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  • After G-7, Biden says he's reestablishing US credibility

    NEWQUAY, England (AP) — President Joe Biden on Sunday said the United States had restored its presence on the world stage as he used his first overseas trip since taking office to connect with a new generation of leaders from some of the world’s most powerful countries and more closely unite allies on addressing the coronavirus pandemic and China’s trade and labor practices.
  • Italy: Gunman kills man and 2 boys, found dead near Rome

    ROME (AP) — A gunman shot and killed an elderly man and two young boys in Italy before barricading himself in a home outside Rome. He was found dead as police moved in, authorities said.
  • Doctor: Eriksen 'was gone' before being resuscitated

    COPENHAGEN (AP) — Denmark's team doctor said Sunday that Christian Eriksen's heart stopped and that “he was gone” before being resuscitated with a defibrillator at the European Championship.
  • Pope demands food aid reach starving people of Tigray

    ROME (AP) — Pope Francis demanded Sunday that humanitarian aid reach hungry people in the war-torn Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, where Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers are blocking food deliveries and other assistance.
  • 2 confidants of senior Jordan royal charged with sedition

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The prosecutor of Jordan's state security court on Sunday filed sedition and incitement charges against two confidants of King Abdullah II’s half-brother Hamzah, marking the latest step in a rare, intrigue-filled palace drama that has rattled the Western-backed kingdom.
  • England players booed for taking a knee despite plea by team

    LONDON (AP) — Sections of fans at Wembley Stadium booed England players for taking a knee before the European Championship game against Croatia on Sunday.
  • Swiss narrowly reject tax hike to fight climate change

    GENEVA (AP) — Exit polls on Sunday indicated that Swiss voters appear to have narrowly rejected a proposed “carbon dioxide law” that would have hiked fees and taxes on fuels that produce greenhouse gases.
  • Israel's designated PM vows to fight Iran nuclear deal

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's designated prime minister, Naftali Bennett, says that renewing the international nuclear deal with Iran will be a mistake.
  • G-7 leaders agree to challenge China on economic practices

    CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — Leaders from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies say they will work together to challenge China’s “non-market economic practices” and to call on Beijing to respect human rights in Xinjiang and Hong Kong.

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