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37 killed in Philippines casino attack 'claimed by IS' (Fifth Lead)

At dawn, the body of the suspected gunman was found in a hotel room in the smouldering complex, which is close to Manila's airport and an air force base, police said . Local police said most victims were found dead inside the bathroom, suggesting many had tried to hide from the gunfire rather than flee. City of Dreams Manila owner Melco Resorts and Entertainment Philippines, formerly Melco Crown Philippines Resorts, gave up 4.26%.



US intelligence chiefs to testify on foreign surveillance law

He reportedly has met with Comey to discuss the probe, and Comey reportedly sought his approval to testify. However, it is to be noted that no official date has yet been scheduled. Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Al Franken, D-Minn., released a letter urging the FBI to investigate whether Sessions had falsely testified under oath when he said at his January confirmation hearing that he hadn't had any contacts with Russian Federation.


Thailand Open: Sai Praneeth, Sourabh Verma cruise into third round

Thailand Open: Sai Praneeth, Sourabh Verma cruise into third round

London Olympics bronze medallist Saina was made to toil hard by Japan's Haruko Suzuki before the Indian used all her experience to bounce back in the third game and clinch it 21-15, 20-22, 21-11. Saina wrote on her twitter handle after the win. With no player ready to give an inch, it was Saina who brought up match point at 20-19 but it was Suzuki who won three consecutive points to level the match at a game apiece.



Trump's climate decision under fire from business leaders

The Paris climate agreement gives undue advantage to India and China at the cost of US interests, President Donald Trump said on Thursday, announcing America's withdrawal from the pact. The Paris accord, reached by almost 200 countries in 2015, was meant to limit global warming to 2 degrees or less by 2100, mainly through country pledges to cut carbon dioxide and other emissions from the burning of fossil fuels.



Oil prices slide nearly 1 percent on persistent glut concerns

Despite the hike in refining, gasoline stocks fell 2.9 million bbl, more than double expectations for a 1.1 million bbl drop. API figures showed that USA crude inventories fell by 8.7 million barrels to 513.2 million in the week to May 26, compared with analyst expectations for a decrease of only 2.5 million barrels.


Flurry of goals lifts Pens

Flurry of goals lifts Pens

Asked about Rinne's potential to start Game 3, Laviolette praised his goalie to the heavens but fell a few wedding rings short of full commitment: "Pekka has been excellent for us all year long". It wouldn't take much to be better than what happened in Pittsburgh . The Penguins scored three goals in 3:18 and became the 46th team since 1939 to lead the Final 2-0.