Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have taken years to resolve.

  • Written by By AMY FORLITI , Associated Press

Joe Arpaio on trial over immigration actions echoing Trump's


PHOENIX (AP) — The immigration rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump have a familiar ring in Arizona, where former Sheriff Joe Arpaio once used similar tactics to become a national figure.

  • Written by By JACQUES BILLEAUD , Associated Press

Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. elections.


Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire


MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as authorities on Monday raised the death toll from the blaze to 157.


  • Written by By IRUM ASIM , Associated Press

15 still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia


GUATAPE, Colombia (AP) — Scuba divers on Monday continued searching for bodies in a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin where a tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized, leaving at least six people dead and 15 missing.


  • Written by By LUIS BENAVIDES and CHRISTINE ARMARIO , Associated Press