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by | May 30, 2017 | 00:42

The Philippine military said on Sunday it had found the bodies of 16 civilians as troops tried to gain control over Marawi City, which has been under siege from ISIS-allied militants. The fighting started when security forces launched a raid that failed to capture Isnilon Hapilon, one of Asia's most-wanted militants. His stature - as confirmed by the Maute group's coming to his aid, along with a $5 million United States government bounty for information that would lead to his capture or ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:52

British police said today they had arrested a 16 person in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing last week. Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins and Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, senior national co-ordinator for UK Counter Terrorism Policing, said in a joint statement on Saturday: "In the past five days we have gathered significant information about Abedi, his associates, his finances, the places he had been, how the device was built and the wider ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:05

Police were also searching another address in the south of Manchester. Thirteen men are now in custody after a man and a woman were released without charge. And the family of student Georgina Callander, from Lancashire, have said she was "as attractive on the inside as she was on the outside, with a smile that was never ending".

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:37

With a grimace, Mr. Trump emerges from behind Mr. Markovic and slaps him on the arm. "Wow. Trump shoves Montenegro's leader to get to the front of the group at NATO Summit", said another user. Trump has a long history of aggressive handshakes, and the strength displayed by Marcon likely came as a surprise to the president. European Council President Donald Tusk said that both sides did not agree on climate, trade and Russian Federation in their first meeting but found common ground on ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:18

The State Department, which warns USA citizens against all travel to Syria, believes the Assad regime is responsible for killing as many as 50 detainees per day at Sednaya, Jones said . These questions were sure to arise in his meeting at the White House with the United Arab Emirates' crown prince Monday, a day before Turkey's president arrives.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:39

It had been widely expected that Trump would use the speech as an opportunity to call for other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders to increase their own military spending, as NPR's Tamara Keith explained on Morning Edition before the event.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:05

The content of that message is open to interpretation, but some see a resolve to ignore US -led pressure, which has included vague threats from President Donald Trump and the arrival in Korean waters of powerful USA military hardware, while also showing that the North can hit USA targets near and far.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:51

US President Donald Trump said that alleged intelligence leaks, in reference to the Manchester attack, were a grave threat to security and described them leaks as "deeply troubling". "It seems Donald Trump did not want that anyone overshadows his presence at the summit", said the Montenegro newspaper Vijesti. British police investigating the terror network behind the Manchester Arena attack have reportedly stopped providing relevant information about the case to United States intelligence.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:34

Trump came under intense pressure during meetings with world leaders in Brussels and Italy on the issue. Officials said the meeting's final declaration would reflect a stalemate between the U.S. economic growth, " Trump's economic advisor Gary Cohn told RFI. President Trump tweeted Saturday morning. US President Donald Trump has told "confidants" that he will quit the Paris agreement on climate change , according to three sources with direct knowledge of the issue.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:15

This has made the total number of suspects linked to the attack rise to seven so far, Xinhua news agency reported. A woman stands next to flowers offered for the victims of a suicide attack at a concert by Ariana Grande that killed more than 20 people Monday night in central Manchester, Britain, Wednesday, May 24 2017.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:33

The quake hit at a depth of nine kilometers (six miles) at 10:35 pm (1435 GMT), west of the town of Poso , according to the United States Geological Survey. There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following a powerful natural disaster in Indonesia Monday morning, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. Indonesia is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location on the Pacific "Ring of Fire".

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:16

While the two talked at length about peace negotiations, with Abbas confirming he is "committed to working with ( Trump ) to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel ", Palestinians rallied outside chanting slogans such as " Trump , listen!" NY [U.S.A.], May 23: With an aim to resolve the Middle-east conflict, U.S.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:21

Those who are advising the Americans are unfortunately rulers who deviate America with unsound advice or buy some influence in the US with their money. "Today, we have come before the high spirit of the late Imam to report him that "As you always predicted, said and believed, people's power and presence everywhere can untie knots", said the President.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:27

Earlier in the day, an ICM poll for the Sun newspaper showed that the gap between the Labour Party and the Conservative Party has changed only by 1 percent and the Tories retained their lead in the poll with 46 percent against 32 percent.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:24

So-called Islamic State (IS) has claimed it was behind an attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt that killed at least 29 people and wounded about 25 others on Friday. The Egyptian army later launched intensive airstrikes, targeting terrorist hideouts in Libya. He accused the terrorists of attempting to divide Egypt's Muslim majority and its Christians - who make up about 10% of the population.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:54

Jared Kushner (left), Trump's advisor and son-in-law, is for the Paris Agreement , Chief Strategist Steve Bannon against. The Axios news outlet cited three sources with direct knowledge in its report . Trump has said he would give world leaders the chance to make their case for the accord. The President has previously threatened to pull out of the agreement.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:02

At the time it was introduced, and after it passed, Republicans supporting the plan insisted that safeguards were in place to assure that few people would face serious consequences from the change. Several moderate Republicans, including U.S. Rep. It's a closed working group of 13 Republican men. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Susan Collins of ME have proposed allowing states to keep the Affordable Care Act if they want it.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:24

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said she had issued a plea to USA authorities not to leak. Price tags on the rucksack indicate it had just been purchased, they said. A vivid blue flash of the rucksack's inner lining matches leaked photos apparently from the crime scene published by the New York Times . A European security official told the Associated Press that "having a USA leak when the situation has developed in the U.K.is nothing new".

