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Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, center, walks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, June 22, 2017. EU heads of state meet for a two-day summit beginning Thursday to discuss Brexit negotiations and security. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
The Latest: Poland hits back at Macron over interviewThe spokesman for Poland's president has reacted to criticism by French President Emmanuel Macron, saying the funding that the European Union gives Poland does not oblige Warsaw to accept a quota of refugees under an EU plan
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
A protester holds a sign demanding justice for the victims of the deadly fire at Grenfell Tower apartment block as people gather in central London Wednesday June 21, 2017. Activists are planning a mass "Day of Rage" demonstration during the state opening of parliament Wednesday, to draw attention to various issues. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)
London fire: Cladding in other buildings 'combustible'The local administrator in the west London community devastated by a high-rise apartment fire has resigned after government officials criticized the speed of the response to the devastating blaze that killed at least 79 people
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
A protester holds a sign demanding justice for the victims of the deadly fire at Grenfell Tower apartment block as people gather in central London Wednesday June 21, 2017. Activists are planning a mass "Day of Rage" demonstration during the state opening of parliament Wednesday, to draw attention to various issues. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)
The Latest: London fire: 600 buildings have similar claddingBritish Prime Minister Theresa May's office says that around 600 buildings in England have cladding similar to the type blamed for the quick spread of flames in the London high-rise disaster
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Man charged after threatening Ohio congressmanAn Ohio man has been charged with threatening to "assault, kidnap or murder a United States official" after leaving several voicemail messages with Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers' office
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this March 28, 2017 photo, House Ways and Means Committee member Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J. speaks during a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democratic Party divisions are on stark display after a disappointing special election loss in a hard-fought Georgia congressional race.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered manyHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi faces renewed tests of her leadership in the aftermath of a devastating Democratic loss in a hard-fought Georgia congressional race
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk during arrivals at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is meeting European Council President Donald Tusk on the sidelines of an EU summit. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migrationEuropean Union leaders are gathering to weigh measures to tackle terrorism, closer defense ties and migration, convinced that anti-EU sentiment and support for populist parties are waning
The Associated Press2 hours ago
President Donald Trump talks with former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Ambassador to China as they walk off of Air Force One at Eastern Iowa Airport, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Trump is visiting Iowa for the first time since the election. He will visit Kirkwood Community College which is recognized by the White House as a major center of agricultural innovation and speak at a rally. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate TrumpPresident Donald Trump has traveled to the Midwest for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters _ the kind of event he relished before winning the White House
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this May 4, 2016, file photo, Duncan Wallace drives a golf cart from his house to his golf club as a group of landscape workers take a break in Vista, Calif. The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that is could put strains on government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Census: US growing older and more racially diverseThe U.S. Census Bureau says the nation is aging and becoming more ethnically diverse
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, file photo, Wall Street Journal correspondent Jay Solomon, checks his papers as he fills his U.S. election absentee ballot at his office in New Delhi, India. The Wall Street Journal on June 21, 2017, fired Solomon, its chief foreign affairs correspondent, after evidence emerged about his involvement in prospective business deals, including one involving arms sales to foreign governments, with an international businessman who was one of his key sources. Solomon was offered a 10 percent stake in a fledgling company, Denx LLC, by Farhad Azima, an Iranian-born aviation magnate who ferried weapons for the CIA. It was not clear whether Solomon ever received money or formally accepted a stake in the company. Solomon did not immediately comment. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan, File)
Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflictThe Wall Street Journal has fired its chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged about his involvement in prospective business deals, including one involving arms sales to foreign governments, with a businessman who was a key source
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, The Trump International Hotel in Washington. President Donald Trump will hold his first re-election fundraiser at his own hotel in Washington on June 28, 2017. The president began his 2020 campaign on the day he was inaugurated and raised at least $7 million by the end of March.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Trump using Trump hotel to hold Trump re-election fundraiserPresident Donald Trump will hold his first re-election fundraiser at his own hotel in Washington next week
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this April 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office in Washington. An answer is expected this week to the question that has transfixed Washington: does President Trump have secret recordings of his conversations with ex-FBI Director James Comey? (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Trump's tease of possible Comey tapes fits familiar patternAn answer is expected this week to a question that has transfixed Washington: Does President Donald Trump have secret recordings of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A menu sign that shows some of the edible marijuana products for sale is pictured at the Mynt Cannabis Dispensary in downtown Reno, Nev., is pictured Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The Mynt is one of at least four medical marijuana dispensaries in Reno that have received the necessary local licenses and are ready to start selling marijuana for recreational use on July 1 if the state is able to comply with a court order regarding distribution licenses. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
Q&A: More questions than answers on legal pot in NevadaThe highly anticipated launch of Nevada's recreational marijuana industry comes down to confusion over who will distribute it
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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