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Troops bomb Islamist militants in Marawi

Malaysians and Indonesians were among six killed on Thursday in battles that have raged for three days in Marawi City , where the army has been trying to flush out rebels of the Islamic State-linked Maute group. In response, President Rodrigo Duterte imposed 60 days of martial law on Tuesday across Mindanao, the country's second largest island and home to an impoverished Muslim minority.


Erdogan says Turkey will act if Syrian Kurdish militia attacks

Erdogan says Turkey will act if Syrian Kurdish militia attacks

Another wrenches a woman's neck and throws her to the ground. "The State Department has raised its concerns about these events at the highest levels and a thorough investigation that will allow us to hold the responsible individuals accountable is of the utmost importance to us".



James passes Jordan; Cavs back in Finals

The Cavaliers' 43 points in the first quarter made them the first playoff team since the 1990 Celtics with three 40-point quarters against the same team. James finished with 35 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists. The Celtics accomplished a lot this season before running into the Eastern Conference's sledgehammer.


Lawyer: Kushner to cooperate on all probes of Russian Federation meetings

Lawyer: Kushner to cooperate on all probes of Russian Federation meetings

Trump's young administration has been dogged by concerns about its ties to Russia and questions over whether Trump associates may have cooperated with Russians as they sought to meddle in last year's election on Trump's behalf. "The goal was to ensure that experts in key agencies had access to information and intelligence relevant to Russian actions so that we could have as full an appreciation as possible on the scope, nature, and intentions of this Russian activity", Brennan said.



UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

President Trump ordered the Justice Department to probe alleged information leaks by USA officials regarding the deadly concert bombing investigation here after British authorities announced Thursday they would stop sharing intelligence because of leaks of confidential and sensitive details about the case.


Climbers Die Near Top of Mt. Everest In Tragic Weekend

Climbers Die Near Top of Mt. Everest In Tragic Weekend

Roland Yearwood , 50, from Alabama died near the summit on Sunday while Slovak climber Vladimir Strba also died at an unknown point on the mountain. An Indian woman has climbed Mount Everest twice in less than a week - a woman's record for the fastest double ascent. More than a dozen climbers have been rescued from the 8,848 metre (29,030 feet) mountain in the last three days after running into difficulties on the world's highest peak, helicopter rescue operators told AFP.