weaponry systems with Russia in the future, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, further defying its NATO ally the United States, which has warned the country of possible sanctions over its purchase of a Russian-made missile …

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MOSCOW (AP) — A much-anticipated prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine was thrown into uncertainty on Monday after a Ukrainian court postponed a hearing that was expected to release an imprisoned Russian journalist.

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PATNA, India (AP) — After causing flooding and landslides in Nepal, three rivers are overflowing in northern India and submerging parts of Bihar state, killing at least 14 people, officials said Monday. Farther east, 17 others were killed by flooding in Assam and other states in India's remo…

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BERLIN (AP) — German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen says she is resigning from Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet to focus on becoming the next head of the European Commission, the top job in the European Union.

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