• Philippines at a grave risk of
Philippines at a grave risk of "contamination" by Isis

Mr Duterte said on Wednesday that militants who have laid siege to the city of Marawi had decapitated the police chief of Malabang. Gen Ano predicted that the military operation will take about a week as soldiers go house-to-house to clear the city of militants.

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  • Pentagon: Missile defense test was a success
Pentagon: Missile defense test was a success

The drill at the Santa Barbara County base is created to prepare for any North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile strike and marked an important milestone in the defense system's development. If the test is successful, it will prove that America has an effective ground-based defense against ICBMs, albeit on a limited scale. The Defense Depa...

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  • Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

The former dictator had undergone an operation in March to remove a brain tumor but suffered a haemorrhage and had been in a coma since a second surgical intervention. The U.S. Supreme Court authorized Noriega's transfer to France in April 2010. Ezra Angel tells The Associated Press that "we are asking for the family to be given space to say ...

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  • Iran Blasts Trump for Creating
Iran Blasts Trump for Creating "Iranophobia"

The faction also appeared poised to take all 12 council seats in the holy city of Mashhad, Iran's second-largest urban center, and the 13 seats in Esfahan, the third-largest city, according to the reformist newspaper Shargh. "The problem is that the Americans do not know our region and those who advise USA officials are misleading them". Iran's...

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  • Russian Federation inquiry expands to Trump lawyer Michael Cohen
Russian Federation inquiry expands to Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal committee matters. Cohen is not a typical personal attorney in that he spent many billable hours on cable television during the campaign defending Trump and sometimes promoting violence against his boss' detractors.

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  • Israel approves controversial Jerusalem cable auto project
Israel approves controversial Jerusalem cable auto project

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Cabinet met Sunday in tunnels that run near one of the holiest sites in Jerusalem for a special session marking the anniversary of Israel's capture of the city's eastern sector, in the 1967 war. "Thousands of years have passed, and the Jewish people returned to its land, established its state and is building ...

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  • Former Panama Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies At 83
Former Panama Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies At 83

Noriega takes refuge in the Vatican embassy for 10 days, then surrenders to the U.S. soldiers, who take him to the United States. On Dec. 20, citing Noriega's indictment on charges of racketeering, money laundering and drug-trafficking, the administration launched Operation Just Cause , an invasion force of more than 20,000 troops meant to oust hi...

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  • Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court
Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

Three men on the train intervened before police say Christian attacked them, killing two and wounding one. "They were fearless Americans who died at the hands of someone who, when all the facts are collected, we may have every right to call a terrorist", Mr Rather wrote .

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  • Sigmar Gabriel plays down spat between Merkel and Trump
Sigmar Gabriel plays down spat between Merkel and Trump

Germany has set global benchmarks in the field of skill development, which is important for India, Modi said. "Happy to see participation of German companies in India's growth story", he added. U.S. President Donald Trump views Germany as an important U.S. ally and gets along very well with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , the White House sai...

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  • North Korea leader Kim supervises missile test of new guidance system: KCNA
North Korea leader Kim supervises missile test of new guidance system: KCNA

Even without successfully testing an ICBM , North Korea is still a "direct threat", Mattis said, apparently referring to the 23,000-plus USA troops stationed in South Korea. The current tensions between North Korea and the US were increased on Monday when Kim Jong-un conducted yet another test of a ballistic missile. " North Korea has expan...

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  • Iranian Vice President Drops Out Of Presidential Race, Backs Rohani
Iranian Vice President Drops Out Of Presidential Race, Backs Rohani

The report said Qalibaf had thrown his weight behind Ebrahim Raisi , believed to be a favourite of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei . Iranian First Vice-President and one of the country's presidential candidates on Tuesday withdrew his candidacy in favor of incumbent president Hassan Rouhani , Tasnim new agency reported .

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  • British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling
British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

He refused to say whether he would launch a drone strike on overseas terrorists plotting to bomb Britain, saying it was a "hypothetical question without the evidence" and he would want to know the circumstances. There are several possible reasons for this: Labour's popular manifesto policies and Theresa May's controversial social care plans ...

