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by | May 27, 2017 | 21:00

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is telling troops fighting Muslim militants for the control of southern Marawi city to use martial law powers to defeat the Islamic State group-linked extremists. After receiving intelligence that he had come to Marawi for medical treatment and was hiding in a house, a small group of security forces conducted what two military spokespeople described as a "surgical operation" to get him.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:25

One of the famous rocky ridges of Mount Everest, known as the Hillary Step has collapsed making it more risky to mountain climbers. It's understood the bodies will need to be carried down to Camp 2 from where they can be winched by helicopter.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:45

Meanwhile, European Council President Donald Tusk said Thursday the European Union and the United States do not see relations with Russian Federation in the same way. The handshake lasted six seconds, and the 39-year-old Frenchman held his own. Leaders will urge the president to stick with the 2015 Paris Agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:33

Leading up the graduation ceremony, the Naval Academy hosted several events during its Commissioning Week including the Herndon Climb, the Blue Angels demonstration and the Color Parade. Almost a quarter of the graduating class are women. "With renewed American strength, your commander in chief is once again reaffirming America's role as leader of the free world".

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:26

He said around 40 lakh retired defence personnel had been demanding One Rank One Pension (OROP) since long but it was Modi government that implemented OROP and earmarked Rs 8000 crore in this regard. Only the Indian Government is the one which honours Indian artists. " India has demonstrated its strong political will to the world with surgical strikes", he said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:22

Kushner reportedly told Herzog, "We are planning to move fast in starting a diplomatic process in order to reach a deal", adding that Greenblatt planned to return Thursday for a followup so as not to leave a "diplomatic vacuum". "But with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal". Beigelman wasn't sure about Trump's chances of achieving peace in the area, but was hopeful with Trump's approach to the region.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:51

Speaking on the BBC's Today programme on Wednesday morning, Home Secretary Amber Rudd described the move as "irritating" and said they had been "very clear" with USA officials that no more leaks of sensitive information should take place.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:03

Trump's top economic adviser acknowledged that the president said Germany is "very bad" when it comes to flooding the USA with cars, but insisted it wasn't a dig at one of the U.S.'s most-important allies. Last year, Germany ran a current account surplus - the broadest measure of trade and investment flows - of 8.7 percent of annual economic output. Not surprisingly, the auto industry drives the trade deficit with Germany .

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:19

Rest assured, common golf folk, even presidents struggle off the tee. STV Airport: Obama's motorcade left Edinburgh Airport. St. Andrews is not only one of the host courses for the Open Championship, it also serves as hallowed grounds in golf's cherished history.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:04

Before departing for the Vatican-the final leg of the president's first overseas trip, which also included Saudi Arabia-Trump gave a keynote address at the Israel Museum. Abbas reiterated his call for a two-state solution to the conflict, including a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital. Trump has until June 1 to decide whether to continue the practice.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:46

British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to confront US President Donald Trump over the issue at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels later yesterday. In an update on casualties, the National Health Service said 116 people were injured in the attack, with 75 treated in hospital, including 23 who remain in critical condition.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:32

The moment was captured as they walked down the red carpet at Ben Gurion airport with Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara. Trump settled on putting his hand on her backside. Now, a rather shocking video of the President and First Lady has emerged. "They would know better than to do this type of behavior in public". "They are extraordinarily media savvy", she said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:50

Apparently, the Trump Administration's ongoing leaks haven't stopped. News reports , however, had not said the president mentioned Israel in connection with the intelligence, only that the specificity of his remarks to Lavrov would in all likelihood have allowed the Russians to determine the source.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:01

A further 64 were injured. However, the pictures of debris - which appear to show bloodstained fragments from the bomb and the backpack used to hide it - were subsequently leaked to the New York Times , prompting a furious response from within Whitehall and from United Kingdom police chiefs.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:41

On Thursday, an European Union source said Trump had said he was anxious Americans may lose jobs as a result of Britain leaving the EU. Numerous nations, Trump said, owe "massive" amounts of money from previous years. President and myself - that we have a common position, common opinion about Russian Federation. Because of President Trump's past praise of Russia's President Vladimir Putin, and his tough talk on migrants and minorities, protesters were out in mass when he arrived in ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:52

Lib Dems say they will restore housing benefit to young people, bring in bus passes for 16-21 year olds with a two-thirds discount, and lower the voting age to 16 if they gain power. "The SNP want to break up the United Kingdom single market that is worth four times as much". "We will not let campaigners for a hard Brexit pretend that racism and discrimination are a kind of patriotism".

