In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war.

Kim Jong Un visits China to discuss next steps on nukes

A stretch limousine with a golden emblem similar to one North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has used previously, arrives with motorcycle escorts and guard of honor salute at the Diaoyutai State Guest house in Beijing, China, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday following his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

BEIJING (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is making a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday in which he’s expected to discuss with Chinese leaders his next steps after his nuclear summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last week.

‘Papa! Papa!’ Audio of children stokes rage over separation

In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage Monday in the growing uproar over the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

Doubts loom over Colombia peace deal

Colombia's President Elect Ivan Duque celebrates his victory in the presidential runoff election, in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Uncertainty loomed over Colombia’s fragile peace deal on Monday with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep divisions in the South American nation as it emerges from decades of bloody conflict.

Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatally shot in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday, June 18, 2018 at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. He was shot earlier outside a Deerfield Beach motorcycle dealership. (Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP)

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt.

Merkel, allies avert collision in German migrant row

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference after a leaders meetings of her Christion Democratic Union party at the party's headquarters in Berlin, Monday, June 18, 2018. The worlds in back ground read: 'The Center.' (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s allies in Bavaria averted an immediate collision Monday with the German leader, giving her two weeks to make deals on migrants with other European countries instead of turning them back unilaterally at Germany’s border.

Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, photo, trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, Ontario into Detroit. In nearly a quarter-century since NAFTA was approved, a complex chain of automotive parts makers has sprung up on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border. About 7,400 trucks cross the bridge between Detroit and Windsor every day, many laden with auto parts. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) — Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.

In Mexico, foes ‘AMLO’ and elite getting pragmatic

Mexico's presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the MORENA party leads a campaign rally in Ecatepec, Mexico, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Lopez Obrador has led opinion polls since the beginning of the campaign, and some recent surveys give him a 2-1 advantage over his nearest rival. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — On the campaign trail, presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has railed against a corrupt and “rapacious minority” of business executives who oppose him because they know they will have to “stop stealing” if he wins the July 1 election.

Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, customers look at iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus phones at an Apple Store in San Francisco. Apple is trying to drag the U.S.'s antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations.

Turkey charges NBA’s Kanter’s father as terror group member

FILE - In this Wednesday, April 25, 2018 file photo, New York Knicks' Enes Kanter, right, a former Oklahoma City Thunder center, talks with Mark Bryant, left, a Thunder assistant coach, before Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Utah Jazz and the Thunder in Oklahoma City. Turkey's official news agency says a court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group." Anadolu Agency said Monday, June 18 that an investigation of Mehmet Kanter was completed and prosecutors would seek a conviction and a prison term of five to 10 years at trial. Enes Kanter, who plays for the New York Knicks, is a follower of a U.S.-based Turkish cleric who the government accuses of masterminding a 2016 failed coup. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, file)

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with “membership in a terror group,” the country’s official news agency reported Monday.

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