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Philippines: Rodrigo Duterte declares 'state of lawlessness' after explosion

The local government of Davao is collecting witness accounts at the hospitals where victims are being treated with medication as well as assisting families of those who died and were injured. The group beheaded two Canadian hostages this year. Fifteen soldiers died in clashes with the Abu Sayyaf on Monday. In a statement , De Lima, a former justice secretary, said groups perceived by the government as "threats to national security" should not be accused of conspiring against the ...


ED attaches Rs 6600 cr worth properties and shares of Vijay Mallya

ED attaches Rs 6600 cr worth properties and shares of Vijay Mallya

As per Times Now, the attached farmhouse that is situated in Maharashtra is worth Rs 200 crore, an apartment and a mall in Bangalore worth Rs 800 crore and shares of UBL and USL, worth Rs 3,000 crore. By registering the fresh case, ED wants to strengthen its probe against the liquor baron and expedite a slew of actions it has initiated against him, including getting issued a global arrest warrant by Interpol and invoking the India-UK Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) to force the ...



Arriving in China, Obama promotes climate legacy

The US president noted that despite some differences on human rights or cybersecurity issues, both sides remain committed to constructive bilateral relations. Earlier this week, the Kremlin said Putin and Erdo─čan would discuss the civil war-torn country of Syria and the fight against worldwide terrorism. Merkel didn't specify who she will hold talks with, though she has said that a four-way meeting with the Turkish, French and Italian leaders is planned.


Offices closed for Labor Day

Offices closed for Labor Day

The Hattiesburg American business office will be closed Monday. Yard carts will not be serviced. The Edmond Library will be closed Monday. BLACK HAWK COLLEGE: All campuses closed . 5. The Edmond Senior Center will be closed Monday. METROLINK/ROCK ISLAND COUNTY METROPOLITAN MASS TRANSIT: No service Monday. ROCK ISLAND: City offices, all library branches closed; refuse and yard waste collection one day late all week.



August hiring to have outsize impact on Fed's next move

Financial stocks have rallied in recent weeks on hopes for higher rates, which can boost bank profitability. Still, investors see the report as reducing the likelihood of an interest rate raise from the Federal Reserve for September with many predicting the next hike happening in December.



Cubs lefty Jon Lester hasn't allowed a hit thru 6 innings

Central. But when you are trying to hold a one-run lead against the Chicago Cubs, sometimes it doesn't matter how you try to bake the cake. Matt Kemp and Anthony Recker provided two-run singles while the Braves put together a five-run fifth to take a 7-1 lead.