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Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines — more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure.Her case was revealed Monday at an AIDS conference in Paris, where researchers also gave encouraging results from tests of shots every mo

U.S. student freed after week held in China

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An American university student is free after being detained for a week in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who manhandled his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that brought U.S. lawmakers to the student's defense.

Suicide bombing kills 26 in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck near a police team in the eastern city of Lahore Monday killing at least 26 and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, an official said.

Senior police officer Haider Ashraf said a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck near police guarding a demolition site at Kot Lakhpat's vegetable market on the outskirts of Lahore.

The latest: Father says it's time to let Charlie Gard go

LONDON (AP) — The latest on the legal battle over critically ill baby Charlie Gard (all times local):

4:00 p.m.

The father of critically ill child Charlie Gard says the infant will not make his first birthday in less than two weeks.

Death toll reaches 10 in immigrant-smuggling case

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The death toll climbed to 10 in the case of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants, federal authorities said Monday as a suspect in the smuggling case awaited a court appearance.

Trump expected to support Russia sanctions package

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump supports legislation that not only punishes Russia but requires congressional approval before he can ease the penalties.

The incoming White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, says the Trump administration is supportive of being tough on Russia.

Trump son-in-law Kushner denies Russia collusion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner denied Monday that he colluded with Russians in the course of President Donald Trump's White House bid, declaring in a statement ahead of interviews with congressional committees that he has "nothing to hide."

He arrived shortly before 10 a.m. EDT on Capitol Hill.

GOP health bill still a mystery before planned vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill. but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal it.

Lawsuit says effects of N.C. 'bathroom bill' still felt

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Transgender people in North Carolina are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state's notorious "bathroom bill" earlier this year, according to a lawsuit filed Friday.

UPDATED: Spicer resigns as press secretary

 

UPDATED AT 11:40 A.M.

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.