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:33

Trump's administration has been sending mixed messages in its dealings with a right-wing Israeli government that had hoped for a more sympathetic attitude from the Republican president after a rocky relationship with his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:09

At least 21 people have died in fighting that erupted late Tuesday, when the army raided the Marawi hideout of Isnilon Hapilon . Buildings were burned, prison inmates freed and hostages taken as the militants battled troops across the city.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:08

After meeting with Trump on Thursday at the EU, European Council president Donald Tusk said he and the USA president agreed on the need to combat terrorism but some differences loomed large. Article 5 has been invoked only once in NATO's six-decade history - after September 11, 2001, attacks on NY and Washington. Trump had previously backed Britain's vote to leave and said it would be good for both Britain and the EU.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:12

Like his predecessor, Jim Tomsula, Kelly lasted just one season with San Francisco. Kelly was let go with three years remaining on the four-year, $24 million contract he signed in 2016. Kelly is joining ESPN as a studio analyst during the college football and NFL seasons. "Working in television will allow me to see the game from a different perspective, but I didn't take the job with the intention it will lead to something specific".

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:29

The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issued amid reports the FBI was investigating meetings Mr Kushner had in December with Russian officials. Kushner is the only person now in the White House known to be under investigation. "GOOD GRIEF. This is serious", Bob Deitz, an NSA and Central Intelligence Agency veteran who worked in both Clinton and Bush administrations, told Business Insider of the attempt to establish secretive Russian communications.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:09

The allies hoped that it would prompt Trump to reassure them of U.S. commitment to uphold the aliance's collective defence pact, known as Article 5 , which enshrines NATO's founding principle that an attack against one ally is considered as an attack against all allies.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:55

The media wing of ISIS, Amaq Agency, put out a statement announcing that "fighters of the Islamic State launch a wide-scale offensive on positions of Philippine troops in the city of Marawi ". "There is a problem with the thinking that all problems can be solved by repressive acts...fascism will only push people to fight government", Reyes said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:34

The United States had a $64.9 billion trade deficit with Germany in 2016, according to USA government data, down from a $74.8 billion deficit the year before. On shore they unveiled a 4-meter (13-foot) Statue of Liberty in a life jacket that symbolized the plight of migrants and the threat of rising seas, one effect of climate change.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:57

Scattered storms are likely to arrive before 5 p.m. The NWS says this was also an EF0 event. This tornado moved through farm fields and caused little damage. The National Weather Services said 31 tornadoes have touched down in Arkansas this year. Two other tornadoes touched down in Gordon County, not far from Resaca, Ga.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:55

Even so, Australia, whose economy is highly dependent on exports to China , has declined to participate in the USA -led military operations , arguing that China now controls the Spratly Islands, where Beijing has placed military weapons and runways for fighter jets.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:55

Najam Sethi for his significant contribution in Pakistan's cricket especially staging of PSL's final in Lahore", the PCB said via a press release. PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan said politics will not be allowed to interfere in cricket, referring to the recent strained relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:49

One person was killed and several others injured in caste clashes in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh , officials said Wednesday. Since then Dalits have alleged harassment by the upper-caste men, who they say prevented them from installing a statue of low-caste hero BR Ambedkar on the premises of a local temple.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:54

This season, he has been the dominant player on clay, winning 17 straight matches on his favorite surface and three consecutive titles before Thiem halted his run in Rome last week. 2, his current ranking, and has won only one of his last 11 tournaments. "It's an wonderful feeling to be back and to look at this trophy". He's landed in the now vulnerable Milos Raonic's section of the draw, and he'll be salivating if he gets a chance to beat Djokovic again.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:51

The Chinese mainland is seeking reunification with the island , which politically split from the mainland amid a civil war in 1949, and does not recognize its independence. Analysts said it was rare for mainland authorities to arrest Taiwanese human rights activists and charge them with subversion. "Usually charges like that are meant for Taiwanese arrested for alleged espionage, or mainland dissidents protesting against mainland authorities over human rights abuses", Wang Kung-yi, a ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:01

Every year six and a half people die of the disease in India and the figure is estimated to double in next twenty years, he stated."The need of the hour is to bring all cancer hospital on one single platform in order to provide quality treatment to patients with latest technology.As of now, 108 cancer centres are attached to a grid called the cancer grid providing latest cure to the patients", he informed."Recently, Digital Cancer Nerve Centre has been started".

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:17

The magazine also reports that British police informed their German counterparts Abedi had received paramilitary training in Syria. American pop singer Ariana Grande has suspended her world tour until June 5 in the wake of the deadly attack at her concert in Manchester that claimed the lives of 22 people , including children.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:18

Challenge them. Better yet, run for office yourself some day. "We got through that tumultuous time and once again we began to thrive as out society changed laws", she said about the aftermath of the Nixon White House. Watch her speech in its entirety in the video below, starting at the 51-minute mark. I was going to give the entire Commencement speech about them but was talked out of it.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:59

President Trump stressed the importance of creating an environment consistent with the desire for peace. In a live stream of Trump's remarks with Netanyahu on Monday, the White House listed the meeting's location as " Jerusalem , Israel ".

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:34

Hospitals have been warned to be ready. More than 1,000 armed police are on standby as major events including the Football Association Cup Final and the Premiership Rugby Final are expected to draw tens of thousands of people. Rasmussen, told The New York Times caused the government to be "very concerned", particularly over fighters who could continue to maintain a foothold in the unstable country.