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United States forces backing Philippine troops against IS-linked militants

USA special forces have joined the battle in the southern Philippine city of Marawi, after 13 Philippine marines were killed in the intense urban fighting, the Philippine military said on Saturday. The fresh casualties brought to 58 the number of government troops killed in the fighting. A US P-3 Orion surveillance plane was seen flying over the town on Friday, according to local media reports .


Brother of man who dismembered boy found dead in home

Brother of man who dismembered boy found dead in home

The official tells The Associated Press that a family member discovered Tzvi Aron's body bound, covered and stuffed in the closet Friday. Leiby's dismembered remains were found in the same home where Tzvi Aron was found dead Friday, officials said.


Who won what at the Tony Awards?

Who won what at the Tony Awards?

It entered these awards with nine nominations and claimed six, also including Best Musical, Best Featured Actress ( Rachel Bay Jones ) Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical and Best Orchestrations. The show, about a teenager who fabricates a former friendship with a classmate who killed himself, also saw Pitch Perfect star Ben Platt named best actor in a musical.



UK's May Announces She Will Form Government Day After Losing Parliamentary Majority

Let's back up a little. Senior Conservatives said there was no longer support in Parliament for a so-called "hard Brexit " after the party saw its Commons majority wiped out. Theresa May's advisers Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill are pictured outside Conservative Party Headquaters on June 9, 2017 in London , England. The talks with the DUP leader Arlene Foster will be on "how best they can provide support" for Mrs May's government.



Can still be next British PM: says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Arlene Foster has said she will do the best for Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom in any deal with the Conservatives to allow the party to operate a minority government. But Johnson reacted to media speculation on Twitter by dismissing any rebellion: "I am backing Theresa May". Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn said he thought there could be another election soon, after the vote on Thursday produced no clear victor and left Ms May under pressure from her own backbench and allies.


Democratic Unionist Party agree 'confidence deal' with Conservatives

Democratic Unionist Party agree 'confidence deal' with Conservatives

Sunday papers reported that Boris Johnson was being encouraged to make a leadership bid in an effort to oust Mrs May, claims strongly disputed by the Foreign Secretary. He repeated the manifesto promise to drop the Tories" "Great Repeal Bill' if he ever got to No.10 - and said he believed the Tories would now drop the legislation.