Colombia's presidential election is heading into a contentious runoff between two ideological opposites as the first-place finisher in Sunday's balloting took a hard line against the country's peace deal while his rival pledged to champion the poor.
China says it dispatched warships to identify and warn off a pair of U.S. Navy vessels sailing near one of its island claims in the South China Sea, while Washington has withdrawn its invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise.
The conservative protégé of a powerful former president and a leftist former guerrilla who has galvanized voters with an anti-establishment message appear headed for what promises to be a polarizing run-off election for president in Colombia.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella said he refused to approve populist leaders' choice of an economy minister who has expressed anti-euro views because the appointment would have "alarmed markets and investors, Italians and foreigners.".
High-ranking military officials from the U.S., France and Germany took part in Memorial Day ceremonies at an American cemetery in northern France on Sunday to mark the centennial of the battle of Belleau Wood, a key moment in Marine Corps history.
A Vancouver police officer scolded a mother for leaving her children, ages 3 and 6, in a hot car while she grocery shopped on the afternoon of July 3. Police said they received multiple emergency calls about two children, who were said to be in di