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Jun 18 2017

Duterte resurfaces after rest, says battle with militants winding down

Fifty-eight soldiers and police officers have died in the clashes in Marawi City , while at least 26 civilians have also been confirmed killed. "If we have to face them ...

Jun 18 2017

Bruce Springsteen is coming to Broadway this fall, report says

Dates haven't been finalized, but Springsteen will likely open in November. A source from the Kerr tells the site that Springsteen will get the 975-seat theater rent-...

Jun 18 2017

Hardliners in Cuba like Trump's tougher line

Cruises and flights from the United States to Cuba will continue, according to CNN , but tourists will be restricted from entering Cuba . Trump's new polic...

Jun 18 2017

Trump blasts special counsel probe as "Witch Hunt"

There has been no indication that Mueller told Trump to fire Comey. He has already been subpoenaed by the House intelligence committee. The officials who described the ...

Jun 18 2017

Trump appears to confirm obstruction probe, attacks Rosenstein in Twitter rant

The intelligence committee is the lead congressional panel on the Russian Federation hacking scandal, including highly publicized hearings with fired FBI Director Ja...

Jun 18 2017

British PM Theresa May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze

Earlier this week, the London Fire Brigade was called to the fire in Kensington at 12:54 a.m. (BST) and at least 40 fire engines turned up to the scene and 200 firefig...

Jun 18 2017

58 people confirmed or presumed dead from London tower fire

Commander Stuart Cundy said: The Metropolitan Police Service can now confirm the identity of one of the victims who perished as a result of the Grenfell Tower fire,...

Jun 18 2017

Shot US congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

Dr. Jack Sava, trauma director at MedStar Washington Hospital Center where Scalise was taken, said several operations have managed to control the bleeding. His doctor...

Jun 18 2017

UK Police: 58 Missing, Presumed Dead in London Fire

Around 70 people are missing, according to Britain's Press Association , and identification of the victims is proving very hard. Frank adds that anger is rising in ...

Jun 18 2017

Afghan soldier killed, several United States soldiers wounded in incident at Army base

Responsibility for the attack has been claimed by the Taliban terrorist group, which asserted that at least 100 police officers had been killed , according to Reuters....

Jun 18 2017

Jobs and economy must take priority in Brexit talks - Hammond

The three attempted to hammer out a date and a timeline for the negotiations amid concerns the opening of the talks could be delayed due to last week's British elections,...

Jun 18 2017

North Korea test-fires four anti-ship missiles

South Korea has no plan for changes to its agreement with the United States that will fundamentally change the ongoing deployment of the THAAD missile defense system her...

Jun 18 2017

Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said his economic and social package of reforms will further cement ties with the Netherlands in a way to help muscle integrat...

Jun 18 2017

USA warns Beijing over militarisation of South China Sea islands

In a strong condemnation of the North, Defense Minister Tomomi Inada also called for ratcheting up pressure on Pyongyang in her speech at the meeting. While eager to work...

Jun 18 2017

GST rollout on schedule, return filing rules relaxed for August and September

Meanwhile, the GST Council relaxed return filing rules for businesses for the first two months of the roll out of the new indirect tax regime even as it stuck to the ...

Jun 18 2017

Trump's Paris decision is a boon for Plains states

The statement is the latest indication of the growing gap between the US and other major world economies when it comes to the priority of confronting climate change and h...

Jun 18 2017

Leaving climate accord puts U.S. behind -- Ned Grossnickle

Over 1,000 of the world's top companies support the US staying in the Paris climate agreement. And rural communities in the USA will be left behind, again. The U.S. has b...

Jun 18 2017

USA congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

He suffered massive blood loss and was at " imminent risk of death " upon arriving at the hospital Wednesday. Of immediate concern to doctors when Scalise arrived was...

Jun 18 2017

Dem 'concerned' Trump will fire investigators

US President Donald Trump attacked what he called a "phony story" on Thursday after a report that he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice by the...

Jun 18 2017

Afghan soldier attacks foreign militarymen, wounding three US armymen

An Afghan Army spokesman on June 17 said the rogue soldier was killed in an ensuing shoot-out, the second so-called insider attack on us forces in the past week. Four f...