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Intolerant acts surge as British referendum result sinks in

LONDON (AP) — An Eastern European family in Rugby finds dog excrement shoved through its mailbox. A Londoner nearly gets into a fight over drunken slurs shouted on a crowded subway car. A Polish teenager in Gloucestershire is taunted with threats of deportation at her high school.

UN report: Tackle inequality to prevent children from dying

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. children's agency warned Monday that 69 million youngsters under the age of five will die from preventable causes between now and 2030 if all countries don't accelerate action to improve health and education for the most disadvantaged.

Egypt detains, deports prominent female TV host

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities on Monday detained and deported a famous TV host whose program had been critical of the government's policies, including its crackdown on freedom of speech, her lawyer and officials said.

Attack west of Baghdad kills 14, wounds 32

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide bomber targeting a Sunni mosque west of Baghdad killed 14 and wounded 32 Monday night.

Abortion ruling may not open door for new Texas clinics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Abortion providers celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court striking down major Texas abortion restrictions Monday also begrudgingly acknowledged a daunting reality: The damage is done, and no time soon are women likely to see new clinics start replacing dozens that have folded since 2013.

UK's anti-EU victors will find it hard to fulfill promises

LONDON (AP) — Politicians who wanted Britain to leave the European Union were not shy about making promises. They plastered their campaign bus with vows to "take back control" on immigration and boost funding for the beloved National Health Service.

Supreme Court to review NC's use of race in redistricting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether Republican lawmakers in North Carolina relied too heavily on race when they redrew the state's congressional districts in ways that gave the GOP a powerful advantage in the swing state.

Dozens of homes burned, looted in Iraqi city freed from IS

FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi officials say dozens of homes have been burned and looted in the city of Fallujah, which was recently taken back from the Islamic State group.

France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor's office has opened a manslaughter inquiry into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to terrorism.

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.

Court upholds reach of US gun ban for domestic violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding the broad reach of a federal law that bans people convicted of domestic violence from owning guns.

Michelle Obama, daughters, mother land in Africa for visit

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama landed in Africa on Monday with her daughters and her mother for an overseas trip promoting education for girls, starting with a country recovering from the recent Ebola epidemic.

Iraqis suffer in desert camps after flight from Fallujah

AMIRIYAH AL-FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) — Khaled Suliman Ahmed fled Fallujah in a wheelchair.

German group urges probe of Erdogan over alleged war crimes

BERLIN (AP) — A group of lawyers, lawmakers and civil rights activists are urging authorities in Germany to investigate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Pope's message of peace resonates with Syrian Armenians

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — For most in Armenia, the visit by Pope Francis will be best remembered for his willingness to declare the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians "genocide" and for his message of peace and reconciliation with Turkey.

University of Delaware mulls moving spring break after death

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — University of Delaware officials are considering shifting spring break to coincide with other colleges' schedules following the death of a visiting student who fell from the roof of an off-campus fraternity house earlier this year.

Ex-Auschwitz guard appeals accessory to murder conviction

BERLIN (AP) — A German court says a 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as an Auschwitz guard is appealing his conviction on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder.

German actor Goetz George dies at age 77

BERLIN (AP) — German actor Goetz George, much beloved for his role as hard-nosed but good-hearted inspector in the country's iconic "Tatort" TV crime series, has died. He was 77.

Serbian police find 29 migrants, arrest suspected smuggler

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police say they have found 29 migrants with no documents and arrested a suspected people smuggler.

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