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Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State group

The militants responded to the raid by storming the city, burning down buildings, including a university and Catholic churches, and taking hostages, including a priest. The city, with a population of more than 201,000, has become a veritable ground zero of intermittent clashes between soldiers and extremist bandits since Tuesday. [Full Article...]

MS lawmaker: Louisiana leadership 'should be lynched' for monument removals

MS lawmaker: Louisiana leadership 'should be lynched' for monument removals In setting off the controversy with his Facebook post , Oliver had said the monuments had been erected in the "memory of our family and fellow Southern Americans " and compared those taking them down them to Nazis. Till was from Chicago and was visiting relatives in Mississippi. Outrage over Till's lynching helped spur the Civil Rights movement. Last Friday, the statue of Confedera... [Full Article...]

Patrick unswayed by House votes on bathrooms, property taxes

Patrick unswayed by House votes on bathrooms, property taxes A controversial adoption bill in Texas is now on its way to the governor's desk. Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature originally sought to force transgender people to use most public restrooms corresponding to the gender on their birth certificates. [Full Article...]

Trump expresses commitment to peace in West Asia

Trump will next head to Europe, where planned meetings with world leaders on the economy and trade could be overtaken with discussion of terrorism and security. " Israelis are murdered by terrorists wielding knives and bombs". Did President Donald Trump's visit to The Wall show that he believes that the site belongs to Israel? His Iran comments went down well with Israelis , but didn't a... [Full Article...]

US President accused of asking FBI Chief to drop Flynn inquiry

US President accused of asking FBI Chief to drop Flynn inquiry Mueller also visited FBI headquarters and discussed with the counter intelligence agents, who have been involved in the investigation of Russia's meddling in the US elections since last July. Brennan's statements about the number of contacts between associates of the Trump campaign and the Russians again put details about the campaign's contacts with the Kremlin into the spotlight as reports... [Full Article...]

Police carry out searches in St Helens and Moss Side

Police carry out searches in St Helens and Moss Side One wrote: "Does anyone know if the loud bang heard at 1:45amish this morning in/near Moss Side & Rusholme was an un/controlled explosion?" A third relative, Abedi's older brother Ismail, was arrested in Manchester. Warwickshire Police released a statement following the arrest saying extra officers were out on patrol to offer reassurance and address any concerns from the public. [Full Article...]

Israeli defence minister says uneasy over US-Saudi arms deal

Israeli defence minister says uneasy over US-Saudi arms deal US President Donald Trump began his visit Tuesday to Israel by warning of the threat that Iran could pose if it were to develop nuclear weapons. Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud appeared especially eager to "see peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Rooney left out again by England boss Southgate

But ultimately, when considered, it is a very easy decision to make for any worldwide manager; if you don't play well, or play at all for your club, then you don't deserve to play for your country. "Other players are in really good form and deserve to keep their place", Southgate said. "I just wish that when Wayne is picked as a forward player, he just stays up the pitch and doesn't work his soc... [Full Article...]

Christian leaders urge Trump to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital

President Donald Trump has decided not to immediately move the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem , a senior White House official said , violating a campaign promise but avoiding a provocation that could drive Palestinians away from peace talks. [Full Article...]

President Trump Meets With PA President Mahmoud Abbas

Trump also offered to play mediator when he met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the day before. What President Trump failed to say was "two-state solution" referring to a future, independent Palestinian state . I will call them, from now on, losers, because that's what they are: "losers". Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley declared the site part of Israel , w... [Full Article...]

Wet track doesn't put damper on Lady Tigers at NCAA East Preliminary

Wet track doesn't put damper on Lady Tigers at NCAA East Preliminary STORYLINES • The 21 women's entries tie a program record set in 2014, while the 34 overall selections are second-most in the current NCAA West format, after the 36 that BU had in 2010. The amateur career of the most decorated track-and-field athlete in NCAA history will pull up short of the finish line. Junior Amanda Jaynes advanced to the quarterfinals by taking 27th in the first round of th... [Full Article...]

Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election Despite The Assault Charge

But Thursday's Republican victory for an open House of Representatives seat turned out to be a hyper-interpreted microcosm of America's insane national moment, complete with a " body slam " that sent a reporter to the hospital. "When you make a mistake, you have to own up to it", Gianforte told his supporters at his Election Night rally in Bozeman. But the theme of the election shifted Wednesd... [Full Article...]

Radical Islamic terrorism: The dogma that didn't bark in Trump's speech

Instead, he used the term "Islamist extremism", which refers to Islamism as political movement rather than Islam as a religion, a distinction that he had frequently criticised the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama for making. [Full Article...]

71-Year-Old Cher Slays Billboard Music Awards Wearing Basically Nothing

However, the 49-year-old singer didn't seem too keen on the idea, telling the rapping superstar, "Oh, I don't know", before introducing him to her son René-Charles, who attended the event alongside her. The Toronto-based rapper is now the biggest victor ever, but Quebec-born singer, Celine Dion was the musical star of the event. "But you're going to be special,"' she said. [Full Article...]

University of Maryland stabbing suspect expected in court today

Burnim. Bowie State University , a historically black school, is about 10 miles from the University of Maryland. "Collins was a joyful person", he said. The Associated Press said that in the group "members post disparaging material about African-Americans and others". The group says the university must do more than have a dialogue. [Full Article...]

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader, who took it in stride

Trump issued a statement Thursday saying the White House intends to get to the bottom of what he called "deeply troubling" leaks, which he said "pose a grave threat to our national security". Tamara Keith, NPR News , traveling with the president. Though he ran a campaign of "American First" with suggestions of disentangling from global deals, Trump has taken a less combative tone since taking... [Full Article...]

Islamic militants sweep through Philippine city

Islamic militants sweep through Philippine city He said he had spent the last few nights "praying that the bullets will not find their way to my house and hit us". The military has not explained how Tuesday's raid on an apartment hideout went so badly wrong and spiralled into urban warfare. [Full Article...]

Philippine President Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

Philippine President Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person' Thousands of citizens have fled after the Maute group torched several buildings and occupied various parts of Marawi . The Philippine army raided what it believed to be the hideout of Isnilon Hapilon , a wanted militant Islamic preacher in Marawi , but the operation quickly went wrong. [Full Article...]

UK's opposition leader says foreign wars, police cuts increased terrorism risk

Armed police backed up by the army are patrolling cities and trains, and hospitals have been warned to be ready. It also said Hashim was in Manchester during the planning for the attack and that he had been aware of the plot. May's Conservatives saw their support fall to 43 percent while backing for Labour rose to 38 percent in the YouGov poll, causing sterling to dive by more than a cent ... [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande suspends rest of tour following bombing

Ariana Grande suspends rest of tour following bombing A spokesman for the Deterrence Force, which acts as Libya's Government of National Accord's police, said the brother was aware of Abedi's plan and the siblings were both members of the Islamic State jihadist group, AFP reported . At the same time , the New York Times published photos which it said came from the scene of the bombing. The Manchester bombing raised concern across Eu... [Full Article...]


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