G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda
Leaders of the Group of Seven democracies are putting pressure on internet companies and social media sites to do more to stop the spread of "hateful ideology," appealing to their sense of social responsibility to more swiftly remove terror propaganda
The Latest: Merkel reminds Trump about German investment
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's spoken to President Donald Trump about his reported criticism of Germany for its trade surplus with the U.S.
The Latest: Taormina residents get close view of G-7 leaders
Germany is rejecting U.S. suggestions that bilateral deals might be possible between the U.S. and European Union members
Poland faces deadline to stop over-logging in ancient forest
Poland has until Saturday to explain to European Union authorities why it has increased logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests and to suspend the excessive removal of trees
NGOs urge Poland to stop extensive logging in old forest
Environmentalists say Poland has until Saturday to explain to European Union authorities why it has increased logging in Europe's last primeval forest, or face EU court
The Latest: Trump to review US sanctions on Russia
A top White House economic adviser says President Donald Trump is "looking at" the future of U.S. sanctions on Russia.
The Latest: Trump to hold Iowa rally next week
The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Donald Trump will be returning to the campaign trail just a few days after he wraps up his first trip abroad as president. Trump's campaign team says he will be holding a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on June 1.
The Latest: Trump says he had 'fantastic meeting' with pope
The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 12:39 p.m. President Donald Trump says he had "a fantastic meeting" with Pope Francis earlier Wednesday. The president offered brief remarks as he sat down with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Rome. Trump tells
Brazil's lower house OKs reducing protection in Amazon park
Brazil's lower house of Congress has approved significantly reducing the size of a fully protected national park in the Amazon rain forest and opening up a big chunk of that land for agriculture and other activities
Brazil's new oil frontier threatens Amazon reef
Deep beneath the waters of the Atlantic off Brazil's most northern coast, French major Total SA is hunting for what it hopes will be Latin America's next big oil discovery. Metal drill bits, pipes and containers filled with equipment sit in the tropical port of Belém, near the mouth of the vast