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  • Armed man closes part of Orlando airport
Armed man closes part of Orlando airport

UPDATE 9:06 ET: Orlando Police have just updated that there is no active shooter and the suspect has been contained. Police clarified that no arrest had been made. Police on scene, area contained. An airport spokeswoman told the Orlando Sentinel that the armed suspect was on the first floor in the rental auto area.

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  • Iran says U.S. weapons sale to Saudi to jeopardize regional security
Iran says U.S. weapons sale to Saudi to jeopardize regional security

A senior White House official told reporters on Tuesday that President Donald Trump united the Muslim world in a way that "really hasn't been" done in "many years". Trump has also retreated from a campaign pledge to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, bending to the same diplomatic and security concerns as other presidents...

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  • Mom praises men killed defending daughter in Portland attack
Mom praises men killed defending daughter in Portland attack

Those words are also indicative of the virtue that compelled three heroes -Ricky John Best, Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, and Micah David-Cole Fletcher-to stand in harm's way for the safety and comfort of strangers in the name of what's right.

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  • Rights activists in Paris protest Putin visit
Rights activists in Paris protest Putin visit

Putin said he and Macron had agreed the fight against terrorism was their top priority, but stressed that he hadn't changed his views on Syria . " Russia has never engaged in that, we don't need it and it makes no sense to do it", he said.

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  • Macron draws 'red line' over Syria after meeting Putin
Macron draws 'red line' over Syria after meeting Putin

The French president admitted , however, that he has " some disagreements " with his Russian counterpart, but said that the two leaders discussed them openly in a "frank exchange of views". Putin's visit is being seen as an opportunity for the two leaders to turn the page on the strained relationship between Moscow and Macron's predecessor Fran...

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  • Recall of President Zuma not on ANC NEC agenda
Recall of President Zuma not on ANC NEC agenda

Zuma had approached the court, challenging former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's recommendation that the chief justice appoint a judge to oversee the commission. The letter calls on the NEC to remember what Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng had said about the conduct required - in terms of the Constitution - of Zuma and parliamentary members, when ...

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  • Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance
Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

On Monday, Merkel clarified her much-debated speech, saying that transatlantic relationships were "of paramount importance" to Berlin , although Europe must also act independently. Gabriel's comments came a day after Merkel had declared that Europe could no longer completely rely on traditional allies such as the U.S. and Britain.

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  • President Trump's budget does not add up ($2 trillion math error)
President Trump's budget does not add up ($2 trillion math error)

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, nearly provoked him. That is, more people would be motivated to become rich if only being poor weren't so much fun. The President wants legislators to cut at least $610bn (£471bn) from the Medicaid - a healthcare programme for the poor - and more than $192bn (£148bn) from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance P...

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  • All Blacks have 'room for improvement' says Hansen
All Blacks have 'room for improvement' says Hansen

We don't want to play a game that's comfortable for the Lions. I genuinely believe we can really attack them at scrum time , I think we've got a really powerful scrum. The Lions' first series whitewash against New Zealand - a 4-0 drubbing. Hansen also took aim at Gatland's comments that he was embarrassed to be a New Zealander when he witnesse...

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  • At least 27 dead as Daesh bomb ice cream parlour
At least 27 dead as Daesh bomb ice cream parlour

One photo showed cups of ice cream scattered on the blood-stained ground following the attack. His statement came after reports suggesting that a recent USA lead coalition airstrike killed at least 20 civilians in the city of Raqqa, Syria .

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  • James Mattis: Trump 'Wide Open' on Paris Climate Accord
James Mattis: Trump 'Wide Open' on Paris Climate Accord

Trump, who for months has delayed a decision on the climate agreement, made his announcement at the conclusion of the G-7 summit in Taormina, Italy . the strongest Muslim voice", McMaster said in a comment that may roil the Shiite minority that comprises about 15 percent of Muslims. Leaders of the G7 and leaders of some African countries that ha...

