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Philippines deploys helicopters in battle to retake city from Islamist rebels

MARAWI , Philippines (AP) - Philippine government forces launched "precision attacks" Thursday to clear militants linked to the Islamic State group from a southern city that has been under siege since a raid to capture a militant on the USA list of most-wanted terrorists failed. [Full Article...]

Iran worries driving Arab states close to Israel

Iran worries driving Arab states close to Israel Police also ejected several Jewish visitors who bowed in prayer, in violation of a longstanding ban on Jewish worship at the site . "I look forward to working with these leaders toward a lasting peace", the United States president said . A Palestinian student in the West Bank, Iman Haddad, said Trump's visit was a disappointment. This would represent a notable gain by Trump in his bid to resta... [Full Article...]

Commerce Secretary Amazed At How Friendly Saudi Arabia Is

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking to reporters on board Air Force One, said the US could provide clarifications to Israel about the disclosure but said: "I don't know that there's anything to apologise for". And on the eve of Trump's visit, an Israeli official said Netanyahu's cabinet has approved confidence building measures with the Palestinians, including allowing building in a We... [Full Article...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Reverses Obama-Era Justice Policies

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Reverses Obama-Era Justice Policies It's important to note that the federal part of the U.S. criminal-justice system is a small chunk of the whole (about 13% of USA inmates are in federal prisons) and that the tide of reform isn't likely to turn back on the state and local level. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump becomes first sitting United States president to pray at Western Wall

Donald Trump becomes first sitting United States president to pray at Western Wall The initial meeting also contained an interesting jab thrown by the Prime Minister's wife at one of Trump's favorite political targets: The Media. "There are many things that can happen now that could never have happened before", Trump said . [Full Article...]

Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case

The Supreme Court is nearly certain to step into the case over the presidential executive order issued by Trump that seeks to temporarily cut off visas for people from Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen . The opinion affirmed in part and vacated in part the preliminary injunction awarded by the district court. "For a past statement to be relevant to the government's o... [Full Article...]

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

The fighting erupted on Tuesday after security forces raided a house where they believed Isnilon Hapilon , a leader of the infamous Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom gang and Philippine head of IS, was hiding. Meanwhile, 16 civilians were rescued in Brgy. She quoted another official as saying Marawi was like "a ghost town". They are also said to have freed more than 100 inmates from prisons in the cit... [Full Article...]

Trump, Macron handshake turns into showdown

Trump also had lunch with France's new president, Emmanuel Macron , who has been critical of the Republican president. Speaking at a joint press conference with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on the heels of their meeting in Brussels , Macron said:"As for climate, President Trump can assert his position". [Full Article...]

Impeached South Korean President Park Denies Corruption At Trial

Impeached South Korean President Park Denies Corruption At Trial As president, Park was criticized for what opponents saw as her imperial manner, her refusal to tolerate dissent, and her alleged mishandling of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly schoolchildren. As Choi's eyes darted around the courtroom, Park's stare did not waver. Park is expected to defend charges of corruption, coercion and leaking confidential information to a non... [Full Article...]

Rossi injured in motocross accident

Rossi injured in motocross accident The Italian rider, who rides for the factory Yamaha team ( Movistar Yamaha ), was rushed to a local hospital for a medical check-up, following the accident. Yamaha will release a further statement on Rossi's condition at 1200 CET on Friday. He was diagnosed with "mild thoracic and abdominal trauma" in a check-up. [Full Article...]

Flynn hit with more subpoenas, may be held in contempt of Congress

Flynn hit with more subpoenas, may be held in contempt of Congress Leaders of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence say they have issued subpoenas for documents from two businesses operated by former national security adviser Michael Flynn. "I hope Gen Flynn decides to comply with our Intel Committee subpoena to produce business documents", Florida senator Marco Rubio tweeted on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Nigeria opened to joining oil output cuts, says Kachikwu

Nigeria opened to joining oil output cuts, says Kachikwu OPEC delegates said the cuts were likely to be shared again by a dozen non-members led by top oil producer Russian Federation, which reduced output in tandem with OPEC from January. "Nurturing a constructive and stable market environment is our highest priority", said Khalid Al-Faith, Saudi Arabia's minister of energy and president of the OPEC conference on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Here's Where ISIS Has Claimed Attacks in Europe Since Paris Violence

Here's Where ISIS Has Claimed Attacks in Europe Since Paris Violence Meanwhile the British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said the attacker was known "up to a point" to British intelligence services. Police responded to reports of an explosion shortly after 10:33 pm (2133 GMT) at Manchester Arena, which has the capacity to hold 21,000 people, where the US singer had been performing to an audience that included many children. [Full Article...]

Russians Discussed Ways to Use Advisers to Influence Trump

Russians Discussed Ways to Use Advisers to Influence Trump He said he "saw interaction" that in his mind "raised questions of whether it was collusion", so he decided "it was necessary to pull threads", according to CNN. This week, former CIA director John Brennan revealed that intelligence chiefs had been looking into suspicious contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials since mid-2016. [Full Article...]

UK PM May says intelligence sharing partnership with US based on trust

Photos published by the New York Times show what the bomber in the Manchester terrorist attack appeared to have use to detonate a powerful explosive. Sessions noted in his statement that he spoke to British Home Secretary Amber Rudd about the situation on Wednesday. The disclosures followed a report last week that Trump shared top secret information on Middle East terror that had been pr... [Full Article...]

Flynn hit with more subpoenas, may be held in contempt

Flynn hit with more subpoenas, may be held in contempt A new report says US intelligence services obtained information during the 2016 presidential election that showed senior Russian officials discussing how to influence Donald Trump through his campaign advisers. Brennan's testimony before the House Intelligence Committee gave a much clearer view of how seriously United States intelligence took the Russian threat, and why the FBI began investiga... [Full Article...]

Millions to still lose coverage under GOP health bill, CBO says

Millions to still lose coverage under GOP health bill, CBO says The report from the Congressional Budget Office also said federal deficits would fall by $119 billion between 2017 and 2026 under the bill , which was approved this month by the Republican-dominated House of Representatives. Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wisconsin, applauded the score. Trump promised to repeal Obamacare immediately upon taking office in January but replacing the program that pro... [Full Article...]

Soldiers launch attacks in besieged Philippine city

The government said thousands of Marawi residents have fled to avoid the conflict. Duterte spoke to reporters after returning from a visit to Moscow as fighting raged in Marawi between government troops and Muslim militants who took about a dozen people hostage. [Full Article...]

Philippine troops battle terrorists in besieged city with helicopters, tanks

The ministers also discussed " enhanced cooperation " in tackling global threats, such as worldwide terrorism, illegal drug trafficking, cybercrime and sea piracy. Troops found homemade bombs, grenades, combat uniforms and passports of suspected Indonesian militants in the camp, the military said. ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) - Foreign fighters are among the militants linked to the Islamic State... [Full Article...]

Iran accuses US of 'Iranophobia' after Trump's Saudi visit

Ahead of his visit to the Middle East, the second leg of a nine-day tour that began in Saudi Arabia and will move on to the Vatican, Italy and Belgium, administration officials indicated that Trump might talk about "Palestinian self-determination", a nod towards the ultimate objective of statehood. [Full Article...]


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