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U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP/PHOTO)

Trump slams leaks as 'fabricated lies'

U.S. Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law may need to be revoked.

This booking photo provided by Multnomah County Sheriff's Office shows Jeremy Joseph Christian. Authorities on Saturday, May 27, 2017 identified Christian as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Train attack victims hailed as 'heroes'

The mayor of Portland, Ore., hailed as “heroes” two men who were stabbed to death trying to protect two women police say were the target of an anti-Muslim rant by a man on a light-rail train - a crime that shocked this city that prides itself on its tolerance.

In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a man is comforted by others as he mourns over Egyptian Coptic Christians who were captured in Libya and killed by militants affiliated with the Islamic State group, outside of the Virgin Mary church in the village of el-Aour, near Minya, 220 kilometers (135 miles) south of Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

Egypt bus attack survivors recount horror

Video interviews with survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic militants on a bus taking Egyptian Christians to a remote desert monastery are painting a picture of untold horror, with children hiding under their seats to escape gunfire.

(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)

British Airways says most flights running

British Airways said “many” of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but travellers still faced cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.

This is a handout photo taken from CCTV and issued on Saturday, May 27, 2017 by Greater Manchester Police who have altered the surrounding area of Salman Abedi, in an unknown location on the night of the attack on Manchester Arena. The police released surveillance-camera images of the bomber on the night of the May attack as they appealed for information about his final days. (Greater Manchester Police via AP)

UK police show photo of concert bomber

British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days.

Sri Lankan military rescuers and villagers stand on the debris of a house that was destroyed in a landslide in Bellana village in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka, Friday, May 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

100 dead in Sri Lankan mudslides

Sri Lanka’s military said Saturday that it is doubtful any missing people will be found alive two days after torrents of mud triggered by heavy rain covered homes in southern and western parts of the country, killing 100 people and leaving 99 others missing.

This undated file photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office in St. Paul, Minn., shows Linwood Kaine. U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine's youngest son was among eight people charged for allegedly disrupting a March 2017 rally in support of President Donald Trump. Linwood "Woody" Kaine, of Minneapolis, was charged Friday, May 26, 2017, with one gross misdemeanor count of obstructing the legal process and misdemeanor counts of fleeing on foot and concealing his identity in public. (Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Tim Kaine’s son charged

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine’s youngest son was among eight people charged for allegedly disrupting a March rally in support of U.S. President Donald Trump.

In this April 15, 2017 file photo, anti-Donald Trump protesters clash with supporters during competing demonstrations at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif. (Anda Chu /San Jose Mercury News via AP, File)

'Anti-fascist' activist charged with assault

A former San Francisco Bay Area community college philosophy teacher and “anti-fascist” activist was charged Friday with hitting several people in the head with a bicycle lock during a violent clash between supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump last month.

The scene of an accident at a construction site Friday, May 26, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Workers dangling from cables after collapse

Scaffolding and wet concrete gave way at a building site in the San Francisco Bay Area on Friday, leaving construction workers dangling from metal cables and rebar and injuring at least 19 people, officials said.

Police investigate a deadly stabbing on a Metropolitan Area Express train in northeast Portland, Ore., Friday, May 26, 2017. Police in Oregon say several people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young Muslim women. (Jim Ryan/The Oregonian via AP)

Cops: Man in fatal stabbing hurled racial slurs

Two people died Friday and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim, one of whom was wearing a hijab, police said.

In this Oct. 26, 2004, file photo, Lee Boyd Malvo enters a courtroom in the Spotsylvania, Va., Circuit Court. (Mike Morones/The Free Lance-Star via AP)

D.C. sniper's life sentences overturned

A federal judge on Friday tossed out two life sentences for one of Virginia’s most notorious criminals, sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings.

Wingsuit flyer is pictured in this file photo jumping off a mountain during the 5th World Wingsuit Championship at Tianmen Mountain on October 13, 2016 near Zhangjiajie, Hunan province, China. (Photo by Wang He/Getty Images)

Skydiver wearing wingsuit crashes, dies in Calif.

The skydiver who fell to his death in a California vineyard was wearing a specialized jumpsuit that resembles a flying squirrel and undertaking an extreme but growing sport that can send people soaring through the air at speeds of more than 200 miles per hour (322 kilometres per hour).