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  • Germany detains Syrian allegedly planning Berlin attack
Germany detains Syrian allegedly planning Berlin attack

In December, a jihadist killed 12 people with a lorry at a Berlin Christmas market. Schröter acknowledged that the young man had messaged his family telling them about the attack after police tweeted that they had received a tip. The youth came to Germany in 2015 and registered as asylum seeker. Police said they searched the home and no weapo...

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  • UK PM Theresa May's Conservatives see poll lead narrow again
UK PM Theresa May's Conservatives see poll lead narrow again

Jeremy Corbyn , the leader of the Labour Party in the United Kingdom, denied reports that in 2014 he honored a Palestinian perpetrator of the 1972 massacre of Israelis at the Munich Olympics. But Corbyn's left-wing agenda has proved more popular than some had expected, despite questions about how it would be financed. And he stressed that im...

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  • Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties
Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties

Trump's comments came in an early-morning tweet on Tuesday issued just as Merkel hosted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin , where they held a joint cabinet meeting and signed cooperation agreements. "Very bad for US". "Through Chancellor Merkel, we will be able to work with the European Union". "Very bad for U.S. This will change...

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  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice

His wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, is accompanying him on his trip overseas. In an adorable gesture, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , spent a day with 5 year old Bella Thompson and built pillow forts! That drew sharp criticism from Conservative MP Maxime Bernier, who was nearing the end of the leadership race he ultimately lost to An...

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  • Israel Marks 50 Years of Reunited Capital on Jerusalem Day
Israel Marks 50 Years of Reunited Capital on Jerusalem Day

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' top diplomatic adviser, Majdi Al-Khalidi, yesterday condemned the so-called US-led regional peace process which would see Arab states partially thawing their relations with Israel as a first step toward restarting peace talks.

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  • G-7 leaders seek common ground after seismic shifts
G-7 leaders seek common ground after seismic shifts

FILE - In this May 1, 2017 file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes a speech during the annual rally on revising Japan's constitution organized by ruling party lawmakers in Tokyo, Monday, May 1, 2017. Senior officials are preparing to work through the night of Friday-Saturday in a bid to bridge what appear to be irreconcilable differenc...

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  • Court deals another blow to president's travel ban
Court deals another blow to president's travel ban

He said the president has broad authority to deny entry into the USA, but that authority is not absolute and that his order, quote, "speaks with vague words of national security but in context drips with religious intolerance". During oral arguments this month, numerous 4th Circuit judges questioned the government's lawyer about the link between ...

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  • Merkel warns against
Merkel warns against "simple answers" after Trump meetings

Steffen Seibert, Merkel's spokesman, addressed the comments at a Monday news conference in Berlin . "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.

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  • Friend Says Manchester Bomber Was Upset About Stabbing Of Muslim
Friend Says Manchester Bomber Was Upset About Stabbing Of Muslim

It comes as a ninth man has been arrested over the terror attack on Monday. A further two people were arrested in Libya, taking the total number of people in custody in connection with the bombing worldwide to 10. Despite the belief of the Libyan authorities that Salman Abedi acted alone, British investigative efforts remained focused on sm...

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  • Conte defends Victor Moses over FA Cup red card
Conte defends Victor Moses over FA Cup red card

It is a bad day and a shame because we wanted to win. Again wearying of having to answer questions on an issue that remains undecided, Wenger did once more admit it should have been solved for the benefit of the team. 'But I knew I didn't go anywhere near him and obviously it helped us to victory in the end'. "It is still a good season". Ars...

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  • Europe can no longer rely on US, Britain: Merkel
Europe can no longer rely on US, Britain: Merkel

At the Sunday campaign event, Merkel said that Europeans would continue to work in friendship with the U.S, the United Kingdom and others wherever possible, including Russian Federation, but stressed her view that Europeans must be self-reliant.

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  • Golfer Tiger Woods Arrested for DUI
Golfer Tiger Woods Arrested for DUI

Tiger Woods was arrested early 29 May 2017 in Jupiter, Florida on suspicion of driving under influence. Jupiter police spokesperson Kristin Rightler told reporters that she did not have details about the circumstances leading to Woods' arrest, nor did she have any information about whether the arrest involved drugs or alcohol.

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