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ISIS claims deadly shooting of Christians, as Cairo strikes militants

ISIS claims deadly shooting of Christians, as Cairo strikes militants

State television cited the health minister as saying the attack, which prompted widespread global condemnation, killed 28 people. Gunmen in three pick-up trucks opened fire on a bus carrying a group of Coptic Christians to the Saint Samuel Monastery in Minya province, south of Cairo, on Friday before fleeing.


Tiger Woods blames DUI arrest on prescription medications

Tiger Woods blames DUI arrest on prescription medications

His 79 Tour victories are the second-most all-time behind Sam Snead, who accumulated 82 victories over his 30-year career. Last month, Woods announced he underwent a spinal fusion surgery that "went well" and usually takes about six months to recover from.


Trump defends Kushner following Russian Federation investigation

Trump defends Kushner following Russian Federation investigation

It was then reported that Mr Kushner had previous year asked the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. to establish a secret back channel using Russia's communication systems to enable the Trump transition team to talk to Moscow . The report , if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with the Russians, who USA intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in Trump's favor.


Gilas grouped with China for 2017 FIBA Asia Cup

Gilas grouped with China for 2017 FIBA Asia Cup

Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes has yet to name his squad for the Asia Cup as players' availability posed a big problem for the national mentor as the 13-day tournament, slated August 8 to 20 in Beirut, will be in conflict with the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia set on August 19 to 31.



Iraqi forces advance on ISIS-held neighborhoods in western Mosul

Once Iraqi forces take back the occupied neighborhoods, the Iraqi government will announce the liberation of Mosul from IS, the Joint Operation Command said. "In a bid to impede the Iraqi forces' progress, Daesh terrorists began to spread snipers in the old city of Mosul , beside using suicide bombers and auto bomb attacks", the Iraqi general command said, using an Arabic acronym for ISIS.