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Malta's president says the new government will quickly propose a gay marriage law

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AP Top News at 9:26 a.m. EDT
AP Top News at 9:26 a.m. EDT
2 Dutch journalists freed unharmed by Colombian rebels
The Netherlands' foreign ministry says that two Dutch journalists who were taken captive earlier this week by leftist rebels in Colombia have been released unharmed
Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border
The Israeli military has taken the precautionary step of asking civilians to avoid gathering near the border with Syria, following wayward projectiles from fighting there that landed in its territory
Top scholars rise above gang violence in suburban NY town
Top scholars rise above gang violence in suburban NY town
After a year that started with the killings of two schoolmates, about 1,200 seniors are preparing to graduate from high schools in Brentwood, Long Island
Yemen's government to probe alleged torture of detainees
Yemen's internationally-recognized government has created a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, days after reports U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the UAE accused of torturing detainees in Yemen
Swiss journalist dies of Mosul mine blast injuries
A Swiss journalist has died of injuries suffered from a mine blast earlier this week in Iraq while covering a military operation to root out Islamic State extremists from Mosul
Police: 4 horses may have been locked in barn for a year
Police say four malnourished horses saved from a barn may have been locked inside for more than a year
New Jersey college recalls being host to Cold War summit
New Jersey college recalls being host to Cold War summit
A New Jersey university is remembering the 50th anniversary of the Cold War summit it hosted in Glassboro between President Lyndon Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexi Kosygin
Meal program bridges cultural divisions, 1 plate at a time
Meal program bridges cultural divisions, 1 plate at a time
A yearlong program at Philadelphia's historic Reading Terminal Market is bringing together people of different backgrounds to share meals from their cultures, bridging differences one plate at a time
UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar
UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar
A top United Arab Emirates official says the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the country's leadership but are willing to cut ties with it if it does not agree to their demands
AP Top Political News at 8:37 a.m. EDT
AP Top Political News at 8:37 a.m. EDT
Consumer issues stemming from the GOP health care initiative
Consumer issues stemming from the GOP health care initiative
Major issues for consumers as Republicans pursue their health care initiative
Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire fallout widens
Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire fallout widens
The residents of hundreds of apartments have been evacuated from their London tower blocks due fire safety concerns
5 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written
5 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written
A total of five Republican senators are now opposing the Senate GOP health care bill, yet they remain open to changes in measure
Trump administration opposing bid for syphilis study museum
The Trump administration is opposing a bid to use unclaimed money from a court settlement to fund a museum honoring victims of the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study
AP Top U.S. News at 8:29 a.m. EDT
AP Top U.S. News at 8:29 a.m. EDT
Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish
Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish
The Supreme Court is entering its final week of work before a summer hiatus
Once cheering diversity, Istanbul braces for Pride Week
Once cheering diversity, Istanbul braces for Pride Week
Once cheering diversity, Istanbul braces for tense Pride Week as authorities push back
East Timor returns 2 foreign inmates who escaped Bali prison
East Timor returns 2 foreign inmates who escaped Bali prison
Authorities in East Timor have returned two foreign inmates who escaped from a prison on Indonesia's resort island of Bali
German court removes 3 judges in Auschwitz trial over bias
German court removes 3 judges in Auschwitz trial over bias
A German court has removed 3 judges over bias in the often-delayed trial of a former SS medic who served at the Auschwitz death camp
Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul
Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul
The French Embassy in Baghdad says a Swiss journalist has died from wounds sustained in a Mosul mine blast earlier this week while reporting on the fight against the Islamic State group
In Moscow, 1 million people visit relics of popular saint
Over 1 million people have visited relics of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures, since they arrived in Moscow last month on loan from Italy
The Latest: High-rise evacuations face some resistance
The Latest: High-rise evacuations face some resistance
Britain's Press Association reports that dozens of people have refused to leave their homes on a London housing estate, defying efforts by officials to evacuate some apartment blocks due to fire safety concerns.
Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide
Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide
More than 120 people have been buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China
The Latest: Lebanon's Hezbollah condemns Mecca bombing
The Latest: Lebanon's Hezbollah condemns Mecca bombing
Lebanon's Hezbollah has condemned a bombing near the Grand Mosque in Mecca
AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT
AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT
Namibia buries leader who campaigned against apartheid
Namibia buries independence leader who campaigned against apartheid, was jailed with Mandela
AP sources: Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees
AP sources: Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees
AP sources: U.S. military chiefs plan to seek a six-month delay before allowing transgender people to enlist in the services
Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73
Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73
A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 55 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks to 73
Local council in London's Camden borough says it evacuated 650 homes overnight after inspectors found fire-safety issues
Local council in London's Camden borough says it evacuated 650 homes overnight after inspectors found fire-safety issues

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