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:50

Mr Corbyn's 10-point lead among this age group was up from eight points in the first days after the election was announced. The Opinium poll, taken after Monday's suicide bombing in Manchester, also found May's approval ratings had slumped from plus-17 to plus-11 over the week, while Mr Corbyn's rose from minus-18 to minus-11.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:10

Abedi's father, Ramadan Abedi, was arrested in Tripoli with Salman's brother, Hashim, who Libyan security forces said was "aware of all the details" of the attack. The New York Times published on Wednesday what appeared to be police photographs showing fragments from the bomb and a backpack used to hide it. AP also reports that Ramadan Abedi himself has reported links to terror-related groups.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:01

Chris was said to be performing a Soundgarden gig on May 17 , at the Fox Theatre, as part of the band's North American headline tour. His representative called the death " sudden and unexpected ", the New York Times reports . "The "no such thing as nothing" line comes from the concepts that humans don't really have a flat line until we're dead". If a person doesn't have enough food, they actually are hungry.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:54

The calls for resignation have heated up since the release of the recording and came to a head in Wednesday's protest, when 45,000 demonstrators took to the streets. "At this moment, federal troops are already here (in the foreign ministry )". In all, 1,500 will be deployed, the Defense Ministry said. Brazil's highest court is investigating him for alleged obstruction of justice and involvement in passive corruption after a recording seemed to capture his approval of the bribe.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:30

He sustained superficial injuries to the chest, abdomen and legs after he apparently opened his mail whilst riding in the auto. The 69-year-old president of the Athens Academy, who served as interim prime minister from November 2011 to May 2012, was slightly injured from the blast of a booby-trapped envelope while riding his auto in the center of the Greek capital.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:16

He has signaled an interest in expanding civilian exchanges with North Korea , but it's unclear if he'll be able to push anytime soon for major rapprochement while the North continues to make serious advances in its nuclear and missile programs.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:15

Ranasinghe added that while floodwaters were receding, some areas were still inundated. The island nation of Sri Lanka is now facing the worst flooding and landslide disaster in a decade. One of the worst affected areas was the southwestern district of Kalutara. The World Food Program and UNDP are helping with information management.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:18

Led by Marwan Barghouti , a militant from the ruling Fatah party and a political rival to Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas, the strike included almost 1600 prisoners during the last month, making it the largest such prisoner demonstration in recent memory.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:24

He also suggested he may expand it nationwide, saying "it would not be any different from what President Marcos did", referring to the country's longtime dictator, who declared martial law in 1972. He was wounded in a Philippine airstrike in January but got away. " We have successfully rescued and assisted 124 trapped civilian residents since the start of the operations ", Padilla said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:16

Edgar Arevalo, said that the casualties after seven days of fighting included 61 Maute militants, 20 government troops and 19 civilians. Padilla said the ongoing military air strikes and military actions focus on freeing a still undetermined number of civilians trapped in the city's interiors.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:15

Flynn, through counsel, denied an initial request by the Senate to review any such documents in an April 28 letter, Reuters reported. If so, Sen. Burr corrected himself by issuing a written statement saying Flynn's attorneys "have not yet indicated their intentions" regarding the subpoena. And that only could happen if the Senate voted to hold Flynn in contempt and forward the matter to the US Attorney's Office for prosecution .

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:23

A joint statement from all seven countries at the summit's conclusion acknowledged that the United States "is in process of reviewing its policies on climate change", while reaffirming the other G-7 members' commitment to addressing global warming.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:14

Crews in New Orleans on Friday used a crane to lift a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee off its pedestal as the city removed the last of four monuments its leaders see as racially offensive. Lee in Lee Circle in New Orleans , Friday, May 19, 2017. The statues will be put into storage while the city looks for a suitable place to display them, the mayor has said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:50

The missile reached an altitude of 120km, Mr Roh said. Trump's comments came at the G7 summit in a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan , which along with South Korea is most immediately threatened by North Korean belligerence.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:59

White House officials defended the concept of secret communications channels without commenting specifically on the Kushner case. The 36-year-old Kushner, a real estate developer with no previous government experience, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former US officials told Reuters .

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:24

Abbas stressed the Palestinian position regarding a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders and a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. The so-called two-state solution - meaning an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel - has always been the basis of USA policy but Trump suggested in February he was no longer wedded to it.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:58

She said the United Kingdom would remain a " strong partner " on trade and defence and, in the wake of the Manchester attack, said boosting security across the continent depended on close ties between the two countries. "They were clear and comprehensible". "They are a firm pillar of our foreign and security policy, and Germany will continue to work to strengthen these relations", he said, adding that Merkel had said before that Europe must take its fate into its own hands.