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Philippines says 500 militants involved in siege

Philippines says 500 militants involved in siege

The Philippine military chief says three Malaysians, an Indonesian, and possibly Arab fighters have been killed in a southern city that armed groups planned to burn entirely in an audacious plot to project the lethal influence of ISIL. He insisted the release of the footage showed the militants were becoming increasingly desperate and said security forces would not back down. Padilla said the investigation will provide the military with the necessary inputs to prevent the incident from ...



United Kingdom police arrest 9th man in Manchester bombing probe

May and US President Donald Trump "noted that there had been strong agreement in discussions so far that the G7 should do more collectively on counter terrorism", Downing Street said in a statement . The Financial Times reported that such images are available across a restricted-access encrypted special worldwide database used by government ordnance and explosives experts in about 20 countries allied with Britain.



Ariana Grande Plans Return To Manchester After Deadly Attack

Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief announced Thursday. counterparts to address these breaches?" With British police investigating an alleged network linked to the British-born suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, the matter of information leaked to USA media will be taken up by British Prime Minister Theresa May when she meets President Donald Trump at a later North ...


Planned Parenthood to close central Richmond clinic, others

Planned Parenthood to close central Richmond clinic, others

The yearly breakdown for the self-touted women's health care provider also revealed a dramatic 12 percent decrease in the number of breast exams provided by Planned Parenthood over that same time frame. Planned Parenthood's abortion services has anti-abortion advocates calling the closures an indicator the non-profit is losing support. "Over the past five years, despite increased taxpayer funding, their client load has dropped by 600,000, cancer screenings are down almost 50 percent and ...


Trump in 'tough' Nato, EU talks

Trump in 'tough' Nato, EU talks

It had been widely expected that Trump would use the speech as an opportunity to call for other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders to increase their own military spending, as NPR's Tamara Keith explained on Morning Edition before the event.



Trump complains about Germany's trade, military spending policies on Twitter

The negative tone in the tweet was contradicted in the first press briefing since Trump's first European trip by Trump's spokesman, Sean Spicer , who denied there was a rift between Trump and Merkel. Here's some unsolicited advice for German Chancellor Angela Merkel: Achtung! Not only does the spat continue but Merkel has seized upon it as an opportunity - in the wake of the election of Emmanuel Macron as a pro-Europe French president - to rally Europe around her leadership.